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    The incumbent serves as a technical advisor to a manager in the APL Office of Aviation Policy and Plans, Strategic Planning Division on planning, developing, organizing, and delivering products and services in support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) strategic and business planning activities.

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    Performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments under the minimal direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional. May act as a contributing specialist on large work activities or as a project manager or team leader for large projects/programs/activities.

    Works with manager and other team members developing, analyzing, facilitating, coordinating and implementing cross-cutting aviation policies, goals and priorities. Exercises judgment to identify significant milestones and develop metrics to assess the quality and efficiency of FAA strategic program activities. Provides analysis and reporting skills in the development of performance plans, performance indicators, strategic management plans, project plans, and milestones to guide implementation of highly complex and challenging activities, that may include budget functions. Assures proper record keeping.

    Leads development of formal, structured business plans. Reviews organizational performance, the external environment, and available resources to recommend priorities to the manager. Ensures that FAA objectives are directly linked to goals and performance objectives embodied in FAA and Department of Transportation (DOT) Strategic Plans and are supporting FAA lines of business and staff offices.

    Ensures corporate business plan goals are consistent with FAA Administrator strategic priorities.

    Develops and applies quantitative and qualitative criteria to assess the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of FAA strategic priorities and plans. Applies an understanding of FAA business drivers and organizational relationships to identify critical interrelationships and assess their impact on long and short term goals and objectives. Recommends new processes, systems, or policies to enhance organizational performance. Exercises responsibility for analyzing issues concerning, advising management regarding, and reporting on FAA performance accomplishments, measured against goals and targets, to support FAA compensation programs.

    Contacts are internal and external. May act as a point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the applications of policies and procedures. May be called upon to communicate FAA positions on policies and procedures internally and externally.

    Established policies/procedures provide guidance for most assignments, but allows employee to use significant knowledge, analysis, evaluation, and considerable professional discretion in selecting the most appropriate approach to a particular challenge. Assignments regularly require interpretations of internal and external policies and extrapolations from precedents.

    Resolves most problems and work issues without the assistance of the Division Manager, project/program manager, team leader or more experienced professional. Develops and recommends approaches to address current and anticipated problems and issues. Works with management and/or more experienced professionals to solve problems. Work is reviewed rarely, typically through status reports and at project completion, to ensure policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or other work activities.

    Travel Required

    Not required - The job does not require any travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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