Management and Program Analyst


Vacancy ID: 735621   Announcement Number: PH-12-CLW-735621   USAJOBS Control Number: 325297300

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

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2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

You may omit the availability date if you can begin work immediately.  Otherwise, you must provide the date you will be available for employment.  Please use this format:  (mm/dd/yyyy)


17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

If you are applying under Merit Promotion procedures, please select one of the following:


01 I am a current Federal employee serving under a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service or I am a former Federal employee with reinstatement eligibility.
02 I am a preference veteran or I have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service AND I am not a current or former Federal employee.
03 I am eligible for a non-competitive appointment based on eligibility under the Veterans Readjustment Authority. (Note: This is only applicable for positions up to the GS-11 or equivalent level).
04 I am eligible for a non-competitive appointment based on a current disability.
05 I am a Former Peace Corps Appointee or I am eligible for another type of non-competitive appointment.
06 I do not meet any of the above.

20. Occupational Specialties

Select the Occupational Specialty Code that identifies how you would like to receive consideration for this position. Applicants requesting consideration as a merit promotion, Schedule A, or non-competitive eligible candidate must include the appropriate required supporting documents with their application package. 

 

The Specialty code(s) for this position are 001 and 002.  Please note that you must select at least one specialty code but may select multiple codes if desired.  Each code is defined below:

 

001 - Merit Promotion.  This includes current Federal employees who serve under a competitive career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service, reinstatement eligibles (former Federal employees who served under a career appointment in the competitive service) and VEOA eligibles (veterans with preference and veterans who have been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service.  You must provide qualifying documentation (i.e. - SF-50, performance appraisal and/or veterans documentation).

 

002 - Non competitive and Special Hiring Authorities.  This includes applicants who are eligible for non competitive or special appointment authorities such as: 30% or more compensably disabled veterans, Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA - for position at GS-11 and below), and persons with disabilities (Schedule A), military spouse preference, Federal employees in excepted position covered under an interchange agreement, and other eligible special hiring authorities (such as Peace Corps, Boren Fellows, etc.).  This also includes applicants who previously held, or currently hold, this position and grade with the same promotion potential as announced this 735621.  For more information about special hiring authorities, visit:  http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations/appointingauthorities/index.asp.  You must provide qualifying documentation for a non competitive or special hiring authority.


001 Management Analyst

21. Geographic Availability

The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment.  The location code for this position is:


510930610 Falls Church, VA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the letter that describes the experience you have that demonstrates your ability to perform Management and Program Analyst work at the GS-11 level. Please select only one answer.

A. I have 1 year of experience equivalent to at the least the GS-09 level in the Federal service performing administrative and management techniques and procedures including planning, developing, and monitoring assignments to resolve problems and to improve management operations, processes and concepts within an organization. My experience included assisting with studies to evaluate support or operation services for an organization; identifying problems to make recommendations to work flow, distribution or administration; utilizing analytical techniques and methods to evaluate the effectiveness or efficiency of work operations in a program; assisting with developing procedures and guidelines to supplement administrative regulations or program guidance; assisting with preparing written reports on findings and recommendations of program operations.
B. I have a Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or successfully completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or L.L.M., which has provided me with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work of this position. (e.g. business administration or public administration or a closely related field.) (Transcripts must be submitted with your application package to verify your educational claim. Failure to submit transcripts may result in an ineligible rating.)
C. I have less than the one-year of experience as described in "A", and I have not completed my graduate level education as described in "B". However, I have a combination of experience and graduate level education that, when combined, equals at least 100% of the total requirement. (To compute, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond two years by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.) (Transcripts must be submitted with your application package to verify your educational claim. Failure to submit transcripts may result in an ineligible rating.)
D. I do not possess the experience and/or education as described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the letter that describes the experience you have that demonstrates your ability to perform Management and Program Analyst work at the GS-12 level. Please select only one answer.

A. I have 1 year of experience equivalent to at the least the GS-11 level in the Federal service performing administrative and management techniques and procedures including planning, developing, and monitoring assignments to resolve problems and to improve management operations, processes and concepts within an organization. My experience included planning management studies to evaluate support or operation services for an organization; identifying problems to make recommendations to work flow, distribution or administration; utilizing quantitative and qualitative techniques and methods to evaluate the effectiveness or efficiency of work operations in a program; developing procedures and guidelines to supplement administrative regulations or program guidance; documenting and tracking the progress of program operations; preparing written reports on findings and recommendations of program operations to management; conducting briefings to management on recommendations or findings.
B. I do not have the experience as described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Identify problems in work processes and develop recommendations for addressing them.

4.  Manage project throughout the full project life-cycle, including planning, budgeting, requirements, design and implementation.

5.  Participate in planning initiatives for new program development.

6.  Participate in development and implementation of policies and procedures.

7. Resolve problems within program operations such as in productivity, budgetary issues, technology needs, space issues or staffing to maximize resources.

8.  Perform special assignments at request of senior management.

9. Lead a project that involves evaluation of a program or program component.

10.  Develop criteria to be addressed in evaluation of a program, evaluation process, data gathering instruments and how outcome will be measured.

11.  Evaluate the productivity and eficiency of program operations, with recommendations for improvement.

12. Analyze findings of studies/ program evaluations to make recommendations for operating programs.

13.  Develop and deliver oral briefings on program activities.

14. Provide technical guidance on program operations within an organization.

15.  Negotiate with senior management to accept and implement recommendations, changes in policy or to take a particular course of action.

16.  Recommend changes in policies and procedures within area of responsibility.

17. Represent organization at meetings or committees with full policy and program knowledge and priorities.

18.  Prepare comprehensive reports of program evaluations..

19.  Prepare written briefings for managers and staff.

20.  Prepare written analysis of data.

21.  Prepare comprehensive reports of program operations.

22.  Compose standard operating procedures for use by varied audience.