Managing Director (Human Resources Management Division), MC-201-2C

Washington, D.C
Aug 18, 2019
Aug 22, 2019
Executive, Director
Full Time


This position is located in the Human Resources Management Division, within the Department of Administration and Finance, at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

Although the position is advertised equivalent to SES/SL in pay, MCC uses a pay banded system to compensate employees. This position is pay band MC-2C which is generally equal to SES/SL pay only.
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As the Managing Director (Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO), you will serve as a key member of the management team of the Department of Administration and Finance with responsibility for directing and managing MCC human resource programs. This role is newly expanded to address the critical need for a comprehensive human capital strategy for MCC. Candidates must possess an exceptional level of resource management, political acumen, and organizational change management experience. This position will require frequent, consistent, and thoughtful, engagement with managers at all levels of the agency, at times to affect changes that may be sensitive. As the Managing Director you will:
  • Serve as the senior advisor to the Vice President and Deputy Vice President(s) of A&F on all aspects of Human Resources.
  • Participate in operational and business planning with top level management and key officials.
  • Lead and direct the strategic vision and alignment of the corporation's workforce to its mission, to include proposing resource alignment strategies to address workforce demographics and composition which includes: FTE, Personal Services Contractors (PSCs) and service contracts.
  • Manage and support the implementation of the corporation's human capital effort through a diagnostic of current challenges and opportunities, and advise on proposed solutions to address resource constraints and emerging mission requirements.
  • Manage the design and delivery of high-quality, customer and mission focused human resources services.
  • Work with senior leaders to review and assess the decision-making authorities and responsibilities assigned to staff members and managers.
  • Manage and direct the development, interpretation, and application of formal corporate-wide policies regarding human resources programs for classification, recruitment and placement, compensation, employee benefits, performance management, employee relations, training, employee assistance, and other areas.
  • Manage a cross functional team of experts and provide the vision needed to ensure that capabilities provided by automated HR systems are fully used to optimize delivery of human resource services throughout the corporation.
  • Ensure a continuing affirmative application of MCC policies concerning equal opportunity and diversity programs.
  • Ensure MCC serves as a leader in promoting a Diverse and Inclusive workplace through education, outreach, and engagement.
  • Coordinate with Departments to forecast recruitment needs and develop a recruitment/retention strategy to ensure best in class talent is sought, obtained, and retained at MCC. Work in conjunction with the Department of Congressional and Public Affairs to utilize MCC social media platforms to advertise and deliver a consistent message for potential job vacancies in support of recruitment requirements.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 120 days
  • Some domestic and international travel maybe required


To qualify for pay band 2C you must also meet the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 3A (GS-15) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, this experience is defined as: experience leading and managing a diverse human resources management program operation; directing development of HR policy/program initiatives; experience establishing effective performance management systems and culture; experience which demonstrates partnerships with other senior leaders to solve critical organizational problems and make decisions involving complex or sensitive policies, allocations of resources, and other management concerns that impact corporate-wide operations; experience applying contemporary human resources management policies and workforce initiatives, including federal human resources laws and regulations and appropriate human resources program metrics; experience communicating succinctly and effectively orally and in writing; and experience building coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies. Note: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit may be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. To receive credit you must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours worked per week.


Additional information

  • The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower level, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.
  • Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
  • Pay: Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.
  • Promotion Potential: If the position is advertised with promotion potential, the selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition. Selection at a lower pay band level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level, nor is the promise of promotion implied.
  • DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (OGE 450).
  • Government Travel Card - You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government contractor issued travel card to be used for official business.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a probationary/trial period.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

A review of your application and supporting documents will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for the position and to ensure that you have been placed in the appropriate quality category. The HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities related to the position such as:
  • Managing Human Resources

You will be evaluated based on Category Rating procedures. Based on the information you provided in your application package, you will be placed in one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and may be called for an interview.

If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your category can and will be adjusted to more reflect your abilities, and you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

Application of veteran's Preference: Category rating and selection procedures place those with veteran's preference above non-preference eligible within each category. Veterans who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements and who have compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. http://

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

The following documents must be received by the closing date of this announcement:
  • Resume - Applicants MUST utilize resumes created using the USAJOBS-formatted Resume Builder (
  • Unofficial college transcripts - if the position has an education requirement or if you are using education to qualify "Unofficial" transcripts are acceptable. If selected for the position, prior to your appointment, an official transcript will be required.
  • If you are displaced Federal employee, you may be entitled to receive special priority consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP). View information about ICTAP eligibility on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered eligible under ICTAP or CTAP, you must be placed in the "well-qualified" category for this position, as described above.
  • Veterans Preference documentation (DD-214 - member 4 copy or other copies that indicate character of discharge or equivalent, SF-15 and VA Letter as appropriate) to validate your claim. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go to: .
  • If you are eligible for Special Appointment eligibility (e.g., 30% compensable veteran, individuals with disabilities, former Peace Corps or other noncompetitive eligibility candidates.) requires submission of supporting documentation. For more information visit:,,

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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