Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Jan 25, 2023
Feb 01, 2023
Full Time

This position is being filled under DoD Direct Hire Auth 5 U.S.C. § 9905, 10/15/2021.

As a PROGRAM MANAGER (DIAGNOSTICS AND DETECTION) at the GS-0340-13 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Acquisition and program management knowledge, methods and techniques to identify, propose and implement solutions to management problems associated with difficult and unprecedented program issues that are difficult to foresee and which are scrutinized through a number of reviews at senior agency levels (DOD, other federal agencies, Congress, and international organizations).
  • Advises Division Chief and Portfolio Leads on the management of financial resources to achieve DoD obligation and expenditure goals for the Diagnostics and Detection Program.
  • Acquisition and financial knowledge in translating technical information into required programmatic and fiscal documentation to support the planning, programming, budgeting, and execution system for the Diagnostics and Detection Program.
  • Provides guidance and advice to Division Chief and Science and Technology Managers in the conduct of market research and preparation, coordination and tracking of a wide variety of procurement request (PR) packages.


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: Fulltime
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: Authorized. See link:
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is situational telework eligible.
  • COVID19: Please see, additional information.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport.
  • Incumbent is required to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form, OGE 450, within 30 days of entering the position annually.
  • Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and random drug testing thereafter.
  • Travel in the performance of temporary assignments may be required (up to 25%). Travel may be required to locations within and outside the continental United States.


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 DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPBES) process, to include development of budget exhibits (R Forms) and Program Objectives Memorandum (POM) materials, for a research and development acquisition program.
  • Experience in budget formulation and execution (to include spend plan development across multiple budget lines) for a research and development acquisition program.
  • Experience using the Defense Acquisition System (DAS) in support of research and development programs.
  • Experience with the DoD contracting process, to include solicitation of proposals, contract/agreement award, and contract/agreement management, and preparation of procurement request (PR) packages.
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

This is an Acquisition Workforce position in the Program Management functional area. The incumbent will be required to become certified in the Practitioner tier within 5 years. The incumbent is required to acquire a minimum of 40 continuous learning points (CLPs) every fiscal year as a goal and 80 CLPs being mandatory within 2 years.

COVID19 - To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily or intermittently telework.

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:

All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

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:

Similar jobs