This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT meant to maintain eligible/qualified applicants.
The overseas Director of Management and Operations (DMO) manages, coordinates and supervises the full range of resource management activities and administrative support functions including budgeting and financial management, supervision of administrative units, procurement, inventory, human resources management, volunteer support, and safety and security. The position reports to the Country Director.
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Location: Panama City, Panama
Posted Date: 7/28/2020
Time-in-Grade Requirements: Any individual who is currently holding, or who has held within the previous 52 weeks, a position under a non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet "time-in-grade" requirements (have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade of the grade for which you are applying). NOTE: All current or former Federal employees, including Peace Corps employees, must provide a copy of their SF-50 (you may need to submit more than one), "Notice of Personnel Action" that indicates proof of status and time-in-grade eligibility. The SF-50 must include your position, title, series, grade, step, tenure, and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
You must meet the specialized experience at the grade level(s) in which you choose to be considered by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of the announcement. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To ensure full credit for your experience, please indicate dates of employment by month, day, and year and the number of hours worked per week in your resume.
DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE:PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination.This vacancy is being announced at two (2)grade levels: FP-2 and FP-3.Education cannot be substituted at these grade levels. FP-2Qualifying experience for the FP-2 gradelevel includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-3 orGS-13 grade level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience includes: Experience managing administrative operations to include budget formulation and execution, human resource management, procurement and contracts, and property management; Experience implementing financial, contractual, and administrative regulations, policies and practices, and reporting systems; Experience establishing procedures and management controls for financial payments, allowances, and reimbursements; Experience formulating long-range and short-range plans for administrative management matters; Experience working with diverse internal and external stakeholders, government agencies, and other entities to execute programs and projects and negotiate mutually agreeable goals; and Experience supervising administrative teams, determining professional development needs, assessing employee performance, and managing operational crisis situations.
FP-3Qualifying experience for the FP-3 grade level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-4 or GS 11/12 grade levelwhich is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience includes: Experience performing administrative operations involving budget formulation and execution, human resource management, procurement and contracts, and property management; Experience assisting in the implementation of financial, contractual, and administrative regulations, policies and practices, and reporting systems; Experience providing recommendations for establishment of procedures and management controls of financial payments, allowances, and reimbursements; Experience working with diverse internal and external stakeholders, government agencies, and other entities to provide program services and administer projects; and Experience leading administrative teams and providing training and direction to program staff. Additional information on qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on the OPM web site at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORSelective Placement Factors (SPFs) are knowledge, skills, abilities, or special qualifications that are in addition to the minimum requirements in a qualification standard, but are determined to be essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of a particular position. Applicants who do not meet a selective factor are ineligible for further consideration.**This position hasone(1)selective placement factor, which applicants must meet in order to be eligible for this position:
Two (2) years of international development experience working in transitioning or developing countries, or community development experience working with underserved multicultural communities in the United States. Experience may be with private sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), or government organizations (local, state, and/or federal). Professional experience must include either an international focus or a focus on domestic communities that are made up of a majority of culturally diverse members. Failure toprovide this information in your resume with date, month and years of service along with locationof service will result in automatic elimination from competition.Failure to meet this selective placement factor will result in disqualification.