Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Management

Washington, D.C
Jan 08, 2021
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time


The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is committed to detecting and preventing fraud, waste, and abuse within the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID). In addition to providing oversight of USAID, the OIG provides oversight of the U. S. African Development Foundation (USADF), the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

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As the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Management (DAIGM), you will serve as the a management official and advisor to the Assistant Inspector General for Management and senior members of the Inspector General's staff on administrative and management issues. As DAIGM you will report to the Assistant Inspector General for Management (AIGM) and share with the AIGM the following program areas: Human Capital, Policy, Planning and Special Projects, Information Management, Financial Resources, and General Support Activities. The DAIGM is also responsible for directing and providing services to the OIG which enable the office to carry out its mission, authorities, and responsibilities under the Inspector General Act.

As Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Management you will:

Advise and assist the AIG/M in setting overall priorities and policy for Management activities and oversee the execution of these activities to ensure goals and objectives are achieved in an effective and timely manner and that customers' expectations are met.

Supervise and oversee the Directors for Human Capital, Information Technology, Budget and Finance, Contracting and Procurement, Learning and Development and Administrative Overseas Operations.

Direct and oversee the formulation, justification, presentation and execution of the OIG budget to include the development of the annual budget submission to the Inspector General and the Office of Management and Budget; and development of the Congressional budget justification.

Participate and or establish strategic goals and priorities for the Office of Management; develop policies and plan for use OIG-wide; and exercise management direction and control to assure and facilitate internal control compliance and reporting.

Direct the management of OIG SES performance management system and the U. S. Office of Personnel Management's certification of the system.

Work with other senior leaders in reporting on the activities and accomplishments of OIG programs and operations in the Semi-Annual Report to Congress.

Coordinate the production of the OIG 5-year strategic plan.

Oversee new and innovative policies, procedures, standards, and guides; and conduct studies to enhance the administrative support program from both an operational and financial perspective.

Support the overall initiatives of OIG through constructive contributions to the efforts of the Inspector General, Deputy Inspector General, and Assistant Inspectors General to support the mission of the OIG as well as improve the quality, timeliness, efficiency, innovation, customer service and employment involvement within the OIG's national and international offices.

Travel Required

25% or less - International travel is required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • New SES appointees must successfully complete a one year probation.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required.
  • Obtain and Maintain a Top Secret SCI clearance.
  • Pre-employment drug testing is required.

Please refer to the following website for additional information on the Senior Executive Service:
SES Basic Qualifications:


To meet the minimum qualifications of this position, you must possess all of the executive core qualifications and the technical qualifications.

Instructions for non-competitive candidates:

Applicants currently serving under a career appointment within the Senior Executive Service (SES), those who are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, or those who have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), are not required to address the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) but MUST provide narrative responses to the Technical Qualifications (TQs).

These applicants must submit proof of their status to be considered eligible for the position. Proof consists of an SF-50 showing career status in the SES or reinstatement eligibility, or documentation from the CDP showing OPM certification of your ECQs. Eligibility for this position will be based upon a clear showing that the applicant has had experience of the scope and quality sufficient to effectively carry out the duties and assignments of the position.

Instructions for all other candidates:

Applicants must respond to the application questions, which consist of providing narrative responses to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Technical Qualifications (TQs).

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately and are REQUIRED to respond to all ECQs.

Additional information on ECQs is available at Each accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and results of your actions. ECQ write-up cannot exceed 10 pages.


TQ1. Demonstrated experience developing and leading the strategic thinking required in all aspects of an organization's effective and efficient use of financial, human capital, procurement, security and technology management resources in compliance with all applicable federal laws, executive orders, and regulations.

TQ2. Demonstrated ability to analyze, plan, organize, direct, adjust the functions and supervise, mentor, motivate, and appraise the staff of an organization through subordinate supervisors to meet the program requirements objectives within available resources.

TQ3. Experience in leading and managing administrative programs which resulted in demonstrated program improvement and optimal customer service.


ECQ 1 - Leading Change: This core qualification involves 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. Leadership Competencies: Creativity & Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking and Vision.

ECQ 2- 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. Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, and Team Building.

ECQ 3 - 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. Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving and Technical Credibility.

ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Technology Management and Human Capital Management.

ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions/Communications: 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. Leadership Competencies: Influencing/Negotiating, Oral Communication, Partnering, and Political Savvy.

Qualifications Approval and Probationary Period: Persons newly selected for a career appointment to the Senior Executive Service must have their executive core qualifications approved by an Office of Personnel Management Qualifications Review Board and will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.


Additional information

This is a Tier II SES position as described per USAID OIG policy directive 4044. The Tier II maximum rate of basic pay is equivalent to the maximum rate of basic pay of EX-III. Tier II position salary range is $131,239 to $181,500.

This is a position with the Office of Inspector General (OIG), characterized by excellence and professionalism, and responsible for assisting the OIG in its efforts to increase accountability and promote good stewardship of foreign assistance funds.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the OIG maintains international investigative and audit offices throughout the world with offices in Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal; Manila, Philippines; Pretoria, South Africa; San Salvador, El Salvador; Port au Prince, Haiti; Islamabad, Pakistan; Kabul, Afghanistan; Tel Aviv, Israel; Frankfurt, Germany; Kampala, Uganda and Bangkok. The OIG is centrally located in downtown Washington, D.C. at the prestigious Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (Federal Triangle Metro - Blue, Orange and Silver Lines). The office is within walking distance of some of Washington's best restaurants, historical theaters, shops, national monuments, and museums.

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or/are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service law.

The U.S. Agency for International Development is a participant of E-verify. E-verify provides an automated link to Federal database to help employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbers.

This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applicants will be evaluated by an Executive Resources Board (ERB) to determine the degree to which they possess the mandatory executive core and technical qualifications. Qualified non-competitive candidates are excluded from ERB review and will be forwarded non-competitively to the selecting official for further consideration.

If you exaggerate or falsify your experience, education and/or your responses to questions, your ratings are subject to change or you may be removed from employment consideration. Applicants who do not respond to the application questions will be rated ineligible.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required

Required Documents

Please upload the following documents:
  • Resume (all candidates)
  • ECQ Narrative Statements (noncompetitive candidates are not required to submit ECQs).
  • Technical Qualifications Narrative Statements.
  • QRB-certified graduates of OPM approved SES candidate development programs need not address the ECQs. Instead, applicants must submit a copy of the certificate as evidence of OPM's certification of their ECQs.
  • Current or former members of the SES must provide evidence (SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action which shows your conversion or appointment into the SES, or recent pay increase showing career status in the SES) of eligibility for reassignment or reinstatement. Current and former members of the SES need not address the ECQs.
  • A current supervisory appraisal, if available, or at least two (2) current letters of reference dated within the last 24 months must also be submitted with your application. Please note that Federal agencies are prohibited from accepting and considering political recommendations from Members of Congress, Congressional employees, elected State or Local government officials, and political party officials in support of your application for employment.

    You will be directed to fax or upload documents at the (htp:// site to attach to your application for this position. If you select the fax option, please use the required cover sheet and follow the instructions provided.

  • If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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