Reston, Virginia
Jun 25, 2022
Jun 29, 2022
Full Time

As a PROGRAM MANAGER at the GS-0340-13/14 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Serves as an OI Program Management Analyst in the Program Management Office (OI-PM).
  • Supports the development and implementation of measures that improve directorate-wide acquisition practices by reducing barriers and streamlining processes.
  • This position will serve to oversee the acquisition milestones for all projects under the management of the OI-PM.
  • Provides program direction for a cross-functional team of technical experts.
  • Reports to leadership when assigned program is lagging in timelines, exceeds budget, or has project integrity issues.
  • Develops short and long-range goals and acquisition program objectives for assigned portfolio.
  • Proactively identifies acquisition vehicles to support portfolio requirements.
  • Liaisons with the program manager, contracting office, and contractor on procedures and methods to improve quality of work, reduce barriers to productivity, improve business practices and promotes team building.
  • Advises and instructs personnel on administrative matters.
  • Oversees contractor management of project resources, manages project finances, and supporting staff.
  • Defines technical and contractual requirements associated with customer need.
  • Prepares acquisition strategy to satisfy customer needs that follows best acquisition practices.
  • Leads project reviews/evaluations and serves as a point of contact and resource to the directorate.
  • Develops and maintains productive partnerships with key stakeholders, support staff, and other agency employees.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • COVID19: Please see, additional information.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport.
  • Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic random drug testing thereafter.
  • Must be able to work under constant time and priority pressure, and consistently produce quality results.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.


You may qualify at the GS-14, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Experience working with customers to: assess needs and project requirements, resolve customer problems, satisfy customer expectations and provide quality customer services.
  • Experience providing leadership to an ad hoc team, a matrixed team, and/or integrated project team (IPT), to effectively and efficiently manage projects from inception to closeout including developing, coordinating, and implementing operations and technical activities and requirements.
  • Experience with laws and regulations governing acquisitions in the Federal government. This includes detailed knowledge of the federal acquisition process to ensure the technical accuracy and applicability of products and services furnished by the private sector.
  • Experience in integrating and developing project methodologies to meet complex project objectives; managing several concurrent projects and/or competing priorities.

You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Experience with project management skills needed to ensure projects meet identified objectives, are completed on schedule, and offer well-supported and technically sound conclusions and recommendations.
  • Experience in preparing high-quality written documents, such as statements of work, project plans, technical analyses, etc.
  • Experience communicating orally, including briefings and informal presentations.

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.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information: .

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Persons with Disabilities - Schedule A
Special Hiring Authority for Veterans
Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
Other Special Appointment Authorities - Subpart F
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see )

The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.

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Other Notes:
Incumbent may be required, at the convenience of the government, to perform extensive temporary duty travel (20% or more), both within and outside of the Continental United States, by either government or commercial air transportation, and encouraged to use government quarters and messes at Temporary duty stations when available, in accordance with the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations.

This is an Acquisition Workforce position in the Program Management career field. The incumbent is required to become certified, Level II in the applicable career field within 24 months, unless a position requirements waiver is approved to extend the 24 months. The incumbent must obtain a minimum of 80 continuous learning points (CLPs) for every 2 year CLP period, with a goal of at least 40 annually.

This position is categorized as Mission Essential.

Incumbent is required to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form, OGE 450, within 30 days of entering the position, annually and upon termination of employment in accordance with DoD Directive 5500.7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, August 30, 1993.

Re-employed Annuitant: This position Does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

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