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    If you would like to be a part of a Federal organization dedicated to serving our Nation and those who defend it, consider a career with the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG). Our vision is to be a model oversight organization in the Federal Government by leading changes, speaking truth, and promoting excellence. A diverse organization, working together as one professional team and recognized in our field. The agency promotes integrity, accountability and improvement of critical DoD programs and operations to support mission accomplishment and to serve the public interest.

    The Office of Policy and Oversight provides oversight and policy for DoD audit and investigative activities, conducts engineering assessments of DoD programs, provides technical advice and support to DoD OIG projects, and operates the DoD OIG subpoena and contractor disclosure programs.

    As provided within Section 8L of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, the Lead IG is charged with comprehensive oversight, planning, and reporting responsibilities to include the publication of a Joint Strategic Oversight Plan for the designated overseas contingency operations (OCO) Operations Inherent Resolve (OIR) and Freedom's Sentinel (OFS).

    The Technical Assessment Directorate provides technical advice and support to the DoD by conducting independent evaluations and inspections to improve United State Government (USG) funded programs and operations while also providing a wide range of analytical support on all phases of Inspector General oversight where engineering techniques and methods are in use. The incumbent serves as an engineer assigned to a team conducting independent assessments and providing expert technical advice and support related to construction, safety, fire suppression, electrical and related activities at overseas contingency operation locations funded by the USG. This work is in direct support of the Lead Inspector General for contingency operations, such as Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

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    • Manages project status tracking and reporting for the full range of projects conducted in OCO. Implements OCO and OIG monitoring and reporting systems for the DIG OCO, working with project leads and OCO leadership to gather status data and ensure that OCO reporting meets standards of quality and timeliness and is responsive to OCO and OIG requirements. Identifies potential improvement in these processes and recommends changes to the OCO and OIG leadership.
    • Participates in strategic and operational planning. Implements planning and evaluation processes and procedures across the OCO, advising project leaders of requirements and their effect on OCO programs and operations. Applies evaluation tools and metrics to OCO programs, gathers data for and responds to regular, cyclical and special requirements for planning and evaluation.
    • Analyzes project management processes and results throughout OCO, identifying trends and systemic strengths or vulnerabilities in project management and execution. Shares successes and lessons learned with all OCO components.
    • Is responsible for report coordination of all OCO projects, oversees timely and thorough coordination, advising editorial and other cognizant staff of priorities and requirements of the OCO. Works with project leaders to resolve issues with reports and removes impediments to report production. Identifies individual and recurring problems with reports and advises on methods to mitigate or otherwise improve the report production process.
    • Develops data for and prepares or coordinates briefings, point papers, testimony and other written products, ensuring that information is accurate and timely and reflects the views of the OCO leadership. Is responsive to stakeholders and that products are appropriately staffed and presented.
    • As assigned, leads or participates in program reviews to develop trends in areas of potential interest to OCO. Coordinates team efforts, working with OCO leadership to allocate staff and resources to OCO projects. Gathers and analyzes data and develops reports and recommendations on behalf of the project team.

    This position is being filled using 5 U.S. Code subsection 3161 authority. This excepted service position is temporary and available for 13-month increments. This temporary position may be terminated early or extended beyond the 13-month period based upon incumbent performance and the needs of the OIG.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 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/493021100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.