Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Food and Drug Administration
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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, Office of Global Regulatory Operations, Office of International Programs, FDA Foreign Post either in the China Office in Beijing, China; Europe Office in Brussels, Belgium; or India Office in New Delhi, India. The Office of International Programs (OIP) plans, directs, manages, and coordinates a comprehensive international relations program for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Salary information listed does not include locality pay but incumbents may receive post hardship differential pay, danger pay, and payments for cost of living adjustment, if applicable.
Who May Apply: Open to all United States Citizens.
This is an overseas assignment. Overseas assignments term appointments not to exceed two years, may be extended based on the needs of the agency. A service agreement must be signed. The service agreement requires a commitment to complete an initial overseas assignment of 25 months. Failure to complete the initial 12 months of the overseas assignment will result in reimbursement to the Agency for the cost of relocation overseas and selectee's responsibility for any relocation expenses to return to the U.S. Failure to complete any service period after the initial 12 months will result in the selectee's responsibility for any relocation expenses to return to the U.S.
· This position may be eligible for special pay allowances (e.g., post differential, housing, relocation, etc.) after selectee relocates overseas. Refer to Department of State, Office of Allowances at http://aoprals.state.gov/
· Immunizations may be required before relocating overseas.
· Employment is contingent upon selectee being granted required medical and security clearances.
· Before relocating overseas, the selectee may remain stateside until all clearances have been approved.
· Citizens or permanent residents of the host country are not eligible to be considered.
· Current permanent status FDA employees will be processed using the appropriate authority for permanent employees of FDA. The selectee will have statutory return rights to their permanent FDA position series and grade once the foreign assignment is completed. Returning to the last position before foreign posting is not guaranteed.
· Assignment to the foreign post is subject to: 1) The authority and approval of the Chief of Mission; 2) Applications and approval for applicable security clearance; and 3) Medical clearance of the employee and dependent, family members by the Department of State. Inability of selectee to initiate requirements to secure the clearances for overseas duty within six (6) months will result in termination of appointment to the position.
· Additional selections may be made from this announcement.
- 25% or Greater
- International and Domestic Travel Required
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Only experience gained by closing date announcement will be considered.
- 1 year trial period required
- 1 year supv probationary period to be served concurrently may be required.
- TERM Appointment Not to Exceed 2 years
- May be extended for additional 2 years based on needs of the Agency