Policy Analyst - Office Management Support

  • Humana Inc.
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Feb 09, 2018
Full time Accounting Admin-Clerical Entry Level

Job Description

Position Description/Duties:
Participate in strategic planning processes and assist in developing procedures and systems for a performance management program.
Research industry best practices to baseline performance metrics and make recommendations for Bureau performance metrics.
Receives, schedules, and makes proper disposition of telephone calls coming into the office, referring only those calls which is in his/her judgement cannot or should not be handled by him/her
Assist in developing a program for evaluating the effectiveness of OBO’s activities, use of funds and human resources as these relate to current and projects workload and organizational goals and objectives.
Handles all requests for meetings and appointments, decides the distribution of the supervisor's time, prepares or requests preparation of briefing memoranda indicating purpose of appointment and outlining background data. Arranges for oral briefings by appropriate officers; and discusses with officials invited to meetings in order that they will be properly informed and provided with necessary information.
Schedules appointments
As requested, or on his/her own initiative, makes careful and exhaustive searches for information difficult to obtain, compiles data and makes preliminary analysis
Assist in developing a program for Data Quality Improvement for bureau-wide data management systems to include data reviews, reporting of data improvement areas, and procedures for working with programs offices to ensure is accurate and up-to-date.
Assist in the development and utilization of risk management methodology and processes and other analytical methodology to conduct comprehensive assessments of the effectiveness of internal controls and standards
Participate in the development and drafting of policy directives, regulations, and standard operating procedures relying on highly developed analytical skills in order to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
Facilitate all activities to include scheduling meetings, briefings, and discussion topics; preparation of agendas and meeting minutes. Participate in working groups and ad hoc committees/meetings to provide policy guidance and assistance with the bureau standards, and regulations and policies that affect all offices in the Bureau and abroad
Serve on Bureau working groups, committees, and task forces organized to provide support to the policy working groups.
Engage functional programs and senior management to ensure coordination and integration of policy objectives. Provide leadership to working groups to continually assess the effectiveness of program standards and revise or update standards to ensure the maximum necessary protection of personnel, facilities, and classified information abroad.
Complete other tasks as required.

Minimum Requirements:
Active Secret Clearance
Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years of related experience - experience in policy is required
Years of experience may be substituted for a degree
First consideration will be given to qualified candidates with previous experience supporting the Department of State
*Compensation is based on experience*