Supervisory Program Analyst

Vacancy ID: 757641   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CTP-MP-12-757641   USAJOBS Control Number: 327757000

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1. Title of Job

Supervisory Program Analyst
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

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Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)    

Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?

Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
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6. Citizenship

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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

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?

01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

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

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:

001 Supervisory Program Analyst

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:

241360031 Rockville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Program Analyst, GS-343-15

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience providing staff leadership and direction for the budget formulation process and managing studies designed to improve processes and resource allocations.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

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

2. Direct budget formulation processes from the preparation of initial needs, including back-up documentation, through the preparation of the Congressional Budget narrative justification.

3. Oversee budget plans for current and out year funding.

4. Formulate budget justifications to be submitted to the Department, OMB, and Congress.

5. Provide staff consulting services to management officials concerning planning and budgeting systems.

6. Establish program and/or policy goals ensuring the structure and processes necessary to implement the organization's mission and vision.

7. Analyze and evaluate work associated with the improvement of program activities.

8. Ensure the effectiveness of programs or operations to ensure the objectives of the organization by analyzing and evaluating on a quantitative or qualitative basis.

9. Analyze GPRA requirements in order to develop input into the agency's performance plan to meet performance outcome measures to support annual budgets submitted to Congress.

10. Represent the organization in agency-wide committees and working groups studying methods to improve managerial accountability and flexibility.

11. Investigate ways for the agency to streamline administrative procedural requirements and controls.

12. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with high level officials and other government agencies.

13. Serve as the primary agency representative at conferences, meetings, workgroups, etc. to communicate agency goals, objectives, operations, and practices.

14. Provide advice and guidance to resolve, implement, or manage program or policy issues that involve major areas of uncertainty in approach or methodology.

15. Make oral presentations to recommend changes to programs and procedures to management officials within the organization at different levels to work on issues, goals and objectives.

16. Serve as an agency representative in conferences, meetings and workshops with major stakeholders and other government agencies.

17. Advise management officials on budget formulation and budget program forecasting policies and guidelines.
Factor: Skill in written communication.

18. Respond to questions submitted from Congress as a result of budget submissions.

19. Develop written materials for presentation to high level officials and other government agencies.

20. Prepare issue papers for management officials to use at congressional budget briefings.

21. Provide leadership and managerial direction to staff engaged in a variety of activities related to the planning, development, execution, and coordination of programs.

22. Develop budget estimates for staff activities and ensure adherence to the approved operating budget and financial plan.

23. Schedule work assignment, set priorities, and coordinates the work of the staff.

24. Provide advice and/or counsel employees in work and administrative matters.

25. Develop annual work plans and program strategic plans.

26. Develop performance standards.

27. Evaluate performance of staff.

28. Recruit and select employees.

29. Hear and resolve grievances and employee complaints.

30. Approve/disapprove training needs and requests.

31. Recommend/approve awards and bonuses for employees.