The Bureau for Management provides centralized administrative services which include: logistical, financial, operational program support, information technology, and procurement services for the Agency. The Bureau focuses on the following priority issues:
- Agency Operating Expense Budget
- Agency Acquisition and Assistance awards and processes
- Domestic Space Management
- Performance Management
- Overseas Space
- Global Acquisition and Assistance System (GLAAS) Deployment
- Enterprise Architecture
- International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS)
- Continuity of Operations Program (COOP)
Its operating units include:
- Office of the Assistant Administrator: Centralized management support for Agency operations worldwide and the Agency’s principal advisor for management and administration.
- Office of Acquisition and Assistance: Serves as part of the development team to create award packages that attract effective development partners, negotiate for the best services and goods at reasonable cost, and efficiently secure and allow us to administer awards to meet our development mission.
- Office of the Chief Financial Officer: Establishes and maintains sound financial management practices through the timely collection and dissemination of accurate financial information, advisory, and analytical services to USAID, partners and other constituents.
- Office of the Chief Information Officer: Ensures USAID has access to cutting-edge technologies to improve both our day-to-day operations as well as our response to crisis, disasters and humanitarian assistance situations. Seeks to modernize IT infrastructure, support organizational efficiencies, and ensure compliance with USG-mandated IT reforms.
- Office of Management Policy, Budget and Performance: Functions as the central unit for budget planning and implementation, management policy formulation, performance monitoring, implementing partner compliance, and administrative support services. Applies direct support of the USAID Forward reforms, monitors Agency resources and performance, and managing the Agency’s operational expense budget.
- Office of Management Services: Provides USAID offices in Washington and overseas administrative and logistical support services to ensure increased efficiency and economy of operation.
- Office of Support Operations: Provides rapid response to urgent demands and accepts requests for services that cannot otherwise be accomplished in a country where personnel have been displaced due to security issues, or where there has been a surge of activity that exceeds the capacity of that Mission’s personnel.