SUPERVISORY PROGRAM MANAGER

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 19, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a SUPERVISORY PROGRAM MANAGER you will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Serves as the Chief for Acquisitions in support of the DCSA PEO portfolio of DoD Acquisition Programs.
  • Responsibilities include Acquisition leadership for defining and implementing acquisition and contracting strategies, and acquisition workforce direction for Programs across the Agency.
  • Manages all Acquisition activities required for the PEO, in support of its portfolio management responsibilities, and oversees analysis of interrelated Department and Agency strategic plans and policy initiatives that impact programs and initiatives.
  • Serves as a principal senior advisor to the APEO (A&R) on acquisition, and contracting matters and advises the APEO (A&R) organization providing guidance and oversight in the areas of long-range program planning, contract planning, leveraging evolving technology, program integration, capability deployment, and sustainment.
  • Plans, coordinates, and manages acquisition portfolio reviews, identifying and resolving acquisition issues, and working in coordination with technical, financial, human capital, and contracting representatives.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service. For more information http://www.sss.gov
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • PCS (Permanent Change of Station): May be authorized.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible, but is not a full time telework position. The incumbent will be required to report to the office on a routine basis.
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see, additional information.
  • If selected, the incumbent must obtain and maintain appropriate security clearance as indicated in job announcement.
  • The duties of this position may require temporary duty (TDY) travel and/or local travel.
  • Required to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 17-Nov-2011.
  • This position requires Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certification in Program Management.
  • However, applicants that don't meet the above requirement are eligible to be hired but must obtain Level III certification within 24 months after the first day of starting in the position.


Qualifications

The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: i.e. for professional positions or positions with a basic education requirement: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/program-management-series-0340/ for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 01/18/2022

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Specialized experience for this position includes: Specialized experience sufficient to demonstrate that you have acquired all the competencies necessary to perform at a level equivalent in difficulty, responsibility, and complexity to the next lower grade (GS/GG-13) in the Federal service and am prepared to take on greater responsibility. Generally, this would include one year or more of such specialized experience. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience and knowledge with acquisition program management and processes, program management; contract planning and administration; project planning; and software and systems development life cycle.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
1. Acquisition Strategy - Knowledge of the principles and methods for developing an integrated acquisition management plan that describes the business, technical, and support strategies, including the relationship between the acquisition phases, work efforts, and key program events.

2. Program Planning, Review, Evaluation - Continuing analyses of program effectiveness, efficiency, cost effectiveness, schedule adherence and measurement of program accomplishments and results.

3. Leadership - Influences, motivates, and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.

4. Stakeholder Management - Concepts, practices, and techniques used to identify, engage, influence, and monitor relationships with individuals and groups connected to a work effort; including those actively involved, those who exert influence over the process and its results, and those who have a vested interest in the outcome (positive or negative).

5. Oral Communications - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

Education

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

Additional information

DCSA, as a newly designated Defense Agency is undergoing a multi-year transformation that includes a significant expansion of predecessor agencies' authorities and responsibilities. Mission accretion and associated growth in personnel and resources requires deliberate coordination and planning across operations and support activities to achieve effective outcomes while simultaneously establishing and integrating new activities, initiatives and projects. The new organization will be comprised of nearly 13,000 government and contractor personnel operation throughout the United States and overseas supporting stakeholders across the federal government.

VETERANS PREFERENCE/CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL
In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.

COVID19 - As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before appointment or on boarding with the agency. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/

Other Notes:

Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.

If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.

If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.

Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.

All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.