<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><b>About the Position: </b>The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) is a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command. Our vision is to be a trusted partner for leading biomedical research and materiel innovation for global health. USAMRMC's world-class reputation is the direct result of the outstanding leadership, work ethic, and selfless service of its highly talented workforce. <br /><br />Please visit our website https: mrmc.amedd.army.mil <br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Lead and supervise support staff</li> <li>Coordinate, provide guidance, and support internal and external stakeholders in support of full Acquisition Life Cycle Management</li> <li>Provide program management of USAMRMC's Research, Development, and Acquisition Decision Gate program; the Army and Defense Health Agency Small Business Technology Transfer and Small Business Innovation Research programs</li> <li>Understand, report, and defend research, development, test, and evaluation (RDTE) programs, procurement programs, and operations and maintenance programs at DoD and Army levels</li> <li>Manage and review analysis of USAMRMC?s multiple Program Objective Memorandum (POM) submissions as part of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process</li> <li>Provide executive level review and analysis of medical research funding and program prioritization including prioritizing needs and requirements</li> <li>Provide program management and support for Congressional Special Interest programs</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel up to 15% of the time for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> None <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Top Secret Clearance Required</li> <li>Business travel required up to 15% of the time</li> <li>Drug Testing Designated Position</li> <li>This is a Critical Acquisition Position. Selectee must sign a statement agreeing to remain in this position for at least three years</li> <li>This position Critical Acquisition Position and requires Senior Level III certification in the acquisition career field of Program Management.</li> <li>This is a Defense Critical Acquisition level three (3) position. The selectee must be an Acquisition Corps (AC) member at the time of appointment or possess a waiver.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Who May Apply: </strong>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:<br /><br /><ul><li>Current Department of Army Civilian Employees</li><li>Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)</li><li>Current Term United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Employee</li><li>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan</li><li>Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473</li><li>Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer</li><li>Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible</li><li>Reinstatement</li><li>Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998</li></ul><br /><br />U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command (USAMRMC) is participating in an alternative personnel system known as the Personnel Demonstration Project (PDP). The DJ-05 payband is equivalent to the GS-15 step 1 to GS-15 step 10 level. In keeping with the Demonstration pay fixing policies, employees earning a salary that falls within this payband equivalent, may not receive an immediate pay increase (promotion) if appointed to this position. Future pay increases within the payband will be accomplished through the pay for performance management system.<br /><br />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 .<br /><br /><strong>Specialized Experience</strong>: One year of specialized experience which includes (1) Experience managing a medical research, development, and acquisition (RDA) Program Objective Memorandum (POM) process that required planning, programming, analyzing, budgeting, and reporting (2) Experience in acquisition program management to include developing documents and/or processes to manage program cost, schedule, and performance (3) Experience developing strategic planning documents to identify program needs and requirements (4) Experience coordinating medical research program efforts with multiple organizations, agencies, and facilities to build strategic partnerships<br /><br />This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (DJ-04/GS-14).<br /><br />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.<br /><br />You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:<br /> <ul><li>Administration and Management</li><li>Oral Communication</li><li>Planning and Evaluating</li><li>Writing</li></ul><br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />This job does not have an education qualification requirement. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.</li> <li>You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.</li> <li>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</li> <li>Direct deposit of pay is required.</li> <li>Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.</li> <li>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.</li> <li>This is a Career Program (CP) 51 – General Administration and Management position.</li> <li>Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.</li> <li>Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.</li> <li>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 .</li> <li>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.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.<br /><br />You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.<br /><br />Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website . <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Top Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> Suitability/Fitness <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply: Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility .<br /><br />As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.<strong> If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.<br /><br />1. Your resume:</strong> <ul> <li>Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.</li> <li>If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.</li> <li>For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.</li> <li>For additional information see: What to include in your resume .</li> </ul> <strong>2. Other supporting documents:</strong> <ul> <li>Cover Letter, optional</li> <li>Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable</li> <li><strong>Proof of Eligibility to Apply: </strong>Your application must include the documents which <strong>prove you are eligible to apply</strong> for the vacancy. The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the <strong>Who May Apply</strong> section above to receive further consideration.</li> </ul> NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.