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    This position is located in Office of Policy, International Aviation, and Environment(APL), Office of International Aviation (API-1), Africa, Europe & Middle East Office (AEU-1), Africa, Europe & Middle East Staff (AEU-10). This division acts as liaison between the FAA and civil aviation authorities and international organizations within its respective region. The incumbent is the manager of the Africa, Europe, and Middle East Staff.

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    Directs the work of subordinate employees on The Africa, Europe, and Middle East Staff. Work usually includes a mixture of routine and complex projects/programs based on the objectives of the major subdivision/LOB/SO. Managerial duties typically affect employees and managers in more than one organizational unit/project/program, and include: planning; communicating the organization's vision and objectives; setting priorities; assigning tasks and responsibilities; monitoring and evaluating performance; coaching and developing employee capabilities; approving leave; and taking, recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate.

    Applies an advanced knowledge of the technical aspects of the work directed, an advanced knowledge of budget, human resource, and other administrative policies and procedures, and an advanced understanding of the objectives of the major subdivision. Plans, develops, and directs strategic analyses and studies to achieve FAA international mission and program objectives. Provides managerial leadership and program guidance in support of the FAA’s international aviation programs. Directs and/or performs economic, policy, and market studies to achieve FAA international aviation objectives.

    Responsible for overall effectiveness and implementation of programs and interfaces with other divisions within the office, FAA operational and regional staffs, U.S. industry representatives, embassies and foreign governments, including director generals of international civil aviation authorities. Contacts are primarily within the organizational unit, major subdivision and the LOB/SO with

    subordinates, peers, and higher level managers to discuss the status of projects/programs and to plan for the future. Interprets policies/procedures or other project/program purposes. Has authority to make commitments for subordinate organizational units, within guidelines.

    Work is typically governed by established policies, procedures, and organizational objectives that frequently leave room for discretion.

    Resolves all but unique problems without the intervention of higher level management. Regularly called upon to identify problem areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for resolution.

    Individual and organizational performance is typically reviewed periodically by higher level management, usually through status reports and organizational performance measures. Has discretion to ensure the alignment of projects/programs with the tactical (short-term) objectives of the major subdivision. Work activities typically impact directly on project/program objectives for more than one organizational unit and for the major subdivision. Work frequently affects the major subdivision's internal and external customers.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0130 Foreign Affairs

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