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Federal Data Strategy Team Offers Detail Opportunity

June 22, 2020

Washington – Data is critically important to grow the economy, increase the effectiveness of the Federal Government, facilitate civic engagement and oversight, and promote transparency. The Federal Data Strategy (FDS), a result of the Leveraging Data as a Strategic Asset Cross-Agency Priority Goal in the President’s Management Agenda, will fundamentally transform how agencies manage, use, and make data available. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is currently seeking Detailees from agencies across the government to spend one year supporting FDS implementation.

Detail assignments will include completing implementation of the 2020 FDS Action Plan, developing and implementing the 2021 FDS Action Plan, and stakeholder outreach and communications. This detail requires high-performing individuals who possess a combination of business acumen, project management, and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of or experience with data roles along the federal data lifecycle and federal agency implementation of the FDS and Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act is ideal.

Who Can Apply:

How to Apply:

Before submitting an application, potential candidates should discuss their interest in the detail with their direct supervisor. Complete application packages will include the following documents and must be submitted by July 17, 2020 to DataStrategy@omb.eop.gov.

Agreement:

Agencies must sign a Memorandum of Understanding with OMB prior to the start of the detail. Major components include:

Work assignments may include:

Timeline:

For more information about the Federal Data Strategy and the 2020 Action Plan, visit strategy.data.gov.