Senior Manager Advisor

Location
Washington, District Of Columbia
Posted
Apr 05, 2021
Closes
May 10, 2021
Ref
15872
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Summary

The Senior Manager Advisor shall provide Senior Manager Advisor services in support of the Critical Coordination Structure (CCS) in USAID's Bureau for Management.

Responsibilities
  • Plans, establishes, and directs a quality improvement program for USAID's global continuity of operations and emergency management. Analyzes and evaluates long-range activities and provides recommendations to improve the effectiveness of operations in meeting mission-critical goals and
  • Computes and estimates the effect of proposed changes in legislation or regulations to determine impact on management or agency
  • Develops and implements procedures and systems for establishing, operating, and assessing the effectiveness of administrative control systems, such as those designed to prevent waste, loss, unauthorized use, or misappropriation of Coordinates the development and integration of management processes and business systems documentation.
  • Provides expert guidance in the resolution of complex problems or issues impacting the Bureau for Management and/or USAID programs, such as those associated with continuity of operations, emergency response, and USAID task forces. Leads or participates in the analysis of agency-wide projects and programs, such as directing continuity of operations or emergency response agency-wide program needs and
  • Evaluates and analyzes agency-wide programs, functions, and organizations to determine whether the management systems in current use efficiently accomplish the objectives sought, and whether they provide the controls necessary for sound Uses complex analytical and evaluative techniques. Evaluates and interprets internal management studies results conducted by individual offices, overseas missions, or contractors to assess their validity, effectiveness, and possibleapplication. Produces and/or presents information and findings in a variety of formats (articles, papers, studies, briefings, and other media).
  • Conducts program effectiveness or the improvement of complex program and management processes and systems encompassing difficult and diverse functions or issues that affect critical aspects of the continuity of operations, emergency management, and task force programs of the Bureau for Management and/or As an expert on long-range planning, recommends and participates in developing strategies for implementing planning for a major office or program. Recommends short- and long-range as well as develops future goals of the organization, develops detailed plans for implementing them, and oversees implementation of the goals in subordinate organizations. Determines if adjustments or changes in objectives or emphasis are needed in organization functions. Implements organizational or process changes.
  • Reviews and analyses past work histories and known future requirements and determines future organizational resource requirements, estimating short- and long­ range personnel, budgetary, space, and equipment Recommends staffing patterns based on workloads and fiscal limitations. Predicts organization demands and recommends reallocation or augmentation of existing resources.
  • Determines the need for written policies and Conducts complex or comprehensive evaluations of ongoing functions to ensure that the organization meets its stated goals and identifies areas where operational efficiency can be enhanced. Reviews productivity in all areas, monitors problem areas, and oversees implementation of solutions that will eliminate them. Recommends actions necessary to maintain or improve the quality and quantity of operational services that involve the introduction or refinement of automation, reorganization of operating sections and units, reassignment of personnel, development of proposals to increase the organization's resources, or other actions.
  • Directs the capture, reporting, and analysis of statistical data relating to the organization's operations and directs or personally performs special studies or Prepares and contributes to reports and other presentations on program planning and evaluation. Designs and conducts a wide variety of comprehensive studies and detailed analyses of complex functions and processes related to program planning and management. Identifies and proposes solutions to management problems that are of major importance to planning program direction.
  • Researches, analyzes, and provides expert technical advice and assistance on complex program issues, such as issues or problems which impact substantive, mission­ oriented Recommendations may pertain to complex conclusions from evaluative studies; interrelated issues concerned with cross-cutting or conflicting goals; and adherence to budget constraints as they relate to cost/benefit analysis. Recommendations impact long-range planning and implementation of program objectives.
  • Serves as an expert consultant, advising top management on major mission or -organizational Leads, conducts or participates in complex management studiesand reviews--particularly those with wide or significant effect upon or within the Bureau for Management and/or USAID's organizational structure, policy, processes, operations, fiscal control and economy and those where the boundaries of the studies may be broad .
  • Organizes assigned projects; plans, organizes and directs team study Selects qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies to the subject under examination.
  • Identifies and collects necessary data including legislative and program data and interviews with senior management, program officials, employees and supervisors; assembles and assesses information gathered; formulates findings, conclusions, and recommendations; presents results in written and/or oral form, which are well­ organized, supportable and clearly
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Master's degree with 10+ years of professional relevant work
  • Background check

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • In-depth knowledge of organization policy and knowledge of periodic review procedures of the way subordinate units support the work of their serviced organizations and the review procedures involved with taking (or recommending) action on the services programs of subordinate units.
  • Ability to write clear and comprehensive policies, procedures, reports, directives, and correspondence
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding concerning a variety of subjects and to develop analytical and effective recommendations
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and conduct special projects and program reviews.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to perform excellent interpersonal communications with a diverse array of staff [USDH, PSCs, FSNs, Senior State Department employees (e.g., Deputy Assistant Secretaries, Office Directors, Management Counselors, Deputy Chiefs of Mission, Ambassadors), institutional contractors, etc.
  • Demonstrate the ability to clearly explain and support conclusions, recommendations, policies, and procedures to all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance
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