Dep Director Office of Procurement Operations

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 21, 2022
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The Deputy Director will be responsible for providing day-to-day executive control for all procurement and acquisition management activities to the full extent of the organization's contracting authority. To include overseeing the planning, negotiation, and execution of acquisitions and administrative processes for the organization.

The Deputy Director duties will also include:
  • Establishing the vision, mission, and goals for the OPO organization;
  • Leading and managing the business operations, including human capital, budgeting associated with operating under the appropriated funds, and communications;
  • Representing the Office of Procurement Operations at higher DHS levels by establishing developing, and maintaining effective working relationships;
  • Represents the OPO Executive Director as the Head of Contracting Activity (HCA) in his/her absence.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement as required by Executive Order 14043, for further details, refer to required documents below.
  • You must be U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.
  • A pre-employment drug test is required for this position.
  • You are required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
  • You must complete a Financial Disclosure Statment, OGE 278.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain Top Secret security clearance.
  • One year probationary period is required, unless excepted by regulation.
  • No Relocation Authorized.
  • ***This position requires FAC-C Level III Certification in Contracting***


Qualifications

As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, applicants must provide evidence of progressively responsible executive leadership and supervisory experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) listed below.

Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS -14 /15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent in the private sector. As such, your resume should demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully fulfill responsibilities inherent in most SES positions such as: directing the work of an organizational unit; ensuring the success of one or more specific major programs or projects; monitoring progress toward strategic organizational goals, evaluating organizational performance and taking action to improve performance; supervising the work of employees; and exercising important policy-making, policy determining, or other executive functions.

Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action and Result (C-C-A-R) model outlined in the guide at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf.

Your application package should not exceed a total of 5 pages. Any information submitted in excess of 5 pages WILL NOT be considered.

A Sample 5-page resume that incorporates ECQs and TQs can be viewed on this link (indexed at page 29 - 37) http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2012.pdf

**If you are a current or reinstatement eligible Career SES member or a graduate of an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) and your ECQs have been previously certified by OPM's Qualifications Review Board, you are not required to address the ECQs. However, you MUST address all mandatory TQs in your resume. Current and reinstatement eligible SES members, please include with your application a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) documenting your career appointment to the SES. SES CDP graduates, please include a copy of your OPM certificate

Executive Core Qualifications - Mandatory **You will be evaluated on the following Executive Core Qualifications:

ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. Leadership Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, and Vision

ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, and Team Building

ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high- quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, and Technical Credibility

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, and Technology Management

ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, and Influencing/Negotiating

These competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Written Communication, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation. Detailed information on the Executive Core Qualifications is available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/qualify.asp

Mandatory Technical Qualifications - You will be evaluated on the following Technical Qualifications:

TQ1: Demonstrated capability to expertly lead a large and/or complex procurement and contracting organization supporting multiple or diverse and politically sensitive missions or programs.

TQ2: Expertise in the interpretation and application of current Federal acquisition regulations, laws, rules, practices, procedures/techniques to guide, inspire and motivate the contracting workforce of a federal agency to achieve efficient and effective outcomes in the procurement program.

TQ3: Demonstrated experience in identifying and articulating mission critical needs, integrating and prioritizing those needs, and providing advice and counsel to agency executives including political appointees, peers, and subordinate senior executives on how to achieve successful outcomes.

FAILURE TO MEET OR FULLY ADDRESS EACH MANDATORY EXECUTIVE CORE AND TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS IN THE RESUME WILL ELIMINATE A CANDIDATE FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office.

Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service.

Additional information

Consideration for competitive selection for this position is open to all persons within the area of consideration who meet the basic qualifications.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE - Veterans' Preference does not apply to the SES.

SELECTIVE SERVICE - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify at the time of appointment that you have registered with the Selective Service, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION - This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the hiring agency directly. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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