IT Project Manager - PD 22R171 - Office of Information Technology

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Dec 06, 2022
Closes
Dec 14, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This position is a mission critical occupation and is responsible for the analysis of system and/or security requirements, the development and implementation of mission critical applications for the agency's Information Technology operations.

As an IT Project Manager you will be responsible for planning, leading, and carrying out complex project for the development of IT systems and solutions in support of HRSA OIT projects.

Your major duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Ensures IT projects and contracts are integrated within the overall program IT requirements, schedule, budget, and reporting mechanisms, remain on time and within budget constraints and meet high IT quality standards in terms of both development and non-development portions of projects.
  • Creates charters, project plans, business cases, requirements documents, statements of work (SOW), risk management plans, cost estimates, and other documentation to support the project and describe overall project scope, schedule, and business benefits/value.
  • Coordinates with various committees and functional groups to develop business and technical requirements and management plans for projects and contracts, provide outreach activities, measure milestones, and develop standards for performance measurement.
  • Performs Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) duties for federally funded contracts, such as professional services, equipment, maintenance, and software/hardware licenses.
NOTE: Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U. S. Citizenship is required.
  • All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Federal applicants must submit an SF-50 to show status and time-in-grade.
  • Males ages 18 through 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • PHS Commissioned Corps applicants must submit current personnel orders.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Position is not in the Bargaining Unit.
  • Recruitment incentives are not authorized.
  • Student loan repayment incentive is not authorized.
  • Employment is subject to the successful completion of the pre-appointment process (i.e., background investigation, verification of qualifications and job requirements, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, etc.)


Qualifications

THESE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE: 12/16/2022

Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To qualify for this position you must possess IT related experience and/or training that demonstrates that you possess each of the following competencies:
  • Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  • Customer Service - Works with clients 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 assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
  • Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
  • AND

    Selective Factor: In order to meet minimum qualification requirements, you must demonstrate possession of the selective factor for this position. Selective factor includes:
    Professional Acquisition Certification: To be considered for this position, must possess at least one of the following and provide the required documentation for verification by the closing date of this announcement. Please note that if contacted for an interview, you will need to provide documentation that your FAC-C Level III, or DAWIA.

    Selective factor is included in minimum qualifications assessment:

    Applicants must possess and provide documentation that allows HR to verify one of the following certifications:
  • A current/active Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) Level III certification. (Acceptable documentation is the initial certificate dated no more than two years prior to the closing date of the announcement). OR
  • A current/active Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certification.
  • AND

    GS-14: Your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of the minimum qualifying specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-13 level in the federal service.

    MINIMUM QUALIFYING SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, an applicant's one full year of specialized experience must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for successful job performance.

    Examples of minimum qualifying specialized experience equal to the GS-13 level include performing the following types of tasks on a regular and recurring basis:
    • Developing acquisition plans that include discussion of acquisition strategy, required approvals and clearances, selection of contract type, and development of milestones
    AND
    • Providing technical advice on a wide range of federal contracting methods and contract types to plan and carry out pre and post award IT contracts which include services, software, hardware, and maintenance.
    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; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.

    Applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate the required minimum qualifying specialized experience will be evaluated based on the occupational assessment competencies listed below. A competency is defined as a measurable pattern of knowledge, skills, abilities, behaviors, and other characteristics that an individual needs to perform work roles or occupational functions.

    PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Knowledge of the principles, methods, or tools for developing scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and contractor performance.

    CONTRACT MANAGEMENT - Knowledge of various types of contracts, techniques, or requirements (for example, Federal Acquisitions Regulations) for contracting or procurement, and contract negotiation and administration.

    ACQUISITION PLANNING - Develops and guides program management through a comprehensive plan for fulfilling acquisition needs in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost in accordance with Federal and Departmental regulations, policies and procedures.

    TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11709059

    Current status candidates must provide an SF50 that allows HR to verify that they meet Time-in-Grade (TIG) requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

    Please Note: An SF50 for the current year pay adjustment is NOT acceptable for verifying TIG (ex. 2022 general increases cannot be used to verify TIG). To allow us to verify that you meet TIG requirements, please provide any of the following SF-50s:
    • Competitive or Career-ladder promotion to your highest grade (this does not include 120 day temporary promotions)
    • Regular Within Range Increase (WRI) or With In Grade (WGI) increase at your highest grade (this does not include quality step increases (QSIs).
    • Competitive career/career-conditional appointment to your highest grade.
    • SF-50 at your highest grade held, that is at least one year older than the announcement closing date of 12/16/2022.
    Not sure which SF-50 to submit? Check out our video... Go here to watch the video on the SF50s to submit in your application package .

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    HHS is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences.
  • Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees . Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
  • E-Verify: HRSA participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbers.
  • Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • Creditable Service: A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for annual leave for prior work experience directly related to the duties of the position being filled. The use of this service credit is at the discretion of the selecting official and must be finalized prior to selectee's entrance on duty. For more information, please click here .
  • Financial Disclosure: This position requires you to file a public or confidential financial disclosure report prior to receiving a final offer letter as well as within 30 days of your appointment. This will require you to report information such as recent sources of income, financial interests you hold, and outside activities you participate in, as well as similar information from a spouse or any dependent children. If you have questions, please contact AskHR@hrsa.gov .