Management Analyst


Vacancy ID: 855249   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-MP-13-855249   USAJOBS Control Number: 339346000

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 855249
1. Title of Job

Management Analyst
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

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

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

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

20. Occupational Specialties

Please review the description below and select the method you wish to be considered for this position:

Choose 001 - Competitive Referral: This applies to the following candidates:

  • A current or former federal employees who either are currently or have previously held a permanent position at the GS-12 grade level or below, with no higher promotion potential.
  • An VEOA (Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998) eligible: veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service; (please attach DD-214)
  • Military Spouses  (please submit documentation)

 

Choose 002 - Non-Competitive MP: This applies to the following candidates:

  • A current or former federal employees who either are currently or have previously held a permanent position at the GS-13 grade level or above.
  • PHS Commissioned Corps Officer - This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps (please attach orders).
  • Current employees serving under a Schedule A appointment (please attach Sch-A certificate and SF-50)(For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)   
  • Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)

001 Competitive MP
002 Non-Cometitive MP

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

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

24. Personal Background Information

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

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, please choose the best answer that demonstrates your experience related to the Management Analyst, GS-343-12 position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal Service that included knowledge of a wide range of analytical methods and techniques for planning, analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of work processes

B. I do not meet the above requirements for this grade level.

2. From the descriptions below, please choose the best answer that demonstrates your experience related to the Management Analyst, GS-343-13 position.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal Service that included knowledge of a wide range of analytical methods and techniques for planning, analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of work processes

B. I do not meet the above requirements for this grade level.

3. Are you a current permanent federal employee with career/career-conditional appointment in the competitive service; former federal employee with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career/career-conditional appointment; displaced federal employee requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transitional Assistance Plan (CTAP); Veterans who are preference eligible or discharged from military service under honorable conditions with 3 consecutive years of active duty; current PHS Commissioned Officer; or an individual eligible for consideration under a Special Hiring authority?.

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.

4. Conduct studies/projects to identify and recommend solutions to problems involving work process and procedures

5. Research data containing confidential employee information or confidential organizational information.

6. Perform analysis of work environment impacting staffing issues.

7. Gather preliminary data needed to provide initial assessment and definition of problems being considered for further study.

8. Organize and deliver briefings to present findings, solutions, and recommendations to managers, and prepare various documents and staff reports.

9. Present findings on submissions from a single, first-line organization in response to internal administrative reporting requirements.

10. Participate in writing functional statement for new organizations.

11. Interpret request for programmatic action or information, and provide guidance, advice, assistance, interpretations, and recommendations to Office and Agency officials, program directors, private industry representatives and others concerning Office programs and activities.

12. Conduct studies of issues and problems raised by executives and managers within the Office.

13. Study solutions of staffing problems associated with substantial changes in the organizations.

14. Review, analyze and recommend improvements in organizational policies, reports, methods, and practices or require coordinating the implementation of policies or practices.

15. Prepare briefings or informational sessions on program studies, results, findings and/or recommendations.

16. Explain the application of laws, regulations, and precedents, covering new or revised legislation, policies or actions.

17. Present formal and/or informal briefings regarding medical programs, program policies or technical issues to senior executives, managers, customers or internal/external organizations.

18. Speak on behalf of a director or high ranking official on sensitive or complex issues.

19. Represent a program or organization in high level conferences and/or meetings or act as a liaison to other internal/external components

20. Prepare and/or review written material that conveys a mastery of complex issues in a way that is clear, concise, and factual.

21. Analyze, develop and/or coordinate new policies that impact programs or interpret program response.

22. Prepare and/or review written materials that reflect factual and data-driven information to be used by a variety of audiences/groups including executives and/or senior officials.

23. Compose response to organizational or inquiries involving sensitive or controversial information.