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    Summary

    The incumbent is a recognized subject matter expert in a specialized area and provides leadership for highly complex and challenging activities under the minimal direction of a manager in the Office of Aviation Policy and Plans, Strategic Planning Division Manager. May act as a principal specialist to develop new and innovative approaches, methodologies, and/or techniques or as a team leader to define and direct challenging projects/programs/activities.

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    Responsibilities

    Performs as a contributing specialist on large complex work activities and national and international aerospace transportation-related issues, programs, and policies that are global in applicability. Analyzes issues, advise management, and support the development, facilitation, coordination and implementation of cross-cutting aviation policies, goals and priorities. These coordination and planning tasks contribute to agency planning and performance reporting requirements, including but not limited to agency business planning, performance reporting, enterprise risk management, and strategic priorities.

    Exercises judgment, analysis, and reporting skills in proposing and developing meeting agendas, facilitating team discussions, and coordinating across the agency’s strategic and business planning functions, as well as assuring proper record keeping. Applies experience and expert knowledge that are applicable to his or her discipline to conduct functional activities for projects/programs that often require the development of new and innovative approaches. The role calls for an ability to identify and resolve challenging problems or issues that often cross organizational boundaries and impact on the accomplishment of strategic objectives.

    Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues but often require the development of new approaches.

    Often asked to develop new policies, procedures, and approaches that take into consideration FAA policies. Government-wide rules and regulations, and external concerns.

    Assignments generally require knowledge and experience working across functional and/or organizational lines providing oversight for agency performance and business planning. Acts as a point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the application of FAA planning policies and procedures. May be called upon to communicate FAA positions on policies and procedures internally and externally.

    Ensures that other FAA plans, including Business Plans, are aligned with FAA strategic priorities and with the Department of Transportation (DOT) Strategic Plan. 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. Works directly in the business planning systems by preparing and reviewing management reports, and developing and recommending improvements to systems and processes to improve operational efficiency.

    The position calls for knowledge of FAA's policies and objectives to identify, define, and organize resources for large projects/programs/work activities. Acquires and allocates resources to accomplish activities within established schedules and budgetary requirements.

    Contacts are internal and external. Often represents the major subdivisions within the FAA as a principal point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the applications of policies and procedures. The incumbent formulates and delivers recommendations to senior managers and executives on major projects/policies/issues.

    Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues but often require the development of new approaches. The incumbent will often be asked to develop new policies, procedures, and approaches that take into consideration FAA policies, Government-wide rules and regulations, and external concerns. The incumbent will create new solutions and policy interpretations as situations require.

    This role calls for providing expert guidance and instructions both internally and externally to address diverse, complex issues which often cross multiple projects, programs and/or functional areas. The incumbent develops and recommends approaches to address current and anticipated problems and issues, and works with the senior management to identify and resolve problems.

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    Travel Required

    Not required - The job does not require any travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

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