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The Food and Drug Administration is the regulatory, scientific, public health and consumer protection agency responsible for ensuring that all human and animal drugs, and medical devices are safe and effective, that cosmetics, foods, food additives, drugs and medicated feeds for food producing animals, and radiation emitting devices are safe, and that all such products marketed in the United States are adequately, truthfully and informatively labeled and safely and properly stored, transported, manufactured, packaged and regulated. FDA's programs are national in scope and effect, and the Agency's activities have a direct and significant impact on multi-billion dollar industries, in addition to protecting the health and safety of American consumers. The work of the Agency is carried out by a staff of over 9,000 scientists, physicians, regulatory and other personnel stationed throughout the United States.
The Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) provides an innovative work environment for its employees. As a manager, you are expected to possess team, management, and leadership skills that we will urge you to use and develop as a member of our organization. The management skills we are referring to are related to the management of people in your work unit to enhance overall performance and productivity while creating a vibrant work culture. To accomplish this will require that you select and hire talented people, set clear performance expectations, motivate each employee under your supervision, and help them develop and grow in their career.
The leadership skills relate to your ability to create a vision and persuade those you lead to embrace that vision of the future, to work with others inside and outside of your work unit to improve our work performance and culture through contribution of your ideas and opinions, to serve as a role model for personal accountability and integrity, and to act as a steward for the larger organization. The Center will provide numerous developmental opportunities for you to enhance your technical, team, management, and leadership skills. Our goal is to not only enable you to make a significant contribution to CVM today, but to prepare you for the demands, responsibilities, and career opportunities of the future.
Executive level compensation package is commensurate with qualifications and experience, which may result in a higher salary than reflected above.
Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified persons, including non-citizens and Public Health Service Commissioned Officers. No previous federal experience is required. This is an Excepted Service position under Title 42. This appointment does not confer any entitlement to a position in the competitive service and no entitlement to Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeal rights.
This vacancy announcement will be advertised concurrently with vacancy: