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    EXECUTIVE DESIGNATION: This is a position designated as an FHFA Executive by the Director based on the incumbent's influence over and accountability for effectively accomplishing the FHFA mission. Below is a general description of the executive roles and responsibilities representative of FHFA executive positions, followed by a description of the programs and functions managed, the position's reporting structure, and the specific roles and responsibilities assigned to this position.

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    EXECUTIVE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves as a key advisor to the Director with responsibility for participating in major decisions and general management of FHFA. Provides strategic and operational expertise to the Director.

    Oversees the management of assigned organizational unit and/or program area, directing and coordinating the implementation of programs and policies for assigned functional area. Analyzes the implications and impact of current and proposed policies, programs, and practices, with broad discretion to approve courses of action and resolve concerns of major significance.

    Leads, motivates, and develops a staff of employees. Evaluates performance in accordance with FHFA guidelines; has authority to make a broad range of human resource decisions including hiring, promotion, adverse actions, performance evaluation/awards, and the development/training/mentoring of staff. Models innovation, creativity, and excellence and encourages the development of those competencies throughout FHFA. Performs these duties following and promoting equal employment opportunity principles.

    Establishes objectives and goals in support of the Agency/organization's mission and strategic/operating plans. Develops short- and long-term plans and establishes priorities for the organization. Plans and manages resources with accountability for achievement of organizational goals and objectives and for overall Agency results.

    Analyzes and recommends solutions for complex legal and factual questions concerning the interpretation and application of statutes, regulations, policies, actions, and legal instruments as they apply to internal FHFA decisions, policies and programs.


    Serves as a senior advisor to the Director, providing advice as a technical authority on complex, mission critical areas where topics have little or no precedent and broad implication.

    Description of Organization(s)/Programs Managed and Reporting Structure: Leads and manages the Office of the Chief Operating Officer and subordinate offices with overall responsibility for the administrative functions of the Agency. Reports to the FHFA Director.

    Functional Roles and Responsibilities Specific to This Executive Position: Directs the Agency's administrative functions including, but not limited to budget and accounting; personnel; procurement; information technology; records management; audit follow up; facilities; enterprise program and risk management; strategic planning and performance measurement; and emergency, life safety, and continuation of operations through subordinate executives and managers.

    Serves as a primary advisor to the Director on Agency operational matters. Provides expert advice and support in all aspects of the management of FHFA operations.

    In collaboration with other senior executives, develops, establishes, and directs the execution of operating policies to support the Agency's objectives and goals.

    Advises the Director in developing short-term and long-term planning and budget development and execution to support strategic goals.

    Coordinates and provides guidance to all FHFA's offices to ensure administrative and operational matters are accomplished consistently and timely in support of the mission of the Agency.

    Develops and/or advises on the operational and management strategies, policies, and goals articulated by the Director, collaborating with key staff to ensure that supporting policies and programs are implemented effectively and to attain established priorities.

    Provides advice and assistance in all aspects of the management of FHFA including the development of policies, determination of priorities and establishment of Agency goals and objectives. Participates in discussions on policy and program developments, conducts complex analysis of policy and program goals and objectives for the Director to identify and formulate specific policy and program options. Interprets, analyzes, and explains technical and complex materials including laws, regulations, policies, standards, or studies of specific issues.

    Communicates to various FHFA offices and to other federal agencies, regulated entities, and external parties on behalf of FHFA. May include representing FHFA at various meetings and gatherings.

    Performs other special assignments of a critical, urgent, and confidential nature as assigned by the Director.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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