Management Analyst, GS-343-12/13

Vacancy ID: 773383   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-GROP-MP-13-773383   USAJOBS Control Number: 329842300

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Please select the response below that best indicates how you meet the minimum qualifications for the GS-12 position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service) that included applying knowledge of analytical methods and techniques for analyzing, and evaluating the effectiveness of work processes; participating in studies that involve researching regulations and policies in order to ensure program compliance or identify program issues; and developing briefings and reports of study findings for managers and senior officials.
B. I do not have the specialized experience described above.

2. Please select the response below that best indicates how you meet the minimum qualifications for the GS-13 position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service) that included developing and conducting comprehensive studies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of work processes and organizational procedures; interpreting legislation, policies, and regulations to propose recommendations to the resolution of complex program issues; and presenting and developing technical reports on impact of study findings and recommended program improvements.
B. I do not have 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. 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. Conduct studies of work processes and procedures to determine efficiency of operating programs.

4. Interpret new or revised organizational policies, regulations, or procedures.

5. Apply analytical research techniques in support of complex administrative operations and agency program issues.

6. Analyze the effectiveness of management programs or policies in meeting established goals and objectives.

7. Assist with the development of long range strategic workforce planning and execution.

8. Evaluate program goals to determine their applicability to overall management objectives.

9. Assess problems that occur within work process and operational procedures.

10. Study proposed legislation and/or regulations for impact on programs.

11. Recommend solutions to solve workforce development matters.

12. Advise program managers and various contact on technical and complex polices in nontechnical terms.

13. Provide guidance to staff on administrative policies and procedures.

14. Deliver presentations to management officials to convey information related to a variety of issues and initiatives.

15. Prepare written guidance, policies, regulations, or standardize operating procedures.

16. Prepare reports summarizing the results and recommendations from studies of administrative/managerial policies and procedures.

17. Communicate in writing to prepare analyses and responses.