Performance Management Officer

Washington D.C.
Jun 30, 2017
Aug 04, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

This position is located in the District of Columbia Courts, Human Resources Division, Performance Management branch. The Performance Management Officer manages staff and performs complex professional work in the development and execution of performance management and workforce planning strategies that support the human resources strategic plan and accomplishment of aligned projects, goals and operational objectives.

The incumbent should be an enthusiastic and engaged professional who enjoys working with a diverse group of Court personnel and customers and lives the DC Courts’ values of Accountability, Excellence, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, and Transparency.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • A background and/or security investigation is required.
  • Probationary period of one (1) year.
  • Bachelor's degree in human resource management, business administration, public administration or a closely related field; plus six (6) years of experience in human resources of which at least three (3) years of experience must be in performance management, organizational development or workforce planning. A minimum of three (3) years of managment experience in a business or public sector environment. The successful candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of performance management, metrics and data analytics.

    An advanced degree is preferred.

    Documentation of education must be submitted with your application or your application will not be considered.

    *Applicants please be advised that your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience and that you meet the basic qualifications or you will not be determined qualified for this position.

    Please note that authorization for the release of your adult criminal record revealing any convictions and forfeitures, and any criminal cases currently pending before the courts are required. If you are selected for the position, a criminal history records check will be conducted.

    To qualify based on education, upload copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.

    Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education to meet the above requirements.

    To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:
    1. Resume
    2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
    3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of degree or college transcript)
    4. List of professional references

    All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.



    The Performance Management Officer duties include but are not limited to the following:

    • Overseeing the projects and programs of the performance management team that enables strategic human resource management decisions in the area of organizational development, workforce planning, performance and HR Strategic management
    • Managing the performance management team and participates in complex performance matters where superior problem-solving, analytical, operational, consulting and communication skills are critical to deliver insightful recommendations that support the District of Columbia Courts’ strategic priorities
    • Advising management and staff on performance plans and evaluations. Providing technical information on performance management policy and systems. Ensuring that performance elements are measurable and designed to improve overall organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Monitoring implementation of performance management programs in various offices. Meeting with management officials to identify problems and develop strategies and specific plans to address any shortfalls
    • Providing technical information on performance management policy and systems, ensuring that performance evaluation elements are measurable and designed to improve workforce effectiveness and efficiency
    • Driving organizational growth through a strong understanding of performance management processes
    • Collaborating with divisions by analyzing data to enhance programs in the areas of employee engagement, workforce planning and organizational development
    • Implementing, administering, and managing a performance management system, projects and programs that enable and promote strategic human resource management and administration
    • Serving as a policy expert on design, implementation and maintenance of performance management/evaluation programs and solutions
    • Making recommendations on policy, procedural and program changes to senior level managers, Personnel Advisory Committee, and Management Training Committee
    • Coordinating the design, implementation, launch and facilitation of training for management and employees on program milestones and updates as the performance management subject matter expert
    • Staying abreast of performance management best practices and regulatory updates that may be beneficial to the DC Courts or have an impact on current operations
    • Utilizing technology and qualitative and quantitative tools to identify, evaluate and recommend management appropriate HR interventions to resolve performance management and organizational issues

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