Defense Contract Management Agency Contract Management Deputy in United States

Job Overview

Job Overview

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The Defense Contract Management Agency serves as the independent eyes and ears of the Department of Defense (DoD) and its partners, delivering actionable acquisition insight from the factory floor to the front line around the world. We are an independent combat support agency within the DoD. We are the Department's contract manager, responsible for ensuring Federal acquisition programs, supplies, and services are delivered on time, within cost and meet performance requirements.

The pay band NH-04 includes the General Schedule grade equivalent to GS-14/15.

Other initiatives under the Acquisition Demonstration Project include simplified classification, streamlined hiring process and expanded developmental opportunities.

About the Position:

This is a Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) position within DCMA International Directorate, DCMA DCMA Saudi Arabia, located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 1 vacancy

About the position: Eskan Village is a joint military community, housing military and DoD civilian personnel. The installation (secure compound) is a unique setting that supports military, civilians, local hires and a limited expatriate community. PX, Commissary, APO, MWR facilities/activities, fitness center and swimming pool are available on Eskan Village.

TOUR LENGTH: 1-year unaccompanied or 2-year accompanied (pending availability of housing and command approval), JTR APP Q: Part 1: PDUSD (P&R;) memo of 17 July 2008 approves the return of adult non-school age dependents only to Eskan Village, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A member executing an accompanied tour (24 months) to this area will be provided an opportunity, once in Saudi Arabia, to assess within a reasonable amount of time (90 or fewer days from the member's arrival date), whether the member believes that the security conditions under which the family will reside are consistent with the family's expectations and personal level of comfort and wellbeing. A member may elect to return dependents to CONUS IAW DoDI 1315.18 par. E4.5.2.5. and, par. 5102-B5, at no cost to the member, and serve an unaccompanied tour (12 months).

CENTCOM Employment Physical: This position requires a thorough physical examination with various vaccinations (vaccinations may include Anthrax, Hepatitis A&B;, Typhoid, Smallpox, Influenza, Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis, Measles/Mumps, Rubella, Pneumococcal, Polio and Varicella.) Further information can be found in the USCENTCOM 31245Z MAR 17 MOD THIRTEEN TO USCENTOCOM INDIVIDUAL PROTECTION AND INDIVIDUAL-UNIT DEPLOYMENT POLICY.

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Who May Apply:

  • DCMA Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Employee
  • Current Department of Defense Employee within the Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L;) Workforce who are outside of the Military Components
  • Veterans and Preference Eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistant Plan (ICTAP)
  • Military Spouse Preference for Overseas Employment
  • Serves as the Deputy to the CMO Commander. Provides continuity of leadership and direction and share responsibility with the Commander for the efficient and timely discharge of the mission of the Defense Contract Management Agency DCMA.

  • Actively participates in the overall management and technical direction of a broad program of Contract Administration Services in support of the missions of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, DL A, and NASA.

  • Serves as top technical and business advisor and consultant to the Commander on formulation, development and implementation of programs for contract administration servicing.

  • Through various offices, directs investigations into critical areas of contract administration, which includes modifications, price/cost analysis, supplier management, Quality Assurance, regarding inspection, assembly, testing and acceptance of critical/complex hardware, technical data and computer software for major/critical weapon systems and equipment; and the development and application of plans and programs concerning engineering, manufacturing and technical program support.

  • Develops short and long range CMO plans and programs, anticipating additional demands and conceiving new concepts in the field of contract administration services to accommodate requirements.

  • Conducts the full scope of personnel management responsibilities.

  • Exercises direct supervision over Team Leaders, and through them, the remainder of the DCMA personnel.

Supervisory Status


Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Business Travel is required 10% of the time.
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • PCS is authorized.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Current Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Employee, Current Department of Defense Employee within the Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L;) Workforce who are outside of the Military Components, Veterans and Preference Eligible under Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998, Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible, Military Spouse Preference for Overseas Employment.

Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship is Required
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required
  • Tour of Duty: Full Time
  • FLSA: Exempt
  • Bargaining Unit: Yes

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.

Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.

To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower broad band/level NH-03. Specialized experience is defined as: experience with contract administration and its operational functions as it applies to a wide variety of contract types, contractors, and commodities to assess the impact of policies and directives on operational units; Experience in contract administration including related policies, techniques, and regulatory requirements to interpret and prepare policies and procedures for implementation and to provide advice to management and teams to improve performance and resolve problems related to manufacturing surveillance functions.

Education can not be substituted for experience.

Please refer to the OPM Qualification Standards for specific Education/Experience requirements for this position located at:

Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as quality level of experience, minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the Closing date of the announcement.

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - and

Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.

Other Requirements:

  • This is a Defense Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet position requirements for certification at Level III within 24 months of entrance on duty.

  • CRITICAL ACQUISITION POSITION. This is a designated Critical Acquisition Position. Individuals selected must either be an acquisition corps member or be eligible for a waiver prior to entrance on duty.

  • One-year supervisory probationary period may be required.

  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.

  • May require overtime work.

  • Relocation/Retention Incentive may be authorized.

  • Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

  • All selections under an announcement must be made within 6 months from the issuance date of the certificate referral list..

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

.Applicant must pass Pre-employment Medical and Dental examination, along with an Immunization screening is required. Applicants may learn about the medical requirements for this position in the Personnel Processing Guide Modification 12 (MOD12).

Conditions of Employment:

A medical examination is required Immunization screening is required Must obtain and maintain a secret security clearance Must File annual financial statement Official Passport is required

This is a 12 Month unaccompanied tour OR 24 month accompanied tour.

Security Clearance


Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.

Applicant is responsible for checking status updates and notifications. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to applicant.

For general information regarding this vacancy announcement, you may contact the DCMA Job Information Line at

785-239-3529 DSN: 856.

For questions regarding the status of your application, eligibility or qualifications determination contact: Generally, applicant inquiries will be responded to within 10 business days from receipt at the Human Resource Office.


The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:

  • Comprehensive health and life insurance

  • Competitive salaries

  • Generous retirement programs

  • Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time

  • Flexible work environment and alternate work schedules

  • Paid employment related training and education

  • Possible student loan repayment

  • Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable

  • Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.

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Other Information

Special Employment Consideration: DCMA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. For information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator, please visit .

Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at: http:/ /

In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area. Foreign allowance rates, are available on the following link. http:/ /;id=92

Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.

On this overseas accompanied tour, medical and DoDDS special education services may not be available in the immediate location of this position.

U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.

Candidates initially selected from the U.S. may be eligible for certain foreign area benefits.

Pay retention may be offered to successful applicants for positions at overseas locations. For this provision to apply to employees already overseas, the selected individual would have to require a permanent change of station move and would have to be selected as a result of a recruitment effort that had been extended outside of the overseas command involved.

In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage.

Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19 at

This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-17 to 2017-07-27

Salary: $88,136 to $134,776 / per year

Pay scale & grade: NH 04

Series: 1101 General Business And Industry

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full Time

Job announcement number: SWH817P31791931985695

Control number: 474399400