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Acquisition Position Waiver Chart
WAIVER - CANNOT EXCEED 24 MONTHS APPROVING AUTHORITY WAIVER TYPE WHEN (see notes below)
The following KLPs:
  • PEO, DPEO/ED PEO
  • DRPM and DDRPM
  • ACAT I/IA PM/DPM
  • ACAT II PM/DPM
And:
  • All Flag/GO/SES
  • Navy Major Program Managers and Commanders/Commanding Officers of Major Acquisition Shore Commands
ASN(RDA) via DACM
Certification At Time of Selection
*Special Statutory At Time of Selection
Acquisition Corps At Time of Selection
Tenure Prior to Early Departure
KLPs not Identified Above
And:
All Military CAPs except 1102 equivalent and Contracting Officials with warrants above the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT).
DACM
Certification KLPs: At Time of Selection
Military CAPs: 24 Months After Assignment
*Special Statutory At Time of Selection
Acquisition Corps At Time of Selection
Tenure Prior to Early Departure
Civilian CAPs, with the following exceptions: SES, 1102s , and Contracting Officers above the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT). Echelon I & II Commands
(This may be further delegated to AWF Flag/GO/ SES)
Certification 24 Months After Assignment
*Special Statutory At Time of Selection
Acquisition Corps At Time of Selection
**Tenure Prior to Early Departure
Non-KLP 1102s (and equivalent military) and Contracting Officers with warrants above SAT. (Waivers may be granted to current DoD employees only.) Senior Contracting Official
(This may not be delegated)
*Special Statutory At Time of Selection
All Other Acquisition Positions Echelon I & II Commands
(This may be further delegated)
Certification 24 Months After Assignment

Table 11-1 Acquisition Position Waiver Chart

* All individuals assigned to positions with the Special Statutory Requirement for the Program Manager’s Course (PMT401), and the Executive Program Manager’s Course (PMT402) must complete both courses within 6 months of assignment. This 6-month grace period does not apply to any other Special Statutory Requirement.

** For CAPs (Non-KLP) a tenure waiver is not required for acceptable deviations which are identified in Chapter 6. Waiver requests for Active Component Navy officers, except for Flag/General Officers, must be submitted to the approving official via PERS-447. Approving officials must notify PERS-447 on actions taken regarding waiver requests.

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