Supervisory Mathematical Statistican


Vacancy ID: 797445   Announcement Number: DHHS-FDA-OTS-797445   USAJOBS Control Number: 332449000

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Enter 797445
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Mathematical Statistican
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

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10. Lowest Grade

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15

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12. Special Knowledge

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Competitive Merit Promotion

21. Geographic Availability

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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. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education which meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Super. Mathematical Statistician-GS-1529-15.

A. Yes, I do have one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level.
B. No, I do not possess the experience describe above.

Additional Qualification Requirements: In addition to meeting the Basic Qualification Requirements candidates must also:
Have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.

2. Are you a current Federal employee within Food and Drug Administration?

A. Yes
B. No

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.

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Responsible for providing statistical reviews on studies submitted by regulated industry in support of their applications and for conducting research and development in statistical, biomathematical, and other decision-making methodologies.

4.

Evaluates and applies new statistical methodology in support of scientific decisions regarding clinical and/or non-clinical studies and collaborates with other Center units requiring statistical expertise

5.

Plans, manages, organizes, and directs all of the regulatory review operations, program segment(s), functions, and activities of the division as carried out by subordinate supervisors/team leaders and highly trained and skilled staff of professionals organized into subordinate organizations responsible for the regulatory review mission of the Division.

6.

 Initiates decision-making processes and documents, and participates fully in discussion and decisions concerning Division plans, programs, and activities, both in strategic planning and in  the actual determination, allocation, and administration of division program segment(s), functions and activities of the Division.

7.

Directs the implementation of new laws and regulations which affect the mission of the division including initiating and implementing new policies, systems, procedures and organizational structure.

8.

Serves as a resource to guide and provide opinions for reviews with complex issues as well as serving as mentor to staff.

9.

Participates fully in discussions and decisions concerning division plans, programs and activities both in strategic planning and in the actual determination, allocation and administration of division functions and activities of the division.

10.

Provides authoritative advice and assessments of the impact of actual and proposed Administration or Congressional actions on the program segment(s), functions, and activities of the division.

11.

Leads preparation and coordination as well as attends critical sponsor/internal meetings, supports and promotes team leader and reviewer development. 

12.

Serves as a resource to the guide and provide opinions for reviews with complex issues as well as serving as mentor to staff.