Vice Procurement Services Executive and Deputy Director Defense IT Contracting Organization (DITCO)

Washington D.C.
Mar 05, 2018
Mar 05, 2018
Executive, Director, IT
Full Time

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel (20 - 30%)

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives may be authorized

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • The individual selected will be subject to an investigation in conjunction with granting of a security clearance prior to appointment. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.
  • This is a drug testing position.
  • To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), Technical Qualifications and other qualifications, if applicable, listed below.


    Applicants must submit written statements (narrative format ) describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately. You are required to respond to all ECQs. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as 'ineligible.' Additional information on the ECQs is available at Each accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and results of your actions. Please limit your written statements to 1 1/2 page per ECQ.

    ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

    ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

    ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

    ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

    ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

    Failure to meet any one of the technical qualifications requirements automatically disqualifies an applicant.

    TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must submit written statements (narrative format) of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications. You must address each technical qualification separately. Please limit your written statements to one (1) page per technical qualification.

    1. Comprehensive knowledge of procurement statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures sufficient to provide oversight for agency-wide procurement responsibilities.
    2. Experience in integrating internal and external procurement/policy issues (i.e. understanding the impact of procurement activities and coordinating efforts with internal offices, other government agencies, and industry groups on varied, complex, and controversial technical issues).
    3. Experience in resource management, acquisition and program management, procurement and administration including experience in budget formulation, execution and resource forecasting, and long-term and short-range resource and program planning.

    In addition, DoD Joint Enterprise-wide Experience: Possess a broad point of view and an awareness and understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities. Executives should demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners to support national security objectives. This perspective is typically gained through a variety of diverse work experiences. Please do not provide a separate narrative statement. This information should be imbedded within your resume, mandatory technical qualifications, and executive core qualification.

    There is no substitution of education for experience for this position.

    This is a Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) in accordance with the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). Selectee must meet statutory standards as outlined in 10 U.S.C 1735 and be a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps upon appointment. Selectee must meet Level III certification in the contracting career field within 24 months of appointment.


    At least four years' experience in an acquisition position in the Department of Defense or in a comparable position in industry, government; be Level II OR Level III Certified;

    And must have a baccalaureate degree and 24 semester credit hours in the following disciplines ( accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management) OR must have completed 24 semester credit hours in related field of Contracting and have 12 semester credit hours from the business disciplines listed above: EXCEPTION: The requirement for meeting education standards for Acquisition Corps membership, identified above, shall not apply to any employee who, on 1 October 1991, had at least 10 years of experience in acquisition positions, comparable positions in Government agencies or the private sector; or has less than 10 years of acquisition experience and was serving in an acquisition position as of 1 October 1991, and possess 24 semester credit hours from the business disciplines listed above.

    Selectees for this position must sign a written agreement to remain in the Federal Service in this critical acquisition position for a minimum of three years unless waived.

    Competitive wages, flexible schedules and one of the most comprehensive benefits packages found in either government or private sector. These extraordinary benefits encompass health, pay, work/life balance, and growth & learning. To find out more, visit our benefits information page:

    • U.S. Citizenship required
    • Current and Former Career SES members, and graduates of SES CDP programs with OPM Certified ECQ's need to only address the technical qualifications (and need not respond to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)). Graduates of an approved SES Candidate Development Program must include a copy of their OPM certification of eligibility
    • The incumbent must be eligible to obtain and maintain, at minimum, a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
    • The position is a Drug Testing Designated Position.
    • The incumbent is required to comply with the provision of the Ethics in Government Act, Public Law 95-521, as amended, which requires the submission of a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE 278, upon assuming the position, annually, and upon termination of employment.
    • All newly appointed career SES leaders must sign the Reassignment Rights Obligations Agreement as a condition of appointment into the SES.
    • Occasional Travel Required.
    • Permanent Change of Station Costs (PCS) will be paid.
    • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives may be authorized.
    • You may serve up to a two-year probationary period unless you previously completed the probationary period in the SES.
    • This position is subject to reassignment requirements, in accordance with the DISA Civilian Workforce Agility, Mobility, and Development Program.
    • You will serve a two-year probationary period unless you previously completed the probationary period in the SES
    • Veterans' preference is not applicable to positions in the Senior Executive Service.
    • All newly appointed career SES leaders must sign the Reassignment Rights Obilgations Agreement as a condition of appointment into the SES.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience and education. Your application will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a reference check. The Executive Resources Board (ERB) will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority. Unless you have already been certified by a Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in the past, your ECQs must be certified by a QRB before appointment can occur.

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