The Office of the Executive Director (OED) is led by an Executive Director, two Deputy Executive Directors, and a senior leadership team that includes a Chief Administrative Services Officer, Chief Human Capital Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and a Chief Information Officer. This team leads the management and administration of the FTC and partners with Bureaus, Offices, and Regional Offices across the FTC to efficiently and effectively operate the Commission in support of consumers.Learn more about this agency
ResponsibilitiesThe incumbent serves as the full Deputy to the Executive Director and assists in determining the agency's direction in pursuing broad program goals and objectives as defined by the Commission. The Deputy Executive Director assists in the general management oversight of all phases of the work for the Commission. This includes consulting with and providing advice to Bureau and Office heads and regional directors in making substantive decisions that influence the content and character of the organization's management work.
The Deputy Executive Director conducts periodic assessments of administrative and managerial effectiveness throughout the agency by reviewing and analyzing organizational accomplishments in terms of initial program goals and resource commitments, both financial and related to human capital. In collaboration with operating managers and supervisors, the Deputy Executive Director is responsible for undertaking measures designed to enhance the FTC's ability to meet its objectives within budgetary constraints, while improving cost-effectiveness and efficiency.
The Deputy Executive Director speaks on behalf of the Executive Director to the Chairman, the Commissioners, Bureau and Office heads, and other staff of the agency. The Deputy also speaks on behalf of the Executive Director to high-level external contacts, including Members of Congress, official government agencies (i.e., the Office of Management and Budget, the Office of Personnel Management, and the General Services Administration), leaders of business and the bar, members of the press, and representatives of special interest groups. Contacts often involve controversial questions of agency direction and matters of legal, managerial, and/or administrative policy, requiring an exceptional degree of tact, discretion, and persuasiveness.
The Deputy Executive Director assumes responsibility for a wide variety of special projects involving the Commission as a whole. Such projects involve complex legal, technical, human, or economic issues that affect U.S. industries and consumers. Other projects involve an analysis of mission needs to further the efficient use of Commission resources.
The Deputy Executive Director is charged with providing executive leadership and oversight to enforce the wide range of goals and initiatives set forth in the FTC Strategic Plan, in accordance with the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010. These goals and initiatives include cultivating a high-performing, diverse, and engaged workforce; encouraging an environment that is open, diverse, and inclusive; and supporting the FTC as one of the best places to work in government. Additionally, the Deputy Executive Director is charged with developing and executing policy, developing and creating new ideas and initiatives in management operations, and representing the Commission at the interagency level. The Deputy Executive Director must consider trends in legislative, judicial, and administrative areas.
The incumbent is charged with developing long-range plans and administrative policies to facilitate the attainment of OED and Commission goals. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for evaluating and synthesizing data related to program costs, objectives, and accomplishments, as well as for translating this data in meaningful terms to the Executive Director and other agency leaders to ensure the most effective programs with minimum costs both in current and future operations.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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