Program Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 27, 2020
Closes
Oct 31, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The PMO provides program and acquisition management for the systems and capabilities that modernize and sustain the National Airspace System (NAS) to advance NAS programs from concept to operation while providing technical support for air traffic control automation and decision support systems. The PMO is made up of four directorates: Integrated Services & Analysis, AJM-1; Air Traffic Systems, AJM-2; Enterprise Services, AJM-3, and Surveillance Services, AJM-4.

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Responsibilities

The incumbent will serve within the Program Management Organization and will provide leadership, guidance, and analysis to facilitate the management of the various agency information technology-centric projects. Integrates work of multiple organizations to meet strategic goals and objectives and improve FAA, participates in strategic planning for the FAA, and make commitments for major organization. Incumbent will be responsible for leading projects and monitoring contractors in the development, test, integration, implementation, and sustainment of systems. Supervising program managers, analyzing and assessing program requirement stability, designing and conducting complex studies of proposed software applications, ensuring compliance to system requirements, assessing and integrating the program budget, analyzing project milestones and interdependencies across the portfolio, reviewing contractor deliverables and representing the Federal Aviation Administration at technical meetings, program reviews and conferences.

Incumbent assigns work, establishes and monitors priorities and progress, and regularly briefs progress and status to upper management. Provides leadership, promotes teamwork and collaborates with other Program Operations Directorate managers to ensure consistent communication of goals and objectives and improve Directorate business practices. Communicates and reinforces EEO policies and programs in all areas of responsibility. Fosters a work environment where all employees are treated in a fair and equitable manner. The incumbent plans, and assigns work to be accomplished by subordinate employees, communicates the organization's vision and objectives, sets priorities and schedules, assigns tasks and responsibilities, monitors and evaluates performance, coaches and develops employees, approve leave, gives advice, counsel, and instruction to employees on both work, technical and administrative matters, recommends or approves corrective/disciplinary actions as appropriate.

Contacts are both internal and external to the Directorate and include representatives from multi­disciplinary, cross-functional teams; NextGen, Mission Support and Technical Operations Service Units. The incumbent discusses the status and results of projects/programs and future planning, establishes short and long-term objectives, distributes tasks, sets priorities, and establishes schedules. The incumbent prepares, reviews and approves reports for internal and external distribution. Develops briefings that convey strategic vision and works with senior management to identify and jointly resolve problems.

The Program Manager typically reviews individual and organizational performance often through status reports and organizational performance measures, to ensure timeliness, policy compliance, and alignment with project/program objectives. Senior managers frequently call upon the incumbent to identify problem areas and to develop and recommend new policies and procedures for resolution. The incumbent is authorized to make commitments for the program, to establish new policies/procedures, and to make exceptions within the assigned area of responsibility.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)


Qualifications

Candidates must have one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (FV-J or FG/GS-14) that is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as:
  • experience in planning and developing analysis criteria for the evaluations of acquisition programs and can evaluate the impact and risk on the programs, projects and activities including Safety Risk Management.

You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.

Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.

*Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position. *

Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. **

Education

Education cannot be substituted for experience.

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

NOTES:

1. As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each Leadership and Management Dimension and Technical Requirement.

In lieu of providing a narrative response in the text box listed below each Leadership and Management Dimension and/or Technical Requirement, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a human resource specialist as appropriate.

2. This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm

3. Unless previously completed, the incumbent must satisfactorily complete a 1-year probationary period to remain in this supervisory or managerial position.

4. This Level 1 (Low Risk) position requires favorable adjudication of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) background investigation prior to appointment.

5. Some, all, or none of the referral candidates may be interviewed.

6. Position may become permanent without further competition.

7. Unless previously completed, the incumbent must satisfactorily complete a 1-year probationary period to remain in this supervisory or managerial position.

**Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, your report date to your official duty station/facility will be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. You may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.**

This is not a bargaining unit position.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

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

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

ALL applicants MUST submit the following:

(1) resume with complete work history; and

(2) a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action).

For guidance on how to create a Federal resume, visit http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/resume-guide.pdf.

Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in a finding of ineligible. We are not responsible for incomplete, illegible or missing documents.

Please DO NOT email your application documents. We cannot accept documents received via the email system. Documents sent via email will NOT receive consideration.

If you are an FAA employee, you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/ .

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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