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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Linda M. Springer today announced the agency has met its target goals for the month of May as outlined in its Strategic and Operational Plan. Four additional goals were met ahead of schedule.Springer credited the continued hard work and dedication of OPM staff for once again meeting all established monthly targets.
"I am proud of the work OPM employees do every day," said Springer. "But what I'm most proud of is when OPM sets a goal, it achieves it in a timely manner."
A key goal due June 1st was the award of a contract to Accenture to develop Business Transformation/ Information Technology models as part of OPM's Retirement Systems Modernization effort. The contract complements OPM's ongoing transition to an electronic retirement benefits processing system. It represents the second step in OPM's three-prong approach to modernize retirement systems, ensuring Federal retirees receive their full retirement benefits in their first retirement checks.
In addition, OPM met six other goals including:
"We are moving forward on the path of success," Springer concluded. "Month-by-month we will meet each goal outlined in our Strategic and Operational Plan and ensure we are prepared to meet the needs of the federal civilian workforce."
Our mission is to Recruit, Retain and Honor a World-Class Workforce to Serve the American People. OPM supports U.S. agencies with personnel services and policy leadership including staffing tools, guidance on labor-management relations and programs to improve work force performance.