Overview

<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As a PROGRAM ANALYST at the GS-0343-13 some of your typical work assignments may include: <ul> <li>Provides expert acquisition forecasting and execution support to the OB Counterproliferation Division (ICP and Proliferation Security Initiative [PSI]) through fiscal and acquisitions forecasting, planning, preparation, and execution oversight to meet evolving and fluid Division mission requirements. </li> <li>Working closely with Division teams, DTRA contracting, and OB finance, provides Division leadership with advice and assistance on the development of long- and short-term acquisition plans and on establishing procurement milestones and schedules.</li> <li>Works routinely with the DTRA Contracting Officers and/or Contracting Specialists as the Division's technical expert on contractual and business matters. </li> <li>Provides Branch and Division leadership with expert advice regarding Federal, Departmental, and Agency contract laws, regulations, policies, and procedures to include the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Department of Defense FAR Supplement, and the Agency's procurement policies, procedures, and guidelines. </li> <li>Coordinates with the Directorate budget office to provide information and advice regarding acquisition funding requirements as well as in support of POM and budget planning. </li> <li>Leads efforts for processing of procurement documentation for large contracts, simplified acquisitions, and interagency acquisitions, to include purchase requests, acquisition strategy plans, statements of work (SOWs), independent government cost estimates, justifications, source selection plans, etc. </li> <li>Advises and assists on the process for attaining extramural funding. Additional administrative duties may include management of a government purchase card account, review and approval of DTS vouchers and authorizations, international travel to accompany Action Officers on missions, representing the Division in POM/budgetary meetings, in / out processing of personnel, curriculum management, and work-space allocations. </li> <li>As the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) provides daily oversight of contract execution of various types of funding including DTRA Title 50 O&M, Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPR), and Interagency Reimbursable Orders (IACRO). </li> <li>Manages all contractual, MIPR, and IACRO activities to ensure that products and services acquired by the Division are consistent with mission requirements and authorities. </li> <li>Monitors and reports to Branch Chief/PM regarding Contractor cost, schedule, and performance. Monitors the contracted logistics support services required to support missions. </li> <li>Close interaction with OB, CTR and other DTRA directorates is required as is continuous interaction with the Contractor. </li> <li>Provides support to the Agency's Contracting Officer/Contract Specialist as necessary during all phases of the procurement/acquisition process including acquisitions planning, source selection, cost and pricing estimates, and use of appropriate contract clauses ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory guidance. </li> <li>Supports and/or leads contract administration actions such as modifications, option exercises, funding actions, and performance evaluations and reports. Performs other duties as assigned. </li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be a U.S. citizen</li> <li>Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service</li> <li>Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)</li> <li>Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation</li> <li>May be required to successfully complete a probationary period</li> <li>Work Schedule: Fulltime</li> <li>Overtime: Occasionally</li> <li>Tour of Duty: Flexible</li> <li>Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized</li> <li>Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt</li> <li>Financial Disclosure: Required</li> <li>Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible</li> <li>Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.</li> <li>Must consent to and pass pre-employment drug testing and be subject to periodic random drug testing thereafter.</li> <li>Travel, both domestic and international, may be required. Travel to areas of harsh weather and limited support services may be required.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications:<br /><br />A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service: <ul> <li>Providing advice regarding Federal, Departmental, and Agency contract laws, regulations, policies, and procedures to include the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Department of Defense FAR Supplement, and the Agency's procurement policies, procedures, and guidelines.</li> <li>Managing all contractual, MIPR, and IACRO activities to ensure that products and services acquired by the Division are consistent with mission requirements and authorities.</li> <li>Providing Division leadership with advice and assistance on the development of long- and short-term acquisition plans and on establishing procurement milestones and schedules.</li> </ul> <br /><br />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. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.<br /><br />All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.<br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><strong>Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): </strong>To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.<br /><br /><strong>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs</strong>: 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 with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:<br /> https: www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ <br /><br /><strong>Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities</strong>: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:<br /> Persons with Disabilities – Schedule A <br /> Special Hiring Authority for Veterans <br /> Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses <br /> Other Special Appointment Authorities <br /> <strong>Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https: www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx </strong><br /><br /><strong>The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.<br /> NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.<br /><br />Selective Service Requirement: Please visit http: www.sss.gov for more information.<br /><br />For more information, please visit http: www.dla.mil/Careers/SearchApply/Downloads.aspx .<br /><br />Other Notes:<br /><br />Medical inoculations are recommended for entry into certain geographic areas that have known disease prevalence for which U.S. citizens are not routinely inoculated. The incumbent is encouraged to receive appropriate inoculations; however the decision to accept them is totally voluntary. <br /><br />This an Acquisition Workforce position in the Program Management career field. The incumbent is required to become certified, Level II in the applicable career field with 24 months, unless a position requirements waiver is approved to extend the 24 months. The incumbent must obtain a minimum of 80 continuous learning points (CLPs) for every 2 year CLP period, with a goal of at least 40 annually.</strong><br /><br /><strong>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:<br /> http: www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf <br /><br />Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).</strong> <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 application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):<br /><br />Competencies:<br /> <ul><li>INTERPERSONAL SKILLS</li><li>PROBLEM SOLVING</li><li>PROJECT MANAGEMENT</li><li>VERBAL COMMUNICATION</li></ul><br /><br /><strong>Military Spouse Preference: </strong>If you are entitled to military spouse preference, in order to receive this preference you must choose the spousal eligibility in your application package referencing MSP Military Spouse Preference. Your preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are claiming military spouse preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed below preference eligible veteran candidates and above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. To claim Military Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Secret <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate 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). Your complete application includes your COMPLETE 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 />The following documents are REQUIRED</strong><br /> <b><strong>1. Your resume:</strong></b> <ul> <li>Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.</li> <li>For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").</li> <li>For additional information see: What to include in your resume. </li> </ul> <strong>2. <strong>Veteran's Documents</strong></strong> <br /> <ul> <li>If applying using veteran's preference or under a Veteran's hiring authority you must submit the following documents:</li> <li>DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.</li> </ul> <strong>PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility: </strong> https: www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation.pdf?ver=2019-02-08-123333-753 <br /><br /><strong>If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference,</strong> you must submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: you reside within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor, proof of military member's active duty status, and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying; and must meet all pre-employment criteria and be eligible for immediate noncompetitive appointment to a position in the competitive service. <strong>Documentation required:</strong> Marriage Certificate or License, Signed Self-Certification Checklist, Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable), Transcripts (if applicable). <strong>Additional documentation required if previously held a federal position: </strong>SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 Information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months)<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.


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