STRATEGIC TRENDS RESEARCH MANAGER

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Jan 28, 2022
Closes
Feb 02, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a STRATEGIC TRENDS RESEARCH MANAGER at the GS-0301-13/14 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Develop projects and planning activities within the academia and private sector community in order to lead engagements with performers and supporting staff.
  • Develops prioritization and sequencing for contracted projects and ensures the portfolio continues to address priority defense and WMD topics, fills gaps/seams in DoD, DTRA, and CWMD community's knowledge, and adjusts to changes in financial circumstances.
  • Develops budgets, spend plans, and forecasts for the portfolio and works closely with leadership on all financial matters related to research.
  • Communicate both orally and in writing in order to provide consultation and training to assigned STRI staff and brief or write directives for senior level audiences and other members of the Agency.
  • Works closely with contracting specialists, contracting officers (KO), and financial specialists to ensure timely and accurate contracting processes are complete and legal.
  • Works closely with external performers to coordinate with other parts of the U.S. Government including, but not limited to, OSD (Policy), Joint Staff, Combatant Commands, Department of State, and Department of Energy.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for, or exempt from, Selective Service http://www.sss.gov
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Work Schedule: Fulltime
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required/Not Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see, additional information.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET/SCI security clearance.
  • Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic random drug testing thereafter.
  • Occasional travel overseas required.


Qualifications

You may qualify at the GS-14, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Designing, developing, and facilitating counter-WMD and nuclear deterrence exercises for senior military and civilian leaders.
  • Analyzing and evaluating strategic guidance and Combatant Command requirements in order to create cross-cutting research strategy, plans, and agendas in the area of CWMD to Counter WMD.
  • Applying geopolitical, cultural, and weapons of mass destruction topic areas in order to guide the strategic research portfolio to illuminate WMD trends and emerging threats.
  • Writing national strategy documents, to include the National Defense Strategy, the Nuclear Posture Review, the Strategy to Counter WMD, etc. in order to further progress on achieving effects on WMD problems.
You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service:
  • Assisting in designing, developing, and facilitating counter-WMD and nuclear deterrence exercises for senior military and civilian leaders.
  • Analyzing and evaluating strategic guidance and Combatant Command requirements to further progress on achieving effects on WMD problems.
  • Applying geopolitical, cultural, and weapons of mass destruction topic areas in order to guide the strategic research portfolio to illuminate WMD trends.
  • Assist in writing national strategy documents in order to further progress on achieving effects on WMD problems.
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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

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

Additional information

Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily or intermittently telework.

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

All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs:
This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/