US Executive Director, Office of Acquisition and Logistics Vacancies 2021 - US Executive Director, Office of Acquisition and Logistics present a chance to fill Business Resources Specialist that will be placed in Eatontown.
Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Position Description Title/PD#: Business Resources Specialist/ PD# 44281-A/44282-A
Compressed/Flexible Schedules: May Be Authorized
Telework: Ad Hoc basis until proficiency of TAC processes/procedures are mastered
Virtual Position: No
This recruitment is for 2position with the Office of Procurement, Acquisition, and LogisticsTechnology Acquisition Center, located at 23 Christopher Way, Eatontown, NJ 07724.
Business Resource Specialist/ PD# 44281-0/44282-0
Duties for PD#44281-0:
Demonstrate in-depth knowledge in working on automated contracting business processes in an acquisition organization. Develop automated processes for use by contract specialists based upon knowledge and understanding of acquisition. Train contract specialists on automated systems, troubleshoots complex systems' issues, and develops systems from which contracting data/report can be obtained. Demonstrate responsibility for automated acquisition system maintenance. Oversee the maintenance of an automated acquisition system. Demonstrate in-depth experience working on systems such as contract writing tools and document management systems. Demonstrate knowledge of contracting regulations and policies in correlation to contracting business processes. Analyze, design, develop, and critique procurement solutions for use by contract specialists. Suggest improvements to users based on knowledge of contracting business processes, flow of work, and contracting reporting requirements. Analyze complex user requirements of procurement business tools. Design and maintain a procurement system to meet user requirements. Manage procurement business tools or associated software and hardware. Validate electronic contracting business tools. Make system enhancements without requiring approval as business tools are standard, non-complex tools. Interpret changes or updates to determine impact to tools being used by contract specialists. Manage contractors' work to oversee changes to hardware or software of business tool. Stay current on all policies, directives, and regulations and ensures users and management are apprised of changes required in business processes. Present briefings and recommendations concerning immediate requirements and long-range objectives. Work with users in testing electronic contracting tools. Teach users on new contracting tools. Work on high-level working groups (headquarters level) to determine future, long-range tools that should be developed to streamline contracting business processes. Participate as a technical advisor in meetings with management, users, vendors, and other organizations by providing guidance on policies and how to leverage new technologies. Document studies and recommendations concerning immediate requirements and long-range objectives. Provide management with technical information regarding electronic tools from which management makes decisions affecting business processes. Document new/updated requirements in writing. Document requirements and critique approaches and technologies as proposed by others for implementation determining best approach.
The incumbent performs the same duties and responsibilities as documented in the full
performance Position Description #44282-0, Business Resource Specialist, under the following supervisory controls: The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Chief, Plan/Training/analysis Division, who set overall objectives. Specific and detailed instructions are provided on assignments of a more complex or substantive nature. Routine work is not subject to review. The more complex or substantive work may be reviewed in some detail to ensure effectiveness. The incumbent performs duties independently.
Occasional travelYou may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
1101 General Business And Industry
Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen to apply for this job.
Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
Selective Service Registration is required for all males born after 12/31/1959.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
May be required to complete a probationary period.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The work is sedentary. No special physical demands are involved in performing the work
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/21/2021.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials.
Specialized Experience GS-12:
Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS- 11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Expert knowledge of and skill relative to information systems management within the acquisition function; contract writing tools, document management systems, contracting regulations, policies and directives applicable to acquisition and contracting processes; experience with office automation activities relating to procurement automation; technical IT knowledge to identify, analyze and develop automated procurement solutions as well as the capabilities and limitations of business intelligence tools, experience with designing and building and/or utilizing business intelligence tools; experience with developing reports and dashboards; high level skills in both oral and written communication; developing data processes and procedures to give senior leadership the information they need to make operational, tactical, and strategic decisions.
Specialized Experience GS-13:
Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS- 12 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Mastery knowledge of and skill relative to information systems management within the acquisition function; contract writing tools, document management systems, contracting regulations, policies and directives applicable to acquisition and contracting processes; experience with office automation activities relating to procurement automation; technical IT knowledge to identify, analyze and develop automated procurement solutions as well as the capabilities and limitations of business intelligence tools, experience with designing and building and/or utilizing business intelligence tools; experience with developing reports and dashboards; high level skills in both oral and written communication; developing data processes and procedures to give senior leadership the information they need to make operational, tactical, and strategic decisions.
Additional information on the qualification requirements are outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/classifying-general-schedule-positions/
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report attendance and/or degrees from only these schools. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following websites: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html and http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/.
Foreign Education: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, you must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in the interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs.
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified, you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified for this vacancy. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.
Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employee's credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed.
Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be rated on the following competencies based on your application for this position:
Competency 1Acquisition Strategy-Knowledge of the principles and methods for developing an integrated acquisition management plan that describes the business, technical, and support strategies, including the relationship between the acquisition phases, work efforts, and key program events (for example, decision points, contract awards, test activities).
Competency 2Contracting/Procurement-Knowledge of various types of contracts, techniques or requirements (for example, Federal Acquisitions Regulations) for contracting or procurement, and contract negotiation and administration.
Competency 3Database Management-Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools for automating, developing, implementing, or administering database systems.
Competency 4Information Management-Identifies a need for and knows where or how to gather information; organizes and maintains information or information management systems.
Competency 5 -Communication-Effectively expresses information to multiple audiences through clear, convincing oral and written communications; demonstrates logical thinking when describing facts and concepts, and shapes communications to meet the needs of a specific audience; actively listens to others and demonstrates understanding of their comments and/or questions.
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.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
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 checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
High Risk (HR)
Trust determination process
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
The following documents are required:
Your Résumé (Federal positions must include series, grade, and step. All positions must include starting and ending dates of employment, month and year, and hours worked per week, and salary information).
If you are a current or former Federal employee, you must submit a copy of your last or most recent signed Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) showing your position, title, series, grade and eligibility. Applicants who fail to submit this form will be rated INELIGIBLE (SF-50 must be in PDF format; text format will not be accepted). Note: If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Award SF-50's do not provide sufficient information and will not be accepted for the purpose of verifying time-in-grade. Examples of appropriate SF-50's include:
Within grade increases at the highest grade held; or
Promotions with an effective date more than one year old; or
SF-50's at the highest grade held with an effective date more than one year old.
To receive consideration as a Veteran you must provide legible copies of your DD-214, member 4 copy or another copy that shows all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.) or a statement of service signed by the commander or you will be deemed INELIGIBLE. Note: More than one DD-214 may be needed to show all dates of service.
Copy of transcripts. Must show name of college to determine accreditation. The applicant's name must be on the transcripts. If qualifying based on a degree, or for positions requiring a degree, the transcript must show the date the degree was conferred. If selected, you must provide official transcripts. NOTE: Transcripts should state degree conferred, and have a date. Bachelor's transcripts are required to meet the basic requirement for this position; please submit all transcripts. Copies of Official Transcripts are accepted and are the best way to ensure your education is interpreted correctly in accordance with OPM qualification standards, but unofficial transcripts are accepted if they contain all the required information. If credit for a course is being questioned by the HR Professional performing qualifications, it is your responsibility to provide supporting descriptive information (course syllabus/descriptions) in your application package.
Military Spouses must submit:
Spouse of service-member:
Copy of Marriage License, and
Copy of Service Member's Orders
Spouse of a former service-member with a 100% Service-Connected Disability
Copy of Marriage License, and
DD Form 214, and;
VA or DoD Documentation of 100% Service-Connected Disability
A widow/widower of a service-member who was killed while servicing on Active Duty
Copy of Marriage License
DD-214, documentation of deceased service-member's service-connected death, and
Statement Validating that the widow/widower is unmarried.
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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This job is open to
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
Family of overseas employees
Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas.
Federal employeesCompetitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Federal employeesExcepted service
Current excepted service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Clarification from the agency
ALL STATUS (current/former federal employees, eligible veterans, special hiring authorities)
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