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Salary: $139 395 - 191 900 per year
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a Program Manager in one of the Program Offices under PEO Unmanned Aviation & Strike Weapons of PEO CM and UAV JNT. If selected, your salary will be set in accordance with the established control points of this position which is $139,395 - $181,860.


You will lead the advanced strategic planning, budgeting, management, and coordination efforts to meet program objectives, and achieve program cost, schedule, and performance goals. You will manage and control all work efforts for Integrated Program Team (IPT) members and work closely with stakeholders external to the IPT to ensure accurate planning and integration throughout the acquisition cycle. You will identify and plan for personnel and functional management support required to execute the acquisition strategy. You will evaluate the impact of new resource levels such as budget cuts or increases, and updated estimates of resource requirements to take into account new or revised objectives, technical capabilities, and new acquisition strategies. You will serve as the central point of contact within the program office for all matters concerning the assigned program and establish and maintain relationships both within the organization and with relevant external groups. You will lead the advanced strategic planning, budgeting, management, and coordination efforts to meet Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) objectives, and achieve program cost, Schedule, and performance goals.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • MSP/PPP applicants must currently hold the required security clearance.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). Certification in the Acquisition Functional Area and category assigned to the position is required within established category timeframes.
  • This position is a designated Critical Acquisition Position (CAP). You must sign a three-year tenure agreement prior to assuming the position unless a tenure waiver is approved.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the (GS-12/13) grade level or pay band (NH-03) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: (1) Analyzing needs and synthesizing information to develop requirements for program initiatives and planning; (2) Serving as a key participant in the development of an acquisition strategy that serves as the framework for integrating functional activities essential to the acquisition effort; (3) Directing the development of comprehensive program plans to ensure fulfillment of requirements, fiscal adequacy and planned progress; (4) Identifying and defending resource requirements (funding, manpower, facilities, etc.) for life-cycle management of the assigned program and integrating resource requirements and support plans to develop POM and budget inputs; and (5) Providing management direction to an Integrated Program Team and to all other related personnel regarding program status while maintaining relationships both within the organization and with relevant external groups. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


  • Address PEO CM and UAV JNT 47123 Buse Road Patuxent River, MD 20670 US
  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]


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