This position serves as the Director for the Strategic Planning and Evaluation Staff (SPES), a division of the Office of Planning, Analysis and Risk Management (OPARM). SPES is responsible for leading the Agency in strategic planning, performance and measurements, evaluations as well as implementing Agency surveys.
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- The incumbent is responsible for administratively and technically managing, directing, and supervising staff who perform the following functions and activities:
- Ensuring a robust strategic and annual planning and reporting framework under the Government Performance and Results Act, which includes annual internal and external reporting requirements and uses an agency-wide reporting dashboard.
- Managing the Agency’s planning and performance reporting processes, including stewarding FSIS’ annual plan completion and associated performance measurement framework.
- Monitoring the Agency’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) implementation and internal controls processes and initiatives.
- Monitoring and guiding agency reporting; and coordinating and collaborating across offices.
- Developing Agency evaluation and survey agendas.
- Conducting evaluation activities to assess FSIS public health and administrative policies, regulations, directives, programs, and processes.
- Conducting surveys for FSIS and external populations supporting strategic or annual performance plan measures and activities.
- Coding, conducting, and delivering comprehensive data analysis/reports, separate presentations, and associated recommendations for program or process improvement and for follow up partnering with Agency program areas.
- Serve as chair and/or representative on Agency and Department strategic planning/evaluation and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) work groups, which includes regular project management support and reporting deliverables for leadership/governance.
Occasional travel – Some travel required to visit operations, advise managers on-site in work units throughout the United States, to include visits to slaughter houses or other FSIS regulated facilities, district offices, and other sites as appropriate.