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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 755373
Supervisory Management and Program Analyst (Chief, Strategic Planning and Performance)
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1. From the descriptions below, choose the letter that best describes the experience you have that demonstrates your ability to perform the duties of this GS-15 Supervisory Management and Program Analyst position. (Note: One year of specialized experience is based on a 40-hour workweek. If you have worked less than 40 hours per week, you must prorate your experience).A. I have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. My experience includes but is not limited to: recommending a variety of methodologies and tools to address agency-wide issues; developing and organizations strategic goals and objectives to build effective programs; leading management studies to ensure efficiency of an organizations operations; developing policies and guidelines surrounding the formulation and execution of fiscal activities; developing strategic planning initiatives for an organization; and supervising and managing a subordinate staff.
For each question in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience or training.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
2. Develop policies and guidelines governing the formulation and presentation of division operations and goals.
3. Recommend a variety of methodologies and tools to address agency-wide policy and program issues.
4. Serve as an advisor in the prioritizations and allocations of resources in accordance with agency priorities.
5. Monitor program performance throughout each stage of the budget formulation to ensure accurate procedures are being executed.
6. Review new and proposed legislation or regulations for impact on an agency's operational goals.
7. Oversee the development of systems to measure the performance and fiscal activities of agency programs.
8. Appraise agency level programs to ascertain if it is operating appropriately.
9. Implement strategic changes and improvements using performance management and continuous process improvement techniques.
10. Determine appropriate strategic development methodologies in accordance with and agency's mission and priorities.
11. Conduct performance analysis to ensure adherence to all applicable federal, agency and organization's requirements.
12. Review reports to evaluate actual accomplishments against strategic goals.
13. Confirm the strategic alignment of program plans and resources with the agency's priorities, principles and mission requirements.
14. Serve as an advisor to senior management on planning, preparing, reviewing, and executing methods for releasing key information to employees and stakeholders.
15. Assist with inter-organizational relations in ensuring that the division proactively communicates key stakeholders.
16. Review new program requirements and initiatives to determine its impact and required performance measures.
17. Conduct management studies in order to prepare analytical reports to include recommendations for program improvement opportunities.
18. Identify trends in order to make strategic resource deployment recommendations.
19. Analyze performance-based data in order to assess risk using available information.
20. Interpret legislative and regulatory policy guidance to determine the effect on the agency and its programs.
21. Manage special studies to assess the effectiveness of programs in meeting mission objectives.
22. Prepare guidance and analytical reports to be used by senior management.
23. Utilize a wide variety of cost estimating/cost analysis/ techniques to develop and brief recommendations derived from the analysis.
24. Create written briefings, presentations, summaries, etc., which includes complex technical information for key officials and stakeholders.
25. Prepare correspondence to advocate, defend, clarify, negotiate and justify recommendations
26. Write policy and/or procedural guidance in response to audit findings and program studies.
27. Review staffing decision documents prior to submission to upper management.
28. Establish and maintain liaison with external contacts.
29. Explain or defend technical information (e.g., cost estimates, proposals) by answering specific questions and providing clarification to a group audience.
30. Advise executive management on unusual, complex and/or controversial problems.
31. Conduct formal presentations for senior and executive staff on district or office administrative programs.
32. Collaborate on inter-service, inter-division or inter-organizational efforts.
33. Attend and/or sponsor meetings, training sessions and other appropriate forum to facilitate information exchange.
34. Exercise full management responsibility over subordinate positions.
35. Provide technical and policy advice/guidance to subordinates in order to accomplish program objectives.
36. Resolve work-related problems and accept/reject work in terms of established standards.
37. Identify training needs and provide on-the-job training or initiate action for training to develop employee skills.
38. Develop performance standards in order to evaluate the work and accomplishments of employees.