Program Management Execution Officer
JOB DESCRIPTION: Program Management Execution Officers oversee the cost, schedule, and technical performance of acquisition, operations, and support activities. They collaborate with others to plan programs in detail across their entire lifecycle, lead program teams and activities, and monitor all aspects of the acquisition. In addition, Program Management Execution Officers validate and defend resource requirements, prepare procurement documentation, conduct technical evaluations, and monitor expenditures. They assess contractor performance and may perform source selection evaluation duties.
MANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online resumes must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement:
1.) Applying program/project management or system engineering techniques--gleaned through academic and/or hands-on experience--to adopt, acquire, integrate, deliver, and sustain IT solutions with emphasis on IT deployment and collections;
2.) Communicating verbally (or in sign language) and in writing to demonstrate techniques, methodologies, concepts or processes to mission partners, senior leadership, or critical decision-makers;
3.) Knowledge of Information Technology (IT) hardware/software as well as IT operational concepts.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics, System Engineering, or a related discipline. -OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: A minimum of 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college coursework in any area listed in option A, plus experience working in accounting, cost estimation, requirements definition, or in a closely-related field that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the tasks associated with this work. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of college work is equivalent to one year of experience. Candidates should show that their combination of education and experience totals 4 years. -OR- C. Experience: Six years of experience in accounting, cost estimation, requirements definition, or a closely-related area that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the tasks associated with this work. Must obtain Level II DAWIA certification in Program Management within 24 months.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired:
1.) Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or another relevant technical field;
2.) Active certification in a Systems Engineering or IT-related field;
3.) Ability to develop IT strategies and implement plans in ambiguous environments;
4.) Continuously looking for ways to improve results, showing resourcefulness, and pushing for excellence.
- Direct Deposit Required
- Two Year Probationary Period
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Position Subject to Drug Testing
- Security Clearance Required
- Top Secret
- Sensitive Compartmented Information
- Polygraph Test Required
You must be able to obtain and retain a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. In addition, you are subject to a Counterintelligence Polygraph examination in order to maintain access to Top Secret information. All employees are subject to a periodic examination on a random basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Refusal to take the examination may result in denial of access to Top Secret information, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.
Employees with SCI access and who are under NGA cognizance are required to submit a Security Financial Disclosure Report, SF-714, on an annual basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Failure to comply may negatively impact continued access to Top Secret information, Information Systems, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.
NGA utilizes all processes and procedures of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Non-executive NGA employees are assigned to five distinct pay bands based on the type and scope of work performed. The employee's base salary is established within their assigned pay band based on their unique qualifications. A performance pay process is conducted each year to determine a potential base pay salary increase and/or bonus. An employee's annual performance evaluation is a key factor in the performance pay process. Promotions may be conducted during the annual pay for performance process or throughout the year via the Assignment Opportunity Notices (AON). Employees on term or temporary appointments are not eligible to apply for internal assignment opportunity notices.
This position is a DCIPS position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are an external applicant claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must self-identify your eligibility in our ERecruit application.
This position is funded by the National Intelligence Program (NIP).