OPEN: October 5, 2021
CLOSED: Open until filled
This is an Excepted Service position. Selected candidate must be a District resident or establish residency within 180 days of hire.
RESIDENCY PREFERENCE: ** Current District of Columbia residents will receive high preference in all phases of the selection process, including the resume review and interview process. **
SALARY RANGE: Excepted Service Grade 0301-10 ($127,957 to $191,934)
This position is in the Office of the City Administrator (OCA), Office of Budget and Performance Management (OBPM). The OCA has direct oversight over all executive reporting agencies and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the District government, setting operational goals and implementing the legislative actions and policy decisions of the Mayor and DC Council. The OBPM performance management team uses data, strategic planning, and innovation to continuously improve the programs and services DC government delivers. The OBPM budget team prepares the proposed annual operating and capital budgets and advises the Mayor and the City Administrator on budgetary and financial issues that impact the District's operations and capital investments.
The Chief Performance Officer serves as a key leader for the OBPM team, and is responsible for providing services that include, but are not limited to, oversight and management of the OBPM performance staff; leadership of the District's strategic planning and data analytics programs; and the development and execution of monitoring and accountability tools. The supervision of the performance team staff involves managing staff performance, to include assigning and overseeing projects, setting expectations and goals, and providing feedback. The incumbent is a resource for staff and provides strategic guidance and direction. The work contributes to the ongoing improvement of DC government programs and services so that residents, businesses, and visitors can receive world class services from the District.
The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Director of the Office of Budget and Performance Management, who provides administrative direction for assignments in terms of the broadly defined missions, goals, objectives to be achieved. The Incumbent independently plans, organizes, and manages the performance team, ensuring the successful quality completion of assignments and projects. Results of the work are considered technically authoritative and are normally accepted without significant change. If the work should be reviewed, the review concerns such matters as fulfillment of performance team goals and objectives; effectiveness in meeting requirements; as well as contributing to a successful team environment. Recommendations for new projects and alteration of objectives are evaluated for such considerations as availability of funds and other resources or District priorities. Guidelines are broad and include, but are not limited to, any guidelines issued or followed within the Executive Office of the Mayor. The incumbent uses sound judgment and discretion in interpreting the intent of the guidelines that do not exist and in developing applications to specific projects, issues, or problems as necessary on any given assignment. Frequently, the incumbent is recognized as a technical authority in the development and interpretation of guidelines.
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COVID-19 Vaccination: All employees of the District of Columbia must be vaccinated against the Coronavirus disease 2019 (SARS-CoV-2) as a condition of employment.