Job Description Duties Summary Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), we serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, we secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. For additional information about our agency please: . Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change. A minimum of one (1) week of travel in a full-time duty status may be required to complete TSA's in residence National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI) at Harvard University. This training will occur away from the employee's duty station of record. Employees will be paid for compensable hours and reimbursed for authorized travel expenses per TSA Travel Policy. Responsibilities The Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA), Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), serves as a senior acquisition management official and the Deputy Head of the Contracting Activity in TSA. The DAA provides executive leadership and senior technical expertise for TSA, on matters involving procurements and other transaction agreements. The responsibilities of the position have an agency-wide impact and influence, which includes providing innovative and expert leadership in the establishment and implementation of comprehensive procurement strategies and implementation schedules in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, laws, and directives. Duties include: Directing the Office's execution of contracts, procurements, and Other Transactional Agreements (OTAs) services throughout TSA. Managing, directing, and evaluating programs involving acquisition of supplies, services, construction, or research and development by utilizing formal advertising or negotiation procedures. Providing leadership and oversight in the management of post-award contract administration, contract reporting, contract closeout, contract files maintenance, electronic acquisition systems, claims adjudication, disposition of defective pricing actions, and participation in litigation activities. Overseeing the overall direction of process standardization for the entire acquisition lifecycle, to include processes related to Program Management, Logistics, and Test & Evaluation. Serving as the Executive sponsor for the Procurement Strategy Board, Solicitation Review board and Acquisition Policy Board. As a member of the TSA Senior Leadership Team, participates on Executive Steering Committees. Providing day-to-day operational and management oversight and direction to subordinate managers in the execution of their respective and combined professional and technical functions, which includes acquisition and procurement management within the Office, as well as throughout the various organizational units within TSA. Travel Required Occasional travel - Position requires occasional travel. Supervisory status Yes Promotion Potential 02 Who May Apply This job is open to... Open to All U.S. Citizens This position is in the Transportation Security Executive Service (TSES) and is located in Arlington, VA. Job family (Series) Requirements Conditions of Employment You must possess U.S. Citizenship. You must complete a favorable Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). You must pass Drug Screening, subject to random drug tests. You must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance. Disclosure of your financial information is required. You must meet the qualification requirements o
Mission:Protect the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.Vision:Provide the most effective transportation security in the most efficient way as a high performing counterterrorism organization.Core Values:Integrity. Innovation. Team spirit.Workforce Expectations:Hard work. Professionalism. Integrity.History:On the morning of September 11, 2001, nearl...y 3,000 people were killed in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The attacks resulted in the creation of the Transportation Security Administration, designed to prevent similar attacks in the future. Driven by a desire to help our nation, tens of thousands of people joined TSA and committed themselves to strengthening our transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce.