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.

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; and individuals with disabilities.

This position is located in the Office of Operations (OO), Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Office of Operations provides executive direction, leadership, coordination, and guidance for the overall day-to-day administrative operations of the Agency assuring the timely and effective implementation and high quality delivery of services across the Agency and Centers.

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


As the Supervisory Budget Analyst, the incumbent of this position provides direction to staff of budget analysts and budget technicians in all phases of the budget process, including program planning and analysis for both FDA's budget formulation and presentation.  FDA's budget reflects the constantly changing, highly complex, scientific activities of the Agency.

Develops and presents the FDA budget which includes identifying and anticipating possible problems and recommends courses of action to achieve FDA's funding goals.  Reviews requests and recommendations for funding high-priority unfunded initiatives as well as program increases or decreases in accordance with mandates from Congress, OMB, DHHS, and FDA.  Directs the development of supporting data in the team's subject matter areas and presents funding options that are aligned with the Administration's strategic priorities.

Consults with and advises top Agency officials on strategies for reacting to HHS, OMB, and the Congress concerns about FDA's budget request, and recommends adjustments to the formulated budget in areas of funding, personnel, and program performance.

Establishes clear performance expectations, and communicates expectations through performance plans and periodic performance reviews.  Plans and assigns work to subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and establishes deadlines for completion of work.  Distributes workload based on the Offices priorities, and considers the difficulty and requirements of the assignments and employee capabilities.  Gives advice, counsel, or instructions to staff on both work and administrative matters.  Reviews and approves staff leave requests.