This position is also being announced under the Agency's Merit Promotion Plan to Federal employees and non-competitive appointment eligibles. If you wish to be considered under Merit Promotion or Non-Competitive procedures, you MUST apply under the Merit Promotion announcement 13-072-LMW-MP.
This position is located in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Human Resources Solutions (HRS), Federal Staffing Group (FSG), Automated Systems Management Branch (ASMB). The incumbent serves as ASMB Branch Manager and the Program Manager for USA Staffing, OPM's Talent Acquisition System that is used by many Federal agencies to automate the hiring process. The incumbent leads the planning, direction, coordination, management, and evaluation of Government-wide automated systems provided by OPM and managed by ASMB. The incumbent ensures the USA Staffing program maintains alignment with OPM's strategic goal to help agencies recruit and hire the most talented and diverse Federal workforce possible to serve the American people.
Applicant must have or be able to obtain Federal Acquisition Certificate within a reasonable period of time.
Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)
Serve as the Program Manager for USA Staffing with overall responsibility for the health of the program.
Set the vision for the USA Staffing program in collaboration with the USA Staffing Customer Advisory Board.
Oversee a team of supervisors and project managers responsible for a portfolio of complex information technology projects in support of USA Staffing.
Evaluate the effectiveness of USA Staffing in meeting customer needs through program reviews, program metrics and trends, customer satisfaction surveys, and site visits.
Manage Federal employees and individual contractors responsible for user support, product development and account management functions.
Lead capital asset planning and financial management efforts in compliance with Office of Management and Budget standards.
Use awareness of innovations in human resources applications and technology to shape the long-term vision for the USA Staffing program.
Promote reimbursable human resources products and services.
Establish positive client relationships.
Monitor revenue and expenses to ensure program sustainability.
One year of experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level leading Information Technology projects/programs to support Federal, State, or Local Government Human Resource Functions and demonstrating Knowledge of Policies, Practices, and Procedures Needed to Manage Reimbursable (Fee-for-Service) Business Activities.
Selective Placement Factor:
In accordance with OMB Circular A-11, Part 7, exhibit 300, applicant must have at least 4 years of senior level program or project management experience leading Information Technology and/or Human Resources projects or programs, including developing project schedules, tracking key milestones, evaluating project performance, developing and managing project budgets, building and presenting business cases, reporting program results, strategic planning, and communicating with internal and external stakeholders at the management/executive levels.
You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your application package to ensure you meet the job requirements. Your application package must support your answers to the occupational questionnaire. If your answers cannot be verified, your rating will be changed to an appropriate level. Those who meet minimum qualifications and are determined best qualified will be invited to participate in an Assessment Center and/or a structured interview. The Assessment Center is tentatively scheduled for the week of February 25 in Washington, DC. Applicants invited to the Assessment Center must be available to attend a one-day Assessment Center in Washington, DC during that time frame. Applicants will be responsible for their travel costs to attend the Assessment Center.
All applicants will be rated on the following Skills or Competencies:
Knowledge of the Policies, Practices and Procedures Needed to Manage Reimbursable (Fee-for-Service) Business Activities
Knowledge of the Policies, Practices, and Procedures Needed to Manage Federal Information Technology Projects or Programs in Support of Human Resources Functions.
If you meet all of the basic and minimum qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
OPM offers a comprehensive benefits package this link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered.
Relocation expenses will not be paid. Current OPM career employees may qualify as an exception.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.