U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center PROGRAM MANAGER (ASSISTANT PROGRAM MANAGER ACQUISITION) in Warren, Michigan
Summary About the Position: The Program Executive Office, Ground Combat Systems (PEO GCS) is responsible for providing world-class affordable, relevant and sustainable ground combat vehicles to Joint Warfighters. With a focus on developing current and future systems, PEO GCS is leading the production and management of all combat vehicles for the Army. Responsibilities Serves as Assistant Program Manager responsible for managing new systems through advanced development, production and fielding; or fielded systems undergoing extensive modification, retrofit, or rebuild. Directs the work of specialists within the office and, through functional managers, the activities of a great many matrix support specialists. Develops plans for accomplishment of assigned projects. Establishes priorities, maintains and controls all project milestones and takes necessary action to ensure that all milestones are met or that workarounds are in place to counteract schedule problems. Maintains liaison with appropriate representatives of DA, industry, supporting organizations and involved foreign governments to assure up-to-date awareness of the planning of all actions. Oversees coordination between assigned program(s) and other systems. Attends high level conference and meetings with representatives of DoD, DA, AMC and other commands and agencies, private industry and foreign countries on matters pertaining to all aspects of assigned programs. Requirements Conditions of Employment 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 Army Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) EmployeeCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent DoD Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Employee (non-Army)Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible All Current Federal Employees MUST attach a current SF-50 for consideration. Without a SF-50, your application will be considered incomplete. In order to qualify, you must meet the 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. Specialized Experience: In order to qualify for this position based on experience, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience at the NH-02 (GS-11 or equivalent) level in the Federal Service that includes the ability to: (1) manage new systems development, production and fielding; (2) coordinate system development, product improvement plans, and system modification; (3) plan and direct a systems acquisition program to ensure cost/schedule/performance goals are met; (4) evaluate the work of personnel from contractors and other supporting activities to approve, disapprove or modify data (i.e. reports, drawings, specification, configuration changes, etc.); and (5) provide advice, and/or assistance to senior PM personnel on any products assigned (such as resources, budget revisions, project milestones, financial objectives, etc.). The definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service NH-02 or GS-11 equivalent. This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet position requirements for certification at Level III in the Acquisition Career Field- (A) Program Management within 24 months of entrance on duty (Certification requirements may be found in the Defense Acquisitions University Catalog at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Manages and Organizes InformationProgram/Project ManagementStrategic ThinkingSystems Life Cycle Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required 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. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Position may be filled as a temporary promotion, temporary reassignment, or temporary change to lower grade NTE 3 years by a current permanent Army employee. Temporary promotions, reassignments, or change to lower grades may be extended up to a maximum of five years, and may be made permanent without further competition. Position may be filled as a term appointment NTE 3 years; if the candidate is not a current permanent Army employee. Term appointments may be extended up to a maximum of six years and may be made permanent without further competition (Acquisition Demo Mod Term). Direct deposit of pay is required. This position requires you to submit 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) 51 - General Administration and Management position. You will be required to undergo background investigation leading to the successful adjudication of eligibility for a Secret Security clearance. Derogatory information developed during the background investigation, such as a criminal history, could render the selectee ineligible for both the security clearance and continued employment in the position, if already appointed be approved if eligible under specific conditions. This position may be eligible for regular and recurring TELEWORK, including emergency and OPM prescribed unscheduled Telework. Supervisor approval will be required on a case-by-case basis. 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. The referral list(s) generated from this announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies throughout PEO GCS and PEO CS&CSS at locations both in Warren, MI and Selfridge ANG Base. 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.