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Deputy Program Manager - DoD Disability Evaluation System Program

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Oct 2021
Position Title: Deputy Program Manager Customer: Defense Health Agency Location: 2345 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA, 22202Clearance Required: Favorably adjudicated NACLCHours of Operation: Monday Friday 8:00am and 5:00pm GC Associates (GCA) Company Website: GC Associates requires a Deputy Program Manager to support to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Health Services and Policy Oversight (HSP) and the Director, Defense Health Agency (DHA), in their missions of policy and program development and oversight of the Disability Evaluation System (DES), the Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL), the Physical Disability Board of Review, and the Compensation and Benefits Handbook. The Deputy Program Manager will also provide administrative and records management support to the DHA office located in Arlington, VA. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Deputy Program Manager must have experience in the following areas: With DoD's Disability Evaluation System (DES) either as a Military Department Medical Evaluation Board, Physical Evaluation Board member or DES program manager/staff officer; or experience as a contractor supporting DoD's or a Military Departments' DES; Experience as a Staff officer at the OSD or Military Department level.Strategic planning and policy development. Research and compare existing and recommend new guidance and or revise programs.Strategic planning, policy development, research, and monitoring execution. Operational monitoring, evaluation, and documentation of program performance, coordination with internal and external organizations and federal agencies to synchronize and expand services and dissemination of program information. Data analysis and analytical reporting and/or studies in support of recurrent or new requirements; provide standardized and ad hoc reports as well as analysis and reports to inform the policy decision making process. Quality assurance of the DES, to include development of quality assurance policies and procedures, oversight of quality assurance activities, analysis of outcomes, and reporting. Managing program administrative support requirements to include meeting planning and coordination, reception desk, mail services, maintaining rosters and suspense logs. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:Education: Formal education requirement of a bachelor's degree or higher.Experience. At least 3 years of deputy program management experience; knowledge of statistical process improvement methods demonstrated by experience, education, or 'Six Sigma'-type certification.Desired: Experience with DoD's Disability Evaluation System (DES) either as a Military Department Medical Evaluation Board, Physical Evaluation Board member or DES program manager/staff officer; or experience as a contractor supporting DoD's or a Military Departments' DES; Experience as a Staff officer at the OSD or Military Department level.Travel: Contractor will be required to travel within the Continental United States (CONUS) and within the National Capital Region (NCR) to support the government leads at meetings, conferences, and training. The National Capital Region encompasses Washington, DC; Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties in Virginia, and the incorporated cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax and Manassas in Virginia. CONUS travel could include supporting the government leads at three annual Military Department DES conferences and/or up to eight trips in support of other conferences or site visits.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 386579219-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: GC Associates USA
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent