Join Team DCMA -- Challenge yourself!
DCMA serves as the independent eyes and ears of the Department of Defense (DoD) and its partners, delivering actionable acquisition insight from the factory floor to the front line around the world. We are an independent combat support agency within the DoD. We are the Department's contract manager, responsible for ensuring Federal acquisition programs, supplies, and services are delivered on time, within cost and meet performance requirements.
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Responsible for collecting functional specialist input; analyzing, synthesizing, and synopsizing this input; and providing an integrated DCMA assessment of the contractor's program performance and recommendations for future programmatic efforts.
Responsible for targeting areas that warrant independent assessment/evaluation based on risk assessments.
In coordination with the PST, offers written or informal Continuous Improvement Opportunities (CIO) to the program or contractors where a better way to execute the contract is evident, but a contract deficiency does not exist.
Identifies and documents contract deficiencies early in the program life-cycle so that they can be corrected to minimize downstream impacts.
Identifies specific resource needs to accomplish Major Program Support for the assigned program.
Provide technical/programmatic advice and direction to the Supporting Program Integrators (SPIs) at lower tier CMOs in all contract administration/program management support matters relating to subcontractor/supplier CMOs.
Occasional travel - Business travel up to 10% of the time.
Job family (Series)
0340 Program Management
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Must file an annual financial statement.
Who May Apply:
Current Federal Employee
Veterans and Preference Eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible
QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.
To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-11). Specialized experience is defined as: experience applying organizational management principles and practices to include planning, programming, budgeting, guidelines and processes associated with acquisition program administration. Experience evaluating contractor procedures including quality and production, supply chain, engineering, earned value, and risk management to evaluate program effectiveness.
Education can not be substituted for experience.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).
Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:
Department Of Defense