Director Office of Criminal Investigations

05/27/2018 2:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Department of Health And Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Office of Regulatory Affairs

    Open & closing dates:
    05/23/2018 to 06/22/2018
    $126,148 to $189,600 per year
    Pay scale & grade:
    ES 00
    Work schedule:
    Full-Time - Permanent
    1 vacancy in the following locations:
    San Clemente, CA
    Plantation, FL
    Lisle, IL
    Mission, KS
    Rockville, MD
    Jersey City, NJ
Relocation expenses reimbursed:
Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy. **This position is one vacancy to be filled at one of the duty locations listed above** Indicate which duty location(s) you are interested in on your application.

This position is located in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI).

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the agency) is the regulatory, scientific, public health and consumer protection agency responsible for ensuring that all human and animal drugs, and medical devices are safe and effective, that cosmetics, foods, food additives, drugs and medicated feeds for food producing animals, and radiation emitting devices are safe, and for tobacco product regulation in order to decrease the tremendous toll of disease, disability, and death caused by tobacco use in the United States. FDA's programs are national in scope and effect, global in operations and the agency's activities have a direct and significant impact protecting the health and safety of American consumers.

ORA is the lead office for all agency field activities. ORA conducts inspections and investigations (civil and criminal) of regulated products and manufacturers, conducts sample analyses of regulated products and reviews imported products offered for entry into the United States.

OCI has the primary responsibility for criminal investigations conducted by the FDA and for all law enforcement and intelligence issues pertaining to threats against FDA-regulated products. OCI protects the American public by conducting criminal investigations of illegal activities involving FDA-regulated products, arresting those responsible, and bringing them before the Department of Justice for prosecution. OCI's priorities include breaches in the legitimate medical supply chain by individuals and organizations dealing in unapproved, counterfeit, and substandard medical products as well as criminal violations in situations where the normal regulatory process has been unable to remedy the problem.

This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES), an elite group of senior government leaders who possess a diverse portfolio of experience and expertise required to lead across organizations. This cadre of dedicated executives is charged with providing strategic leadership and upholding a commitment to public service that transcends loyalty to a specific agency mission or individual profession. As an SES member, you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the Federal Government and lead the next generation of public servants.

    Responsibilities of the Director, Office of Criminal Investigations: Provides executive leadership over an annual budget of $63M Provides direction of staff located in 14 field offices or posts in the US and overseas, including 370 staff engaged in evaluating criminal investigation findings and determining follow-up action; Leads, directs and manages a staff with primary responsibility for criminal investigations conducted by the FDA; responsible for all law enforcement and intelligence issues pertaining to threats against FDA-regulated products; Leads, directs, and manages the Office of Internal Affairs, which conducts investigations of employee internal misconduct and provides a centralized liaison between the Food and Drug Administration and the Office of the Inspector General. Serves as the principal advisor to the Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs (ACRA) and other key officials on regulations and criminal matters that affect the Agency; Provides executive leadership and technical direction in initiating and conducting criminal investigations under all statutes administered by the FDA through Field Offices, located throughout the United States and abroad. Provides staff leadership and direction in all matters related to regulations and criminal activities that affect the FDA. Provides expert assistance and recommendations to Senior Agency officials, scientific and professional personnel, departmental representatives, intra- governmental counterparts and others concerning FDA criminal investigation activities. Provides recommendations to DHHS' Office of General Counsel on referrals of criminal cases to the Department of Justice for further investigation and/or prosecution or directly to the U.S. Attorney, when such direct references are appropriate. Appraises the organizational structuring of functional responsibilities and work assignments to assure the effective and efficient use of investigative personnel. Identifies staffing needs and assists in attracting and retaining high quality managerial personnel for key positions. Participates in and contributes to meetings and conferences with senior agency/departmental officials, industry representatives, senior specialists, counterparts from international and other Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies; Engages senior agency/departmental officials to discuss and explain agency policies, plans, programs, operations and decisions related to criminal investigations. Provides recommendations on referrals of criminal cases to the Department of Justice or the responsible U.S. Attorney for litigation and assisting in implementing approved actions. Coordinates and implements FDA policy related to criminal investigations; providing investigational support to headquarters components and across Area Office's boundaries as needed; Provides counsel and training regarding criminal investigative techniques, equipment, safety, and security to Agency personnel. Participates in Grand Jury investigations and serving as agents of the Grand Jury. Advises headquarters on new and emerging problems and trends, program needs and priorities, manpower, equipment, financial needs, and the Agency's long range planning in the criminal investigative areas.

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status:Yes
Promotion Potential:00

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