Assistant Inspector General for Management (Program Manager)
The Office of Inspector General promotes economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and prevents and detects fraud, waste, and abuse through independent oversight of the programs and operations of the Environmental Protection Agency and Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.
You will serve as the Assistant Inspector General for the Office of Management (AIGM) and report to the Inspector General (IG) and the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) in the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, D.C.
As the Assistant Inspector General for Management (AIGM) to the Inspector General (IG) and Deputy Inspector General (DIG), you will oversee a budget of nearly $50+ million and a staff of approximately 40 FTEs.
- Occasional Travel
- Travel to support regional outreach efforts.
ES-0340 series: The work of this position requires executive level management and oversight ensuring that responsible programs are carreid out in accordance with goals and objectives and comply with legislative requirements and Federal policies related to program integrity, privacy, security, records and financial stewardship.
A. Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) - Mandatory Please provide a narrative not to exceed two pages per ECQ.
- LEADING CHANGE. The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
- LEADING PEOPLE. The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
- RESULTS DRIVEN. The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
- BUSINESS ACUMEN. The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
- BUILDING COALITIONS. The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
TQ1. Demonstrated experience managing and providing leadership over assignments in at least two of the following areas: financial management, strategic planning, information technology, human resources management, equal employment opportunity (EEO).
TQ2. Senior-level experience managing an organization's corporate culture that (a) embraces customer service as an overarching competency; (b) empowers personnel to their full potential; and (c) successfully manages the impact of organizational and external changes to achieve strategic goals.
Current or former career Senior Executive Service (SES) employees, with reinstatement eligibility, or candidates who have successfully completed a SES Career Development Program approved by OPM are not required to address the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), however you must still address the Technical Qualifications. All other applicants must submit narrative statements covering each of the Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications in order to receive consideration for the position. Failure to address these specific qualifications in a separate narrative statement will eliminate you from consideration.
When responding to the Technical Qualifications and the Executive Core Qualifications, you must clearly show that you possess the experience, knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of this position by submitting narrative responses in which you detail your experience in each of the Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications. Your examples should be clear and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed,program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts.
For help in writing responses to ECQ's, applicants are strongly encouraged to review OPM's Guide to SES Qualifications at the following website: http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/guidetoSESQuals_2010.pdf. The section, "Writing Executive Qualification Statements", begins on Page 8 of the Guide.
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