Office of Facilities, Engineering and Mission Support Services
Office of Facilities Engineering and Mission Support Services mission is to create a high quality work environment by providing vital facilities and mission support services to meet the needs of our customers and stakeholders nationwide.
Office of Facilities Engineering and Mission Support Services (OFEMS) is a customer service organization enabling the FDA mission by creating and maintaining world-class facilities, providing support services to enhance synergy, productivity and quality of work life.
The Office of Facilities Engineering and Mission Support Services creates a high quality work environment by providing vital facilities and mission support services to meet the needs of its customers and stakeholders nationwide.
Major Functions and descriptions
Real Property Strategy and Planning - develops, manages and directs the short-, mid- and long term real property strategy for the agency. Oversees and processes space requests and renovations for the agency and makes suitable recommendations for short-, mid- and long term housing plans to meet program needs. Manages FDA real estate portfolio, rent and rent-related actions.
Engineering and Space Management – provides engineering services for agency construction, repairs and improvement projects as well as laboratory relocation projects. Manages the allocation of agency space, including space planning and design associated with build out of new space and alterations projects.
Facilities Maintenance and Operations – manages and prioritizes the agency’s annual building and facilities program budget, GSA rent budget, rent and rent-related budget, and the White Oak budget. Manages the agency’s real property asset inventory and responds to all related data calls from the Department. Serves as facility manager for FDA owned properties and as a liaison with GSA for leased properties occupied by FDA. Develops and implements improvements to property management processes and provides the monitoring of end to end property management. Manages logistics, transportation, parking, food service and conference support on the White Oak Campus. Also manages labor and move services at headquarters and the agency-wide fleet and mail programs.
Other Operations - serves as FDA’s Chief Sustainability Officer and manages FDA’s Sustainability Program through the coordination of responses to HHS data calls, development and implementation of sustainable initiatives and organization of employee outreach programs. Manages community relation activities that directly impact White Oak Campus and FDA’s mission.
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