IT Program Manager (MAP)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 03, 2019
Closes
Apr 03, 2019
Function
IT, Management
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must be suitable for Federal employment.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service (www.sss.gov), if applicable.
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • If selected, required to complete OGE Form 450 financial disclosure.
  • Time-in-grade/band requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement unless eligible for special hiring authority, reinstatement eligible, non-current Federal employee applying as a VEOA eligible which do not require time-in-grade/band.

    Employment Requirements for the Position: 

    • You must be able to obtain and maintain the Federal Acquisition Certified Contracting Officer's Representative (FAC-COR), Level II and Program and Project Management with Information Technology Specialization (FAC-P/PM-IT) certifications.
    • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

    Applicants must meet ALL application requirements, to include a complete online resume, by 11:59 p.m. EASTERN TIME ZONE (ETZ) on the closing date of this announcement. Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 

    Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized.

    This position is also being announced concurrently under Delegated Examining Procedures (DEU) vacancy number: (NTIA-OSM-2019-0032). Applicants who wish to be considered under MAP and DE must apply to both vacancies separately. Current government employees who are selected under DEU may be required to serve a new probationary period.

    Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcement 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 website located at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/2200/information-technology-it-management-series-2210-alternative-a/.

    To qualify for the 2210 series:

    For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below in addition to at least one year of the specialized experience.

    1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

    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.

    To qualify at the GS-15 level:

    One full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 in the Federal service. Specialized experience MUST include all of the following:

    • Investigating, researching and reviewing IT strategy and technical solutions to enhance spectrum IT programs;
    • Overseeing the development and execution of information technology and procurement related programs to support spectrum management, and
    • Managing a large-scale contract effort for a large-scale IT management program in order to ensure the schedule and deliverables are met.

    Education may not be substituted for specialized experience at this grade level for this position.

    CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85. Information about CTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.

    CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:
    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
    2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.
    ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:
    1. A copy of your RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for failure to relocate; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
    2. A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your positions, grade level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
    3. A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
    4. Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.
    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that do not fall under competitive examining procedures; however, they may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.

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

    We will review your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation (transcripts if applicable) to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the vacancy announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire that you completed as part of the application. However, your resume or optional cover letter must support your responses to the occupational questions, or your score will be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Knowledge of IT principles, methods and techniques related to spectrum management.
    • Skill in initiating, establishing, monitoring, managing and operating moderate- to large-scale IT programs.
    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to convey complex issues, to negotiate technically adequate and cost effective solutions; to prepare briefing materials, project papers, and staff reports; and to deliver highly technical explanations of proposed information technology.
    • Knowledge of program management functions to include developing and maintaining overall Program Management milestones, schedule, financial status, risk management and making critical path assessments.

    If applicable, performance appraisals and/or Incentive award documentation may be submitted and will be forwarded to the selecting official as support in consideration of your application in the evaluation process. To receive due weight, you must submit a recent performance appraisal (dated within 18 months) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable (do not submit a performance plan) and/or incentive award documentation (i.e. superior performance awards, special act or achievement awards, quality step increases, etc..)


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    Drug test required No


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