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    The incumbent is located in the VHA Chief Procurement & Logistics Office. The incumbent serves as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Procurement & Logistics Officer, a Senior Executive Service (SES) position. The incumbent functions as a consultant and confidential advisor to the Chief Officer on policy, planning, organization, management, administration, and technical matters of exceptional difficulty.

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    Participates with top management in the decision-making process;

    Serves as an internal consultant to the DCLO in areas of organization, development, administration, operations, and quality improvement;

    Performs special studies and projects that involve operations of a highly confidential and complex nature;

    Determines the breadth, depth and methodology for special studies; analyzes the issues; provides workable and alternative solutions;

    Is responsible for preparing special reports, white papers, issue briefs, and decision papers;

    Ensure policies or issues have been fully coordinated, vetted and staffed; advises the DCLO on implications, key issues, relationships to interested groups, both internal and external to VA, and recommends courses of action;

    Participates in formal meetings with other experts having varied viewpoints or objectives on issues of considerable consequence of importance, presenting the Office of Procurement & Logistics rationale or position on specific issues, and participating in problem solving by negotiation, compromise or development of suitable options;

    Acts as the personal representative of the DCLO at Department-wide and external committees, meetings, task forces, etc;

    Coordinates and negotiates resolutions to complex problems

    Ensure time-sensitive controlled correspondence is answered completely, accurately and in a timely manner;

    Serves as liaison with Human Resources Management;

    Assists in the development of position descriptions, engages in recruitment activities and provides oversight of performance standards and evaluations, disciplinary actions and incentive awards;

    Is resourceful, tactful, persuasive, and effective in highly stressful and complex situations;

    Applies analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to the activities and programs

    Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: not available
    Telework: Not Available
    Position Description Title/PD#: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/ #36522
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    PCS Expenses: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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