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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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    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 Inspector General (DIG) for Innovation position is located in the Office of Innovation, Office of Inspector General (OIG), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Office of Innovation is responsible for leading, communicating and implementing change efforts across OIG. Enables innovation discovery and channels the potential opportunities for organizational enhancement, improved customer service, and process efficiency.

    The DIG for Innovation advises and recommends to the Inspector General (IG) and Principle Deputy Inspector General (PDIG) innovative practices across OIG's enterprise, including mission support, policies and procedures, and in the audit, inspections, evaluations, and investigations portfolios.

    In this position you will perform the following:

    • Champion change management and monitor evolving trends, good government best practices, and technological advances to improve OIG, including legislation and policies that may impact the future strategic direction of OIG's workplace environment, audit and evaluation products, and investigations.
    • Lead specific change management initiatives and develop OIG-wide strategies, plans, communication outreach programs, policies, processes and activities related to those initiatives.
    • Work across the enterprise to identify data and information which can be harnessed for OIG programs, issues and initiatives; collaborate with senior leadership to develop actionable plans to implement enterprise data use. Track the implementation of new or revised practices, assesses the progress, recommends necessary changes and evaluates the success of the implementation.
    • Drive employee engagement efforts with senior leadership by evaluating Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey and other data, recommending initiatives that inform recruitment, retention, morale, and employee professional development needs.
    • Research emerging and innovative practices and programs, internal and external entities, including other governmental agencies, industry vendors, and private sector experts.
    • Collaborate with senior leadership and across the management lines-of-business to identify state-of-the-art technology and workplace practices that are forward-leaning and state-of-industry.
    • Advise the IG, PDIG, and senior leadership of policies, processes, and use of data analytics and technology designed to address strategic objectives.
    • Present recommendations and courses of action affecting long range issues or problems pertaining to OIG components and policies, reflecting a diversity of stakeholder positions. The incumbent in this position must demonstrate the ability to lead consensus around suitable resolution alternatives. The incumbent will deal with controversial issues and related management policies, programs, and issues of major significance.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/602264100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.