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    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Office of Resilience, Grant Programs Directorate (GPD), Grants Systems & Policy Integration (GS&PI), which is responsible for the transformation & integration of grants management policies across the FEMA enterprise. This position has a direct impact to improve the efficiency & effectiveness of FEMA’s grants operations, strengthening the Agency's ability to carry out its mission.

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    The incumbent serves an Agency Senior Program Executive in accordance with authority delegated by the Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) Assistant Administrator, exercises leadership over FEMA's grant policy responsibilities, serving as the Senior Policy Advisor for FEMA's Grant Policy Integration in GPD. 

    Directs the development of policies, guidance and implementation strategies for all FEMA grants. Plans and coordinates the development of Grants Management national policy, strategy, program analysis, evaluation, audit, and performance management for the Federal Emergency Management Agency that is consistent with the Administration's and Department's policy positions. This includes working and coordinating with all Policy and Program Analysis offices, FEMA and Department personnel, as well as personnel of other departments and agencies, State and local governments and other organizations. Continuously analyzes and recommends changes to programs, policies, and performance measures to increase program efficiency and responsiveness.

    Maintains a close collaboration with the Resilience Directorate, as well as other FEMA/DHS components and other Federal departments and agencies, to synchronize FEMA Grant Policy activities across the Federal government. Participates in the Agency's strategic and systems planning, budgeting, and long-term strategic planning initiatives. 

    Serves as the Agency representative on interdepartmental committees and organizations related to grants and assistance policy. Liaison with other departments/agencies and government-wide consortiums on techniques, new developments, and requirements related to grants and assistance policy. Represents FEMA before Congress on grant and assistance activities of interest to the legislative branch. Maintains liaison with industry and university business groups.

    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 he 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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel - This position may require occasional non-emergency travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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