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    This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES), a small elite group of senior government leaders who possess a diverse portfolio of experience and the strong skills required to lead across organizations. This dedicated corps of executives is charged with providing strategic leadership and upholding a commitment to public service that transcends loyalty to a specific agency mission or individual profession. As an SES member you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.

    This position is located in the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG), Office of Counsel to the Inspector General (OCIG).  OCIG provides timely, accurate and persuasive legal advocacy and counsel to the Inspector General and OIG's other components.  The OCIG, which acts as a full-service, in-house legal counsel, also:

    • offers advice and representation on HHS programs and operations, employment, administrative law issues, and criminal procedure;
    • imposes program exclusion and civil monetary penalties on health care providers;
    • represents OIG in the global settlement of cases arising under the civil False Claims Act, develops and monitors corporate integrity agreements, develops compliance program guidance; and
    • renders advisory opinions on OIG sanctions and issues fraud alerts and other industry guidance.

    For more information about the HHS Office of Inspector General, go to http://oig.hhs.gov.

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    The Chief, Administrative and Civil Remedies Branch (ACRB) serves as the expert legal advisor to the Inspector General (a Presidential Appointee) in the areas of civil recoveries, fraud and abuse compliance, and administrative litigation.  As a member of the OCIG executive team, you will serve as an advisor to OIG top-level management with respect to the formulation and execution of OIG policies and programs and apply your expertise in the application of the False Claims Act to OIG investigations and audits.

    You will direct and oversee the work of ACRB, which is the largest branch within OCIG, through a management team of subordinate managers (Deputy Branch Chiefs) at the GS-905-15 level, who each manages an independent team of highly-skilled attorneys the majority of which are attorneys at grades 13 through 15.  In carrying out these responsibilities, you will:  Assess policy and program feasibility; determine program goals and develop implementation plans; design an organizational structure to promote effective work accomplishment; and set effectiveness, efficiency, productivity, and management/internal control standards.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - As required (site visits to regional/field offices, conferences, hearings, etc.)

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All groups of qualified individuals within the civil service. Current SES employees, individuals with SES reinstatement eligibility, and SES Candidate Development Program graduates need to apply to be considered.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/402255400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.