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    • Persons newly selected for appointment to an SES position must have their managerial qualifications approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
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    • Veterans preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency, is an exciting, multi-cultural organization that encompasses all United States civilian international broadcasting. The BBG is comprised of five networks broadcasting in 61 languages that include the Voice of America, the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti), and three grantee organizations - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia. The International Broadcasting Bureau provides transmission, administrative, and other support services; and three grantee organizations. Our staff of dedicated professionals serve as an example of a free and independent media, reaching a worldwide audience of 215 million people with news, information, and relevant discussions.

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    The incumbent serves as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) responsible for leading the VOA's IT initiatives by bringing innovative and insightful leadership to the planning and implementation of Information Technology systems and programs in support of the transformation of the VOA's IT reform initiatives. The CIO is fully committed to stewarding VOA information assets by leveraging existing information technology and expertise, identifying and fostering new and emerging information technology to maximize mission accomplishments and reduce costs, and providing IT governance, policy, and oversight processes to ensure secure, efficient, and cost-effective use of IT resources. This being done in consideration of federal government initiatives such as Cloud First and agile application development. The incumbent will use demonstrated leadership skills in a dynamic work environment to perform the following duties:

    Provides executive-level direction in VOA wide system enhancements and changes and promotes the use of information technology and innovate technology solutions to improve operations, productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, and service delivery for the VOA.

    Exercises broad executive management authority affecting the direction of the VOA technology integration in order to improve business processes, accomplish strategic VOA missions, goals, program objectives, and cost reduction

    Provides executive-level leadership of the strategic digital technology transformation across the VOA and understands the role of digital tools and technologies and how digital products can improve efficiencies and the Agency's ability to identify and engage audiences through open source and agile development processes.

    Serves as an active participant during agency strategic management activities, including the development, implementation, and maintenance of agency strategic and operational plans. Attends and participates in Senior Staff meetings.

    Responsible for collaboratively operating and documenting the IT capital planning and investment control process that links mission needs, information, and information technology in and effective and efficient manner.

    Responsible for collaboratively developing and updating the VOA's information resource management Strategic Plan.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492972700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.