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Grade: 13

Specialized experience is utilizing project management practices and tools to simultaneously manage multiple complex and high risk construction and/or repair and alteration projects in a real estate environment. This experience must include:
  • Managing complex projects (balancing scope/quality, schedule, budget and risk) requiring the services of multiple disciplines (i.e., construction, design, IT, telecommunications, interior furnishings, etc.) from project initiation phase through financial closeout;
  • Interpreting multi-level customer needs and developing them into actionable requirements;
  • Developing, managing, and balancing project plans, budgets, and schedules, including assessing risk and developing appropriate mitigation strategies;
  • Managing multiple stakeholders by developing relationship strategies;
  • Applying procurement knowledge and experience to manage contracts supporting assigned projects; and
  • Negotiating sound real estate business transactions.
1 Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service as described above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Please choose the project management certification(s) you currently possess: Answer to this question is required
  • Federal Acquisition Certification-Program/Project Management (FAC-P/PM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
  • None of the above
3 Identify the level of certification(s) you hold and how long you have held the certification(s). Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Choose the response that best describes your highest level of experience in facilitating decisions among core project team members comprised of individuals from different occupations with diverse or conflicting interests and backgrounds: Answer to this question is required
  • I have some knowledge of how to facilitate decisions among core project team members to accomplish a task, but little experience.
  • I have some experience in assisting others in facilitating decisions among core team members to accomplish a task.
  • I have experience independently facilitating decisions among core team members, acting as a project manager for a multidisciplinary team. I have also trained new employees in this discipline.
  • I have extensive experience in facilitating decisions among core team members providing leadership to a group in accomplishing multiple goals, acting as a project manager for multiple multidisciplinary teams simultaneously while meeting a specified time-frame.
  • None of the above
5 I have personally performed the following project management activities: Answer to this question is required
  • Developed customer requirements
  • Prepared project management plans
  • Aligned project goals with internal and external organizational goals
  • Managed project communications across all stakeholders
  • Identified and monitored detailed schedules, milestones, budgets and resources
  • Assembled resources to meet project objectives
  • Tracked project accomplishments
  • Made tradeoffs between conflicting constraints
  • None of the above
6 Select the choice which best describes your experience evaluating and mitigating project risk for positive outcomes and making recommendations to construction project teams and stakeholders: Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have independently evaluated and mitigated project risk for positive outcomes and made recommendations to project teams and stakeholders and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have assisted a higher level or journey level staff member in evaluating and mitigating project risk for positive outcomes.
  • I am highly skilled at evaluating and mitigating project risk for positive outcomes and regularly make recommendations to project teams and stakeholders. I have performed this task routinely and have conducted training in this area.
7 Choose the response that best describes your experience in developing innovative solutions to address unanticipated project complications: Answer to this question is required
  • As a regular and recurring part of a job that I have held, I frequently and independently develop solutions and alternatives to address unanticipated project complications. I am a recognized expert and leader in performing this task and others seek my advice and guidance in this area.
  • As a regular part of a job that I have held, I independently develop solutions and alternatives to unanticipated project complications.
  • On occasion, I develop innovative solutions and alternatives to address unanticipated project complications although it is not a regular and recurring task that I have performed.
  • I have assisted others in developing innovative solutions to address unanticipated project complications.
  • None of the above
8 Select from the choices below, the characteristics that apply to the space assignment actions that you have managed: Answer to this question is required
  • General purpose commercial office space.
  • Light industrial.
  • Courthouses, Land Ports of Entry and/or laboratories.
  • Controlled access space.
  • Annual rent and/or repair and alteration costs ranging from $0 to $100,000 dollars.
  • Annual rent and/or repair and alteration costs ranging from $100,001 to $500,000 dollars.
  • Annual rent and/or repair and alteration costs ranging from $500,001 to $2.5 million dollars.
  • Annual rent and/or repair and alteration costs above $2.5 million dollars.
  • 1 - 25,000 Rentable Square Feet.
  • 25,001 - 50,000 Rentable Square Feet.
  • 50,001 - 100,000 Rentable Square Feet.
  • 100,001 - 150,000 Rentable Square Feet.
  • Greater than 150,000 Rentable Square Feet.
  • None of the above.
9 Please choose the types of audiences for which you have experience making oral presentations to on a formal basis (i.e., prepared presentation slides, speaking points, handouts) regarding business or project management issues: Answer to this question is required
  • Project teams
  • Community leaders
  • Internal senior leadership
  • Tenant audiences
  • Media
  • Vendors
  • External executive boards
  • Trade organizations
  • None of the above
10 Choose the response that best describes your experience in developing and executing a relationship strategy with stakeholders in order to gain cooperation and assistance for the purpose of successfully managing a project: Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience providing technical guidance and direction to others on performing this task as one of the major duties of a position or positions I have held.
  • I have extensive experience performing this task frequently as one of the regular duties of a position or positions I have held. I perform this task independently, with minimal supervision and technical guidance; only in unique or unusual circumstances do I require guidance and direction.
  • I have experience performing this task frequently as one of the regular duties of a position or positions I have held. I perform this task with technical guidance and assistance from a senior specialist or supervisor.
  • I have experience performing this task, but it was not a regular part of my duties so my exposure is limited.
  • None of the above
11 As a project manager, I have experience managing or overseeing a customer relationship where I was responsible for: Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzing and communicating the customer`s requirements to a project team.
  • Negotiating with the customer regarding the level of service to be provided and the price to be paid for such services, and/or organizing my project team�s resources to provide such services to the customer.
  • Overseeing, managing or completing and closing out (on a transactional basis) the agreed services for the customers.
  • Facilitating connections between clients and my organization's subject matter experts.
  • Overseeing, managing, and incorporating client expectations and perceptions into improving my organization's processes and services.
  • None of the above
12 I have been a project manager for a commercial workspace project where I have coordinated the planning, procurement, and execution of the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Lease procurement or brokerage services
  • Office technology
  • Security systems
  • Relocation services
  • Design and architectural services
  • Construction
  • Inspection services
  • None of the above
13 Which of the following best describes your experience in negotiating commercial real estate and/or construction transactions from either a customer or landlord perspective: Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience performing this task.
  • I have independently negotiated commercial real estate and/or construction transactions from either a customer or landlord perspective and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have assisted a higher level or journey level staff member in negotiating commercial real estate and/or construction transactions from either a customer or landlord perspective.
  • I am highly skilled at negotiating commercial real estate and/or construction transactions from either a customer or landlord perspective. I have performed this task routinely and have trained others to perform this task.
14 Which of the following tasks have you performed as part of an assignment in a commercial real estate environment: Answer to this question is required
  • Negotiated the terms of occupancy with tenants and/or building owners, including utilization rates and financial obligations
  • Developed complex, accurate requests for funding
  • Tracked financial obligations and expenses throughout the planning, execution and close-out of projects
  • Performed cost benefit analysis.
  • Acquisition planning
  • Forecasting
  • None of the above

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