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NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management in the Business World”


Managing Your Federal Acquisition Career – Initiatives and Resources

Breakout Session #910

Gloria Sochon

Director, Federal Acquisition Institute

April 28, 2004

11:15 a.m.

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Overview
Overview

  • Background

    • FAI/DAU Partnership

    • Human Capital Management

  • Objectives and Vision

  • Competency Based Career Model

    • Processes

    • Roles

    • Progress

  • Resources

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Fai dau partnership
FAI/DAU Partnership

  • Workforce development

  • Competency based career model

    • Cross-walk between FAI and DAU competencies

      • Goal of common set of competencies

  • Partner in development of skill assessment tools

  • Active participant in IPCMC

  • Joint use of training

    • Avoid duplication of efforts and development

    • Move toward common curriculum

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Human capital management
Human Capital Management

  • The President has made strategic management of human capital a key element of his management agenda

  • The Procurement Executive Council (PEC) adopted a strategic vision of the acquisition workforce as the government's business leaders

    • Current model is only sporadically producing business leaders as envisioned

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Human capital management1
Human Capital Management

  • PEC Acquisition Workforce Committee

    • Identified and documented a Federal competency-based acquisition workforce model.

      • Management and Development Model for Acquisition Business Leaders (MAD MABL)

  • FAI Board of Directors

    • Reviewing MAD MABL, identifying gaps & next steps

  • CAO Council and Human Capital Working Group

    • Leadership

    • Priorities

  • Competencies will be basic to any approach

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Competency based career model
Competency Based Career Model

  • Main Purpose

    • To identify and prioritize development needs in order to build individual and team capability

  • Secondary Purpose

    • Recruitment and selection

    • Career planning and development

    • Succession planning

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Objectives of model
Objectives of Model

  • Strategic, integrated and coordinated approach.

  • Accelerate the creation of an acquisition workforce as proactive business leaders

  • Provide a blue print for the development of acquisition professionals as business leaders.

  • Provide a career map that integrates educational, developmental and experiential activities

  • Provide an acquisition workforce capable of meeting the evolving business needs of all Government agencies.

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Vision for change

From What?

Fragmented approach to development of business leaders

Lack of consistent training standards

Ad hoc employee development and career management system

Presumption of needs based on looking backward

Viewing learning as an expenditure

Agency career management stovepipes

Focus on training and courses

Management’s responsibility (if they choose to act)

Workforce training based on statutory requirements

Process – oriented performance management

To What?

Process and environment that facilitates development of Business Leaders

Consistent training standards

Strategic and integrated employee development career plan

Analysis and forecasting of needs thru disciplined, forward look

Viewing learning as an investment

Integrated Government wide approach to career management

Focus on development through an integrated plan

Shared responsibility with emphasis on self

Workforce development based on capability needs

Performance (competency) – based performance management

Vision For Change

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Operating principles
Operating Principles

  • Employees will take responsibility for their own careers.

  • Managers and employees will actively engage in a dialogue process to create a match between employee needs and mission objectives.

  • Agencies have the obligation to identify and communicate all of their developmental opportunities.

  • Agencies will participate in a common capabilities framework.

  • Agencies will promote movement across agencies, functions, levels and specialties.

  • Agencies will provide necessary funding to achieve capabilities requirements.

  • All agencies will participate in the governance process.

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Managing and developing acquisition business leaders an integrated process

Work Force

Shaping

Process

Talent

Supply

Process

Career

Management

Process

Corporate

University

Process

Performance

Management

Process

Managing and Developing Acquisition Business Leaders: An Integrated Process

A structured approach to create a cadre of acquisition business leaders

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Workforce shaping
Workforce Shaping

  • Structured approach

    • Competency based career model

  • Utilizing common processes and tools across the federal acquisition community

    • Common training

    • Skills assessment

  • Focused on developing characteristics of the workforce that are important to meeting future needs

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Workforce shaping roles
Workforce Shaping Roles

  • Employee

    • Participate in job analysis

  • Functional Manager

    • Forecast future requirements

  • HR Professional

    • Create tools & facilitate

  • Senior Management

    • Describe desired strategic outcomes

  • Supporting Functions

    • OFPP, FAI, DAU, OPM, etc.

    • Provide tools, structure, facilitation

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Workforce shaping initiatives
Workforce Shaping Initiatives

  • FAI validated business and technical competencies for contract specialists

  • FAI validated competencies for COTRs

  • FAC/CAO Council establishing acquisition workforce definition

  • ACMIS

  • OFPP drafting policy on common curriculum

  • FAI preparing skill assessment for CAO Council; supported by OMB

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Talent supply process
Talent Supply Process

  • Attracting new employees at all levels

    • Recruiting

      • Intern program

      • Outreach programs

      • Partnerships with colleges and universities

    • Educational Opportunities

      • College and university alliances

      • Establishment of educational consortium

      • Web based training/classroom training

      • Alternative training interventions

    • Incentives

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Talent supply process roles
Talent Supply Process Roles

  • Employee

    • Validate employee profile, support recruiting

  • Functional managers

    • Recruitment and selection

  • Human resource professionals

    • Develop overall strategic talent supply process

  • Senior management

    • Support process; provide resources; advocate for the profession

  • Supporting Functions

    • Intern program; recruiting advocates

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Talent supply process initiatives
Talent Supply Process Initiatives

  • Government-wide Acquisition Intern Program

  • Bowie State University Center of Excellence

  • Academic Guide

  • Human Capital Working Group Brochure

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Career management
Career Management

  • Enables interaction between individuals and the structure and tools to allow them to manage their own careers.

  • Provides a clear “picture” of what is required to advance in the acquisition workforce.

  • Incorporates all phases of career advancement.

  • Provides for skill transfer across agencies.

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Career management roles
Career Management Roles

  • Employee

    • Take active responsibility

  • Functional managers

    • Create opportunities; provide tools and feedback

  • Human resource professionals

    • Provide tools, training, counseling

  • Senior management

    • Create positive environment, provide resources

  • Supporting Functions

    • Create legislative, policy framework

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Career management initiatives
Career Management Initiatives

  • FAI Board of Directors reviewing DOD certification program

  • FAC Human Capital Working Group reviewing mid and senior level development programs (e.g., Fellows Programs)

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Corporate university
Corporate University

  • Government-wide approach to integrate training and development

    • Capability tracking and mapping

    • Experiential assignments

    • Knowledge transfer

      • Classroom based

      • E-Learning courses

      • Seminars/Conferences

      • On-line expertise

      • Collaborations

      • Communities of Practice

      • Enterprise Knowledge

      • Communication and Outreach

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Corporate university roles
Corporate University Roles

  • Employee

    • Active participation and feedback

  • Functional managers

    • Plan, monitor and evaluate; identify requirements

  • Human resource professionals

    • Facilitate periodic development planning

  • Senior management

    • Commit resources; prioritize requirements

  • Supporting Functions

    • IT infrastructure; collaboration of existing training functions; ACE accreditation, academic institutions and commercial training

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Corporate university initiatives
Corporate University Initiatives

  • FAI positioning itself in this role

  • Partnership with DAU

  • Discussions with ACE

  • DOD classes ACE recommended

  • DOD strategic partnerships with academic institutions

  • FAI Board of Directors provides guidance, priorities

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Performance management
Performance Management

  • Continuous dialog and feedback

    • Management

    • Individual

  • Rewards business leader contributions

  • Results in mission success!

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Performance management roles
Performance Management Roles

  • Employee

    • Seek and provide feedback; participate in dialogue

  • Functional managers

    • Communicate mission and goals; manage incentives and recognition

  • Human resource professionals

    • Provide tools and coaching; monitor process

  • Senior management

    • Establish strategic goals; model desired behaviors; provide visible rewards; provide resources

  • Supporting Functions

    • Union support; EAP support; OFPP & CAO Council provide strategic goals

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Performance management initiatives
Performance Management Initiatives

  • ACMIS

  • Skill assessment/gap analysis

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Integrated Acquisition Workforce

Development Process

Work Force Shaping Process

Acquisition Learning Resources

Acquisition Learning Curriculum

Common Processes and Tools

Organizational

Alliances

Learning

Interns

Career Management Process

  • Career map

    • Educational

    • Developmental

    • Experiential

  • e-Learning Courses

  • Seminars/Conferences

  • Corporate University

  • Skills Assessments

  • Enterprise Knowledge

Government-wide

Corporate University Process

Talent Supply Process

Acquisition Workforce

Recruitment

Learning

Continuous Dialog

Management

Individual

Mission Success

Rewards to Business Leaders

Personal

Incentives

Performance Management Process

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


Resources

www.fai.gov

Publications, research, policies

Conferences and events

Career development

Competency reports

Training Blueprints

www.faionline.com

Web based training courses

www.acmis.gov

Contact FAI

Call – 202-501-4757

Email – [email protected]

www.dau.mil

Classroom and online training

Continuous Learning Center

Acquisition Community Connection

Reference materials, support tools

www.doi.gov/training/

acqint.html

Government-wide Acquisition Intern Program

Resources

NCMA World Congress 2004

“Maximizing Value to Stakeholders…Contract Management within the Business Cycle”


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