Office Of Strategy Management Deputy Director

Fairfax, Virginia
$91,204.46 - $152,006.61 Annually
Apr 05, 2019
Apr 05, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

The Fairfax County's Health and Human Services (HHS) organization is comprised of ten agencies totaling approximately 4,000 staff with a total budget size of general, special and grant fund support of $800 million dollars. The Office of Strategy Management (OSM) for HHS develops and executes the strategic vision and priorities of the entire organization under the leadership of the Deputy County Executive of HHS. As a key member of the OSM management team, the deputy director will provide strategic leadership and project oversight of the business integration and data analytics divisions. The incumbent will provide recommendations related to the HHS initiatives work in OSM communications and outreach activities, and resource needs and allocation for HHS. The deputy will also serve as the director in his absence. Specifically, this incumbent will direct the work of the Senior Manager of Data Analytics and the Senior Manager of Business Integration to ensure that work plans and deliverables are met within budget and on-time.

The position will be responsible for overseeing staff who are managing project/activity examples listed below:
  • HHS IT Roadmap
  • HHS Data Warehouse
  • System Analytics
  • HHS Action Plan and performance metrics
  • Community and population specific surveys (e.g. youth, older adults)
  • HHS Needs Assessment
  • Predictive modeling and analytics
  • Opportunity Zone/Economic Success activities S/he must lead with authority and build collaborative partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders to drive change in HHS who may not be direct or division reports.
The incumbent must also possess the necessary written and oral communication skills to distill complex information and convey it in a variety of mediums to different audiences that will include elected leaders, county staff, and/or internal and external leaders.

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Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in public or business administration, social services, human services, or a related field; plus six years of professional experience in social services or human services, two years of which must have included supervising professional staff.


The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a credit history check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Master's degree preferred in business administration, human service administration, public administration, health administration, public health, social services or a related field.
Formal training or certification in project management.
Expertise in and strong ability to build project plans, establish project timelines, milestones, and deliverables; superior interpersonal and communications skills in order to inform and collaborate with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels with varying levels of technical knowledge and/or project management concepts in a complex organization.

Ability to use keyboard-driven equipment. Ability to travel to multiple sites to attend meetings. May be required to lift up to 25 lbs. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; may include oral and written exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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