Supervisory Human Resources Specialist

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Summary This position is located in the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of Human Capital (OHC), Talent Acquisition and Benefits Group (TABG). As a Supervisory Human Resources Specialist, GS-0201-15, you will serve as the Deputy Director of the Talent Acquisition and Benefits Group under the administrative direction of the Group Director. Responsibilities Leads the agency-wide effort in employing change management processes, concepts, and techniques for human resources (HR) business transformation, strategic planning, and workforce development. Serves as a manager and full deputy to TABG Director, an Executive Level position, by supervising GS-I5 level managers and special staff. Coordinates with Components and all liaison sources to help the agency develop and maintain high customer satisfaction levels by ensuring the organization meets the customer’s needs. Oversees outcomes and establishes revised procedures for periodic evaluation of HR program effectiveness by assessing progress in meeting established program goals. Utilizing an expert level of HR knowledge and experience, oversees program planning, budgeting, and execution for the Talent Acquisition Group (TAG). Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications ALL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET WITHIN 30 DAYS OF THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. Your resume must include detailed information as it relates to the responsibilities and specialized experience for this position. Evidence of copying and pasting directly from the vacancy announcement without clearly documenting supplemental information to describe your experience will result in an ineligible rating. This will prevent you from receiving further consideration. In order to qualify for the GS-15, you must meet the following: You must demonstrate in your resume at least one year (52 weeks) of qualifying specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal government, obtained in either the private or public sector, to include: 1) performing managerial functions to include managing resources, managing performance, providing strategic planning and direction to staff and organization; 2) evaluating and developing human resources (HR) policies and programs to improve HR services provided to stakeholders through innovative solutions; 3) collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to promote HR services and programs; 4) providing HR policy guidance to educate and influence senior level officials to obtain their commitment and support; and 5) Must be proficient in five of the seven functional areas of Human Capital: Staffing, Recruitment, Benefits, Payroll, Employee Relations, Retirement, or Data Analytics. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Time-in-Grade: To be eligible, current or former Federal employees and current or former Federal employees applying under the VEOA eligibility who hold or have held a permanent General Schedule position in the previous year must have served at least 52 weeks (one year) at the next lower grade level from the position/grade level(s) to which they are applying. Click the following link to view the occupational questionnaire: Education This job does not have an education qualification requirement. Additional Information Bargaining Unit Position: NO Tour of Duty: Flexible Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure: OGE-450 Required Workplace Flexibility at CMS: This position has a regular and recurring reporting requirement to the CMS office listed in this announcement; however, CMS offers flexible working arrangements and allows employees the opportunity to participate in telework combined with alternative work schedules at the managers discretion. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process. Supervisory positions must report a minimum 2 times per week and non-Supervisory positions must report a minimum of 2 times per pay period. The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced federal employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit the required documentation and be rated well-qualified for this vacancy. Click here for a detailed description of the required supporting documents. A well-qualified applicant is one whose knowledge, skills and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements of the position. Additional information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPMs Career Transition Resources website at

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