This is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position located within FEMA’s Federal Insurance and Mitigation Agency. The ideal candidate will possess the knowledge and experience necessary to participate in the development, management, direction and evaluation of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Agency's insurance programs and activities, manage the National Flood Insurance Program and oversee FEMA's insurance programs.
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EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.
The incumbent is the program executive who serves as focal point through which all flood insurance operations program, and project actions receive effective coordination and decision. The incumbent is responsible for the overall management of the Directive's personnel resources and identification, management, and utilization of program dollars. The incumbent will serve as a principal point of contact with the Inspector General on risk management program fraud prevention and is charged with minimizing the element of fraud.
Typical assignments include:
1) Directing the insurance operations required by the National Flood Insurance Act--including the customer experience, information systems, and claims resolution.
2) Recommending courses of action to the Assistant Administrator for Insurance and implementing policies, plans, and goals.
3) Assessing the impact of Presidential guidance and new legislative requirements and taking action to satisfy requirements and improve systems and operations to meet goals and objectives.
4) Presenting, defending and negotiating programs and associated resource requirements to other agencies and key members of Congress and their staffs. Defending programs and policies in legislative proceedings at the national, state, and local levels
5) Carrying out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and communicating support of these policies to subordinates.
Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.
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