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Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, you will serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life.  In cities across the country, you would secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and/or public transit systems, thus protecting America's transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please:
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This Supervisory Program Analyst position is located in the Office of Global Strategies (OGS), Integrated Plans and Support (IPS) Division, Mission Optimization Branch (MOB), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This position, under minimal supervision, reports to the Branch Manager for Mission Optimization.  If selected for this position, you will serve as the Section Chief for Development and Strategic Partnerships Section.  You will be responsible for directing multiple employees, teams or programs, and influencing, motivating, and challenging others.  Typical assignments include but are not limited to: 

  • Leading objectives and strategies to meet goals; organizing work; setting priorities, determining resource requirements and developing implementation plans for highly visible and sensitive activities. 
  • Supervising the analysis and evaluation of information gathered by observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication to draw conclusions and act on them.  Processing and generating information to guide behavior; assessing surroundings and identifying potential risks.
  • Supervising the Capacity Development Strategy and Partnership team:  This team defines and plans the OGS capacity development strategic policy framework and manages the alignment of capacity development priorities to OGS, TSA and DHS strategic priorities or initiatives. 
  • Managing the Regional Capacity Development Program for OGS.  Conducting direct coordination with senior level foreign government officials, U.S. Government officials and leading industry or multilateral organization contacts.  Managing the execution of the OGS capacity development prioritization model.  This model provides OGS with an integrated, risk-based approach to prioritizing foreign locations for assistance.  Identifying available resources and assessing the ability of partner nations to meet needs through their existing resources.  
  • Supervising the OGS Technology Liaison program.  This program serves as OGS' primary technology liaison with TSA stakeholders.
  •  Supervising the Portfolio Innovation Program.  This program is designed to analyze gaps in OGS mitigation capabilities and create new mitigation and assistance techniques.
  • Serving as a risk mitigation subject matter expert for the capacity development program for OGS.  This complex international assistance and engagement program analyzes global aviation security risk, develops mitigation plans, and coordinates the implementation of these plans with internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Coordinating special projects and providing support to other components of OGS Headquarters.  

Supervisory/Managerial duties include serving as a first line supervisor for the organization. This includes but is not limited to: assigning work, setting priorities, and reviewing and evaluating work and performance of subordinates; approving leave; coaching and developing employees; recommending corrective or disciplinary actions; assisting in budget planning and projecting short-term needs; managing projects within assigned resources; resolving routine problems that typically impact the objectives of the organizational unit; when required, coordinating with customers outside the immediate organization.  

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • International or domestic travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No