<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>About the Position:</strong><br /><br />The pay band NH-03 incudes the General Schedule Grade equivalent to GS-12 and GS-13. Other initiative under the Acquisition Demonstration Project include simplified classification, streamlined hiring process and expanded developmental opportunities.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Serves as the Contract Management Office (CMO) Performance Improvement Officer (PIO)</li> <li>Responsible for strategic, technical and business operations analysis and assessment efforts</li> <li>Analyzes and evaluates (on a quantitative and/or qualitative basis) the effectiveness and efficiency of overall plans, policies and procedures and recommends systemic adjustment to strategies and improvement initiatives which impact the CMO</li> <li>Performs statistical and comparative analysis of workload, resource, supplier and process indicators and collaborates on plans, policies and programs, as needed, to correct adverse trends.</li> <li>Provides assistance to organizational management and functional entities concerning the collection, reporting, and analysis of Agency, program and local performance indicators.</li> <li>Advises Senior Leadership on annual/recurring requirements, analyzing workload-based resource requirements to develop and/or substantiate organizational manning and skills projections.</li> <li>Analyzes and provides recommendations on appropriate levels of non-labor resources required to support current and projected program, mission and organizational operations.</li> <li>Analyzes new or revised DoD, OSD, AT and L, OMB and DCMA policy or regulations to determine and advise on impact to mission operations and performance management</li> <li>Coordinates, schedules, manages and reports on the organization?s internal control program to assess and ensure compliance with Agency regulations, procedures, sound management practices,</li> <li>Assessing the effectiveness of operational and administrative control systems and effective utilization of resources</li> <li>Coordination of risk assessment, internal review scheduling and reporting, root-cause analysis and corrective action tracking</li> <li>Analyzes and advises senior leadership on the distribution of workload among positions, functions, and organizations, and the appropriate staffing levels and skills mix</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – Business Travel is required 10% of the time.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 3 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.</li> <li>If selected, you will be subject to a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must be able to obtain and maintain a Special Sensitive Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information level of security clearance</li> <li>The clearance is required for SPECIAL ACCESS PROGRAM eligibility and access in order to fully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.</li> <li>The clearance process can take 120 days or longer to complete. This position requires prepublication review.</li> <li>All applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis testing to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.</li> <li>This position requires a random Counter-Intelligence Scope Polygraph examination.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br /><strong>Who May Apply: </strong> <ul> <li>Current Federal Employee</li> <li>Reinstatement Eligible</li> <li>Veterans and Preference Eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998</li> <li>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible</li> </ul> <br /> <strong>QUALIFICATIONS:</strong> 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.<br /><br /><strong>Experience required:</strong> To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.<br /><br />To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level NH-02. Specialized experience is defined as: <ul> <li>experience conducting projects and studies to evaluate and recommend ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of program functions and work processes;</li> <li>experience assisting in developing and implementing administrative policies, procedures, management processes, assist with managing employee travel and training. </li> </ul> <br /> Education cannot be substituted for experience.<br /><br />You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: <ul><li>Organizational Awareness</li><li>Performance Measurement</li><li>Planning and Evaluating</li><li>Program Management</li></ul><br /><br />Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the closing date of the announcement. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><strong>FOREIGN EDUCATION:</strong> If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification<br /> 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:<br /> http: www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.</li> <li>The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at: www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf </li> <li>In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http: www.dtic.mil/whs/directives .)</li> <li>Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.</li> <li>Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.</li> <li>Two year trial/probationary period may be required.</li> <li>May require overtime work.</li> <li>Relocation/Retention Incentive will not be authorized.</li> <li>Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.</li> <li>Ability to communicate orally and in writing.</li> <li>All selections under an announcement must be made within 6 months from the issuance date of the certificate referral list.</li> <li>U.S. Citizenship is required.</li> <li>Direct Deposit of pay is required.</li> <li>Tour of Duty: Full Time.</li> <li>FLSA: Exempt</li> <li>Bargaining Unit: No.</li> <li>Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) will not be authorized.</li> <li>Permanent Change of Station (PCS) has not been authorized.</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 /><strong>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): </strong>The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website .<br /><br />Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.<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 /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Sensitive Compartmented Information <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> National security <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).<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.<br /> <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.</strong><br /><br /><strong>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, hypertext/hyperlinks, 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 additional information see: What to include in your resume .</li> </ul> <strong>2. Other supporting documents: </strong> <ul> <li>Cover Letter, optional</li> </ul> <strong>Future Military Retirees*:</strong> You are required to submit a copy of your retirement DD Form 214 (Member 4 Copy) OR certification document** OR a copy of your retirement letter AND a copy of your terminal leave request (if applicable). You will be required to provide your DD Form 214 (Member 4 Copy) upon issuance.<br /><br /><strong>Future Separation from the Military*:</strong> You are required to submit a copy of your most recent DD Form 214 (Member 4 Copy) OR certification document** OR a copy of your most recent active duty orders AND a copy of your terminal leave request (if applicable). You will be required to provide your DD Form 214(Member 4 Copy) upon issuance.<br /><br /><strong>*</strong>Active duty military members who are selected may not be appointed unless on terminal leave or already separated from the armed forces.<br /><br /><strong>** </strong>The "certification" is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted. The Statement of Service must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters, AND the Statement of Service letter must include your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge, Character of Service (i.e. honorable), and, if applicable, when your terminal leave will begin.<br /><br /><strong>NOTE:</strong> Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.<br /><br /><strong>Special Employment Consideration: </strong>DCMA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. For information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator, please visit http: dcmacareers.com/index.cfm/disabilities/ . <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.