To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs), and other qualifications, if applicable, listed below.
These factors are required, and must be addressed for the incumbent to perform the duties of the position. The mandatory technical qualifications must be met to be rated eligible for this position.
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
Applicant must meet the following Department of Defense qualification requirements for 1102 contracting positions:
MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
The applicant is to provide a separate narrative statement to each of the following technical qualifications which describes fully, but concisely, how his/her experience supports each of the following qualifications. Each technical qualification narrative should not exceed 2 pages. Failure to address these specific qualifications in a separate narrative statement will eliminate you from consideration.
1. Knowledge of contract laws, rules, regulations and practices as applied within the Department of Defense in both a dispersed organizational approach and during contingency operations.
2. Ability to develop and execute acquisition plans for multi-dimensional complex procurement actions.
3. Experience managing a decentralized workforce composed of both military and civilian employees in accordance with the principles of Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA).
4. In depth knowledge of the federal Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution process to include all aspects of resource management such as adapting mission to accommodate resource reductions.
5. Ability to establish the vision and create an execution plan for E-Business including integration with the supporting establishment, acquisition community, and the financial management department.
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs): The ECQs describe the leadership skills needed to succeed in the Senior Executive Service, and are in addition to the specific technical factors listed above. To assess the executive experience of each candidate, applicants who are applying for their initial career appointment in the SES must demonstrate, with specific examples, how their experience is relevant to exercising leadership in each of the five competencies. Current or former SES Career employees are not required to address the ECQs (SES Career employees include only those appointed under Title 5 U.S.C. 3393). A concise executive summary must show where and when the qualifications were obtained, the organizational setting in which the experience was acquired, (e.g. organizational size, level, and assigned fiscal resources), and a narrative discussion of the qualifications. The ECQs must not exceed 10 pages.
1. Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
2. Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
3. Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
4. Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
5. Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
These ECQs must be addressed in a separate narrative statement. Specific instructions for preparing your statement and definitions of these core qualifications are available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp