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The management side of OMB oversees and coordinates the Federal procurement policy, performance and personnel management, information technology (e-Government), and financial management. In this capacity, OMB oversees agency management of programs and resources to achieve legislative goals and Administration policy. It also oversees agency program evaluation activities to determine their net effects, success or failure, and how agencies respond to these findings by making management improvements and developing new budget and policy proposals.
OMB’s Management Offices include:
The Office of Federal Financial Management (OFFM) develops government-wide policies and provides strategic direction to improve financial management, reporting, and systems; to reduce improper payments; to improve grants management; and to “right-size” Federal real property. OFFM also coordinates the activities of agency Chief Financial Officers and Senior Real Property Officers.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) is responsible for setting government-wide acquisition priorities and policies, which shape the full range of federal agency procurement practices. In addition to its formal role leading the regulation-writing process for the entire federal government, OFPP works with agencies to strengthen the acquisition workforce, and initiates and fosters cost-saving and risk-reduction practices across the government. OFPP also works to ensure that agencies rely on and manage contractors in fiscally responsible ways.
The Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer (OFCIO), headed by the Federal Government’s Chief Information Officer, develops and provides direction in the use of technology to make it easier for citizens and businesses to interact with the Federal Government, save taxpayer dollars, and streamline citizen participation.
The Office of Performance and Personnel Management (PPM). The mission of PPM is to improve the outcomes of Federal programs, organizations, and policies that ultimately lead to improved trust in government by: leading the development and implementation of the President’s Management Agenda; managing the Federal performance management framework including leading on cross-agency priorities such as infrastructure permitting and personnel vetting; developing effective policies and initiatives with the Executive Office of the President (EOP), Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and agencies to strengthen and empower the Federal workforce; strengthening how the Federal government builds and uses evidence to improve decision-making; and managing customer experience and increasing opportunity for public participation in the design and improvement of Federal service delivery. To accomplish its mission, PPM is organized into four teams, while partnering with an array of organizations within the EOP, Federal agencies, boards, and councils.
The Made in America Office (MIAO) is responsible for ensuring that the United States Government, consistent with applicable law, use terms and conditions of Federal purchasing and financial assistance (such as grants and loans) to maximize the use of goods, products, and materials produced in, and services offered in, the United States. MIAO works with Federal agencies to ensure that, whenever possible, they procure goods, products, materials, and services from sources that will help American businesses compete in strategic industries and help America’s workers thrive. As part of this effort, MIAO promotes accountably and transparency by working with agencies to review proposed exceptions from Made in America laws and policies.