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    This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Program Accountability and Risk Management (PARM).The incumbent is the Program Manager for Acquisition Governance and is responsible for supporting the Director, PARM in all aspects of management, administration, and oversight of the Department's acquisition program management functions.

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    As Program Manager (Acquisition Governance), the incumbent is one of the principal consultants to senior DHS management on all matters pertaining to Departmental acquisition programs and program executions. The incumbent is responsible for the leadership and direction of the acquisition resources assigned toPARM for oversight of Level 1, 2 and 3 Acquisition programs. The incumbent is an expert in Acquisition Program Management and identifying and resolving performance risk and technical issues, determining fruitful areas of mathematical analysis, prioritizing work and allocating resources, preparing programs for key decision points, and defining, maintaining and directing the acquisition program management core competencies.

    • Serves as an acquisition technical expert to USM, DUSM, other DHS Headquarters staff, DHS Activities/Components, program managers, and the acquisition workforce relative to the implementation, management, and operation of the DHS acquisition system. Provides management and technical expertise in all areas of acquisition management including requirements development, systems engineering, logistics support, test and evaluation, financial planning and cost estimating, and contracting. Interfaces directly with DHS, Federal, industry, and academia personnel in matters relating to acquisition and systems engineering policies, directives, procedures, and best business practices.
    • Ascertains compliance with any statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures related to DHS acquisition program and project management
    • Represents the USM, DUSM, and PARM at meetings, discussions, conferences, committees, and technical society meetings. Interfaces at highest levels within DHS Leadership, Headquarters staff, DHS Activities/Components, 0MB, GAO, other: federal agencies, and private industry. Routinely briefs high-level officials.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0340 Program Management

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