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Develops, acquires, and allocates resources to accomplish mission goals and strategic objectives.
Formulates organizational strategies, tactics, and budget/action plan to acquire and allocate resources.
Optimizes, controls, and manages all resources across projects/programs. Develops and integrates innovative approaches to attain goals and minimize expenditures.
Scope of Responsibility
CAREER PATH:(2) TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT SUPPORT
FACTOR:1. - PROBLEM SOLVING
This factor describes/captures personal and organizational problem-solving.
EXPECTED PERFORMANCE CRITERIA (Applicable to all contributions at all levels):
Work is timely, efficient, and of acceptable quality. Completed work meets projects/programs objectives. Flexibility, adaptability, and decisiveness are exercised appropriately.
Descriptors indicate the type of contribution appropriate for the high end of each level. Descriptors are not to be used individually to assess contributions, but rather are to be taken as a group to derive a single evaluation of the factor.
Conducts activities on a task; assists supervisors or other appropriate personnel.
Resolves routine problems within established guidelines.
Works with others in solving problems with appropriate guidance.
Takes initiative in selecting and implementing appropriate procedures.
Plans and conducts technical activities for projects.
Identifies and resolves non-routine technical problems utilizing established patterns and methods.
Identifies and resolves problems; adapts accepted policies, procedures, or methods with moderate guidance.
Adapts existing plans and techniques to accomplish projects.
Plans and conducts challenging and difficult technical activities for projects/programs.
Develops, integrates, and implements solutions to complex problems on projects/programs.
Identifies problems; develops solutions and action plans with minimal guidance.
Develops plans and techniques to fit new situations.
Identifies and resolves complex problems that may cross functional/technical boundaries and promulgates solutions.
Develops, integrates/implements solutions to diverse, complex problems which may cross multiple projects/programs or functional/technical areas.
Independently resolves and coordinates technical problems involving multiple projects/programs.
Develops plans and techniques to fit new situations and/or to address issues that cross technical/functional areas.
FACTOR:2. - TEAMWORK/COOPERATION