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    The Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) works directly with the Deputy Chief of Staff and is the principal advisor to the Under Secretary for Benefits and other key officials within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) on matters pertaining to VBA's human capital management programs, practices, applicable laws, and regulations.

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    • Partners with the senior agency leadership and the strategy champions to define and execute a robust talent management and executive development strategy. Conducts external reviews to maintain expert knowledge in world class talent management practices and policy. Identifies and tracks measures and trends to determine overall effectiveness of talent management initiatives to support the strategic objective. Develops and maintains positive working relationships including strategy champions and agency senior leadership. Conducts design, development and implementation activities to support talent identification, assessment, and engagement. Provides managers with the tools, techniques and processes to identify and develop high-potential and other employees. Formulates strategy and sets direction for talent management and executive development programs that are consistent with business goals. Manages analysis of short and long range organizational competency requirements and capabilities to identify competency gaps.
    • Oversees and directs the formulation and execution of long-range, strategic plans for the management of civilian personnel: staff management, plans and resources, and human resource policy and programs. Issues Policy Directives, Instructions, and Manuals to accomplish agency-wide strategic plans. Directs the development of quantitative and qualitative means of assessing compliance with policy and effectiveness of programs. Continually reviews evaluations of subordinate programs. Directs changes in HC Management systems, policies,programs and practices that most impact attainment of VBA's mission goals and objectives.
    • Serves as the focal point and change agent assisting the USB in proposing reforms to personnel programs and processes. Interprets, develops and implements local and higher echelon policies and regulations. Develops, assigns and approves goals and objectives for subordinate divisions; approves multi-year and longer range work plans developed by the organization business lines and manages the overall work to enhance achievement of goals and objectives. Assures development and establishment of adequate internal control systems. Maintains a continuing review, analysis and evaluation of all phases and aspects of the personnel programs of VBA.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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