Director, Management Advisory Services

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 17, 2022
Closes
Aug 25, 2022
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Independently plan, direct and control all aspects of management advisories designed to evaluate the effectiveness of business processes, system development, and project management practices. This includes identifying and recommending business process improvements and advising management on meeting objectives using a risk-based approach.
  • Lead, manage, and perform advisories, which may include developing engagement plans, identifying data sources, coordinating access to data, performing complex analysis of documents/data, identifying issues, and assessing the risk and significance of those issues to House systems and operations.
  • Lead and conduct meetings, briefings, entrance conferences, and exit conferences.
  • Oversee and produce work products to include work papers, briefings, reports, Management Advisory Services (MAS) Division standard operating procedures, testimonies, evaluations, and other OIG administrative documents.
  • Communicate issues to OIG senior management and the appropriate stakeholders throughout the engagement, along with the need for corrective actions. Address and resolve conflicts with the appropriate levels of management.
  • Develop the MAS Division's risk-based annual work plan.
  • Contribute to improving the MAS Division and OIG office through identifying and implementing new and improved processes, techniques, and tools; proposing process changes; facilitating the sharing of knowledge; and providing assistance to the other directorates.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • U.S. Citizenship or National.
  • Must be eligible for and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Pre-employment Criminal History Records Check and fingerprinting is required.
  • Drug testing-designated position. Pre-employment drug screening is required.


Qualifications

Leadership and Management:
  • Ensure Assistant Directors and division staff are informed of the scope and status of all current projects.
  • Manage MAS Division staff and financial resources across assignments to meet the OIG's and MAS Division's objectives.
  • Provide clear guidance and direction to staff on assignments, engagement processes, execution, and development.
  • Manage MAS Division staff performance, and in collaboration with Asst. Director(s), recognize and reward staff contributions, address performance issues, and prepare staff evaluations.
  • Manage MAS Division staff development, and in collaboration with Asst. Director(s), create a division-wide plan for training, development, and advancement; ensure individual training and development plans are in place for all MAS staff.
  • Identify qualified successors and guide the recruitment of new staff.
Experience:
Extensive experience and knowledge of management consulting, internal controls, management techniques, business process improvement methodologies, and supporting system development life cycle activities. Additional experience in:
  • Planning, directing, and controlling all aspects of an advisory program;
  • Identifying advisory issues and assessing risk and significance;
  • Managing staff and financial resources; and
  • Applying performance management and staff development concepts.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of government auditing standards;
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and risk management concepts;
  • Knowledge of performance management and staff development concepts;
  • Work management;
  • Ability to work non-standard hours, as needed; switch job priorities;
  • Guide others in overcoming obstacles and appropriate response to changing work situations or priorities;
  • Communicate complex ideas/ facts clearly in a well-organized manner and actively listen;
  • Provide vision and direction for project objectives;
  • Ability to display understanding, courtesy, respect, and tact in various interactions; establish and maintain positive working relationships, contribute to organizational effectiveness, and implement conflict management;
  • Lead and facilitate collaboration, and build team cohesiveness;
  • Apply skills, methods, and tools; gather and analyze data;
  • Execute processes/procedures required by the OIG Policies and Procedures Manuals, and identify and implement process change;
  • Manage staff performance and development;
  • Motivate staff towards achieving a common goal; and
  • Inspire team through a shared vision, and create an environment where staff feel valued and fulfilled.


Education

An undergraduate degree and 24 semester hours of accounting (may include up to 6 semester hours in business law) is required.

Must have either (i) an applicable graduate degree and one professional certification or (ii) two professional certifications. Qualifying certifications include CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CISSP, PMP, and CGFM.

Additional information

1. General Benefits - U.S. House of Representatives staff are eligible to participate in the various employee benefits plans (e.g., Thrift Savings Plan, Federal Employees Health Benefits, Federal Employees Life Insurance, etc.) to which other federal employees are entitled.
  • Health Insurance: https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/plan-information/plans/
  • Dental and Vision: https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/dental-vision/
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/flexible-spending-accounts/
  • Life Insurance: https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/life-insurance/
  • Long-term Care: https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/long-term-care/
  • Thrift Savings Plan: https://www.tsp.gov/index.html
  • Retirement Program: https://www.opm.gov/retirement-services
2. Leave Accumulation - Prior federal service and work experience in a related field are considered when calculating an employee's rate of leave accumulation. The Inspector General has the discretion to grant credit to new employees, for leave accrual purposes, for prior related non-federal work experience. All employees accumulate 12 days of sick leave per year regardless of length of prior federal or non-federal service. Annual Leave is calculated as follows:
  • Less than 3 years of service/experience = 12 days annual leave per year.
  • Between 3 years and 6 years of service/experience = 18 days annual leave per year.
  • 6 or more years of service/experience = 24 days annual leave per year.
3. Federal Retirement - The U.S. House of Representatives has five federal retirement plans, Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and CRSRS-Offset, Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS), Federal Employee Retirement System-Revised Annuity Employees (FERS-RAE), or Federal Employee Retirement System-Further Revised Annuity Employees (FERS-FRAE).

4. Student Loan Repayment Program - Employees may be eligible for reimbursement of up to $10,000 per year (with a maximum of $80,000 in total) for federally backed student loans.

5. Gym Membership - House employees are eligible for membership to the House Staff Fitness Center.

6. On-site Day Care facility.

7. Flexible work schedule.

8. Eligibility for either free, on-site parking or an amount up to the DOT monthly limit for mass transit benefits.

Work Environment. The work is usually performed in an office environment. Overnight travel is rare. The work is primarily sedentary but there may be some walking in, to, and/or from House Office Buildings, or other buildings and facilities of the Capitol Complex.

This organization uses the House Pay Schedule.

This is a Legislative Branch appointment. A current U.S. Federal employee selected for hire from another U.S. Federal branch of government (Executive, Judicial) must resign from Federal service in their current branch in order to be appointed to a position in the Legislative branch.

The Office of Inspector General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.