Logistics Management Specialist – Federal Government , Saudi Arabia

Duties Summary
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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Logistics Managements Specialist directing, developing, implementing, or functioning as part of a logistics management operation for an AFLCMC Directorate organization involved in support of FMS items, systems, subsystems or equipment.
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Responsible for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases involving one or more countries.
Serves as the senior Program Manager for development of assessment criteria.
Manages program compliance with the Security Assistance Program (SAP).
Presents briefings at conferences or in task groups on the development of new support concepts, plans and operations, and for matters related to assigned country?s systems and programs.
Travel Required
25% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position. Required to travel by military and/or commercial air transportation and to utilize government furnished quarters and messes at temporary duty stations, when available.
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential
Job family (Series)
0346 Logistics Management

Requirements Conditions Of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Disclosure of Political Appointments
Riyadh member may serve an unaccompanied tour (12 months) or an accompanied tour (24 months) of adult non-school age dependents only.
Overseas tour can be extended until the 5 year mark. Previous overseas time, without 24 month residency interruption in the U.S., counts towards the 5 years.
Diplomatic passport and visa for travel to foreign countries is required.
The employee is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Required to travel by military and/or commercial air transportation and to utilize government furnished quarters and messes at temporary duty stations, when available.
The incumbent must possess the ability to negotiate controversial and complex matters with high-level officials o the RSAF, contractors, USAF and DoD personnel.
This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing.
A pre-employment physical may be required. All positions in Saudi Arabia, employees must pass a physical unless already overseas and a physical was taken to obtain current position.
Subject to Temporary Duty Assignment (TDY): Approximately 60 days per year.

This is an Acquisition Demonstration Project position, NH-0346-03, equivalent to GS-12/GS-13, with a typical salary range of $66,829.00- $103,309.00.
For more information on Acq Demo please go to the following links:
DoD Acq Demo Homepage: http://acqdemo.hci.mil/
Fact Sheet: http://acqdemo.hci.mil/faq.html
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Support Management Positions, Logistics Management Series, 0346.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower broadband NH-02, equivalent to the next grade GS-11 or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes planning, developing, coordinating, and monitoring complex cases in providing logistics management Total Package Offer (TPO) support for purchases, transfers, and leases of commodities, complex weapons systems, equipment, and support services; Planning, developing, implementing, managing, and integrating security assistance programs for a specified country or countries to include weapons system sales development and integration, requirements validation, follow-on support, special projects, major modification programs, and services.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Knowledge of basic theories and principles of systems design, specifications development techniques; and an understanding of acquisition and maintenance requirements as well as organizational functions involved in logistical support.
Knowledge of theories and principles of Foreign Military Sales development and execution, and the Security Assistance Program and policy.
Knowledge of system life cycle concepts and design as they apply to system research, development, and acquisition.
Ability to plan, analyze, and coordinate a system or portion of a major system’s acquisition and transfer into operational use, to include the identification and correlation of specific requirements for money, manpower, materiel, facilities, and services needed to support the program.
Ability to develop and analyze data to determine logistic objectives and goals, identify support requirements(including funding, contract development, and other technical support requirements), and establish relationships between the participants involved in deploying the plan.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Additional information
Important Overseas Information: Applicants interested in applying for overseas locations please click here to review important information regarding the exceptional family member program.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11038127
If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here.
Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 – the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for “substantially all” of the increased tax liability resulting from the “2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities please click here. Subsequently, FTR Bulletin 20-04 issued by GSA, provides further information regarding NDAA FY2020, Public Law 116-92, and the expansion of eligibility beyond “transferred” for WTA/RITA allowances. For additional information, please click here.

How You Will Be Evaluated
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of “not qualified” or “insufficient information” and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference. Noncompetitive applicants do not need to respond to the assessment questions with the A through E responses indicating level of experience/training.

Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.
APPRAISALS/AWARDS: Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: When job announcements indicate PCS costs are authorized, overseas allowances may be authorized in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and any applicable Federal Overseas Regulations.
Selectees who physically reside permanently in the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during the entire recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) and selected for employment in the foreign area are eligible to receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval).
Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during any step of the recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) will have foreign area benefits eligibility be determined on a case by case basis.

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