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Reporting directly to the Office Director, Office Deputy Director leads, manages, and sets strategy for Office of Health Technology-6 (OHT6) and serves as the technical authority and principal advisor to the Office Director on scientific and technical
topics within OHT6. Serves as the Acting Director in the Office Director’s absence. The incumbent ensures OHT6 activities are aligned to the goals and priorities of OPEQ. Ensures OHT6 advances the Center’s mission and vision. Implements the Center and
OPEQ’s Strategic Priorities. Develops and implements policies and plans that are sound and feasible in relation to OPEQ and Center goals and federal budgetary and economic realities.
The Office Deputy Director leads, manages, and sets strategy for OHT6 staff and serves as the technical authority and principal advisor to the OHT6 and OPEQ Directors on scientific and technical topics within OHT6. The incumbent ensures OHT6 activities are aligned to the goals and priorities of OPEQ. Provides technical, policy and administrative leadership and direction to the subordinate staff of the Office through subordinate supervisors and exercises the full range of first and second?level supervisory responsibilities.
Exercises significant responsibilities in dealing with officials of other units or organizations, or in advising management officials of higher rank.
With the Office Director, the incumbent has responsibility for the development, establishment, and clearance of goals, objectives, and strategic plans for the Office; manages the overall work of the Office to enable achievement of the goals and objectives; oversees the revision of long range plans, goals and objectives of the Office; manages the development of program and policy changes in response to the needs of the FDA?CDRH and revisions to Federal and Departmental laws, regulations, and requirements; manages organizational changes within the Office, including proposals to achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency; and develops the Office’s annual budget request.
The Deputy Office Director:
Professional Experience/Key Requirements:
To qualify for this position, you must possess technical experience including:
Candidates must possess the required individual occupational requirements to qualify for the appropriate series applicable to the position. Please use the following link to determine the series for which you qualify: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series
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