Program Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 20, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This position is located in the Air Traffic Organization (ATO), Program Management Organization (PMO). 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. This position is assigned to one of the following organizations within the PMO: Integrated Services and Analysis, AJM-1; Air Traffic Systems, AJM-2; Enterprise Services, AJM-3; and Surveillance Services Directorate, AJM-4.

The four (4) PMO directorates' key functional areas are: (1) integrated resource management, engineering planning, analysis and integration, and program health management and acquisition support; (2) services that support decision making for traffic flow managers and services that go directly to pilots to improve safety and efficiency; (3) implementation and execution of the systems and services that tie ground systems and aircraft together through communications, navigation, weather and aeronautical information and flight services in the NAS; and (4) support aircraft separation services provided by controllers to pilots with accurate and capable surveillance and automation.

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. He or she 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.

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 multi- disciplinary, 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.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding pre-employment COVID Vaccine requirement.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)


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 managing and leading program/project development and implementation, including aligning program thrust with operational usage, associated RIOs, and mitigation strategies;

AND,

Experience in performing analysis to evaluate and provide direction related to the configuration, maintenance, and logistic support of NAS equipment.

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. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

If selected, you will be required to acknowledge/affirm that you are or will be fully vaccinated prior to entering on duty, and will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination upon entering on duty. If you are not fully vaccinated, your start date may be delayed until you are fully vaccinated or request and receive a legally required exception.

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

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

6. This is a temporary appointment or promotion NTE 1year, however it may be extended or terminated at any time, at management discretion. Position may become permanent without further competition.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

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