IT Program Manager(Plcy/Pln)

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)3.9

Major Duties:
Provides expert IT advice and guidance to the Chief Financial Officer as well as the Deputy Chief Information Officers and Directors of the multiple OIT organizations on a wide-range of department-wide information technology and information resource management policies, procedures and processes.
Reviews plans, schedules and priorities; provides expert guidance in developing the approach, scope and depth; recommends solutions to problems; reviews progress of projects; provides adequate and efficient coordination during analysis, system design, evaluation and selection, and systems maintenance and operations.
Serves as a Senior IT Advisor and authoritative source of information for decision-making managers and planners across OIT for key information technology projects and initiatives at VA.
Studies, reviews and analyzes VA's current information technology plans and operations to determine current and future information systems requirements (i.e. information systems, equipment, facilities, personnel, and training as well as the impact on the budget and funding sources).
Provides leadership, advisory services and strategic direction of the automation/communications structures and has primary fiscal management responsibilities of information technology programs throughout OIT with an emphasis on timely, continuous and quality information technology solutions and services.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Telework available at the discretion of the Supervisor
Travel required up to 10% of the time.
Position Description Title/PD#: IT Program Manager(Plcy/Pln), PD# 17447-0
Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary with no specific demands required to perform work. A moderate amount of walking and standing is required when attending meetings and conferences, and in visiting other offices and buildings.
Promotion Potential: This position is at the full performance level.To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Selective Placement Factor: This position includes a skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to -and essential for- satisfactory performance of the job. Selective Placement Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration. Evidence of the Selective Placement Factor must be reflected in your resume.

The Selective Placement Factor for this position is: Experience with a federal budget process and professional knowledge of emerging technologies in hardware, software and telecommunication concepts which are used to plan, develop, implement, operate and maintain information technology systems for an organization.


Experience - Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate.

For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled.
Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Customer Service - 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.
Oral Communication - 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.
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.


Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-14 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: Assisting with the management, development, maintenance and operations of the Information Technology aspect of the budget; comprehensive knowledge of and skills in applying capital investment planning principles, methods, and techniques of Information Technology assessment, monitoring, and evaluation used for IT resource strategy and planning.
Such experience is typically gained in the IT field or through the performance of work where the primary concern is IT.

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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.


Documents Accepted:
Cover Letter
Performance Appraisal
Disability Letter

Documents Required:

Please review the above list(s) to ensure you have included all necessary documents required for your application.Not every applicant will require the same documents, therefore it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that their application package includes all necessary documents to determine qualifications and eligibility for appointment, such as a copy of your SF-50, transcript, ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).You will not be contacted for additional information. Applicants will be deemed ineligible if supporting documentation is not submitted.

Veterans' Preference: Since the Direct-Hire Recruitment Authority is being used, traditional Veterans' Preference rules do not apply. Qualified veterans will, however, be given full consideration for this position.

Applications are accepted online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.