Senior Management Advisor

Njvc Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago


Company Job Title:

Senior Management Advisor


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Washington, DC

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Senior Management Advisor shall provide Senior Manager Advisor services in support of required operating units and/or the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Each unit will have unique requirements based on the office's role and responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, establish, and direct a quality improvement program encompassing extremely large, difficult, and diverse projects for the Bureau for Management.

  • Analyze and evaluate long-range activities and provide recommendations to improve the effectiveness of operations in meeting mission-critical goals and objectives.

  • Compute and estimate the effect of proposed changes in legislation or regulations to determine impact on management or agency goals.

  • Provide broad analysis and develop appropriate cost-sharing mechanisms, full cost methodologies and consumption data.

  • Develop and implement procedures and systems for establishing, operating, and assessing the effectiveness of administrative control systems, such as those designed to prevent waste, loss, unauthorized use, or misappropriation of assets.

  • Coordinate the development and integration of management processes and business systems documentation.

  • Provide expert guidance in the resolution of complex problems or issues impacting the M Bureau and/or USAID programs, such as those associated with marketing IT products and services to segmented agency programs.

  • Lead or participate in the analysis of agency-wide projects and programs, such as directing the marketing analysis of agency-wide program needs and requirements.

  • Evaluate and analyze agency-wide programs, functions, and organizations to determine whether the management systems in current use efficiently accomplish the objectives sought, and whether they provide the controls necessary for sound management.

  • Use complex analytical and evaluative techniques.

  • Evaluate and interpret internal management study results conducted by individual offices, overseas missions, or contractors to assess their validity, effectiveness, and possible application.

  • Lead or participate in developing agency survey standards and instructions.

  • Produce and/or present information and findings in a variety of formats (articles, papers, studies, briefings, and other media).

  • Conduct program effectiveness or the improvement of complex program and management processes and systems encompassing difficult and diverse functions or issues that affect critical aspects of the major programs of the M Bureau and/or USAID.,

  • Recommend and participate in developing strategies for implementing planning for a major office or program.

  • Recommend short- and long- range as well as develops future goals of the organization, develops detailed plans for implementing them, and oversees implementation of the goals in subordinate organizations.

  • Determine if adjustments or changes in objectives or emphasis are needed in organization functions.

  • Implement organizational or process changes.

  • Review and analyze past work histories and known future requirements and determines future organizational resource requirements, estimating short- and long- range personnel, budgetary, space, and equipment needs.

  • Recommend staffing patterns based on workloads and fiscal limitations.

  • Predict organization demands and recommends reallocation or augmentation of existing resources.

  • Determine the need for written policies and procedures.

  • Conduct complex or comprehensive evaluations of ongoing functions to ensure that the organization meets its stated goals and identify areas where operational efficiency can be enhanced.

  • Review productivity in all areas, monitor problem areas, and oversee implementation of solutions that will eliminate them.

  • Recommend actions necessary to maintain or improve the quality and quantity of operational services that involve the introduction or refinement of automation, reorganization of operating sections and units, reassignment of personnel, development of proposals to increase the organization's resources, or other actions.

  • Direct the capture, reporting, and analysis of statistical data relating to the organization's operations and directs or personally performs special studies or projects.

  • Prepare and contribute to reports and other presentations on program planning and evaluation.

  • Design and conduct a wide variety of comprehensive studies and detailed analyses of complex functions and processes related to program planning and management.

  • Identify and propose solutions to management problems that are of major importance to planning program direction.

  • Research, analyze, and provide expert technical advice and assistance on complex program issues, such as issues or problems which impact substantive, mission- oriented programs.

  • Serve expert consultant, advising top management on major mission or - organizational issues.

  • Lead, conduct or participate in complex management studies and reviews--particularly those with wide or significant effect upon or within the M Bureau and/or USAID's organizational structure, policy, processes, operations, fiscal control and economy and those where the boundaries of the studies may be broad.

  • Organize assigned projects; plan, organize and direct team study work.

  • Select qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies to the subject under examination.

  • Identify and collect necessary data including legislative and program data and interviews with senior management, program officials, employees and supervisors; assembles and assesses information gathered; formulates findings, conclusions, and recommendations; presents results in written and/or oral form, which are well- organized, supportable and clearly expressed.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • BA or BS Degree
  • 10 years of professional work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance.

  • In- depth knowledge of organization policy, and knowledge of periodic review procedures of the way subordinate units support the work of their serviced organizations and the review procedures involved with taking (or recommending) action on the services programs of subordinate units.

  • Ability to write clear and comprehensive policies, procedures, reports, directives, and correspondence; the ability to conduct fact-finding concerning a variety of subjects and to develop analytical and effective recommendations; and, the ability to plan, coordinate, and conduct special projects and programs reviews.

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to perform excellent inter-personal communications with a diverse array of staff demonstrating the ability to clearly explain and support conclusions, recommendations, policies, and procedures to all levels of personnel.

  • Ability to travel to CONUS and OCONUS 30% of the time.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.


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