PROGRAM MANAGER (BC CAT II) with Security Clearance

Department of Defense
Warren, Michigan
Apr 13, 2024
Apr 21, 2024
Safety / Security
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Duties Manages a comprehensive program of research, development, procurement, production, supply and maintenance to provide a balanced, economical and effective system for customers within the assigned programs. Apprises GVSC Deputy Director and/or Senior Executive of overall plans, policies and objectives, that involve new or unusual features having widespread ramifications or conflicting interests and objectives. Ensures that new programs are planned and integrated within current operations, or identifies the shortfalls that such new programs will cause. Collaborates in project planning, policy developments and represents GVSC at meetings with higher headquarters, other commands, and private industry. Advises organizational leadership in strategic planning, and implements assigned strategic objectives. Collaborates in interagency planning and standards committees, and seminars of national and international importance. Interacts with OSD, Army Staff, AMC and AFC Staff, CFT's, DEVCOM Staff, Other DEVCOM Engineering Centers, DLA, ILSC, Depots, ACC, PMO, Civilian Industrial Base and other stakeholders on a regular and routine basis. Provides technical, programmatic, and managerial support to the Division Chief in the areas of Obsolescence Management, Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) and Reverse Engineering (RE). Leads highly specialized or complex development, logistics and engineering activities to meet performance to promise. Provides strategic leadership to the team in the form of advanced subject matter skills, guidance, and military platform knowledge. Requirements Conditions of Employment Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation. 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. This position requires a Non-Critical Sensitive Secret security clearance. This position requires a three-year probationary period. This position may require temporary duty (TDY) business travel up to 25%. Qualifications DEVCOM-GVSC is participating in an alternative personnel system known as the Laboratory Personnel Demonstration Project. The DE-03 CAT II pay band is equivalent to the GS-12 step 1 to GS-14 step 10 level. 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 Department of Army Civilian Employees Applying on Time-Limited Assignments 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: One year of specialized experience which includes: (1) Collaborating and building strategic relationships with stakeholders and leadership across multiple organizations within and outside of GVSC; (2) Knowledge and experience in planning, managing and executing budgets; (3) Identifying potential issues and collaborating to create solutions; AND (4) Knowledge and experience in military combat and tactical vehicles. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service DE-02 (GS-11 Equivalent). 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. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Leadership
Project Management
Technical Competence
Written Communication Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11). 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. Key Skills and Attributes: - Strong knowledge of Army platforms and the logistics, technical and manufacturing data that informs their readiness. This includes system level knowledge, subcomponents, readiness/cost drivers, logistics data, etc. Should understand how the Army procurement of replacement components functions. - Strong leadership capabilities with situational leadership and conflict management skills. Comfort with managing SME's and respecting their capability to execute mission without being the primary expert in the functional area. - Experience with the part procurement process to include qualifying new Sources of Supply and resolving obsolescence issues. Must also have some understanding of how the complex analysis of available data relates to the description of risk in individual components procurement. - Ability to plan, present, manage, and execute resources amongst team priorities. Must be familiar with the different types of funding used in the sustainment arena and limitations associated with them. Must be comfortable dealing with uneven cash flows across the fiscal year and developing flexible strategies to ensure performance to an overall budget. - Business Development skills with the ability to teach across multiple associate and leadership levels and a comfort with cold-selling techniques to continue to maintain and grow the DORE competency across the Detroit Arsenal. - Experience working with the cross functional sustainment mission area stakeholders and internal GVSC SMEs to resolve sustainment and readiness issues. - Knowledge/experience with Technical Data Packages. This includes some level of expertise with producibility and overall technical review of the drawings/specifications. - Strong Business Acumen and the ability to independently and entrepreneurially apply that skill set in providing core mission capabilities to a varying set of customer requirements in a value focused manner. - Experience with Engineering Change Management and knowledge of ARs 750-10, 750-1 and 700-127. - Skills in oral and written communications to present briefings, proposals, and technical information as a spokesperson for DEVCOM-GVSC. - Experience leading projects and teams in a technical environment. Additional information Position may be filled as a temporary promotion, temporary reassignment, or temporary change to lower grade NTE 5 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. This Temporary position may be terminated earlier than the NTE timeframe listed on the announcement at management's discretion. Upon termination or expiration, the employee will be returned to their former position that is comparable to his or her permanent position (i.e., same series, grade, pay, and duty location). A three-year trial/probationary period may be required for this Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratory (STRL) position. Supervisor probation of 1 year may apply to new supervisors. 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. Direct deposit of pay is required. This is a Career Program (CP) 16-Engineers & Scientists (Non-Construction) Career Field position. Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. 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. Benefits Help A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new window Learn more about federal benefits . Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. 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 resume and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience . click apply for full job details