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Office of Resource Management, Duties and Functions

 

  1. Serves as the Agency lead office, in cooperation with the Office of Health Affairs,in initiating, coordinating, and offering specific regulatory bilateral agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MOUS) to foreign countries.
  2. Provides policy direction to other Agency components in the initiation, development, and recommendation of specific domestic regulatory bilateral agreements and MOUs with other governments.
  3. Provides technical input for the Office of Regulatory Affairs quality assurance program as it pertains to assuring the consistency and adequacy of field investigational and inspectional operations.
  4. Develops proposed overall field manpower allocations and long- and short-range operational program plans; identifies management data requirements for information systems; analyzes and evaluates field performance data and overall accomplishments.
  5. Advises the Associate Commissioner and the Regional Food and Drug Directors on all areas of management, including financial management, management analysis, and administrative operations.
  6. Designs, develops, and manages the equal employment opportunity program and a comprehensive career development and training program for the Office of Regulatory Affairs Headquarters, field employees and State employees.
  7. Develops and implements nationwide information storage and retrieval systems for data originating in the field offices.