Program Manager (OSBP)

Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Apr 08, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Full Time


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This position is being filled under DoD Modified Direct Hire Authority, Section 1109; PL, 116-92, dated 12/20/2019 .

As a Program Manager (OSBP) at the GS-0340-13/14 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Serves as the Program Manager (PM) for DTRA's DoD Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP), employing the operating concepts of the Defense Acquisition University's (DAU's) services management best practices methodology.
  • Provides management and oversight of the DTRA MPP in regards to program development, acquisition, spend plan execution, contractor oversight, contractor performance evaluations, and contractor manpower management.
  • Develops processes and tools to align spend plans and execution of the MPP. Provides end-to-end accountability including resource authorization, time-phased funding flow (i.e. MIPRs and Interagency Agreements), and accountability back up documentation through the process. Provides reports to DoD on spend plan execution.
  • Prepares and processes MPP acquisition documentation including, but not limited to: Performance Work Statements (PWS), Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs), Mission-oriented/Results-based Performance Requirements Summaries (PRS) and Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans (QASPs), and program analysis reports for market research, organizational efficiencies, and process improvements.
  • Conducts outreach to the DTRA Program Manager (PM) community to educate them on the MPP, identify capability gaps and mission priorities and improve effectiveness of MPP technology transfer on the DTRA mission.
  • Reports to the Small Business Director and Office of General Council (OGC) any real and apparent Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) or duplication of effort among MPP contractors. Takes actions as needed to prevent OCI or duplication of effort situations.
  • Serves as a Small Business Professional for the Office of Small Business Programs, advocating for maximum practical opportunities in DTRA prime and subcontracts.
  • Develops presentations and prepares fact sheets or statements for DTRA Leadership, DTRA workforce and industry.
  • Conducts and provides market research and data analysis for use by other acquisition personnel in identifying small business capabilities.
  • Participates in acquisition planning meetings, providing advice regarding small business utilization to members and advocating for opportunities for small businesses in DTRA acquisitions.
  • Establishes, develops and maintains effective working relationships with other coordinating organizations as it relates to promoting and supporting all the small business programs.
  • Evaluates assigned subcontracting plans to determine sufficiency in accordance with regulations.
  • Oversees the outreach needed at events that ensure the success and high visibility of individual programs. Evaluates reports by analyzing facts and performing appropriate research and prepares detailed responses

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel in the performance of temporary assignments may be required up to 15% of duty time; both domestic and international.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Occasional Travel
  • Work Schedule: Full-time
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • PCS: Not Authorized
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.
  • Overtime/compensatory time may be required to accommodate operational needs of the organization.
  • Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic random drug testing thereafter.
  • Incumbent must obtain credentialing, if applicable, for the Small Business Professional (SBP) career path.


You may qualify at the GS 13 , if you fulfill the following qualifications:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service as listed below:
  • Management of people, money and schedules to meet milestone deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Systems Acquisition.
  • Work and collaborate with cross-functional teams to accomplish a project.
  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
You may qualify at the GS 14 , if you fulfill the following qualifications:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service as listed below:
  • Management of people, money, and schedules to meet milestone deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Systems Acquisition.
  • Development of strategic policy, plans, or execution of strategic operations.
  • Work and collaborate with cross-functional teams to accomplish a project.
  • Leadership of Diverse work teams and organizations.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).

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.


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

Additional information

Other Notes:

Incumbent is required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE 450, upon entering the position, annually, and upon termination of employment, in accordance with DOD Directive 5500.7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, August 30, 1993.

This is an Acquisition Workforce position in the Program Management career field. The incumbent is required to become certified, Level III in the applicable career field within 24 months, unless a position requirements waiver is approved to extend the 24 months. The incumbent must obtain a minimum of 80 continuous learning points (CLPs) for every 2 year CLP period, with a goal of at least 40 annual.

Incumbent must be appointed as a Small Business Professional by the DTRA Small Business Functional Lead (Small Business Director) for authorization to sign acquisition documents on behalf of the Office of Small Business.

This position DOES NOT meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:

All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

We will review your resume and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences.

Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Your application (resume and supporting documentation) will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required as listed on the announcement under qualification requirements.

Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency.

For information on entitlement see

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).

Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

The following documents are REQUIRED
1. Your resume:
  • Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").
  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
2. Veteran's Documents
  • If applying using veteran's preference or under a Veteran's hiring authority you must submit the following documents:
  • DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.

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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