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    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    About the Position:
    This Assistant Program Manager (Acquisition), NH-03430-03 position is located in the Program Executive Office, Soldier (PEO Soldier) at Fort Belvoir, VA.
    This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for Defense Acquisition Workforce Positions in accordance with 10 USC §1705(g).

    This is a DoD Demonstration Project position. Under the Defense Authorization Act, personnel management demonstration programs are operating in numerous Army activities and various other organizations supported by Army civilian personnel centers. Under the streamlined personnel operations for demonstration projects, the familiar 15 General Schedule grade structure is replaced with broad pay bands that typically encompass a range of grades. For example, acquisition jobs in level NH-III of broad banding encompass the traditional GS-12 through GS-13 grades. Other initiatives under the demonstration projects include simplified classification, streamlined hiring process, and expanded developmental opportunities.

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

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    Serves as Assistant Program Manager responsible for managing new systems through advanced development, production and fielding; or fielded systems undergoing extensive modification, retrofit, or rebuild; or specified categories of critical problem issues associated with one or more fielded systems. For assigned system(s), manages engineering, procurement, production, budgeting, integrated logistics support, testing, configuration management, product improvement, fielding, and readiness monitoring to provide a balanced, expedited, economical and effective system for accomplishing the assigned mission. Assures interface and coordination of all actions with other Government agencies and other organization elements. Directs the work of specialists within the office and, through functional managers, the activities of matrix support specialists. Position requires management and executive ability and thorough knowledge of the wide range of technical and business specialties used to plan and direct a systems acquisition program.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You will be required to travel for this position 25% of the time.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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