Supervisory IT Project Manager

Expiring today

Washington, D.C
May 14, 2022
May 22, 2022
Full Time

The candidate is well-versed in project management principles, has excellent communication skills, and possess the ability to mentor and develop staff. They are considered an expert in managing project cost, time, and scope; as well as, managing the resources necessary to ensure project success. The candidate provides direction and leadership on best practices that must be integrated and executed cross-agency. The ideal candidate must have experience managing a diverse portfolio of IT related projects and resources, resulting in lasting improved efficiencies. The candidate must show experience managing a diverse staff of project management professionals. Current Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) is required and Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) certifications preferred. Preference will be given to candidates holding current COR Level 2 or higher, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certifications, and ITIL V3/V4 certifications. The candidate will be required to maintain PMI PMP and COR Level 2 certifications as part of their duties.
  • Oversee the OCIO's IT project portfolio and is responsible for the evaluation, organization, management, and oversight of programs and projects for the OCIO and the Commission.
  • Incumbent must consider budget, strategic goal, enterprise risk, mission and OCIO priorities, and available resources when prioritizing projects in order to optimize resources and provide the greatest value to the Commission.
  • Responsible for assisting with the evaluating and planning future IT system investments.
  • Knowledgeable of hardware and software development, deployment, maintenance, and retirement concepts, including cloud, since full life cycle considerations will be a factor in planning all new initiatives.
  • Responsible for a variety of technical enhancements to USITC business activities. Responsibility includes reengineering business activities and coordinating across a diverse set of USITC staff, management, and contractors. Must be familiar with federal budgeting and procurement processes, coordinating and assembling Office of Management and Budget reporting requirements, managing federal contract vehicles, managing IT resources, performing return on investment analysis on potential and future projects, supporting enterprise architecture development and implementation, issues surrounding enterprise architecture development and implementation, and adherence to Commission strategic objectives.
  • Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short and long term priorities, and establishes target dates for completion of work.
  • Provides project and technical advice to customers on technical system implementations and upgrades (e.g., initiatives for cloud-based and enterprise-wide solutions, modernization activities, data center consolidation and physical footprint reduction).
  • Develops and implements IT project management procedures, tools, templates, activities, and infrastructure to align agency internal business practices with government-wide regulations and policies.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen or national.
  • You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
  • You are required to register for Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/03/59.
  • You will be required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
  • You will be required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement.


You must meet all the requirements below by the closing date of the announcement and they must be clearly identified in your application, resume, or supporting documents. This includes any general and specialized experience, education, and/or selective placement factors mentioned. These are used to determine if you possess the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities to successfully perform in this position.You must meet the following United States Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) qualification requirements for the advertised position. OPM's prescribed Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Information Technology (IT) Management can be found at You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the job announcement.

BASIC REQUIREMENT To qualify at the GS-15 level, you must have one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 obtained in the federal or private sector which demonstrates all of the following: (1) applying project management knowledge and the ability to lead projects including methods, metrics, tools, and techniques of business process reengineering, contracting and/or procurement; (2) employing cost-benefit analysis methods, achievement strategies, tools of quality assurance and quality control; (3) understanding of hardware and software development, deployment, maintenance, and retirement concepts, including cloud; and (4) managing or leading a team for a high-priority IT project. In addition to meeting specialized experience requirements, you must have IT-related experience demonstrating these competencies:

Attention to Detail - Is thorough, precise and consistent when accomplishing a task with concern for all the areas involved. Achieves quality in all tasks performed.

Customer Service - Establishes collaborative working arrangements with business partners and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to anticipate and identify their needs to determine the most effective high-quality service or solution. Demonstrates a "can do" attitude in servicing the customer and communicates effectively when they "can't do" and "why."

Communication - Communicates in a clear and convincing manner with officials, managers/supervisors, both verbally and in writing in order to advise and gain acceptance with recommendations that may not always be readily accepted. Independently addresses and resolves issues that may be construed as sensitive or controversial.

Problem Solving - Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes sound recommendations. Delivers solutions and decisions that have a positive, far-reaching, and comprehensive organizational impact.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through national service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Additional information

Surplus or Displaced Federal Employees: The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Programs are available to federal employees that qualify. Those eligible for these programs are granted special priority selection rights. To be considered, you must be deemed well-qualified by receiving a score of 85 or higher. If you are a federal employee claiming CTAP/ICTAP, you must provide the documents listed under the Required Documents section to verify your eligibility. Also, you must indicate in your application that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible. For additional information regarding CTAP/ICTAP, please visit:

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you are registered with the Selective Service or are exempt under Selective Service regulations. For additional information concerning Selective Service requirements, please visit

Severely disabled persons program information:

Cover page to fax paper application - OPM Form 1203fx:

Self-assessment questionnaire: :

Vacancy ID number: MP-22-XXX-PSS

Reasonable accommodations: This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact listed on the vacancy announcement. The decision to grant a reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis. Verification of information: Any information claimed on your resume and in application materials, such as education, credentials, employment history, etc., will be verified as part of the security clearance process.