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IT Project Manager

FDA Center for Tobacco Products
Beltsville, Maryland 20993
  • Payrate
    $86,335 To $133,465 Yearly
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

***This announcement will be closing on 3/30/2020. Only applications submitted via USAJOBS at the link below along with appropriate supporting documentation, including transcripts, will be considered:




The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) is seeking applications for an IT Project Manager.


About the CTP:

CTP is the newest FDA Center which regulates one of the most challenging and interesting industries. The Tobacco Control Act gives FDA Center for Tobacco Products the authority to regulate the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of tobacco products. CTP staff work tirelessly to protect public health by making tobacco-related death and disease part of America’s past, not America’s future. We are comprised of diverse and talented individuals with backgrounds in epidemiology, toxicology, chemistry, engineering, health communication, and law among other fields.


For more information on the CTP, types of jobs, and how to build a Federal resume, visit www.fda.gov/ctpjobs.



  • Collaborates with IT project managers (PMs) and/or serves as an IT project manager (PM) and contracting officer representative (COR) for various CTP IT initiatives.
  • Providing government oversight to contractors for IT projects, monitoring and reporting on contractor performance.
  • Plans and executes all facets of project management to include day-to-day management and oversight of multiple, concurrent IT projects.
  • Develops project plans and cost estimates, including ongoing cost estimates for each FY, to include products (e.g., hardware/software/licenses) and services (e.g., contractor support).
  • Evaluates and recommends the adoption of new or enhanced approaches to delivering IT products and/or services.






In order be eligible for the position of IT Project Manager, (GS-2210-12/13), you must meet the following requirements...

Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate

GS-5 through GS-15 (or equivalent): For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below. The employing agency is responsible for identifying the specific level of proficiency required for each competency at each grade level based on the requirements of the position being filled.

  1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
You must possess one year (52-weeks) of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-12/13) in the Federal service.
Such experience includes:
GS-12:Have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal service or public and private sectors private sectors, performing, monitoring IT project task/milestone status, gathering customer IT solution requirements, integrating requirements into a comprehensive IT project management plan.

GS-13:Have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service or public and private sectors, developing projects, managing all phases of IT programs.projects to cost, schedule, and scope; applying risk management; managing multiple projects with competing deadlines; and collaborating with project stakeholders


Posted: 2020-03-25 Expires: 2020-05-09

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