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Resource Manager

Reston, Virginia
Closing date
Aug 24, 2022

The Resource Manager is responsible for administering the IC IG's budget and resources program and advising IC IG senior leadership on resource related matters. The IC IG is a relatively small-sized office with a large statutory mandate to provide independent and objective oversight of all programs and activities within the responsibility and authority of the DNI. We are very passionate about what we do - we believe in our intelligence oversight mission and our core values of integrity, independence, accountability, diversity, and transparency. We are looking for someone who shares these core values and will apply them to our mission enabling efforts. If you believe in the mission of effective and objective intelligence oversight, are committed to excellence, and are looking for an opportunity to have a positive and enduring impact on the United States Intelligence Community, this is the place for you.

We are looking for a Resource Manager to apply budget and fiscal-related laws, regulations, policies, precedents, methods, and techniques to the administration of IC IG resources through all phases of the federal budgetary process and to oversee all IC IG contract activities. The incumbent will communicate with the workforce and senior leaders across the Intelligence Community, other intelligence oversight professionals, and other interested stakeholders to plan, manage and coordinate resource requirements across the IC IG enterprise. Critical thinking, excellent technical skills, strong business acumen, and exceptional inter-personal skills are essential in this role. The ideal candidate for this position is well versed in the scope of laws, regulations, and policies that affect the organization's financial and accounting support systems, as well as contracts management. If you are also an outstanding communicator, detail oriented, and forward thinking, we would like to meet you.

The incumbent in this position will:

Plan, prepare, justify, administer, analyze, forecast, schedule, and sequence timing of actions to effectively coordinate and monitor budgetary, financial, accounting, or auditing activities to ensure cost-effective IC IG operations.

Plan, manage, coordinate, and integrate work activities, assignments, and projects with managers internal to the ODNI and across the Intelligence Community (IC) to ensure their understanding and the effective completion of initiatives and requirements.

Interpret and assess impacts of new and revised Executive or Congressional language on planned or existing resources, programs, activities, and mission.

Collect, research, and analyze comprehensive and substantive financial information that includes budget, financial, accounting, audit, and financial reporting information to develop testimony, briefings, and talking points for senior IC IG leadership, and provide guidance on the preparation of resource requests, reports, or the like to the DNI and Congress.

Lead the development of financial analyses and provide expert advice and recommendations to IC IG senior leadership and the workforce regarding resource administration.

Determine the impact of strategic and capital planning, lifecycle management, and policy enforcement throughout the fiscal life cycle (i.e., planning, programming, budgeting, execution, and evaluation) on IC IG activities.

Monitor and evaluate the progress and outcomes of financial execution plans and identify potential threats or opportunities.

Apply expert knowledge of strategic planning principles that incorporate the vision, mission, and strategic objectives of ICIG to modify long range resource plans in accordance with changes in Congressional and Presidential program goals.

Liaise with Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) representatives, or Congressional oversight committees on financial management issues; participate in IC-wide financial management meetings.

Maintain IC IG's compliance with IPERIA by timely reviewing and validating invoices for services/materials received.

Serve as a Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) providing overall administration, performance oversight, and technical direction for IC IG contracts.

Serve as the technical liaison between contractors and the ODNI Contracting Officer (CO).

Monitor contract performance and delivery of the final products and/or services, and verify work performed meets qualitative and quantitative expectations.

Initiate, review, and approve funding documents to support mission requirements.

Coordinate security clearances for contracted employees.

Maintain COTR files.

Plan and aid in the conduct of IC component formal budget execution reviews. Assess program plans for under executing resources and develop strategies for realignment to other IC priorities.


Conditions of Employment

Key Requirements:
- U.S. Citizenship.
- Successful completion of CI polygraph and background investigation.
- Successful completion of an ODNI medical screening.
- A two-year trial period is required for all new permanent appointments to the ODNI.


Extensive knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations of financial management, budgeting, accounting, or auditing sufficient to conduct difficult assignments involving interfaces and inter-relationships between and among programs, systems, functions, policies, and various issues and relationships between the IC and ODNI organizational elements, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Congress.

Demonstrated ability to plan, prepare, justify, administer, analyze, forecast, and monitor budget/financial information to ensure cost-effective support of organizations and programs, including conducting budget/financial data analysis and assessing financial conditions by applying financial principles, policies, methods, techniques, and systems.

Proven ability to substantially assess enterprise-wide organizational processes and programs to provide financial advice and recommendations to customers within the context of operational requirements.

Ability to make decisions and recommendations that address undefined issues that require analysis of immediate and long-range implications.

Ability to consider and assess intent of financial or budgetary and program legislation and its effect on the achievement of IC IG strategic objectives.

Ability to conduct accounting, and develop financial reporting information; extensive knowledge of financial principles, policies, methods, techniques, and systems.

Extensive knowledge of departmental or agency financial management policy, regulations, and financial systems, and demonstrated ability to apply sound and independent judgment in order to resolve complex financial problems.

Demonstrated oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with key stakeholders throughout the IC and the United States Government.

Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including the demonstrated ability to develop working relationships and networks with internal and external managers and staff.

Ability to develop consensus recommendations, solicit input from colleagues and peers, remain open-minded, and change opinions on the basis of new information and requirements.

Knowledge of contract vehicles to include, independent contractor, commercial item acquisitions, firmed fixed price, and indefinite delivery indefinite quantity, and cost reimbursement.

Demonstrated ability to lead by example and exemplify IC IG core values of integrity, independence, accountability, diversity, and transparency.

Extensive knowledge of budget formulation, programming, and budget execution processes for IC programs, a defense agency, or a military service.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Experience: Demonstration of progressively responsible experience in Resource Management or Financial Management fields within the IC, DoD, other Government Agency or Private Industry.

Familiarity with the business operations of Offices of Inspectors General or other oversight entities.


Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant work experience.

Contracting Officer Technical Representative Certification (Level 1 or higher)

Additional information

If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.

Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, any travel or lodging will be at the applicant's personal expense.

Salary Determination:
- The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
- For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.

Relocation Expenses: For new ODNI employees, reimbursement for relocation is discretionary based on availability of funds.

Reasonable Accommodations:
The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Reasonable Accommodations Officer by classified email at, by unclassified email at, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the federal government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on
Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for federal employees. Therefore, to the extent a federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

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