This Position Is No Longer Available

Job Title:Grants Management Specialist-NICHD- MP

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:National Institutes of Health

Job Announcement Number:NIH-NICHD-MP-13-880776

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 to Sunday, April 28, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1109-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Agency Employees Only

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Montgomery County, MD United States

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current permanent Title 5 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Employees and CTAP Eligibles.

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the NICHD is to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted, that women suffer no harmful effects from reproductive processes, and that all children have the chance to achieve their full potential for healthy and productive lives, free from disease or disability, and to ensure the health, productivity, independence, and well-being of all people through optimal rehabilitation.

If you have experience evaluating, negotiating, and executing managment aspects of grant and cooperative agreements, AND you want to play a signifcant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the Office of Administrative Management (OAM), Grants Management Branch (GMB).  Fore more information about the Office of Administrative Management (OAM) please visit: NICHD Office of Administrative Management

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Current permanent Title 5 NICHD Employees and CTAP Eligibles Only.

DUTIES:

Major Duties:

  • Manage and coordinate a complex grant portfolio.
  • Develop innovative grant arrangements to resolve critical and unprecedented program needs.
  • Participate in project and administrative site and staff visits to evaluate the appropriateness of budgetary requests.
  • Advise applicants and grantees on financial and management issues relevant to their applications. Provide assistance in the administration of the portfolio including setting appropriate work priorities.
  • Ensure that the awardee is in compliance with established administrative and financial policies, procedures, and sound business practices.
  • Develop policy initiatives in response to critical problems or as needed by changing circumstances.
  • Provide expert and authoritative advice, interpretation, and guidance on statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures as they relate to the award program.
  • Serve as a technical authority and resource in communication and correspondence with grantees and federal staff.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

To qualify at the GS-13 level you must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience includes: evaluating the management aspects of grant or cooperative agreement applications; interpreting and providing technical assistance regarding complex grants-related policies and procedures; resolving complex and controversial post-award problems surrounding the monitoring of grants or cooperative agreements; and developing criteria and standards for the planning, implementation and evaluation of grant or cooperative agreement proposals; etc.


Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Evaluation Method


BENEFITS:

The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  For more information, check out New Employee Benefits at NIH and OPM's Employee Benefits Information.

OTHER INFORMATION:

We are unable to pay relocation expenses.

A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/ placement.

Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement. The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.



HOW TO APPLY:

Submission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application. You must provide a complete online Application Package which includes:

  • Your Resume (Please provide sufficient details in your resume to enable us to determine if you meet the requirement for qualifying experience (as stated in the Qualifications section) and to support your answers to the online questionnaire. Providing insufficient details in your resume may result in a lower or ineligible rating.)
  • A complete Assessment Questionnaire, View Assessment Questions.
  • Other required supporting documents (See the Required Documents section for any additional forms and/or supplemental materials required.)
  • If you would prefer to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) for consideration, you may submit a skeletal online resume and Fax your CV. Submission of a resume/CV alone IS NOT a complete application. You must complete the online questionnaire that will appear when you begin your application on USAJOBS. (See the Required Documents section for any additional forms and/or supplemental materials required.)

To begin the online application process, click the "Apply Online" button at the bottom of this screen to log in to your existing USAJOBS account or to create an account if you do not already have one.

  • Follow the prompts to complete the Assessment Questionnaire. Please ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process.
  • To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, you must use the fax coversheet found at http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf . Include the vacancy announcement number for the job to which you are applying, 880776. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you have questions or require reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact the HR staff member listed below. If you cannot apply online, these are the steps to follow:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire.
  2. Print this 1203-FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.
  3. In Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire, you may notice that the numbering restarts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section. The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.
  4. Fax the completed 1203-FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

NOTE: Faxing paper applications will overwrite your prior online application responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you have difficulties with hearing and are seeking assistance, please call a relay operator at 1-800-735-2258 or visit Maryland Relay or AT&T Relay.

For technical difficulties, contact HR Systems Support between 8 AM and 4:30 PM ET Monday through Friday at 301-451-1436 or hrsystemssupport@mail.nih.gov.

Additional Information on How to Apply

Information on Reasonable Accommodation

We encourage you to verify that your application is complete. Log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following information must be received by 11:59pm ET on the closing date of the announcement, Sunday, April 28, 2013.

  1. Resume via USAJOBS.
  2. Responses to online questionnaire.
  3. If applicable, supporting documentation (including DD214 to support Veterans' Employment, CTAP/ICTAP, Schedule A, or other information requested in the announcement such as transcripts). To ensure your information is secure, please block out any Social Security numbers (SSNs). Clean copies may be requested if you are hired.
  4. If submitting a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), or equivalent, submit one that shows the effective date of your current position and the full performance level. You may obtain a copy of your SF-50 from your HR Office or, if you are an HHS employee, from eOPF. If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: National Personnel Records Center, Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL, 62295; FAX - 618-935-3014; Email CPR; or visit the National Archives Website.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Sherrie Palmer
Phone: (301)402-8031
Email: PALMERSH@MAIL.NIH.GOV
Agency Information:
National Institutes of Health
2115 E Jefferson St
Bethesda, MD
20892

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Within 15 business days of the closing date, Sunday, April 28, 2013, you may check your status online at USAJOBS We will update your status after each key stage in the application process has been completed.

Control Number: 342251700
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