MANAGEMENT ANALYST, GS-0343-11/12/13


Vacancy ID: 747805   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-ORA-MP-12-747805   USAJOBS Control Number: 326543800

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Select the one statement that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform Management Analyst work at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service) that included: participating in studies that analyze the effectiveness of work processes; evaluating data from studies on work processes/procedure issues; and drafting reports to summarize study findings. (Must be supported in your resume)
B. I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related (MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS).
C. I have a combination of education and experience listed in A and B above.
D. My experience is not listed above in the choices A - C above.

2. Do you have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service) that included: applying analytical methods and techniques for conducting analyses of administrative functions and work processes of an agency's programs; evaluating and interpreting data from studies on work processes/procedure issues; and developing final reports to summarize study findings and presenting information?

A. Yes (must be supported in resume)
B. No

3. Do you have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service) that included: developing and conducting analytical studies of administrative functions and work processes of an agency's programs; evaluating the effectiveness of work processes/procedure issues and recommending solutions for improvement; and developing final reports to summarize study findings and presenting information?

A. Yes (must be supported in resume)
B. No

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.

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 I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Conduct analytical studies to assess the effectiveness of work procedures.

5. Analyze information from a variety of sources (i.e. records, computer files, previous studies, interviews) to isolate problems.

6. Study proposed legislation for possible impact on agency programs.

7. Analyze an organizations long term training needs to recommend development plans for employees.

8. Coordinate focus group interviews to gather information for quantitative analytical studies.

9. Conduct analytical surveys to gather information on management policies within an organization.

10. Plan research studies to evaluate learning methods.

11. Deliver briefings to present findings from process improvement studies.

12. Present research findings to recommend proposed changes in work processes.

13. Persuade management to accept proposed changes to work processes.

14. Draft reports summarizing findings from studies on work processes and procedures.

15. Prepare option papers to recommend solutions to management.

16. Update functional manuals that outline methods of performing work in accordance with company policy.

17. Review work procedures to evaluate the potential effectiveness of work processes.