PROGRAM ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 28, 2022
Closes
Jul 01, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Participates in initiatives to complete special projects and prepare reports on matters of concern. Provides analysis and advice on organizational, operational, and policy matters. Coordinates, compiles, and prepares responses to inquiries on a variety of office functions and administrative matters.

Plans, organizes and performs special analytical studies or projects as requested by the ADAO involving the evaluation of organizational, operational, and managerial effectiveness of plans, policies, and programs. Identifies issues for such studies in consultation with the ADAO.

Prepares action plans and schedules for various phases of program accomplishment, both short and long-range; ensures that plans are consistent with organizational goals, schedules, and policies.

Plans, coordinates, and establishes standard operating procedures to accomplish the program's mission; as needed, assists with the development and accomplishment of employee training relating to the program.

Prepares recommendations for required resources needed to achieve the program's mission; negotiates with managers of various divisions to obtain needed resources and support.

Establishes a system to review, control, and report on program status; Monitors program status and adjusts work plans for program accomplishment.

Conducts analyses of program data, requirements, and impact; identifies problem areas and determines how to resolve them; develops policies, procedures and other written guidelines and recommendations relating to the program.

Conducts briefings and prepares comprehensive reports to keep managers and executives advised of the program's plans and progress and communicates findings and recommendations.

Serves as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR). Collaborates with FHFA Contracting Officer and staff, advises OFOM staff on the development of Statements of Work, Requests for Proposals, and Sole Source Justifications, and communicates with approved contractors.

Provides support with resource planning. This includes assistance and coordination in the development and delivery of compliance and other status reports.

Interacts with OFOM groups on an ongoing basis and recommends suggested efficiencies. Liaise with the Offices of Budget and Financial Management, Human Resources, Office of General Counsel Contracting, and other agency organizations to achieve greater efficiencies in office and agency operations; ensures that OFOM operations adheres to agency policy and procedures, and the needs of FHFA and OFOM are mutually satisfied.

Conducts management studies and analyzes and develops plans to meet short- and long-term goals. Conducts detailed analyses of organizational operations for continual improvement, cost savings, and streamlining of programs and systems. Implements processes required by FHFA directives and policies, resolving conflicts that arise due to organizational needs.

Performs a variety of other duties as assigned, primarily involving direct coordination with agency support offices and requiring considerable working knowledge and understanding of the nature and scope of the immediate organization, and FHFA's policies and program objectives.

Utilizes process improvement and best practices approaches to establish benchmarks for achieving FHFA program and management goals and objectives, areas for training, and other activities based on performance data.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Status candidates in the competitive service, VEOA and others eligible for special hiring authorities.
  • ***SF 50's are now required with the exception of current FHFA employees. Please include one showing your tenure and competitive status. You will not be considered without this.
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Only experience obtained by the closing date will be considered.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service


Qualifications

Qualifying experience for the EL/GS 343-9.

You must have completed a Master's or equivalent degree or 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree with any of the following majors; Business Administration (MBA), Public Policy, Public Administration, Accounting, or Finance, or related degree.

Or

Must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the EL/GS-7 in a 2-graded series or an EL/GS-8 in a 1-graded series in the Federal service.

Specialized experience for this position includes:

1 Identify, analyze, and recommend solutions to problems in administrative procedures, programs, and work processes.

2) Assist with special projects, budget formulation/execution and/or create reports to endure adequate monitoring of the quality improvement process.

3) Experience with automated systems and software programs to develop document, working papers, and reports to present facts, conclusions, or opinions which support recommendations or resolutions for administrative or program improvements.

4) Writes and/or edits policies, procedures, manuals, and guidance that support administrative procedures and programs.

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.

Education

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

This is not a remote position.

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and are claiming 5-points veterans' preference
, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans .

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp .

FHFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability (physical or mental), age (40 years of age or over), genetic information, parental status, marital status, prior protected EEO activity, political affiliation, or other non-merit factors.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

FHFA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, except when doing so would pose an undue hardship on the Agency. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify FHFA. The Agency's decision on granting a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
  • (202) 649-3963
  • (800) 877-8339 TTY
  • reasonableaccommodations@fhfa.gov


Ethics: FHFA employees are subject to government-wide ethical standards of conduct, financial disclosure requirements, and post-employment prohibitions. In addition, certain FHFA employees are prohibited from accepting compensation from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for a two-year period after terminating employment with FHFA. Furthermore, to avoid financial conflicts-of interest or the appearance of conflicts-of-interest, FHFA employees may need to divest or sell certain assets they, their spouse, or minor children own or control, including securities issued by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, or the Federal Home Loan Banks. Employees who work on Federal Home Loan Bank issues may need to sell or divest financial interests with any of the Federal Home Loan Bank members, which may include stock in bank holding companies, insurance companies, and other financial services firms. Questions regarding these requirements and prohibitions should be directed to the Office of General Counsel at (202) 649-3088.

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