You must submit a separate narrative statement that addresses each of the Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs) related to this position, limiting your responses to no more than one page for each MTQ. You must also submit a separate narrative statement (10-page limit) addressing each of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below, limiting your responses to no more than two pages for each ECQ. You must address how you have exercised progressively greater leadership responsibilities that are indicative of senior executive managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined in this job announcement. Typically, experience of this nature is gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service, or it's equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations. For examples and guidance on writing effective ECQ narrative statements, you are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Guide to Senior Service Qualifications: http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2010.pdf. Please use the Challenge-Context-Action-Result (CCAR) model when describing your accomplishments.
Mandatory Technical Qualifications
MTQ1: Demonstrated knowledge of federal statutes and regulations governing administrative programs, including facilities management, procurement and federal contracting, necessary to provide expert advice to senior management to meet the administrative needs of a litigating organization.
MTQ2: Demonstrated ability to analyze and decide among alternative solutions to current and anticipated information technology needs in order to deliver effective litigation support, office automation support, Internet / Intranet support and network management support.
MTQ3: Demonstrated knowledge of the federal budget process including formulation, preparation, presentation and justification, and execution; and proven ability to identify budgetary issues, weigh alternative viewpoints or findings thoughtfully, and propose conclusions or alternatives that are workable and that exhibit a thorough understanding of the issue involved.
MTQ4: Demonstrated knowledge of federal human resources regulations and policies including oversight of staffing and classification activities, personnel management issues, and employee relations matters.
Executive Core Qualifications
ECQ1: Leading Change: This core qualification involves 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. Leadership Competencies for ECQ-1: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision.
ECQ2: Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organizations 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. Leadership Competencies for ECQ-2: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building.
ECQ3: Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Leadership Competencies for ECQ-3: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility.
EQQ4: Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies for ECQ-4: financial management, human capital management, technology management.
ECQ5: Building Coalitions: This core qualification involves 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. Leadership Competencies for ECQ-5: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating.
The following fundamental competencies underlie the five ECQs, which should be incorporated into your responses to the ECQs and not as separate statements:
a) Interpersonal Skills: Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
b) Oral Communication: Makes clear and convincing oral presentations. Listens effectively; clarifies information as needed.
c) Integrity/Honesty: Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Models high standards of ethics.
d) Written Communication: Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience.
e) Continual Learning: Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development.
f) Public Service Motivation: Shows a commitment to serve the public. Ensures that actions meet public needs; aligns organizational objectives and practices with public interests.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applications directing the reader to search within the application to "See Resume" are considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address any of the mandatory ECQs and/or MTQs is also considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. As a result, you will be rated as "INELIGIBLE".