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    This position is located in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (OUSD(C)). The USD(C) is responsible for carrying out the functions assigned by Section 135 of Title 10, United States Code, and ensuring the utmost economy and efficiency in the operations of the Department of Defense through solid management practices, sound policies informed by fiscal realities, and effective fiscal planning and control.

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    The Director for Operations is responsible for the review and formulation of Military Department and Defense Agency budgets, budget execution, and apportionment requests related to Operation and Maintenance, and Working Capital Fund programs. Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Serves as the senior functional authority, architect, implementer, and advisor to the USD(C) through the Deputy Comptroller (Program/Budget) on budget policies and numerous other challenges, all supporting the National Defense Strategy's goal of strong financial stewardship through strengthened performance and affordability.
    • Reviews and analyzes extremely complex and variable military programs and applies comprehensive knowledge of the individual military services so that the individual programs may be evaluated in relation to the overall Defense structure and kept in phase with interrelated programs.
    • Evaluates the requirements of the programs based on strategic military plans and applies judgment as to the level of equipping, stock levels, production lead times, attrition rates, availability of associated equipment of personnel, production capabilities, degree of modernization, and current and future pricing.
    • Evaluates relationships to other Defense expenditures, previous obligations and expenditure rates, and other financial conditions.
    • Furnishes guidance on the development and improvement of programming methods and assumptions of the military departments to assure the development of budgets on an objective basis correlated with the overall programs.
    • Formulates and recommends long-range budgetary requirements, based on established policies and concepts, and for each fiscal year, formulates specific policies and basic assumptions directly applicable to the compilation and presentation of budgetary requests for all phases of assigned responsibilities.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0560 Budget Analysis

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