Job Overview

Summary

Our mission:  To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan," - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. 

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve.  You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve. 

Location: This position is within the Office of Acquisition and Logistics, Acquisition Program Support, Acquisition Systems Integration in Washington DC.

Area of Consideration.  To be eligible under Merit Promotion, you must have an eligibility listed below:  

Competitive Merit Promotion

*Agency, Transfer or Reinstatement eligibles: Current or former federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service that hold, or have held a career or career-conditional position at a lower grade level as the position being announced. An SF-50 must show appointment in the competitive service.

*Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles.

Non-Competitive Merit Promotion:

*ICTAP/CTAP eligibles

*Disabled veterans receiving 30% or more disability compensation from the VA

*Individuals with severe disabilities (eligible for Schedule A appointments)

*Individuals eligible under other non-competitive appointment authorities such as:   Military spouses under E.O. 13473; Certain former overseas employees; Present and former Peace Corps, Vista or Action volunteers;              Former White House staff; Present and former Foreign Service officers and employees; Certain National Guard technicians.

*Current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria outlined in an Office of Personnel Management Interchange Agreement

*Agency, Transfer or Reinstatement eligibles that hold, or have previously held a career or career-conditional position at the same or higher grade level with the same or higher promotion potential as the position being announced. (An SF-50 must be provided that shows the highest grade held.)         

Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities (i.e. intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities) and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.

Duties

Major Duties:

·         Develops and manages the Department’s “Critical Acquisition Position” list to support the development of highly qualified and certified acquisition professionals for assignment to critical programs and contract support positions.

·         Develops policies and procedures to integrate the Department’s overarching acquisition framework and related business management systems.

·         Establishes program management doctrine and develops program management policies and procedures to standardized proper activities throughout the Department

·         Develops and manages an acquisition corps training and certification program for the Department to develop a professional acquisition workforce.

·         Supports the Department’s Chief Acquisition Officer and senior leadership in fulfilling the acquisition program management oversight function of the Department.

  

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