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Job Title:  Director, HR Information Technology Transformation
Agency:  Office of Personnel Management
Job Announcement Number:  13-SES-002-CEG

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$119,554.00 to $179,700.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 to Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Full Time - Senior Executive Service (SES)
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
US Citizens and Status Candidates


The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is looking for a dynamic and energetic leader to join our Senior Executive Service (SES) Corps.

The Senior Executive Service (SES) is comprised of the men and women charged with leading the continuing transformation of government. These leaders possess well-honed executive skills and share a broad perspective of government and a public service commitment which is grounded in the Constitution.

The Director will be responsible for leading the government-wide Human Resources Information Technology Transformation (HRITT), developing a comprehensive, long-term approach to coordinate the strategic management of human capital across the Federal government through the effective use of information technology.  The HRITT Director will also provide leadership for the Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) program which is an e-Government initiative designed to leverage the benefits of information technology. With the right person at the helm, the Federal Government can achieve significant cost savings while increasing the capacity to provide outstanding HR services to recruit, retain, and honor the workforce.

This position is located in OPM's Office of Planning and Policy Analysis (PPA), Human Resources Information Technology Transformation (HRITT) Division in Washington, D.C.


  • U.S. Citizen
  • Resume (cover letter optional)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service


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• Lead the development and implementation of Government-wide policies, standards, and strategies that will advance the Federal Government toward a coordinated approach for the management of human capital through the effective use of information technology.  

• Lead the development of strategic policies and overall direction for the Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) suite of analytical tools and the comprehensive Data Warehouse which is intended to provide on demand, custom reports to plan and forecast the personnel needs of individual Federal agencies and the Federal Government as a whole.

• Lead, oversee, and coordinate the governance of the Human Resources Line of Business (HRLOB), including responsibility for driving the effectiveness of the HRLOB Multi Agency Executive Steering Committee (MAESC) and its alignment with other relevant intergovernmental bodies. 

• Advise senior officials on the achievement of Government-wide standardization, consolidation, interoperability, and integration of HR services and data. Lead the coordination of stakeholders—including agencies, intergovernmental bodies, and the private sector—to evolve the program Concept of Operations (CONOPS), including program direction, scope, goals, service levels, priorities, and timelines.

• Identify, establish, manage, and coordinate business process reengineering and standardization activities within the scope of the HRLOB CONOPS.

• Formulate and direct marketing and change management strategies that foster program awareness and align support for the HRLOB across all stakeholders.

• Manage the selection of federal and private sector HRLOB organizations and monitor their operation within HRLOB requirements and guidelines.

• Collaborate with management to monitor and assure that requirements and performance metrics are being met.

• Develop passback guidance in coordination with OMB.


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The Executive Core Qualifications are required for entry to the Senior Executive Service; to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Technical Qualification(s), listed below.


ECQ 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.

ECQ 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.

ECQ 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.

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ 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.


• Demonstrated experience overseeing the planning, consolidation, or integration of enterprise management information systems (such as Human Resources, Finance/Accounting, Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Planning, etc.)




• Broad knowledge of human resources management principles, policies, and administration.


Additional information on the Executive Core Qualifications is available at

Please ensure that your resume emphasizes your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions relating to the qualifications described above. An example of a resume showing possession of the ECQs is available at

Please DO NOT submit separate statements addressing the ECQs/Technical Qualification(s) as they will not be considered.


You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education. Resumes will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel, and highly qualified candidates may be invited to participate in a structured interview and undergo a reference check. The OPM Executive Resources Board (ERB) will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the approving authority.

Unless you have already been certified by a Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in the past, your ECQs must be certified by a QRB before appointment can occur.


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The Office of Personnel Management offers a number of exceptional benefits to most of its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered:


  • Salary for Senior Executive Service positions varies depending on qualifications.
  • Selected candidate will be subject to a one-year probationary period in the Senior Executive Service unless required probationary period has previously been served.
  • Selected candidate is required to file a SF-278, Public Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days after his/her appointment, in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Relocation expenses may be paid in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations.
  • Veteran's Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service.


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Your complete application package must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, December 05, 2012.

To begin click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register and submit all required documents.

To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at and click on "Application Status." Click on the position title, and then select Apply Online to continue.

We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your resume, assessment questionnaire, and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144. You must print a copy of OPM Form 1203-FX and document your responses to the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire. You must use the official FAX coversheet found here and cite Vacancy Identification Number 739681.


1. Résumé (and optional cover letter) - Format is at the discretion of the applicant but must show that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Technical Qualification(s).

Your resume should also include the following:

  • Vacancy Identification Number 739681
  • Full name, mailing and email addresses, day and evening telephone numbers
  • Educational information, including the name, city and state of colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type of degree received. Report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (
  • Information about your paid and nonpaid work experiences related to this position including: job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, duration of employment, and salary
  • You may also include information about honors, awards, and special accomplishments.
  • 2. Other Documents

  • If you are a graduate of an approved SES Candidate Development Program, you must provide a copy of your OPM certification of eligibility
  • If you are a current or former career SES member, you must provide a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, or other documentation showing your career SES status
  • If you are a current Federal employee, you must provide a copy of a recent SF-50 that indicates Federal status, grade, tenure, and type of service
  • Please do not submit any additional information not requested above. Extraneous materials such as separate statements addressing the ECQs/Technical Qualification(s) WILL NOT be considered.

    Note: Applications mailed in franked government envelopes will not be considered for this position.


    Carmen E. Garcia
    Phone: (202)606-4999
    Agency Information:
    OPM Human Resources
    1900 E Street NW
    Room 1469
    Washington, DC


    Our evaluation will be based on the information you provide. You should expect that we will verify performance, suitability and security information and take that information into account in making employment offers. You will be notified of the outcome after final approval of the selectee.

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