Job Overview


Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

This position is located in the Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Management, Immediate Office.


Who May Apply:  Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service; former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments; displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service; Military Spouses; PHS Commissioned Corps Officers; individuals eligible for VRA appointments (at the GS-11 and below grade levels); and individuals with disabilities.


This position is located in Silver Spring, MD


 This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions in multiple locations.


Major Duties: 

Analyzes and evaluates the management practices and methods, and administrative operations of substantive organizations and complex functions. Identifies best practices and advises organizational leadership on how they could be adopted throughout the organization.  Identifies and analyzes issues, problems, and challenges facing the organization; formulates and evaluates possible courses of action for resolving them; draws conclusions based on relevant facts; and recommends solutions to organizational leadership.  Problems and issues addressed involve such complex matters as efficiency and effectiveness in organization design; overlaps in management support services and/or the need for consolidated functions; or developing or modifying procedures for carrying out managerial or administrative functions. Provides expert analysis and evaluation of work processes and policies, management practices and work operations taking into full consideration complex legislative, programmatic and management issues and problems.  Reviews and evaluates managerial policies and procedure to determine gaps where additional guidance is needed and analyzes the impact of new or proposed legislation on agency operations. Compiles data and prepares complex administrative and management reports that emanate from the Department or high echelons in the organization.