Executive Assistant

Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC
Jul 12, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Full Time
Summary Duties Participates with top management of the program office in the decision-making process; Serves as an internal consultant to the DCLO in areas of organization, development, administration, operations, and quality improvement; Performs special studies and projects that can involve any aspect of operation and which may be of a highly confidential and complex nature; Determines the breadth, depth and methodology for special studies; analyzes the issues; and provides workable and alternative solutions; Is responsible for the preparation of special reports, white papers, issue briefs, and decision papers; Ensures policies or issues have been fully coordinated, vetted and staffed and advises the DCLO on implications, key issues, relationships to interested groups, both internal and external to VA, and recommends courses of action; Participates in formal meetings with other experts having varied viewpoints or objectives on issues of considerable consequence of importance, presenting the Office of Procurement & Logistics rationale or position on specific issues, and participating in problem solving by negotiation, compromise or development of suitable options; Acts as the personal representative of the DCLO at Department-wide and external committees, meetings, task forces, etc; Coordinates and negotiates resolutions to complex problems with official's in VA Central Office, Service Area Officers, Chief Logistics Officers, and the field officers; Ensures time-sensitive controlled correspondence is answered completely, accurately and in a timely manner; Serves as liaison with the Office of Human Resources Management and other organizations on employee and labor-management issues; Assists in the development of position descriptions, engages in recruitment activities and provides oversight of performance standards and evaluations, disciplinary actions and incentive awards; Is resourceful, tactful, persuasive, and effective in highly stressful and complex situations; Applies analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to the activities and programs in the following areas: mission, goals, plans, organization and operations of VA programs as well as the pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and precedents that affect VA. Federal Jaws, rules, and guidelines as well as private sector practices, policies and strategies relevant to Veterans benefits and services to include, but not limited to, the Government Performance and Results Act, and applicable OMB-circulars, knowledge of legislative processes and other Federal departments and agencies such as the Department of Defense, General Accountability Office, and Office of Management and Budget (0 MB). Work schedule: Monday through Friday Compressed/Flexible Schedule : Available Telework : Available Position Description Title/PD# : Executive Assistant PD 00170 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives : Not Authorized PCS Expenses: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required $114,590 $148,967 Job Details Application Open Date 7/1/2018 Application Close Date 7/10/2018 Organization Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Who May Apply None Status None

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