Management and Program Analyst (Strategic Foresight)

Washington, D.C
May 22, 2022
May 24, 2022
Full Time

  • Conduct periodic environmental scans and apply appropriate and complex futures methodologies.
  • Conduct analysis of highly complex human-technology futures and the theoretical and practical examination of the future to include scenario-based planning, road-mapping, environmental scanning, and visioning methods and processes.
  • Provide analysis on potential trends through environmental scans and use of foresight methodology to design future scenarios that may have an impact on human capital policy.
  • Develop and apply strategic foresight techniques and targeting tools to help prioritize, guide, and target research.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • This position is eligible for inclusion in the bargaining unit. The union that represents employees in this position is the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 32.


For the GS 13: You must have one year specialized experience at the next lower grade level (GS-12) or equivalent in the Federal Service (or equivalent) which includes knowledge of multiple foresight techniques such as horizon scanning, scenario design and analysis and back casting; managed or assisted a strategic foresight program impacting large organizations; and able to analyze data and produce carefully written reports on findings from research, scans, or workshops.

Merit promotion applicants must meet time-in-grade requirement as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.One year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Relocation expenses will not be paid. Current OPM employees may qualify as an exception.

Incentive payments may be considered.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across OPM.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application:

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

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Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see )

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