Supervisory Program Management Officer, GS-0301-15

Vacancy ID: 761179   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CDRH-MP-13-761179   USAJOBS Control Number: 328166700

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, please choose the BEST answer that demonstrates your experience related to the GS-0301-15 Supervisory Program Management Officer.

A. I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent the GS-14 level of the Federal service performing the following duties: overseeing and advising on the allocation of personnel and financial resource; conducting studies and analyzing management techniques, processes, and systems for improving organizational effectiveness; preparing and coordinating office responses to sensitive requests from outside bodies ensuring an accurate reflection of the office stance; and formulating policies and designing programs to meet the needs of a program's operation.

B. My experience is not reflected in choice A 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.

2. Serve as the supervisory management official and technical expert for all facets of administrative operations and budget execution in an office.

3. Advise on the allocation and management of employees for a programs operation.

4. Oversee the space, travel, and administrative functions.

5. Supervise a staff of employees responsible for a broad degree of analytical, administrative and budgetary functions.

6. Manage a multi-million dollar payroll and operating budget.

7. Participate in the development and implementation of programs, policies, standards, and procedures relating to administrative and operational management and program planning and evaluation.

8. Conduct studies and analyze management techniques, processes, and systems for improving organizational effectiveness.

9. Coordinate, conduct, and facilitate office-wide meetings.

10. Formulate contracts or grants for a program.

11. Manage an organization's priorities to include reprogramming staff and fiscal resources.

12. Represent the program on the full knowledge of office administrative management and budgetary policies and priorities.

13. Represent an office/organization at meetings and committees within and across organizations.

14. Prepare and coordinate office responses to sensitive requests from outside bodies ensuring an accurate reflection of the office stance.

15. Create strategic plans for an operation.

16. Participate in defining objectives, formulating policies, and designing programs to meet the needs of an office's administrative management functions.

17. Direct and ensure the delivery of administrative and management support through liaison on management, programmatic, and administrative matters.

18. Manage an extramural contracts program and advise the office director on the development of contract proposals, including management, technical and merit review.

19. Are you a current CDRH-wide employee serving in a permanent, competitive position?

A. Yes (You must provide SF-50 at time of application submission)
B. No