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    The Office of the Director leads the Agency's efforts to defend civilian networks, secure the nation's critical infrastructure in coordination with government and the private sector, lead the nation's operable and interoperable public safety and national security and emergency preparedness communications efforts, manage systemic risk to National critical functions, and work with stakeholders to raise the security baseline of the Nation's cyber and physical infrastructure.

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    The Chief Operating Officer (COO), directs complex administrative, technical, and professional services, directly affecting a large, complex multi-mission organization. The COO works efforts that directly affects administration management (to include, budgeting, accounting, facilities management, security, contracting, procurement, and acquisition); information technology; civilian personnel administration; training and development; and other varied mission support services and activities.

    Specific responsibilities include:

    Provides control, coordination, and continuity of enterprise programs and operations by accomplishing the necessary interface with headquarters, and by working with key senior leaders across DHS and CISA in developing plans for programs, services, and products. Exercises broad direction on general program matters and provides general operating policies to the Assistant Secretary and other senior leaders. Confers with the CISA Director, key senior leaders, and other stakeholders regarding problem areas or projected major changes in the enterprise mission support services, programs, and products.

    Establishes new and innovative means for improving the stewardship of all CISA resources, including appropriated funds and personnel to ensure the effective use of same in accordance with the Government Performance and Results Act, the Anti-Deficiency Act, other applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and DHS/HQ directives and policies.

    Initiates innovative management practices and cost-saving measures to include integration, process improvement, and standardization; and data-based cost and quality controls.

    Identifies and eliminates duplicative products, services, and processes; and establishes governance processes that eliminate organizational stovepipes and facilitate the efficient conduct of business.

    Establishes and maintains working relationships with DHS headquarters for purposes of resolving conflicts and assuring optimum control and coordination of programs and operations of high priority or special emphasis. Assists in developing the long-range objectives for CISA in terms of assigned and projected missions pertaining to facilities, systems, controls, and management requirements of an unusual nature.

    Through subordinate staff, other Senior Executives, and Mission Support Office Chiefs, provides leadership and direction for the CISA enterprise workforce by exercising final authority for a full range of personnel actions. Approves strategic and operational plans, policies, programs, and procedures. Reviews and approves proposals for reorganization of subordinate units. Through Senior Executives of major organizations, assigns and reviews work; monitors accomplishments for timeliness and acceptability; and provides advice, counsel, and instruction.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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