Qualifications must be met by the Closing Date: You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by Monday, September 08, 2014.
To be eligible for this position, you must possess the following:
One or more years of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 Federal grade level or higher that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of this position. This specialized experience includes: utilizing information to drive and influence acquisition's continuous improvement efforts based on feedback from internal and external stakeholders; collaborating with other entities to leverage Government-wide acquisition training capabilities and reduce redundancy/duplication; implementing stakeholder engagement and evaluation methodologies to ensure organization is responsive to business and acquisition workforce development needs; and serving as Contracting Officer Representative and liaison to facilitate the development of contract-wide requirements, requests for contract packages, etc.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience,
including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace
Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic;
religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps
build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable
training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You
will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
- Background Investigation: You may need to successfully complete a background investigation before appointed into the position.
- Probationary Period: You may be required to serve a one year probationary period.
- Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
CATEGORY RATING: Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Once the application process is complete, a review of 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. Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, Qualified.
Your rating will be based on both your entire application package as well as the responses to the assessment questionnaire. Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your category rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration for this position. Your application will be evaluated based on your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
· Knowledge of Federal acquisition laws and regulations and Government-wide initiatives to strengthen the acquisition workforce
· Ability to translate business needs into new requirements and provide oversight for project planning, development and deployment
· Knowledge of analyzing, developing and recommending effective and efficient processes and procedures
· Knowledge in communications/stakeholder engagement/outreach and program administration
In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview.
Information for Veterans: Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Qualifying veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the best qualified group. The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview. The remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.