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    Summary

    OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; along with the Office of Contract Review, the Office of Management and Administration and the Office of Special Review. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.

    Recruitment / Relocation Incentive: A recruitment/relocation incentive up to 25 percent may be offered.

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    Responsibilities

    The Assistant Inspector General for Investigations serves as the principal executive responsible for leading OIG’s Office of Investigations, comprised of more than 200 employees stationed across the United States in more than 30 offices. The position has oversight responsibility for all matters relating to the investigative functions of the OIG and the incumbent manages a broad investigative program tasked with investigating allegations of criminal and civil violations relating to all VA programs and operations.

    Using thorough and expert knowledge of investigative principles, procedures, and techniques, the incumbent participates fully in the development, execution and direction of an investigative program which is comprehensive, effective, and responsive to the interests and needs of the OIG. The incumbent supports the OIG in the detection and prevention of fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in order to ensure the integrity of VA’s programs, administration, and personnel. The work performed supports all aspects of the Office of Investigations operations by setting policy and program standards; evaluating program effectiveness; budgeting and allocating resources; proactively planning investigative strategies; and providing investigative data and reports. The incumbent is responsible for setting organizational goals, monitoring and evaluating progress toward these goals, and is held accountable for the success of the programs under his or her supervision.

    Provide expert legal advice and guidance consistent with applicable law and the interpretations there of, on issues relating to the conduct of OIG criminal and civil investigations, and other initiatives designed to prevent or detect inefficiency, waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement in VA programs and operations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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