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Project Manager (Public Notice Flyer)

Washington, D.C
Closing date
Dec 8, 2022

As Project Manager (SSBCI), you will be responsible for managing cost, schedule, and performance requirements for the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Program in the Program Management Office (PMO).

The Project Manager (SSBCI) duties and responsibilities include the following but not limited to:
  • Lead the PMO in establishing schedules to meet program milestones and budgets and the execution of project tasks.
  • Participate with the Program Manager in planning work to be accomplished, setting, and adjusting short-term priorities, and preparing work completion schedules.
  • Conduct briefings to senior level executives (SES or higher) related to project costs, schedule, and performance.
  • Provide advice and consultation to senior executives on priorities, and/or project schedules to maintain or restore proper balance to their activities; resolve technical and administrative conflicts.
This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Project Manager, GS-0340-14, FPL GS-14 positions within the Minority Business Development Agency in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
  • You must successfully pass a background investigation. This may include a credit check, a review of financial issues, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use of possession of drugs.
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • Selective Service: Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see
  • If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application.
  • All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • Drug Test Required: No
  • License required: No. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.
  • Pre-employment physical required: No
  • Bargaining Unit Position: No
  • Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE form 450): No
  • Permanent Change of Duty Station (PCS) Expense: will not be paid


Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at:

Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government.

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.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: You must possess one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as:
  • Experience managing a program at or above $50 million in value.
  • Experience formulating priorities and implementing plans for and consistent with long-term interests of an organization.
  • Experience analyzing key performance information for the purpose of informing decisions, actions, communications, and accountability.
  • Experience establishing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating internal controls.
  • Experience monitoring financial expenditures and using cost-benefit analysis to set and evaluate priorities.
  • Experience with Microsoft (MS) Project.
  • Experience briefing senior executive management.


There is no positive education requirement for this position.

Additional information

This is a RE-ADVERTISEMENT of Announcement Number: MBDA-OND-2023-228075. Applicants that have previously applied NEED to re-apply to this announcement.

This temporary appointment may be made for up to 1 year and may be extended up to 1 additional year. If the public health emergency or pandemic continues, requests for extensions of appointments beyond 24 months may be submitted through Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) to Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on a case-by-case basis.

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