Management Specialist


Vacancy ID: 835446   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CTP-MP-13-835446   USAJOBS Control Number: 337148800

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 835446
1. Title of Job

Management Specialist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you  a current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employees with competitive status only?  Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional appointment.


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 12.


12
13

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 Management Specialist

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

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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 response which best describes your experience and/or education which meet the Qualification Requirements for Management Specialist, GS-0301-12/13.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service to include experience facilitating and improving program operations, provides administrative support to management and advisory services on matters related to program support work, such as planning , research, analysis, correspondence, communication and or liaison activities.
B. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service to include experience facilitating and improving program operations. Provides extensive knowledge in budget process and planning, administrative policies and procedures that cover administrative management and support services.
C. I do not possess the experience and/or education 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 a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

2. Assist in the review of immediate and long-term programmatic plans, proposals and commitments to evaluate and determine resource and facility requirements.

3. Provide technical advice and guidance to supervisor on all phases of program operations for administrative services.

4. Assist in the formulation of basic policy directives that form the framework for the management of office programs.

5. Identify ways to improve administrative services.

6. Evaluate the quality, effectiveness and responsiveness of services provided.

7. Develop alternative approaches to existing practices, procedures, reports or policies.

8. Interpret requests and provide guidance to others concerning office programs and activities.

9. Provide coordination and liaison activities to insure that actions are complete and compatible with prevailing policies.

10. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management officials, stakeholders and staff.

11. Prepare human resource actions including personnel actions, awards and training.

12. Coordinates domestic and international travel.

13. Provide information on general time-keeping policies and procedures.

14. Explain and interpret administrative polices and procedures.

15. Provide input on program planning and management decisions.

16. Provide information to management officials on policies, guidelines and issues.

17. Prepare briefing materials for meetings.

18. Prepare written memorandums and correspondence for signature by higher-level officials.

19. Prepare papers, reports and other documentation on best practices or innovative approaches for delivery of administrative processes.