Health Science Product Manager

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Detrick, Maryland
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Jan 27, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Management and execution of a medical research, development, testing and evaluation program or a subpart of a program to include technical content and/or cost, schedule, and performance.
  • Analysis of functional requirements, development/execution of technical execution plans, development of program strategies, lead Integrated Product Teams, management of program resources, and defense of program in professional forums.
  • Acquisition planning and the development of programmatic and technical management plans, acquisition baselines and requirements, and the execution, control and direction of the work within approved cost, schedule and performance baselines.
  • Leads a multi-functional product development team and actively seeks participation and input from all team members to support product development planning and management.
  • Provides scientific, program management, and DoD acquisition expertise in coordinating research and development activities relevant to the development and fielding of medical products.
  • Engages in design, development, test and/or evaluation functions relative to providing medical solutions for military requirements to protect and sustain the force.
  • Controls funds provided for product development, and acquires and allocates resources to accomplish program objectives.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before entrance on duty, subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from the COVID-19 requirement.
  • 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: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/
  • This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 450) upon entry and annually thereafter.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance.
  • This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet the position requirements for certification at Level 2 in Program Management within 24 months of entrance on duty.
  • Three year trial/probationary period may be required.


Qualifications

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
  • Current Civilian Employees of the Organization
  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Current Term United States Army Medical Research and Development Command Employee
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

USAMMDA is participating in an alternative personnel system known as the PDP - Personnel Demonstration Project. The DB-03 pay band incorporates the former GS-13 Step 1 to the GS-14 Step 10 grade levels. In keeping with the Demonstration pay fixing policies, employees earning a salary that falls within this pay band equivalent will not receive an immediate pay increase if appointed to this position. Future pay increases within the pay band will be accomplished through the pay for performance management system.

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

Basic Requirement for Health Science Product Manager
Degree: Bachelor's or graduate (or higher level) degree with major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. This degree must be from an educational program accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the DB-02 (GS-12) grade level in the Federal service which includes:
1) Managing, directing, or coordinating the execution of funded research and development programs emphasizing the development of medical products to include technical content, regulatory matters, and/or cost, schedule and performance;
2) Developing and coordinating the review and approval for acquisition strategies, project management plans, program budgets, procurement strategies, and regulatory strategies.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service DB-02 (GS-12).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Program Management
  • Research and Development


Education

***NOTE: TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED even if you are a current federal employee.***

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required specialized experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Three year trial/probationary period may be required. Extended Probationary Period: The length of the probationary period for the Engineers and Scientists Occupational Family will be three years. The probationary period for all other occupational families will be two years..
  • Direct deposit of pay is required.
  • This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 53 - Medical position.
  • You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
  • If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • You will be required to undergo a background investigation leading to the successful adjudication of eligibility for Secret security clearance. Derogatory information developed during the background investigation, such as a criminal history or an adverse credit history, could render the selectee ineligible for both the security clearance and continued employment in the position, if already appointed.
  • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Career Field Position. This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet the position requirements for certification at Level 2 in Program Management within 24 months of entrance on duty. (Certification requirements may be found in the Defense Acquisition University Catalog at http://www.dau.mil/). Due to the impact of the Coronavirus, individuals may have an additional 12 months to meet the certification requirements, up to a total of 36 months. Information on the Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Workforce maybe found at https://asc.army.mil/.


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