Resource Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 05, 2022
Closes
Aug 13, 2022
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Resource Analysts tee up internal business decisions, develop and implement program analysis methodologies to better evaluate mission impact, formulate and justify CIA's budget requests, assess key expenditure areas to identify efficiencies and adjust priorities, oversee operating year spending, and drive year-round strategic resource planning to inform decision making and convey mission impact.

CIA expects its officers to operate as a team and inclusively leverage expertise to accomplish mission. Therefore, Resource Analysts work closely not only within their assigned component but also with stakeholders and decision makers across CIA, the Intelligence Community, the White House, and Congress.

You will be introduced to the CIA through embedded assignments with mission managers to help you acclimate to the resource analyst profession, leveraging any professional expertise you developed prior to starting your CIA career. Together with the specialized training intended to build your CIA resource analysis tradecraft, these assignments will help forge a strong understanding of the mission impacts underpinning CIA's tactical budget formulation and its more strategic, out-year resource planning. Successively more complex assignments in a variety of mission areas will build your acumen as a well-rounded intelligence officer and resource management professional.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • You must apply online, while in the United States.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age (dual-national U.S. citizens are eligible).
  • You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC, area.
  • You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • CIA is a drug-free workforce. The issue of illegal drug use is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further requirements information, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/how-we-hire/requirements/

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Business management
    • Finance
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
    • Public Policy/Public Administration
    • Marketing
    • Business Information Systems/Management Information Systems
    • Or, any major that requires students to develop and apply critical thinking, analysis, and writing skills
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.
  • Prior experience as a public sector budget, program, or resource analyst.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytic skills.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to explain complex technical program issues to non-technical customers, often on short notice.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong initiative.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Comfortable working both independently and on teams.
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation.


Education

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Business management
    • Finance
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
    • Public Policy/Public Administration
    • Marketing
    • Business Information Systems/Management Information Systems
    • Or, any major that requires students to develop and apply critical thinking, analysis, and writing skills.
  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale preferred, but exceptions may be made for extenuating circumstances.


Additional information

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rates, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers

CIA Benefits: https://www.cia.gov/careers/working-at-cia/benefits/

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