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    Summary

    Compensation Service (CS) oversees the administration of service related monthly payments to Veterans, in recognition of the effects of disabilities incurred or aggravated from diseases, injuries, or events during active military service. Compensation Service develops rulemaking and policy requirements, conducts advisory reviews, and develops/disseminates procedures for administration of the compensation benefit program.

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    Responsibilities

    The Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Procedures directs the day-to-day functions of Compensation Service's Policy and Procedures staff and the Pre-Discharge and Interagency Staff. These staffs are responsible for the development, recommendation, and implementation of the policies and procedures which govern how disability compensation claim determinations are formulated. The incumbent has responsibility for the full spectrum of personnel management activities. Provides guidance to professional, technical, and administrative personnel of the staffs through high-level civilian supervisory personnel (typically at the GS-15 levels). Compensation Service is staffed with 319 employees, with responsibility for benefit programs amounting to nearly $67 billion dollars. Duties include but are not limited to the following:

    • Assists the Director in leading an office which provides benefits & services for Veterans;
    • Makes recommendations to the Director on policies and procedures consistent with VBA guidelines;
    • Provides executive leadership and direction to subordinate organizational units; manages available financial & human capital resources;
    • Prepares briefing materials for the Director's use in presentation to the Secretary/Under Secretary; may be called to present information on the Director's behalf;
    • Drafts position papers and correspondence for response to internal and external VBA stakeholders;
    • Composes written testimony for presentation to Congressional Subcommittees;
    • Serves as liaison to internal and external agencies such as, Department of Defense, Commerce, Health and Human Services, Office of General Counsel, Board of Veterans Appeals, etc.;
    • Provides legal analysis to the Director on a wide-range of issues affecting the Compensation Program;
    • Analyzes Congressional Bills, state and federal statutes, legal precedents, regulations, and Board of Veterans Appeals Decisions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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