Program Analyst (Acquisition)


Vacancy ID: 789121   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-MP-13-789121   USAJOBS Control Number: 331600400

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 789121
1. Title of Job

Program Analyst (Acquisition)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


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?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 14.


14

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 Non Competitive
002 Competitive

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:


241450031 Silver Spring, 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. I am a current career/career-conditional employee of the Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health.

A. Yes
B. No

2. I have at least 52 weeks at the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent.

A. Yes
B. No

3. From the description below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education which meet the Qualification Requirements for Program Analyst (Acquisition), GS-343-14.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience developing acquisition and contract management policies to include government cost estimates and/or evaluation criteria.
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. 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.

4. Provide oversight of a contracting program and contracting programs.

5. Develop a procurement strategy for acquisition requirements

6. Develop a procurement strategy for acquisition requirements.

7. Provide guidance and expertise on the contracting process to include pre-award and post-award processes.

8. Administer and monitor acquisitions and procurements within a program.

9. Gather, analyze and evaluate business processes and principles.

10. Assist the program office with developing proposal evaluation criteria and assist with the proposal evaluation process.

11. Develop alternative courses of action necessary to meet program objectives and policies.

12. Advise on routine or common program problems and issues.

13. Study and implement management improvements identified through such means as internal control reviews, and management studies.

14. Develop new criteria for measuring program accomplishments.

15. Apply innovative criteria to evaluate the progress and cost effectiveness of program plans, goals and objectives.

16. Express information to individuals or groups.

17. Make clear and convincing presentations by using a variety of methods (face-to-face interactions, team meetings, information gatherings, negotiations).

18. Mentor, train and guide an acquisition community.

19. Develop written products that define requirements for CDRH service partners including workforce plans, statements of work, project descriptions and service agreements.

20. Prepare status reports, management summaries, briefing papers, progress reports for senior officials.

21. Respond to requests for analysis of the impact of unanticipated changes in CDRH policy and programs.