<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is located in the Department of Labor (DOL), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Program Evaluation and Information Resources (PEIR), Project Coordination Office (PCO). This position reports to the Chief, PCO and serves as the agency's authority and recognized expert in Information Technology (IT) Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC). <br /><br />This position is inside the bargaining unit. <br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />As an Information Technology Project Manager, you will:<br /> <ul> <li>Develop and implement workable approaches to implementing and integrating capital planning and investment controls, architecture, strategic planning and development of IT budgets.</li> <li>Prepare MSHA's response to artifacts for the OMB Passback developing plans of actions and milestones to correct any deficiencies or areas needing improvements.</li> <li>Review and respond to DOL capital planning scorecards for MSHA investments and developing plans of actions and milestones to correct any deficiencies or areas needing improvements.</li> <li>Collect and summarize information needed for DOL, OMB, GAO and other data calls.</li> <li>Prepare materials, collect information to support IT portfolio management and ensures all required capital investment data is captured.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – Occasional travel may be required.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 14 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen.</li> <li>Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.</li> <li>Candidate required to obtain the necessary security/investigation level.</li> <li>Subject to financial disclosure requirements.</li> </ul> <br /><br />Applicants must meet all legal and regulatory requirements. Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.<br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-13, in the Federal Service.<br /><br /><b>Specialized experience includes but is not limited to:</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Expert knowledge in Technical Business Management framework and rationalization of IT service expenditures.</li> <li>Expertise in the development of governance frameworks for Agency's IT portfolio.</li> <li>Comprehensive knowledge and expertise in the requirements of OMB A-94 circular (Cost Benefit Analysis for Federal Programs) for new investments.</li> <li>Mastery in advising management in preparation of annual operating budgets and programming of Congressional Budget Requests (CBR). Expert knowledge in reviewing requests formats for submission of program justification into the budget office formats for submission of budget justification. Mastery in providing advice in writing sections of the Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ).</li> <li>Expert knowledge of the financial and budgetary relationships between the appropriated and working capital fund (WCF) budgets. Expert knowledge on Agency charge-back model and process for IT Infrastructure.</li> <li>Comprehensive knowledge of the IT governing laws, Executive Orders, OMB Circulars, directives, and regulations that govern IT operations and procedures.</li> <li>Expert knowledge in leading the development and maintenance of the execution of Agency Portfolio Management and Capital Planning Investment and Control process and prescribed governance. Ensures that initiatives are created and maintained in an agency wide IT investment portfolio system.</li> <li>Expertize in preparing, overseeing, and disseminating of the IT Capital Asset Plans including the preparation and submittal of Agency's IT Portfolio Summary (Exhibit 53s) and Business Case and Business Case Detail (Exhibit 300s) to 0MB.</li> <li>Mastery of briefing techniques, procedures, and interpersonal skills necessary to inform senior leaders to make critical decisions or recommendations effecting the organizations and resources of the agency.</li> <li>Advanced degree (MBA, MS) preferable with concentration in finance and accounting.</li> </ul> <br />Incumbent must achieve Project Management Professional (PMP) and Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer's Representatives (FAC-COR) Level 1 certifications within one year of appointment to this position (if you currently do not possess them already). Candidates that do not acquire these certifications within one year of appointment may be removed from the position.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />There is no substitution of education for specialized experience.<br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. <br /><br />Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION , ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION , FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. <br /><br />Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50. <br /><br />All MSHA employees and their spouses, and minor children are prohibited by regulation from having any interest, direct or indirect, in any mine or mining company which may be directly affected by the work of MSHA through its investigations, technical research, or other activities. These interests are prohibited under the Department of Labor's Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct Regulations at 5 CFR 5201.105. Certain MSHA employees are required to file a financial disclosure report. For questions, please contact the vacancy contact on this announcement. <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>Evaluation Factors (Competencies)</strong> – All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:<br /><br /><strong>Attention to Detail</strong> – Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.<strong>Customer Service</strong> – Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services. <strong>Oral Communication</strong> – Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately. <strong>Problem Solving</strong> – Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. <strong>Information Technology Program Management</strong> – Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools for the coordinated management of an IT program to include providing oversight of multiple IT projects, integrating dependent schedules and deliverables, and related activities (for example, benefits management, life cycle management, program governance). <strong>Project Management</strong> – Knowledge of the principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and contractor performance. <strong>Technology Awareness- </strong>Knowledge of developments and new applications of information technology (hardware, software, telecommunications), emerging technologies and their applications to business processes, and applications and implementation of information systems to meet organizational requirements.<br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date. <strong>You are not required to submit a document if it does not apply to you.</strong> <strong> Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission.</strong> Also, do not upload password protected documents.<br /><br />- Veterans Documents (if applicable): To be considered as a 5-point preference eligible, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD214. Your DD-214 must show the type of discharge and dates of active duty. To claim 10-point preference, you must submit a copy of your DD214; an Application for 10-point Veteran's Preference, SF15; and the proof of entitlement of this preference which is normally an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. (For active duty service members expecting honorable or general discharge or release within 120 days, click Active Duty ). Without this documentation, you will not receive veteran's preference. For more information, go to: http: www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/vetguide/index.aspx <br /><br />- Displaced Employee Placement Documents – Only required if requesting priority consideration under CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.<br /><br />- Cover Letters are not mandatory and will not be used to verify experience, but may be submitted<br /><br />Applicants selected for employment who are not current DOL employees will be required to provide proof of citizenship , and the E-Verify system will be used to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.<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.