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    The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the principal advisor to the Under Secretary and Director on the application of information technology (IT) to support and improve the Agency’s business processes. The Office of Program Administration Organization (PAO) is responsible for the management of the overall USPTO Information Technology program, providing service & support for OCIO customers. The Program Management Division (PMD) serves as a Program Management Office (PMO) for establishing, implementing, facilitating and administering processes and tools related to management of USPTO IT Portfolios, Programs and Projects as defined in the USPTO Framework. The Program Execution Branch (PEB) provides centralized Program Management services across the USPTO.

    This position serves as an IT Program Manager in the PEB. The individual selected for this position will be required to perform the following:

    • Preparing high-level program plans, establishing long and short range program goals and objectives, monitoring progress, approving deliverables, and overseeing a wide range of assignments including portfolio and program development and operational planning and oversight.
    • Communicating openly with customers throughout the project life cycle, ensuring customer satisfaction with the process and results.
    • Ensuring that the Department of Commerce (DOC) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) reports are accurate.
    • Supporting portfolio managers in other external reporting to entities such as the General Accounting Office (GAO), Congress, and etc.
    • Serving as Budget Organization Manager (BOM) for capital improvement funds associated with assigned programs, and forecasting budgets in accordance with the OCIO’s prescribed methods and pre-established deadlines.
    • Coordinating, communicating, and integrating IT project and program activities. Aligning IT programs to strategic goals through identified portfolios.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516355400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.