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Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation IT Project Manager - MP in District of Columbia, District Of Columbia


This position is located in the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's (PBGC), Business Innovation Services Department (BISD), Program Management Innovation Division (PMID). More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.


Plan, organize, direct and control the development, modernization or enhancement of complex business or general support systems.

Assess, monitor, and mitigate project risks, analyze issues and problems and recommend solutions, manage changes, and ensure the quality of deliverables.

Assist customers in defining project scope, requirements and deliverables, and is responsible for planning project activities, tasks, milestones, budget, resources and performance measures.

Responsible for communications regarding the project, including developing and executing communication plans and presenting formal and informal briefings to technical, non-technical, and senior leadership.


Conditions of Employment


All qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the announcement closing date.

You may start at GS-13 at $103,690.00, if you meet the following minimum qualification requirements:

Time-In-Grade Requirement: In order to be eligible for this position, all current Federal employees must provide proof of meeting the time-in-grade requirement (i.e., at least 52 weeks of experience at the next lower grade level in the Federal service). This information must be in both your resume and on an SF-50. Those who do not provide proof of having met the time-in-grade requirement will be deemed ineligible for this position.

Specialized Experience- Applicant must have at least one year of experience at the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the private sector which demonstrates Information Technology (IT) Project Management experience implementing IT Business Systems (e.g., Financial Management Systems, Customer Relationship Management Systems); external/public-facing online web applications; or Azure/MS Dynamics cloud based business solutions. Examples do not include telecommunications and network infrastructure. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs): 1.skill in overseeing milestones of projects and ensuring that deliverables are met using project management and systems development disciplines

2.skill in monitoring and evaluating project risks and issues and recommending solutions

3.skill in planning and managing IT project schedules and IT system deliveries

4.skill in communicating in writing conveying ideas and concepts, rationale and providing recommendations to technical issues

In addition to the above, your experience must demonstrate the following competencies: Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.

Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.



Additional Information

To be considered under a special hiring authority such as the Schedule A appointing authority for persons with disabilities; the direct-hire authority to appoint veterans with service-connected disabilities of 30 percent or more; Peace Corps or VISTA service; or another excepted service/special hire authority, you must submit documentation to support your claim for eligibility with your application package. For more details, visit Federal Hiring Flexibilities.PBGC encourages qualified applicants with disabilities to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are interested in learning more about job opportunities under the Schedule A Hiring Authority and other available hiring flexibilities and authorities are encouraged to contact PBGC’s Selective Placement Program Coordinator, Donald Beasley, at (202) 229-3637 or TTY/TDD users should call the federal relay service at (800) 877-8339 and ask to be connected to (202) 229-3637.This vacancy announcement is to solicit applications for current and/or future vacancies.

All Veterans are encouraged to visit CareerOne for resume writing tips and skill conversion terms.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs:These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 80 or above based on the competencies listed above (which is equivalent to PBGC’s “qualified” quality group); and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit:Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs.

If you believe that you have been subjected to discrimination, you may contact the PBGC Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (OEEO):

OEEO Main Office Phone: 202-229-4363


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PBGC is currently operating under maximum telework flexibilities. However, all Federal agencies will begin a phased transition to normal operations.