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Job opening: Program Manager (Deputy Project Manager Acquisition)

Salary: $139 395 - 191 900 per year
Published at: Apr 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
About the Position: This Program Manager (Deputy Project Manager Acquisition) position is assigned to the Program Executive Officer, Intelligence Electronic Warfare & Sensors, Project Manager Electronic Warfare and Cyber, located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.


Serves as a Supervisory Deputy Project Manager (DPM) and responsible management official providing overall direction and guidance for the development, acquisition, testing, product improvements, fielding, and sustainment of assigned programs. Coordinate, integrate, lead, and directly control the efforts associated with assigned program. Utilize a high degree of managerial and technical knowledge as well as a thorough knowledge of functional activities and the defense acquisition process required for effective management of assigned programs. Oversees POM planning, cost estimating, program planning, programming, budgeting, program integration, interoperability, and oversight. Serves as advisor to officials with broader and higher responsibilities on status of project, progress made, projected plans, and problems. Responsible for all aspects of acquisition to include development, testing, system integration, production, fielding, sustainment, and product improvements with a multi-million-dollar annual budget. Communicates daily with the Program Manager on all issues impacting program goals and mission objectives, with special emphasis on human resources, budget, contracts, product support, and the chief technical office. Engages higher headquarters and external stakeholders weekly on matters affecting program execution. Attends significant organizational meetings covering program issues and provides verbal and written communications to the Program Manager and Senior Army Leaders.


  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position.
  • Selectees must meet position requirements for Advanced certification in the Acquisition Career Field Program Management within 48 months of entrance on duty.
  • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
  • This position requires submission of the Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, upon entering the position and annually thereafter.
  • Business travel required up to 20% of the time.
  • One year supervisory probationary period may be required.
  • This position is a Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) and Key Leadership Position (KLP) and requires a 3-year tenure agreement. Must sign DD Form 2889 (CAP Service Agreement KLP) and execute, as a condition of employment, a written tenure agreement.
  • This position is subject to a pre-employment screening, and random testing thereafter, to include testing based on reasonable suspicion and testing due to direct involvement with an on-duty accident.


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesDomestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the 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. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience is defined as: 1) managing responsibility for cost, schedule, performance, and risk within a defense acquisition program; 2) directing the work of highly technical scientists, systems engineers, logisticians, and software/hardware integrators; and 3) performing the full range of administrative and technical supervisory duties of Government civilians to include assigning and supervising work, managing performance, hiring, and guiding professional development. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (NH-03 or GS-13). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Acquisition StrategyLeadershipOral CommunicationProblem Solving


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.


  • Address AD-W6DPAA PEO INTEL ELEC WARFARE AND SENS DO NOT MAIL Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005 US
  • Name: Army Applicant Help Desk


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