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QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: Applicants will be assessed against qualifications which fall into two areas: Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications (MTQs). Failure to provide a separate narrative statement which describes fully and concisely how your experience meets the competencies described in the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Mandatory Technical Qualifications will eliminate you from consideration. EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS: You will be assessed against the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).They are designed to assess executive experience and potential – not technical expertise. They measure whether you have the broad executive skills needed in a variety of senior executive positions. Failure to meet a qualification requirement will disqualify an applicant. (Each must be addressed separately in your Supplemental Narrative Statement. The ECQs must not exceed 10 pages.) More information on these core qualifications are available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp The ECQs describe the leadership skills needed to succeed as an SES; they also reinforce the concept of an “SES corporate culture.” Refer to the OPM Guide to SES Qualifications for specific information and guidance on the ECQ requirements, the C-C-A-R model, and examples of good qualifications statements at the website: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf (Note: Current career Senior Executive Service (SES); former career Senior Executive Service (SES) who are reinstatement-eligible; and graduates of OPM-certified Candidate Development Programs are not required to address the ECQs, but must address the Mandatory Technical Qualifications.) 1) Leading Change: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. 2) Leading People: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission, and goals. Inherent in 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. 3) Results Driven: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent in the ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high- quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. 4) Business Acumen: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. 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. MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Each must be addressed separately in your Supplemental Narrative Statement. Each MTQ must not exceed 2 pages.) 1. Demonstrated competence and broad and comprehensive knowledge of C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems design, development, and development management in Space and other battle spaces, that include but are not limited to: advanced sensors; multi-INT fusion; position, navigation, and timing; astrodynamics; ISR data exploitation; artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML); satellite communications (SATCOM); and ground system operations. 2. Demonstrated ability to develop innovative Space and battlespace technology program proposals, advanced concept studies and analyses, build an advocacy base, obtain funding for program execution, and transition research, development, and engineering activities to enduring programs of record and ultimately to operations. 3. Demonstrated competence in the ability to lead and effectively administer a large, diversified, complex space and battlespace research and development organization focused on the Navy, DoD, intelligence community (IC), and the national space community. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF AND 0800 Professional Engineering Series 1301 General Physical Science Series 1310 Physics Series 1520 Mathematics Series 1550 Computer Science Series Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
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