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Senior Executive Service (SES) and Senior Level Title-42 Performance Management

Beginning in FY 13, HHS began implementation of the new government-wide Senior Executive Service (SES) performance management system (PMS). The HHS Senior Executive Service Performance Management System (SES PMS) is applicable to all Senior Executive Service (SES) and the following Senior-level Title 42(f) scientists: NIH Deputy Directors, IC Directors, IC Deputy Directors, Scientific Directors, Clinical Directors, Scientific Executives (as designated by T-42 Extramural Committee) and Associate Directors and Office Heads in the NIH OD who report directly to the NIH Director.  The SES PMS consists of five critical elements based upon the Executive Core Qualifications (Leading Change, Leading People, Business Acumen, Building Coalitions, and Results Driven).  It is based on a five-level rating system (Achieved Outstanding Results, Achieved More than Expected Results, Achieved Expected Results, Partially Achieved Expected Results, and Achieved Unsatisfactory Results). The rating period is October 1 – September 30.  For more information on coverage, please see a  Comparison of the two HHS performance management programs .pdf icon 

FY2013 Performance Plans

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