Program Manager

Arlington, Virginia
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 18, 2022
Full Time

  • Coordinating, monitoring, and reporting all aspects of customer engagements involving DCMA senior leadership.
  • Prepares and finalizes all customer engagement briefings, reports, and products used by DCMA leadership during customer outreach opportunities.
  • Supports the CED (Customer Engagement Division) Director as the primary planner for customer engagement operations and execution of the planned engagements; (continued below)...
  • ...while functioning as the CED staff member responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and reporting all aspects of customer engagements involving DCMA senior leadership.
  • Remains current in methods to ensure optimum workflow processes, and promotes team building and improved business processes.
  • Ensures enterprise-wide strategic-level products and issuances, such as training courses, manuals, presentations and briefing materials, for delivery to OUSD (A and S) or OUSD(R and E), D/SAE, or PEO are complete, accurate and 100% error-free.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive with Secret Access
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see Additional Information.


To qualify for a Program Manager, your resume and supporting documentation must support:

A. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-14 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:
  • Conducting external outreach at the strategic and operational levels to understand customer requirements, changing priorities, workload and outcomes.
  • Informs and influences decision makers through various data analyses of internal/external customer intelligence.
  • Preparing agency or organization executive leadership for industry engagements.
  • Provide acquisition insight of the industrial base and corporate defense contractors in support of customer's objectives.


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

Additional information

  • This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible FLSA: Exempt Bargaining Unit: Yes
  • Selectee may be required to serve a trial/probationary period.
  • Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Incentive may be authorized at Management's discretion.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses may be paid in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulation (JTR). When you perform a civilian PCS with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit for more information.
  • Financial Disclosure Required
  • Acquisition, Technology & Logistics(AT&L) NON-CAP: This position requires an Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Level III certification in the Program Management Career Field within 24 months, unless a Position Requirements Waiver is approved to extend.
  • COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following:
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you will be required to report to the official duty location and remain in a telework status. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be notified. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.

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