The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) provides operations support services and business solutions to the community of 10,000 House Members, Officers and staff. The CAO organization comprises more than 600 technical and administrative staff working in a variety of areas, including information technology, finance, budget management, human resources, payroll, child care, food and vending, procurement, logistics and administrative counsel.
Incumbent is responsible for the resource management activities of the Customer Experience Center to include the development, analysis, and execution of personnel and program/operational budgets; development, analysis, and execution/tracking of organizational procurement plans; and oversight of payment process activities. The incumbent acts as an advisor to the Chief Customer Officer on all resource management activities. Incumbent is the primary contact for budget and procurement activities within the Customer Experience Center.
The incumbent’s pay grade and compensation level are determined based on applicable professional experience, job knowledge, past performance, and assigned level of responsibility in comparison to local market rates of pay for equivalent criteria with in applicable discipline.
The position may have supervisory/managerial responsibilities as assigned.
Occasional travel - This position requires occasional travel.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the position or an equivalent level of professional work experience. Advanced degree in a discipline related to the position or an equivalent level of professional work experience preferred.Proven experience in financial management, budget formulation, and acquisition planning in a corporate, legislative, or government environment.
Experience applying federal appropriations law and federal acquisition regulations (FAR) or equivalent.
Experience using various automated offices systems and software programs, to include electronic spreadsheets, database management, and graphics software (preferably Microsoft Office suite).
Strategic planning, project management, accounting/program and personnel budget, and procurement experience preferred. Familiarity with House budget rules and regulations preferred.
Experience with/in applicable program area/discipline preferred. Knowledge of the legislative environment, U.S. House of Representatives, and the business processes and operations thereof, preferred.
Demonstrable understanding of financial management principles and objectives.
Ability to develop and formulate budget estimates and justification statements, perform in-depth analyses of budget requests, and write statements supporting funding requests. Ability to present and defend budget proposals.
Knowledge of planning processes, project management, budget formulation (personnel and program), and procurement systems
Ability to analyze problems, evaluate viewpoints and proposals, and recommend appropriate solutions/changes.
Ability to establish and maintain administrative, quality control, and measurement criteria and processes.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing as well as the ability to establish effective working relationships with senior staff and other high ranking officials.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with tact, both personnel and operational, as well as the ability to exercise judgment and discretion. Organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to successfully complete and apply applicable training, technical and otherwise.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently.
Availability to work additional hours as required.
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the position or an equivalent level of professional work experience.
Hiring for this position is governed by the Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should contact a CAO Human Resources representative at CAOHumanResources@mail.house.gov for further information.
Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).
Title 1 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended (5 U.S. C app§ 101 et seq.) requires certain House employees, to file Financial Disclosure Statements, for information please visit http://clerk.house.gov/public_disc/financial.aspx.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
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