OAM advises the NICHD director on administrative matters and advises the director and senior staff on implications and impact of plans and programs from other departmental levels and federal agencies which affect budget, personnel, equal employment, grant, contract, information technology, or administrative services.
In addition, OAM plans and directs financial, personnel, equal employment, grant, contract, information technology, and administrative management functions of the institute. The office also develops and implements Institute-wide policies and procedures on administrative matters.
OAM includes the following Branches:
- Administrative Services Branch (ASB)
- Financial Management Branch (FMB)
- Information Resources Management Branch (IRMB)
- Office of Acquisition (OA)