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Announcement Number:
1900202JCDE
Hiring Agency:
GSA, Technology Transformation Service
Position Title:
Business Operations Director
Open Period:
12/14/2018 - 12/20/2018

Format MM/DD/YYYY

Series/Grade:
GS - 0301TQ 15
Salary:
USD $134,789 - USD $164,200
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Full-time
Promotion Potential:
GS-15
Duty Location(s):
FEW
in
District of Columbia, DC, US
Telework Eligible:
Yes
For More Info:
Jacqueline Coleman
202-969-4069
Jacqueline.Coleman@gsa.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Permanent
Marketing:
About the Agency
Summary:

As a Business Operations Director, you will serve as supervisor, program manager,  and execution ­arm to the TTS Assistant Commissioner, Operations.

Location of position: Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), Office of Technology Transformation Services (TTS), Business Operations Division located in Washington DC


Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

Supervisory Position:
Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

Occasional travel maybe required.

Duties

You will be responsible for the following:



  • Providing conceptual and technical direction and control for the administration of a comprehensive budgetary program for the organization to ensure effective operations and accomplishment of program objectives within the available funds.

  • Working closely with client agencies on Interagency Agreement development, invoicing and payment.

  • Analyzing and reviews financial plans and programs against approved goals, operational plans and current policies and makes appropriate recommendations to leadership.

  • Preparing briefings for and actively engages in meetings held by the TTS Assistant Commissioner, Operations and other key officials at which broad programming, planning, policy matters, and issues are discussed. Provides advice, recommendations and comments for the development of very important and critical policies.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:



  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.

  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).

  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee.  We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.

  • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position

  • Serve a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period, if required

Key Requirements:
  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date.
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required.
  • 1 year probationary period may be required.
  • Education Requirements:
    Evaluations:

    We will use a method called Category Rating to assess your application.  Here’s how it will work:


    You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities:



    • Knowledge of financial management theories, principles, and practices to analyze financial management processes, procedures, and services as well as provide advice on the organization’s financial resources.

    • Ability to build partnerships

    • Able to analyze financial documents and data, summarize relevant information, and offer recommendations to supervisors and teams. 

    • Skill in identifying and proposing solutions to management problems which are characterized by their breadth, importance, and severity.    


     


    Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified.


    We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume.  If your resume doesn’t support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.


    Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.


    Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

    If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan(ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

    Qualifications:

    For each job on your resume, provide:



    • the exact dates you held  each job (from month/year to month/year)

    • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).    


    If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

    For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here

    The GS-15 salary range starts at $134,789 per year.

    If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.  

    To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level or higher in the Federal service. 


    Specialized experience for this position includes experience leading the monthly revenue accrual and billing processes; developing recurring financial reporting including utilization, payroll and revenue; managing budgets from various funding sources including appropriated and non-appropriated funds; conducting or supporting annual or ad-hoc audits, data requests or other financial review activities; developing revenue projections or business service projections; developing FTE (Full-time Equivalent) projections; developing executive business cases for new or existing programs or projects; developing initial cost estimates and scope of work with the sales or business development teams for new contracts or agreements; facilitating the approval routing process for new contracts or agreements; and maintaining fully executed agreements in the system of record for the organization.

    Benefits and Other Info

    Benefits:
    Agency Benefits:

    You will have access to many benefits including:



    • Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)

    • Life insurance coverage with several options

    • Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year

    • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)

    • Flexible work schedules

    • Transit and child care subsidies

    • Flexible spending accounts

    • Long-term care insurance

    • Training and development

    Other Information:

    Bargaining Unit status: NONE


    Travel expenses associated with interviews may be approved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.


    On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:


    ·       Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government


    ·       Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee


    ·       Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government


    Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.  

    How to Apply

    How to Apply:

    Submit a complete online application including any required documents prior to 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement. You can modify or complete your application any time before the deadline. Simply return to USAJOBS, select the vacancy, and update your application.  For more detailed instructions on how to apply, click here: Apply for a GSA Job.

    To begin, click the Apply Online button on the vacancy announcement.



    • Sign in or register on USAJobs and select a resume and documents to include in your application.

    • Once you have clicked Apply for this position now, you will be taken to the GSA site to complete the application process.

    • Click the Apply To This Vacancy and complete all steps in the application process until the Confirmation indicates your application is complete.  If you click Return to USAJobs or get timed out prior to receiving confirmation, your application will not be submitted and cannot be considered for this job.

    • Note:  Review the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section of this announcement to determine which apply to you and must be submitted online. You may choose one or more of the following options to submit your document(s): Upload (from your computer); USAJOBS (click the "USAJOBS" link to complete the transfer process) or FAX (read the “Fax instructions” provided prior to printing the Fax Cover Sheet and faxing your information).


    Need Assistance in Applying?  Contact the HR representative listed on the announcement prior to the application deadline. We are available to assist you Monday-Friday during normal business hours.  You must receive HR approval before deviating from these instructions. Be sure to APPLY EARLY as most assessments must be completed fully and submitted before the announcement closing.

    Required Documents:

    ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

    If you are claiming veterans’ preference:



    1. Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service.  If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.

    2. If you are claiming 10-point preference or derived preference (a spouse, widow or widower, or parent of a deceased or disabled veteran), submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214:  (a) completed SF-15 form; and (b) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).


    If you are active duty military - Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).

    If you are ICTAP/CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.

    Next Steps:

    After the closing date/deadline:



    1. ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATIONS: Your application will be reviewed for all requirements.

    2. REFERRAL TO MANAGEMENT: If you meet all the requirements, you may be referred to management for review and a possible interview.  

    3. SELECTION/TENTATIVE JOB OFFER: If you are selected, you will receive a tentative offer and start the suitability and/or security background investigation process.

    4. FINAL JOB OFFER:Once our security office determines you can come on board, you will be given a final offer, which is typically 40 days after the announcement closes

    5. FINAL COMMUNICATION:  Once the position is filled, we will notify you of your status.  You may also check your status by logging into USAJOBS.  Go to My USAJOBS and then to Applications.


    Thank you for your interest in working for U.S. General Services Administration!