Deputy Director

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Oct 23, 2020
Closes
Oct 31, 2020
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Office of Administration (ADM), Acquisition Management Division (AMD). Eleni Jernell is the supervisor of this position. This is a Non Bargaining Unit position. This position is located in Rockville, Maryland. Travel expenses associated with the interview and relocation will not be paid. This position is subject to Financial Disclosure reporting requirements.

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Responsibilities

As the Deputy Director, Acquisition Management Division you will assist the Director in the overall management of the agency's acquisition program. As Deputy to the Director, you will function with complete authority and responsibility in the absence of the Director. Direct and monitor the full range of contract, grant, and interagency award and administration activities. Assist the Director in the continuous review of the NRC-wide acquisition management program to ensure the development of sound policies and standards necessary for an effective, agency-wide procurement program including acquisition workforce training and certification, purchase card, and strategic sourcing programs. Assume day-to-day responsibility for all contracting operations in the Division. Such responsibility includes managing the personnel, activities, and tools used to execute the agency's acquisition function.

Travel Required

25% or less - Occasional travel required.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • This is a Drug Testing position.
  • Background investigation leading to a clearance is required for new hires.
  • U.S. Citizenship Required


You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, in addition to the educational requirements, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level (GG-14) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as: experience directing and monitoring the full range of contract, grant, and interagency award and administration activities; experience managing the personnel and activities involved in the acquisition function.

Successful completion of the Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) level III curriculum is required.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Leadership ability at the managerial level, capacity to effectively communicate with all levels of management as well as subordinates to accomplish the organizational roles and responsibilities in support of the agency's mission.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and techniques of acquisition, with experience in contracting and procurement adequate to assure that all contractual actions are consistent with the laws, Executive Orders, regulations, and policies governing Federal procurement to provide guidance within an organization, and to make sound decisions on all contractual matters
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal procurement regulations and statutory requirements as well as applicable agency regulations and policies relating to procurement, including acquisition workforce training and certification, purchase card, and strategic sourcing programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and/or supervise branches, sections, work groups or teams of contracting professionals and employees in support functions with diverse backgrounds and expertise. Such responsibility includes managing the personnel, activities, and tools used to execute the agency's acquisition function.

  • You may also provide additional information related to your qualifications in the vacancy question provided for supplemental responses. Describe specific experiences, education and training which demonstrates your knowledge, skills, and abilities. Feel free to provide examples of your experience and describe your role.

    Education

    You must have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management OR occupied a Contract Specialist, GS-1102, position on January 1, 2000

    Note: It is your responsibility to furnish documentation that verifies you meet the basic education and professional knowledge requirements; in the absence of such documentation, you would be rated not qualified

    Additional information

    The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Selective Placement Coordinator for assistance with the application or hiring process via Disability.Resource@nrc.gov. Deaf applicants may contact the Disability Program Manager by calling the NRC videophone at 240-428-3217.

    Individuals who are eligible for non-competitive appointment under an OPM special appointing authority may apply for consideration under a comparable NRC non-competitive appointing authority. Veterans, please visit: https://www.fedshirevets.gov/

    Selectee's will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

    A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver. To be eligible for a 145(b) waiver you will need a favorable education verification, reference, credit, and criminal history checks. If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication is required for continued employment. If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance.

    The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. Individuals selected for this position will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing unless currently in a NRC position subject to random drug testing AND will be subject to random drug testing upon appointment to the NRC.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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

    When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to any vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager.

    Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    L Access Authorization

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    List of supplemental material that may be applicable:

    If you are a NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available.

    If you are a current/reinstatement eligible Federal employee with status (Tenure Group 1 or 2), you will be considered under our merit promotion procedures and must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) to verify competitive status or reinstatement eligibility.

    Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service; Current Active Duty members must submit a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions dated within 120 days; SF-15 Form and related documentation; VA letter.) You can find additional information about Veterans' Preference at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.

    If you are applying under the Schedule A Hiring Authority and wish to be considered you must supply supporting documentation. Documentation of disability is required, i.e., Schedule A Letter. Such documentation is used to verify that the individual being hired is indeed a person with an intellectual disability, severe physical disability, or psychiatric disability. This documentation must be provided to the hiring agency at the time of application, before an individual can be hired. Documentation of eligibility for employment under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. You may refer to the following link to view Proof of Disability Documentation ( http://www.opm.gov/faqs/QA.aspx?fid=de14aff4-4f77-4e17-afaa-fa109430fc7b&pid=a79f6a77-248f-47bc-80e6-ce9bd40607a2 ).

    If you are applying for a position that requires a college degree, you must submit your College Transcripts.

    A copy of your FAC-C Level III certification is required.

    All supplemental documents will now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:

    1. Use the "USAJOBS" feature to download documents from your USAJOBS portfolio; or
    2. use the "Upload" feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded: .gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc; or
    3. use the "Fax" feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

    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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