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    The SES is a cadre of senior government leaders who possess a diverse portfolio of experience and expertise required to lead across organizations. These dedicated executives are charged with providing strategic leadership and upholding a commitment to public service that transcends loyalty to a specific agency mission or individual profession. You will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the Federal Government and lead the next generation of public servants.

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    Responsibilities

    Before applying for this position, please read the entire announcement and follow the instructions in the How to Apply section.

    The Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General (OIG) is looking for high caliber leaders who possess high standards of excellence and enjoy challenges and opportunities. For an overview of the responsibilities the DHS OIG carries out within the Government, visit our website at https://www.oig.dhs.gov/about .

    The Deputy Assistant Inspector General (DAIG) for Special Reviews and Evaluations position is located in the Office of Special Reviews and Evaluations (SRE), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). SRE conducts inspections and evaluations of DHS facilities, programs and activities, often of a highly sensitive nature. SRE work includes liaison activities with other DHS Components, other federal agencies, the news media, legislative aides, attorneys, the Congress, and members of the public.

    The DAIG for SRE is responsible for the executive leadership, direction, planning and conduct of inspections and evaluations of Department compliance with law, regulation and policy and the effectiveness of Departmental programs. The DAIG for SRE exercises executive leadership, direction, and supervision over inspectors, program and management analysts, and support personnel assigned to SRE. This position operates within the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended.

    In this position you will perform the following:

    • Providing executive leadership and direction for a full range of inspections and evaluations of Departmental activities.
    • Tracking, reviewing, editing and publishing inspection and evaluation reports of the Department, often of a highly sensitive nature.
    • Briefing senior governmental officials, including the Inspector General and congressional staff, on findings and recommendations.
    • Comprehensive executive management, strategic planning, and financial functions essential to effective SRE operations, and recognizing and referring matters to the Assistant Inspector General for Special Reviews and Evaluations (AIG-SRE), which may require review to assure uniformity within DHS OIG.
    • Identifying and integrating current issues and events into the planning and selection of projects for SRE inspections, evaluations, and special reviews. Works with and through the OIG and DHS policy-making and implementation structures to help shape, formulate, and recommend substantial and significant program policies and changes.
    • Assisting the AIG-SRE with strategically planning for SRE, providing alternative plans of action as necessary; and setting up SRE operational policies and procedures. Establishing internal controls for SRE; establishing work priorities and objectives for SRE staff members; and providing guidance on complex projects.
    • Coordinating with internal OIG program offices, senior Department officials and external government oversight entities on specific inspections and evaluations. Serving as an OIG representative with other agencies on inspections and evaluations involving departmental programs, operations, and services. Working closely with other OIGs and the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency to foster inspection activities.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/593502900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.