Program Manager

Department Of Veterans Affairs Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 months ago

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Serves as a Program Manager for a contract administration/support division providing expert advice and analysis of contract program activities for the wider organization, including lateral external directorates.

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  • Primary duties involve administration, interpretation, evaluation, development, and implementation of regulations and policy and the appropriate research, decision-making, and management of contract administration/support program operations.

  • Provides administrative management of program segments covering contracts, quality control, and related projects.

  • Provides project goals, objectives, policies, and other guidelines.

  • Interprets existing policy and ensures its uniform application, develops new policies and guidelines for associated programs/program segments, and evaluates and coordinates national healthcare policies and related administrative activities.

  • Facilitates management of planning, development, coordination, execution, analysis, and reporting of administrative contract administration/support program policy and other administrative activities.

Work Schedule: Monday

  • Friday, 8:00 am

  • 4:30 pm

Flexible: Available

Virtual: Denver or this is a virtual position for highly qualified candidates.

Position Description/PD#: Program Manager/PD05470A

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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0340 Program Management

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Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to background/security investigation

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/30/2021.

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-13 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-12. 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. 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.

Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

Specialized Experience: You 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:

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Administration and Management

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Communication

  • Technical Credibility

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; religions; 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.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements:The work is primarily sedentary, although occasional walking, stooping, bending, reaching, and carrying loads weighing up to 20 pounds is required. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at


There is no educational substitution at this grade level.

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Program Manager

Department Of Veterans Affairs