Develop and implement internal controls and associated procedures to ensure effective and timely operations within the Boards technical staff. Establish programs for revising and updating internal controls and training the technical staff on the controls.
Produce, update, and manage a comprehensive work plan for the technical staff. Assess resource allocation and utilization within the technical staff and implement resource planning tools. Advise the Technical Director and Deputy Technical Director regarding resource planning and utilization.
Manage the technical staff training programs to include knowledge management. Assess resource and training needs and assist the Technical Director and Deputy Technical Director in fulfilling resource and training requirements. Develop, implement, and maintain training programs for the technical staff.
Analyze staff activities and devise internal metrics to measure the effectiveness, quality and timeliness of technical staff operations. Assist the Technical Director, Deputy Technical Director, and technical Group Leads to establish and maintain a standard set of external metrics related to the safety of operations at DOEs defense nuclear facilities.
Coordinate technical staff input to the agencys required reports and policy documents to include the Boards Strategic Plan, Budget Request to the Congress, Annual Performance Plan, and Annual Performance Report. Establish and maintain programs to ensure annual performance goals applicable to the technical staff are met or exceeded.
Provide expert technical advice and guidance to the Technical Director, Deputy Technical Director, and Board members on complex technical issues related to nuclear safety at DOEs defense nuclear facilities. Advise the Technical Director and Board members regarding internal controls and performance issues associated with the efforts of the technical staff.
Serve as the technical staffs primary point of contact for interactions with the Government Accountability Office and the Boards Inspector General. As requested, represent the Technical Director or serve as technical spokesperson in interactions with senior officials in Federal, state, and local governments; members of Congress and congressional committees; special interest groups; and individuals.
Plan and conduct special studies as assigned by the Technical Director and Board members.
Maintain systems to monitor, control, and evaluate the technical work managed. Ensure technical project teams meet assignment objectives and deadlines. Communicate organizational goals and objectives and develop staff through assignments, training, and personal leadership.
Perform peer review of work products of colleagues, consultants, contractors and others. Serve as primary or secondary author of Board technical issue papers or papers for public release.
Directly supervise the technical staff assigned to the program area. Evaluate performance. Recommend promotions, assignments, awards and training. Advise and counsel employees on work-related issues, complaints, and the need for training. Included is the responsibility for applying the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) in hiring practices, training, employee development, and utilization of employee skills, and so forth. Take action to adhere to the official EEO policy of the Board.