•Assists the Assistant Secretary in executive leadership for the organising, directing, and managing the division and assigned resources for operating the education, training, research, and publication program for acquisition personnel. Establishes objectives to achieve the most efficient and effective use of available resources by coordinating DoD AT&L education and training programs and tailoring them to support the careers of civilian and military personnel in DoD AT&L positions.
•Provides expert advice and support to the USD[AT&L] on all matters concerning DoD-wide AT&L workforce to identify and implement fundamental, far-reaching measures to effect substantial improvement in the acquisition process and skill set within the acquisition community.
•Provides the management, leadership, and oversight of units which has central responsibility for development of curriculum and other learning assets Navy-wide.
•As a key member of the Navy leadership team participates in and assist the president to direct the overall strategic plan and contributes to the development of goals, objectives, and initiatives that are aligned with the Navy Annual Performance Plan.
•Holds the overall responsibility to plan and implement Navy products and services that meet the continuing and emerging needs of the DoD AT&L Workforce in accordance with USD[AT&L] policies and strategic goals.
To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the five Executive Core Qualifications [ECQs], Technical Qualifications and other qualifications, if applicable, listed below.
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS [ECQs]:
Applicants must submit written statements [narrative format] describing accomplishments that would satisfy the ECQs. You must address each ECQ separately. You are required to respond to all ECQs. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as ‘ineligible.’ Each accomplishment should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and results of your actions. Total ECQ write-up should not exceed 10 pages.
ECQ 1 – LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organisation, to meet organisational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organisational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2 – LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organisation’s vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3 – RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organisational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analysing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5 – BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
All applicants must submit written statements [narrative or bullet format acceptable] of accomplishments that would satisfy the technical qualifications. You must address each technical qualification separately. Please limit your written statements to one page per technical qualification.
1. Demonstrated ability to inspire and lead a large and diverse organisation in delivering products and services.
2. Demonstrated strategic ability to develop job performance and careers of the acquisition workforce.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of acquisition, technology, and logistics issues and experience applying that knowledge in Military Departments and Defense Agencies, a large federal entity, or the organizational equivalent within industry.
In addition, DoD requires an Enterprise Perspective. This individual must possess the ability to apply a broad point of view and an understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities. Executives must demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners to support national security objectives. This perspective is typically gained through a variety of diverse work experiences. A separate narrative statement is not required. This information should be embedded within the application package [Resume, Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications]
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your total accomplishments, experience, and education. Your application will be evaluated by a rating and ranking panel. Highly qualified candidates may undergo an interview and a security check. The Office of the Secretary of Defense Executive Resources Board will review results and make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority. Unless you have already been certified by the Office of Personnel Management [OPM] Qualifications Review Board [QRB], your ECQs must be certified by the OPM QRB before your appointment can occur.
•You may be required to serve a one year Senior Executive Service (SES) probationary period.
•Veterans preference is not applicable to the Senior Executive Service.
HOW TO APPLY:
A complete application includes your written statements addressing the Executive Core Qualifications, the Technical Qualification[s], transcripts, a resume, and any other documents listed below under Required Documents.
1. Resume - In addition to your written statements addressing the Executive Core Qualifications, the Mandatory Technical Qualification[s], and other qualifications as applicable, submit a resume or any other written format you choose to describe your qualifications. Applicants typically provide the following information:
Mandatory Technical Qualifications [MTQs]: A narrative statement specifically addressing each mandatory technical qualification. Statement should not exceed two pages per MTQ.
Mandatory ECQ Statement: A narrative statement specifically addressing each individual ECQ. In lieu of the narrative statement, current career SES members, reinstatement eligible, and SES Candidate Development Program graduates must provide documentation