Directs the work of subordinate employees on The Asia-Pacific 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.
Conditions of Employment
To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-J, FG/GS-14 level. This experience is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
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