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GSA looking for new telecom director

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The General Services Administration is seeking a senior manager to provide strategic guidance to the Office of Telecommunications Services in its Federal Acquisition Service.

In a job listing posted on USAJobs, the agency said the Director of Telecommunications Services position, which pays $126,148 to $174,500 per year, should have an eye on “change leadership” for the office.

The office also oversees the agency’s $50 billion, next-generation Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions telecommunications contract.

In April, Amando Gavino, who'd held the position previously, was moved to become director of information technology services in the Office of Information Technology Category.

He was shifted in a flurry of other personnel changes in contracting and regional offices rolled out in an internal memo from GSA Administrator Emily Murphy.

The job listing closes July 23.

About the Author

Mark Rockwell is a senior staff writer at FCW, whose beat focuses on acquisition, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Energy.

Before joining FCW, Rockwell was Washington correspondent for Government Security News, where he covered all aspects of homeland security from IT to detection dogs and border security. Over the last 25 years in Washington as a reporter, editor and correspondent, he has covered an increasingly wide array of high-tech issues for publications like Communications Week, Internet Week, Fiber Optics News, tele.com magazine and Wireless Week.

Rockwell received a Jesse H. Neal Award for his work covering telecommunications issues, and is a graduate of James Madison University.

Click here for previous articles by Rockwell. Contact him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter at @MRockwell4.


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