OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION (A)



The Office of Administration provides administrative support to the Agency either directly or through a variety of cross-servicing agreements. In accordance with the objectives of the National Performance Review, this office continues to seek the most economical and efficient way to deliver support services to its components both domestically and overseas. ACDA's administrative office in Geneva is the Agency's liaison with the U.S. Mission and provides administrative support to the various arms control delegations overseas.

1. PERSONNEL AND GENERAL SERVICES DIVISION

This division manages the ACDA human resources program and serves as the Agency's liaison with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, the General Services Administration, the Department of Labor, and other agencies concerned with personnel and employment-related issues. The division also provides Agency support services including the receipt and distribution of mail and other communications, requisitioning of administrative supplies, goods and services, space and property management, and physical safety and emergency planning.

2. OFFICE OF SECURITY

The Office of Security is responsible for ACDA's security programs in Washington, DC and overseas. These programs cover the full range of security services, e.g. physical, procedural, personnel, technical, computer security, and intelligence functions; liaison with other Federal investigative agencies and offices of security. The office manages the security and accountability of all special compartmented information materials held in ACDA.

3. CONTRACTS DIVISION

This division manages ACDA's procurement program and is responsible for all matters concerning the acquisition of ACDA's contracted goods and services. The division provides technical advice and guidance in acquisition planning and the development of procurement requests. It solicits bids and offers, negotiates terms and conditions, and awards contracts, grants and reimbursable agreements. It also performs contract administration, close-out or termination, and settlement functions. The division is ACDA's point of contact for receipt of unsolicited proposals and contractor invoices.

4. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT DIVISION

This division is responsible for the overall financial management of the Agency and serves as the Agency's liaison with congressional committees, the Office of Management and Budget, and with other agencies concerned with financial management. This includes the preparation, formulation, presentation, and execution of ACDA's budget, accounting, and travel management, and all fiscal support and payroll responsibilities.