Director, Office of Global Operations

US Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
Oct 02, 2022
Oct 05, 2022
Full Time
This position is being filled under a stream-lined hiring authority, Title 21, Section 3072 of the 21st Century Cures Act. The candidate selected for this position will serve under a career or career-conditional appointment and be paid under the provisions of the authority. Additional information on 21st Century Cures Act can be found here: full announcement here: Period: August 11, 2022 - September 08, 2022Area of Consideration: United States Citizenship is required. You must be a US Citizen or US National. Foreign nationals or legal permanent residents are not eligible for consideration.Position:Director, Office of Global OperationsSeries: 0685Location(s): Silver Spring, MDWork Schedule: Full TimeSalary: Starting at $168,914Cures Band(s): Band FFull Performance Band Level: Band FTravelRequirements:25%Bargaining Unit: 8888Relocation Expenses Reimbursement: You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policyThe mission of the Office of Global Policy and Strategy (OGPS) is to protect and promote the public health of Americans by effectively advancing FDA's public health mission globally. OGPS performs foreign inspections, and provides executive oversight, strategic leadership, and policy direction on FDA's global engagements including information sharing, international standards development, trade relations, and collaboration activities with partner regulatory authorities or multilateral institutions.Duties/ResponsibilitiesUtilize expert knowledge of global health policy, diplomatic and foreign affairs, and Department of State for deployed personnel;Provide scientific and technical direction to the foreign offices;Develop and direct Office programs as well as develop innovative and global strategies;Advise and represent the Associate Commissioner;Direct the Office and provide leadership to subordinates and oversight of global operations;Serve as liaison/coordinator (internationally and with field offices and Centers); andDevelop short/long term goals.Education Requirement:There is no basic education requirement for this grade/level.Professional Experience:Must have one year of specialized experience establishing global regulatory policy and policy guidance for foreign offices; coordinating international work across regulatory programs; and identifying opportunities for adoption of best practices in the foreign policy arena.Desired Education:Competitive candidates will have earned an advanced scientific, management, or social science degree.Desired Professional Experience:Priority will be placed on candidates with relevant, recent management experiences in driving continual improvement and change management.Strong knowledge of FDA policies, procedures, and statutory authorities as well as an understanding of how medical products are regulated by foreign counterparts.Demonstrate a deep understanding of global health policy, diplomatic and foreign affairs, and demonstrate an ability to work with the Department of State on the management and administration of offices within US Embassies.Submit resume or curriculum vitae with cover letter by September 08, 2022 to: . Candidate resumes may be shared with hiring official within the Office of Global Policy and Strategy with a similar job vacancy. Candidates can opt out of this process by annotating resume with "do not share". For questions, please contact Jessica Lacey, 301-796-7462. Please reference Job Reference ID: 22-001T21OGPSSDL2017

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