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Job Title:Supervisory Regulatory Health Project Manager, GS-601-15

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:Food and Drug Administration

Job Announcement Number:HHS-FDA-CTP-DE-13-853854

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, March 14, 2013 to Wednesday, March 27, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0601-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

3 vacancies in the following location:
Rockville, MD United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), Office of Science (OS), in Rockville, MD.

 

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-FDA-CTP-MP-13-855361 under merit promotion procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

Who May Apply:  Open to all United States Citizens.

PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps (not as a career/career-conditional employee) are encouraged to apply under the merit promotion announcement indicated above.

This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions in multiple locations.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Background investigation required.

DUTIES:

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  • Provides direction, oversight, and leadership to subordinate Regulatory Health Project Managers responsible for managing tobacco application reviews, scientific projects, and communication with regulated entities.
  • Develops, reviews, and implements policies and programs for tobacco product review.
  • Provides authoritative advice and counsel to employees and regulated entities on the tobacco product review process, regulation, policies, and administrative matters.
  • Advises the Office Director, Deputy and other Key Officials on scientific regulatory project management and application review issues.
  • Interviews candidates for positions and recommends the appointment, promotion, or reassignment to such positions.
  • Evaluates work performance of subordinates.
  • Manages activities that include strategic planning to enhance the products or services.

  • QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    To qualify for the Supervisory Regulatory Health Project Manager position, all applicants must meet the Basic Requirement, in addition to the Minimum Qualification for the grade level(s) of which you wish to apply.

     

    Basic Requirement: (all applicants must meet Basic Requirement)

    You must have successfully completed a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree with a major study in an academic field related to health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. (You must provide a copy of college transcripts)

     

    Minimum Qualifications:  

    GS-15:   At least one full year of specialized experience that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to work performed at the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service that included providing authoritative advice on the regulations, legislation, and administrative procedures involved in regulatory science-based product review; performing the full range of project management duties related to the product review; and planning and organizing the work of multi-disciplinary review teams.


    Foreign Education:  If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.  For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov.

    Conditions of Employment:
    1. Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
    2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
    3. Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
    4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
    5. Financial disclosure statement may be required.
    6. One-year probationary period may be required.
    7. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses may be paid.
    8. Bargaining Unit Position:  No

    9. Drug Screening Required:  No
    10. Recruitment Bonus may be authorized:  No

    11. Supervisory position:  Yes, Since this is a supervisory position, candidates must also have demonstrated or shown the potential to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.  A supervisory probationary period may be required.  Applicants should describe any previous experience or responsibilities which could be used in relation the the supervisory requirements of this position.

    12. Time in grade (TIG) must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
    13. CTP participates in the Student Loan Repayment Program.
    14. Certain positions within the FDA are subject to restrictions on financial holdings (FDA regulated financial holdings).  To determine whether this position is affected, applicants are advised to seek additional information during the interview process from the Ethics and Integrity Staff, Office of Management Programs, Office of Management at (301) 796-8440 prior to accepting such a position.
     

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Once the application process is complete, a review of the resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.  Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates.  The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position.  Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Well Qualified or Qualified.

     

    The Category Rating Process does not add veterans’ preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.  Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Knowledge and professional understanding of the principles and limitations of scientific theories, concepts and methodology.

    Ability to maintain harmonious relationships to obtain support and reconcile divergent viewpoints.

    Ability to manage human resources.

    Knowledge of legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures involved in product review.

    Skill in oral communication.

    Skill in written communication.


    BENEFITS:

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    The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility.  If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.  For more information on veterans’ preference see http://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans.

     

    Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov).

     

    For information on "People with Disabilities" please visit http://opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp

     

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.



    HOW TO APPLY:

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    To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

     

    Note:  To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov.

     

    To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 853854.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


    If you cannot apply online:

    1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
    2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf and
    3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
    4. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Bethesda Customer HelpDesk at (888) 478-4340; TTY/TDD: (800) 877-8339; or by email quickquestions@fda.hhs.gov.  The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

     

    1. Your Résumé - You are encouraged to use the USAJobs online resume builder to ensure that all required information is in your resume.  If you use your own résumé, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that include beginning and ending dates for paid and non-paid work experience, hours worked per week, month and year of employment for each job title listed.

    2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire

    3. Other supporting documents:

    4.      - Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable

           - College Transcripts (if the position has a positive education requirement)
                         - Individuals with Disabilities (must submit proof on the organization's letterhead), if applicable
                            For Sample letter: http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AboutFDA/WorkingatFDA/UCM276860.pdf.

     

    For Résumé and Application Tips visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeAndApplicationTips#icc

     

    The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.

    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    FDA Helpdesk
    Phone: (888)478-4340
    Fax: (478)757-3144
    Email: QUICKQUESTIONS@PSC.GOV
    Agency Information:
    HHS FDA Center
    10903 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD
    20993 Fax: (478)757-3144

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  We expect to make a selection within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement.

     

    You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).


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    Job Announcement Number:

    HHS-FDA-CTP-DE-13-853854

    Control Number:

    339333200