Program Manager (AHR Senior Advisor)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Closes
Feb 27, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The incumbent serves as the Senior Advisor to the Assistant Administrator for Human Resource Management (AHR-1). A recognized subject matter expert (SME) in a specialized area, provides leadership for highly complex activities under the minimal direction of a manager or executive. The incumbent acts as a change agent, providing advice and counsel, and supporting the effective development and implementation of comprehensive plans and strategies for FAA-level programs and initiatives.

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Responsibilities

Shares responsibility for the performance of programs/projects that frequently affect more than one LOB/SO or the FAA as a whole. Typical assignments may include: assuming lead role in planning, organizing and implementing major, substantive human resources projects and initiatives involving key stakeholders in the aviation and aerospace industry; initiating and supporting ongoing collaboration with critical stakeholders within the FAA and aviation industry. The incumbent applies a thorough understanding of the principles of program management and strategic planning in integrate the work of multiple organizational units/projects/programs to accomplish AHR short and long-term objectives.

Contacts are internal and external. Often represents the major subdivision and LOB/SO as a principal point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the applications of policies and procedures. Acts as a liaison of the Assistant Administrator for Human Resource Management and Deputy Assistant Administrator for Human Resource Management on strategic projects that AHR leads or collaborates. Maintains channels of communication with key FAA, Department of Transportation and other government agency stakeholders in support of ongoing and new initiatives. Conducts organizational reviews independently to identify strengths and weaknesses and to evaluate effectiveness.

Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues but often require the development of new approaches. Often asked to develop new policies, procedures, and approaches that take into consideration FAA polices, Government-wide rules and regulations, and external concerns.

Makes recommendations based on emerging industry trends and internal business process changes. Manages, coordinates and provides technical program management support and advice for multiple projects, programs and initiatives. Facilitates cross-organizational team efforts to develop plans to further Agency and Department strategies and serves as a representatives of AHR interests and an advocates of the FAA workforce. Clearly communicates objectives and deadlines, and apprises leadership of status of assigned projects.

Provide expert guidance and instruction both internally and externally to address diverse, complex issues which often cross multiple projects, and/or functional areas. Develops and recommends approaches to address current and anticipated problems and issues. Works with senior management to identify and resolve problems.

Applies effective communication skills, in various formats to draft reports, briefings and recommendations to a variety of audiences and for a variety of purposes. Summarizes findings and conclusions, with supporting materials including proposals, position papers, testimony, briefing papers, talking points, briefing decks, reports and correspondence, working in conjunction and AHR Strategic Communications as needed.

Coordinates with AHR Chief of Staff and Technical Advisor on operational plans, projects and initiatives as needed. In collaboration, maintains lines of sight on all AHR programs, projects and initiatives to ensure awareness and ability to represent AHR effectively to customers and stakeholders.

Establishes and/or utilizes control procedures to maintain status of assigned actions to ensure that deadlines are met; independently reviews correspondence/documents/briefings for grammar, punctuation, format and content before submitting for executive level signature. Maintains and monitors suspense system for the organization, obtaining extensions when necessary.

Supports and implements the utilization of automation to improve the efficiency of administrative support or program operations. Researches and investigates new or improved business and management practices for application to agency programs or operations.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status
No

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)
  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.


Qualifications

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the FV-J, FG/GS-14 level. This experience 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 effectively executing change management projects and programs supporting aviation or aerospace initiatives; AND
  • Developing forward-looking projections and predictive analytics to support workforce and business strategies; AND
  • Providing formal consultation, advisory or analytical support service to senior leadership/managers statekholders to deliver information and insights to make workforce decisions; AND
  • Drafting communications and briefing tools.

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.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or selective placement factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Leadership & Management Dimensions and/or Technical Requirements listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; or (3) alphabetical; or (4) priority grouping referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.

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.

This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.

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 2 (Non-Critical Sensitive; Secret) position requires favorable adjudication of an Access National Agency Check and Inquiries (ANACI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.

5) This announcement is also being advertised under VA #AWA-AHR-21-0010SC-71089. Please review both vacancy announcements before making application to determine your eligibility to apply.

6) Some, all, or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

NOTE: Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employee is allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected 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
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

Only supplemental documentation, SF-50 documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or faxed to 202-267-7032 or 202-267-4421 on or before the closing date of the announcement.

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.

Applicants claiming eligibility for the Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO), MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

If you are a current or former Federal employee (including a current 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 a current Federal employee and need a current copy of your SF-50, please contact your personnel office. 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 a former Federal employee, you can obtain a copy of your SF-50 by writing the National Personnel Records Center Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL 62295. Additional information is available from this link: http://www.archives.gov/st-louis/civilian-personnel/ .

Expanded Veterans Hiring Opportunity (EVHO) are thoseveterans who are honorably discharged from the Armed Forces after completing at least three (3) years of continuous active service.Applicants claiming eligibility for EVHO, MUST submit a DD Form 214 reflecting character of service to verify eligibility by the closing date of the announcement as requested by the Human Resource Office. Eligibility for EVHO will be considered based on applicable documentation submitted by the closing date.

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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