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    This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), Office of the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (OPDAS), Office of Resource Management (ORM).

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    Responsibilities

    ABOUT THE POSITION

    ASPR is headed by the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) who reports directly to the Secretary and whose Office includes the following components: Immediate Office (IO); Office of the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (OPDAS); Office of Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA); and the Office of Incident Command and Control (ICC).

    The position serves as the Director, Office of Resource Management (ORM). The Director provides strategic and expert advice to the PDAS on operational readiness, recovery, and response activities to ensure efficient and effective coordination of Departmental efforts to prepare for and respond to and recovery from public health and medical emergencies. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

    • Oversees the readiness of the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), to include State, local, territorial, and Tribal jurisdictions' readiness to receive and dispense medical countermeasures (MCMs); strategies for SNS deployment; currency with science related to MCM use, policies, procedures, and compliance with maintaining MCM stockpiles; shelf-life extension; and, interactions with SNS stakeholders.
    • Directs and coordinates activities to support the operational preparedness, response, recovery, and readiness of ASPR and its State, local, Tribal, and territorial partners in areas of IT; medical supply chain and logistics; and, contracts, grants, and medical countermeasure dispensing.
    • Oversees the logistical support to medical and public health operations during times of activation of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS), national declarations of disasters and emergencies, public health emergencies, national security special events, or other activities as directed by the ASPR.
    • Develops and implements policies and procedures that facilitate routine and emergency travel of ASPR staff, intermittent Federal employees, and others.
    • Serves as the ASPR point of contact for IT enterprise activities, including strategic policies, practices, and protocols; IT procurements, cybersecurity, field deployable technologies such as electronic health records; IT systems used in the Secretary's Operations Center (SOC); and procurement of software products used in ASPR. The Director will ensure that ASPR IT policies and practices are consistent and compliant with DHHS IT policies, procedures, and Federal regulations governing IT.
    • Initiates and leads discussions, tactical planning sessions, and/or review committees comprised of stakeholders from other DHHS Operating Divisions (OPDIVs) and Staff Divisions (STAFFDIVs) to develop policies and procedures for IT solutions for ASPR grants, cooperative agreements, and other activities that can be implemented nationwide by ASPR grantees.
    • Provides authoritative advice and consultation to the PDAS regarding grants and contracts, ensuring compliance with DHHS and Federal regulations, policies, and procedures. Oversees contracting and grants activities for OPDAS, to include working with programs to create requirements, evaluating proposals, determining best value for the US government, providing trained contracting officers, and closing out of contracts and grants.
    • Serves as the ASPR point of contact for Federal interagency meetings related to supply chain management, logistics, and resource management.
    • Provides strategic vision and guidance in support of justification materials prepared for annual budget submissions, including cost estimates for program activities, descriptions of annual program accomplishments, and future program objectives. The incumbent works with the PDAS, to prepare information requested by the Congress, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), other DHHS STAFFDIVs, the General Accountability Office (GAO), and other Federal agencies regarding the budget and resource management.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536629200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.