Supervisory IT Project Manager

Washington D.C.
Apr 04, 2019
Apr 04, 2019
IT, Management
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • You must be a U.S. citizen or national.
  • You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
  • You are required to register for Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/03/59.
  • You will be required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
  • You will be required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement.
  • You must meet all the requirements below by the closing date of the announcement and they must be clearly identified in your application, resume, or supporting documents. This includes any general and specialized experience, education, and/or selective placement factors mentioned. These are used to determine if you possess the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities to successfully perform in this position.

    You must meet the following United States Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) qualification requirements for the advertised position. OPM's prescribed Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Information Technology (IT) Management can be found at must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the job announcement.


    To qualify at the GS-15 level, you must have one-year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 obtained in the federal or private sector
    which demonstrates all of the following: (1) applying project management knowledge and the ability to lead projects including methods, metrics, tools, and techniques of business process reengineering, contracting and/or procurement; (2) employing cost-benefit analysis methods, achievement strategies, tools of quality assurance and quality control; (3) understanding of hardware and software development, deployment, maintenance, and retirement concepts, including cloud; and (4) managing or leading a team for a high-priority IT project.

    In addition to meeting specialized experience requirements, you must have IT-related experience demonstrating these competencies:

    Attention to Detail - Is thorough, precise and consistent when accomplishing a task with concern for all the areas involved. Achieves quality in all tasks performed.

    Customer Service - Establishes collaborative working arrangements with business partners 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 anticipate and identify their needs to determine the most effective high-quality service or solution.
    Demonstrates a "can do" attitude in servicing the customer and communicates effectively when they "can't do" and "why."

    Communication - Communicates in a clear and convincing manner with officials, managers/supervisors, both verbally and in writing in order to
    advise and gain acceptance with recommendations that may not always be readily accepted. Independently addresses and resolves issues that
    may be construed as sensitive or controversial.

    Problem Solving - Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative
    solutions; makes sound recommendations. Delivers solutions and decisions that have a positive, far-reaching, and comprehensive organizational

    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.

    Surplus or Displaced Federal Employees: The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Programs are available to federal employees that qualify. Those eligible for these programs are granted special priority selection rights. To be considered, you must be deemed well-qualified by receiving a score of 85 or higher. If you are a federal employee claiming CTAP/ICTAP, you must provide the documents listed under the Required Documents section to verify your eligibility. Also, you must indicate in your application that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible. For additional information regarding CTAP/ICTAP, please visit:

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you are registered with the Selective Service or are exempt under Selective Service regulations. For additional information concerning Selective Service requirements, please visit

    Severely disabled persons program information: with disabilities.asp

    Cover page to fax paper application - OPM Form 1203fx:

    Self-assessment questionnaire: :

    Vacancy ID number: MP-19-047-KC

    Reasonable accommodations: This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact listed on the vacancy announcement. The decision to grant a reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis. Verification of information: Any information claimed on your resume and in application materials, such as education, credentials, employment history, etc., will be verified as part of the security clearance process.

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

    The self-assessment questions are related to the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies (KSA's). You do not have to respond to the KSA's.

    Skill in applying advanced IT principles, concepts, methods, standards, and practices in order to apply the business value of information including the methods and systems for maintaining and sharing information through the use of IT assets in the development of knowledge management program plans, policies, and standards.
    Expertise in a wide range of concepts, principles and practices associated with IT management, capital planning, procurement regulations, and program management. Knowledge of contract administration in order to serve as COR, monitor groups of contracts/statements of work, and analyze investment activities.
    Expertise in performance measurement tools sufficient to evaluate program effectiveness and efficiency, and to make decisions or recommendations that significantly influence important Commission policies and/or programs. Knowledge of work force issues affecting OCIO's ability to leverage human and financial resources in the accomplishment of mission requirements.
    Knowledge and skill is also required to: manage and direct project teams comprised of technical IT experts (both FTE and contractor) as well as staff from other offices and agencies; coordinate assigned projects from development through implementation; clarify requirements for potential IT systems developed for USITC business processes; and identify and obtain required resources while keeping the customer(s) apprised of all activities.

    Your responses to the self-assessment questions serve as the basis for your initial rating. You will receive a numerical score based on your responses to these questions.

    Next, your responses will be evaluated by a Human Resources Specialist and/or a subject matter expert against the information provided in your resume. The best qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.
    If referred all relevant documents submitted with your application package will be forwarded to the selecting official. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for not hiring you or for changing your scored responses to questions you've answered, which may affect your overall final score.

    Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR § 335.103(b)(3).
    Your experience is also evaluated using an assessment questionnaire, which is available at the following link:

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    Drug test required No

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