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    Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.

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    The Project Manager (PM) is a staff member in the MRI Program Management Office (PMO). The PM leads and manages single or multiple projects as assigned. The PM will also assist other PMs in supporting roles as required. The PM is responsible to practice effective and efficient project management standards, methods and techniques that are industry proven and PMO promoted. The PM conducts project management related tasks required for OMB, DOD, DON, USMC and Commercial Industry compliance to include Cybersecurity and Payment Card Industry.

    Leads internal resources, third parties and vendors through project initiation, planning, execution, control and close. Deliver intended project result on time, within scope and budget. Lead and manage a team effort to define and document, project charters, plans and reports. Manage sponsor, customer and stakeholder expectations. Project plans will include but not limited to project schedule, scope, budget, human resources and procurement as appropriate for project size and complexity. The PM will exercise effective communication and coordination throughout project efforts. Develops and manages the project schedules to track tasks, durations, resources and performance. Manages change in project scope, schedule and costs. Manages and mitigates risks. Resolves issues at the lowest levels possible to a favorable end. Reports and escalates potential roadblocks in a timely manner. Identifies and manage project dependencies and deficiencies early. Measure project performance using appropriate key performance indicators. Create and maintain appropriate and comprehensive project documentation.

    Perform duties as Contracting Officer Representative (COR) as required. Serve as COR in support of other projects when assigned. Prepares, coordinates and conducts post-implementation ROI analysis.

    Serves as a point of contact (POC) to support and assist other PMs managing projects and employing Microsoft Office Project Server (MOPS). Exercise proficient use of Microsoft Project Professional, Microsoft Project Server, SharePoint and the MS suite of office products. Performs application administration and user support for Project Server. Plan, organize work, and manage internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency. Troubleshoots and resolves issues experienced by users of all project management tools supported from the PMO. Troubleshoots and resolves issues with project schedules and other project documentation in coordination with PMs as assigned to provide feedback to prompt updates and corrections. Make recommendations to develop or improve processes and procedures.

    Assists with the Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) coordination. Perform tasks as the CPIC point-of-contact (POC) for business owners as assigned to ensure proper completion of project justifications, cost benefit analysis and problem framing slides in the standard format with acceptable content and language. Coordinate timelines for document submission to the PMO for review and processing through the CIO and the various committees of IT governance.

    May attend conferences and meetings. Prepares supporting documentation for presentations and proposals. May prepare correspondence, briefs, action documents, routing sheets, point papers and slide presentations for use by management officials. Review, research and benchmark emerging trends in Project, Program and Portfolio management.

    Must be alert to substance abuse and take appropriate action. Effectively supports the Marine Corps Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment policies, and ensures compliance with fire, safety, and other environmental issues and programs. Develops procedures to minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse. Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Takes action to solve problems quickly.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Varies

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    Conditions Of Employment

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    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Project Management, Business Management or a related field appropriate to the work of position AND four years of project management experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skill in project initiation, planning, scheduling, execution and control, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above.

    Must have experience managing projects that delivered IT solutions for Business capabilities. Must demonstrate understanding and application of project knowledge areas for integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, procurement and stakeholders. Must demonstrate an understanding and application of the software and system development life cycle (SDLC) and the project management life cycle (PMLC) for IT projects.  Must have understanding of software development methodologies, system architecture, network infrastructure, data management, and business analysis and system compliance requirements for cybersecurity, data protection and payment card industry.  Must be experienced and skilled to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and customer personnel, verbally and in writing. Must demonstrate strong management, organization and coordination skills.

    Eligible for incremental telework as determined by MR/MF policy.


    Additional information

    GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

    It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

    As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
    Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
    Required Documents:
               *Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
               *If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
    This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
    Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required


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    Required Documents

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    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:

    •      Stability of Federal Civilian Service

    •      People with passion for doing work that matters

    •      Quality of Work Life Balance

    •      Competitive Pay

    •      Comprehensive Benefit Packages

    •      Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges


    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: https://careers.usmc-mccs.org

    Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.  To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement. Resumes submitted with pictures will not be considered.

    Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

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    3044 CATLIN AVE
    QUANTICO, VA 22134-5003
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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.

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A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/606674000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.