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Job Title:Project Management Leader

Agency:Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

Job Announcement Number:FRTIB-13-DE-NG-033-853901

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, March 08, 2013 to Monday, March 25, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0301-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United States

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is widely considered to be one of the best retirement plans in the world and a model for defined contribution plans.  We are seeking a champion for its continual improvement.

The FRTIB is an Independent Federal Agency responsible for administering the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).  We help Federal employees and members of the Uniformed Services retire with dignity by providing benefits similar to private sector 401(k) plans.  The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is widely considered to be one of the best retirement plans in the world and a model for defined contribution plans. 

 

Mission - Our Core Purpose

Administer the TSP solely in the interest of the participants and beneficiaries

 Core Values - What We Stand For

Participant-Focused
Integrity

Efficiency

 

The FRTIB is looking for a highly qualified and motivated individual to serve as Project Management Leader in the Office of Enterprise Planning.  The incumbent will be responsible for planning and managing cross-departmental projects at the Agency and ensure that the discipline of project management is employed generally and effectively throughout the Agency.

 

This position is also being announced under Vacancy Announcement # FRTIB-13-MP-033-NG-854426 for Status Candidates.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Relevant experience (see Qualifications below):

DUTIES:

The major duties of the position are:

·         Leads the initiation, planning and implementation of large and complex projects using project management tools and techniques.

 

·         Develops project charters, project plans, and project schedules.

 

·         Communicates with stakeholders, agency and contractor staff on project status, risks, and issues.

 

·         Measures project progress and achievements.

 

·         Keeps current on project management tools and techniques.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Specialized Experience: Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet the specialized experience as described below:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level which involved experience leading the effort to initiate, plan, analyze, and carry out major and complex projects, managing the day to day operational aspects of projects, and demonstrating proficiency in project management tools.


A Professional Project Management Certification is required for this position.

You must provide your transcripts to support your educational claims.  Transcripts may be unofficial copies,

but they must come from an accredited college or university, and they also must include the courses' names and number of credit hours.  To search the database of accredited institutions visit: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx

 

Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at U.S. accredited college or university.  For further information visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

  

Education may not be substituted for experience at this grade level.

ALL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE DATE THE REFERRAL LIST IS ISSUED.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position.  If you meet the 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.
 

Best Qualified - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and excels in most requirements of the position.

Well Qualified - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and meets most requirements of the position.

Qualified - Meets the minimum qualification requirements, but does not possess the relevant competencies to a substantive degree.
 

If you are among the Best Qualified candidates, your application may be referred to the selecting official for consideration and possibly, an interview.

All applicants will be rated on the following Skills or Competencies:

Project Management, Project Management Tools, Oral and Written Communication, Leadership, and Multi-Tasking skills.

 

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.

 

To preview this questionnaire, click on the following link View Assessment Questions.

 

If your final rating places you among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.


BENEFITS:

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Retirement System.  The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board also has agency specific benefits including flexible work schedules and the possibility of student loan repayment.


The following web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.  To find out more click here https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits.

 

Alternate work schedule options are available.

 

Telework may be available after you have come on board.

 

If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized.  Our human resources office can provide additional information on how this program is run.

 

Direct deposit: Direct deposit of pay is required.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).   The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and you are found Well-Qualified for this vacancy.  Well-Qualified means, you must meet all the minimum qualification standards listed above and be assessed and assigned the rating of at least Well-Qualified to receive special selection priority.

You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.  See http://www.sss.gov/

Reasonable Accommodation: Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

EEO Policy: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Veteran's Preference: Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were separated under honorable conditions may be eligible for veterans' preference. Veterans' preference does not apply to positions in the Senior Executive Service or to internal agency actions such as a reassignment or promotion. When claiming preference, veterans must provide a copy of their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other acceptable documentation. Applicants claiming 10 point preference will need to submit Form SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference. To learn more about veterans' preference, special veteran appointing authorities, and other veteran related topics, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.

Relocation incentives:  No relocation expenses will be paid for this position. 

   Probationary Period: One-year trial/probationary period may be required.

   Background Suitability Investigation: Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background investigation and the granting of a Federal suitability or security clearance.

Temporary Duty Travel: TDY for this position is 10 percent.

More than one position may be filled from this vacancy.



HOW TO APPLY:

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit my Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position.

 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page https://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following 853901.

 

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View.
2. Print 1203FX form to provide your response to the questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm1203fx.pdf, and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

The complete application package must be submitted by Monday, March 25, 2013.

NOTE: If all required documents are not received by the closing date, you will be rated ineligible, and your application will not move forward to the selection official.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Please be advised, the following documents are required even if you are already a current FRTIB employee:

1. Resume (Your resume must contain your experience in each position, the dates of employment, and hours worked per week). Resumes that do not contain all of the necessary information to determine qualifications will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.  Your latest resume submission will be used to determine your qualifications. 
2. OF-306, please visit http://www.opm.gov/forms/html/OF.asp for a fillable OF-306 form.3. Responses to questionnaire.

4. You must submit documents verifying your eligibility along with your application package.  These documents may include, but are not limited to: your SF 50, Veteran’s Preference documentation e.g. DD-214 or equivalent, SF-15 and VA letter, as appropriate; ICTAP documentation, e.g. RIF separation notice along with last performance rating or appraisal; and/or College Transcripts – this will be necessary if the position has an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on a combination of education and experience, or solely on education.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

FRTIB Personnel
Phone: (202)942-1600
Email: PERSONNEL@TSP.GOV
Agency Information:
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
77 K Street NE
Suite 1000
Washington, DC
20002
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official.  If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by the office for a possible interview.

 

Once this process has been completed, you will receive notice via email (or by mail if no email address was provided during the application process).  This process is generally completed within 4-6 weeks.


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