Public Assistance Change Management & Integration Section Chief

Baltimore, MD
Jan 16, 2022
Jan 18, 2022
Full Time
Public Assistance Change Management & Integration Section Overview: FEMA's Public Assistance program reimburses state, local, tribal, and territorial entities for emergency response and permanent restoration work following disasters. The Change Management and Integration Section is within the Public Assistance Program Design Branch, which is responsible for application procedures, internal controls, job aids, and technology tools of the Public Assistance national delivery model. The Change Management and Integration Section is responsible for the design and implementation of feedback mechanisms with FEMA's staff and partners in States, Tribes, Territories, Local Governments and Private Non-Profits, including identifying trends and recommending programmatic adjustments that will support continuous improvement.Job Location: Washington, DC; Winchester, VA; Denton, TX; Sacramento, CA; or San Juan, PR Responsibilities In this position, the incumbent will serve as the Chief of the Change Management & Integration Section and report to the Program Design Branch Chief. The Change Management & Integration Section Chief will be responsible for managing a team of 16 staff, including two unit leads, to design, implement, and manage continuous improvement mechanisms. The Change Management & Integration Section Chief will coordinate closely with leaders and stakeholders across the Public Assistance enterprise, including FEMA leadership and staff as well as leaders at the State, Tribal, Territorial, and Local level. Essential Job Duties. Providing technical and administrative supervision to staff by planning and assigning work to subordinates.. Serving as senior-level advisor to FEMA Headquarters and Regions on program design issues including guidance development and process improvements.. Leading or supporting assessments of the Public Assistance Program.. Designing and facilitating stakeholder engagement sessions with State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial partners.. Collaborating across the Public Assistance Division to track, manage, and implement change.. Liaising with FEMA's analytics and continuous improvement functions.. Developing detailed briefings and talking points for senior level staff on key issues, findings, and recommendations.Qualifications for this Position. You must be a US citizen to be considered for this position.. You must successfully pass a background investigation.. Selective service registration is required for males born after 12/31/59. You must have experience:Managing an organization by providing administrative support, applying organizational development principles, or driving employee engagement.Leading mission-driven workloads, including establishing team workload priorities, managing resources, or directing subordinate staff.Leading programmatic assessments, including leveraging information from multiple quantitative and qualitative sources to make recommendations for programmatic improvements.Facilitating high-level stakeholder engagement sessions.Ideal CandidateThe ideal candidate will have led programmatic evaluations or assessments, including combining information from a variety of quantitative and qualitative sources to make recommendations. They have strong writing and editing skills and are experienced at managing teams across multiple high profile initiatives. Experience or demonstrated interest in Public Assistance, grants management, disaster recovery, or emergency management is beneficial, but not required.Apply Today: Send your current resume to and include "Customer Support Section Chief Application-LinkedIn" in the subject line.

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