Management and Program Analyst


Vacancy ID: 842120   Announcement Number: D015-13-CFO-842120   USAJOBS Control Number: 337767200

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you willing to work in Washington, DC and accept this position without relocation incentive?

A. Yes
B. No

2. Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience and/or education that qualifies you for this GS-13 position. (A description of specialized experience and education can be found in the "Qualifications" section of the vacancy announcement.)

A. I possess one year of specialized experience matching what is described in the vacancy announcement.
B. I do not possess any of the requirements as stated above.

3. Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience and/or education that qualifies you for this GS-14 position. (A description of specialized experience and education can be found in the "Qualifications" section of the vacancy announcement.)

A. I possess one year of specialized experience matching what is described in the vacancy announcement.
B. I do not possess any of the requirements as stated 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.

4. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to auditing reports.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I review reports to ensure that the messaging aligns with other organizational reports.
C. I review reports to ensure that the messaging conveys the accurate conclusion based on its corresponding data.
D. I review reports to ensure that the messaging aligns with its corresponding data, other reports, and organizational strategy.

5. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to anticipating project requirements.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I anticipate resource requirements (e.g. time, budget, etc.) for small scale projects.
C. I forecast resource requirements (e.g. time, budget, etc.) for projects based on the project scope and timeline.
D. I predict resource requirements (e.g. time, budget, etc.) for projects based on my previous experience.

6. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to planning.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I modify my initial priorities and goals in order to capitalize on opportunities and manage risks that arise.
C. I prioritize and plan my own work to ensure I accomplish what is expected of me.
D. I formulate objectives, set priorities, and implement plans consistent with the long-term interest of the organization.

7. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to project management.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I manage a project’s issues, risks, and requirements in order to ensure that the project progresses appropriately.
C. I monitor and create reports to provide updates on a project’s issues, risks, status, and requirements to organizational leadership.
D. I develop an approach to manage issues, risks, and requirements that arise during the monitoring of a project.

8. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to decision making.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I collect and analyze information from a variety of sources both within and outside my organization to make decisions and take action for my work group.
C. I examine available information, weigh the impacts and implications of possible decisions, and commit to a course of action for my project team.
D. I gather information, distinguishing relevant from irrelevant information, to determine the most appropriate strategy and take action for my team.

9. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to problem solving.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I have recognized that a problem exists and considered the possible consequences of each action before determining how to progress.
C. I have discovered a problem and developed a course of action aligned with the goals or organizational vision.
D. I have identified that a problem exists, but needed assistance in resolving the issue.

10. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to data interpretation.

A. I review statistical data to ensure its accuracy and completeness by identifying anomalies or issues with missing data.
B. I utilize statistical analyses completed by others to develop a conclusion and create a report aligned with organizational strategy and goals.
C. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
D. I review statistical data to ensure its accuracy and completeness by identifying anomalies or issues with missing data.

11. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to external awareness.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I analyze external policies and trends to shape project plans to determine how best to achieve organizational goals.
C. I identify and kept up-to-date on external policies and trends which affect my organization and shape stakeholders’ views about my organization.
D. I recognize how external policies affect an organization.

12. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to influencing others.

A. I utilize my knowledge of organizational culture, norms, and structure to affect my interactions with others.
B. I use my in-depth understanding of an individual or group to influence an outcome.
C. I adapt my approach or presentation to appeal to the interest of others including a variety of levels of understanding and audiences.
D. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.

13. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to interpersonal skills.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I work with people from across the organization to complete a task or project.
C. I act as the departmental representative to other groups within the organization affected by policy and strategy.
D. I maintain relationships with other internal groups to ensure effective working relationships.

14. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to understanding an organization.

A. I identify norms and values of an organization, including unspoken guidelines, to determine how to convey the organization’s objective.
B. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
C. I determine the priorities, and values of the organization and its stakeholders, in order to ensure that my actions promote the goals of the organization.
D. I identify the organization’s mission, functions, and systems to ensure that my actions align with the goals of the organization.

15. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to communicating orally with others.

A. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
B. I make formal presentations to key stakeholders to convey information on program activities or to describe new policies.
C. I communicate orally with business partners to maintain contact and manage the flow of information.
D. I communicate orally with other groups within my organization to notify them of or explain decisions.

16. Select the one statement that most accurately reflects your training and experience with respect to writing.

A. I write issue papers and policies that highlight essential points and explain substantive issues to senior level management.
B. I write reports or documents that provide thorough factual information for dissemination to managers, executives, or the board of directors of my organization.
C. I have had no training or experience related to this activity.
D. I create written communications including basic reports or informational documents for use within my work group requiring some original composition.

17. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that I will not be considered for employment if I do not respond "Yes" to this certification item.

A. Yes
B. No