Project Analyst - Human Resources - TS Cleared
Nisga'a Data Systems, LLC (NDS), a subsidiary of Goldbelt, Inc. an 8(a) Alaska Native Corporation, provides a full spectrum of systems and network engineering services, which include systems and network analysis, design, and implementation, and also an array of managed services. NDS has distinguished itself as an industry leader in redefining technical solutions for the federal government and our nation's military. Position Description: The Project Analyst will propose ways to improve efficiencies throughout the project. Will serve as an advisor on how to reduce cost and increase efficiencies as applicable to each specific project. Will gather and organize information about the problem to be solved or the procedure to be improved. Develop solutions or alternative practices. Recommend new systems, procedures, or organizational changes as needed through presentations or written reports.Position Duties: The Analyst will apply the knowledge of the ABA of 1968 and Sections 501, 504, and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 through which the Accessibility Division develops and implements agency policy concerning accessible, barrier-free environments. The analyst will review and ensure that existing guidelines have a diverse application to any number of areas to include buildings, parking structures, transportation systems, business and recreational activities, telecommunications equipment and electronic and IT within the Department of State. Through this analysis, the Analyst will develop, present and defend recommendations for existing, new or revised agency policy guidelines concerning accessibility. The analyst will reach out to various stakeholders to include DOS civil service and Foreign Service personnel, their family members, locally employed staff, and foreign dignitaries and other occupants of DOS facilities worldwide, to include embassies, consulates, processing centers and DOS housing. He/She will develop policy, conduct research and investigations as needed. Responsible for resolving complaints regarding potential violations of federal accessibility laws and determine how to apply the federal laws and regulations at overseas DOS properties. Participates in, and frequently leads, activities that result in development of agency accessibility guidelines.Ensures that regulations are understood, implemented, and monitored. Prepares draft proposals for the agency and modifies them as necessary in accordance with input from other offices within DOS, especially the Office of Facilities Management Services (FMS), Bureau of Overseas Building Operations (OBO), and Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS). When proposed rules are updated or published by the US Access Board, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), General Services Administration (GSA) or other enforcement agency reviews and evaluates to provide agency comments. Drafts responses to comments. Makes recommendations on whether proposed rules should be revised and how that impacts agency operations. Develops agency plans of action to ensure compliance.Develops and delivers training programs as needed for training assistance and to increase awareness of agency obligations. Gathers historical, statistical, funding and other data in the preparation of a comprehensive report that gives consideration to the audience, strategic messages, and topics; determines the most logical and effective use of information; and ensures all appropriate safeguards are maintained regarding sensitive or classified information. Adheres to established report production procedures and guidelines; provides supporting documentation, cross references or other information; makes recommendations and offers conclusions with justification; identifies potential areas of disagreement with the area being reviewed and makes recommendations to minimize formal non-concurrences; considers and resolves issues on factual matters to ensure balanced and accurate results; develops and implements follow-up plans to track implementation of oversight work results; and tracks and reports on follow-up activities, as required. Utilizes the knowledge of the work product and planned programs to assist senior leaders in the preparation and presentation of complex materials or highly complex issues before a wide variety of audiences. When tasked, will undertake special studies, direct projects, and carry out assigned missions of the very highest priority, many of which are of direct concern to the agency. In this connection, incumbent is relied upon to plan, direct, coordinate, and expedite projects and actions appropriate for each assignment. Establishes and maintains highly effective working relationships with all stakeholders. Analyze financial and other data, including revenue, expenditure, and employment reports. Conduct onsite observations to determine the methods, equipment, and personnel that will be needed.Goldbelt Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.Necessary Skills: Excellent writing and editing skills are required to provide comprehensive support to the production of complex and comprehensive publications. Must be able to identify, gather, and evaluate data; identify source documents and prepare requests for information; provide support and have the ability to analyze and evaluate multi-national program operations. Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques to conduct data calls and perform research. Proficiency in analyzing data and information to identify issues and develop conclusions and recommendations. Must have knowledge of the ABA of 1968 and Sections 501, 504, and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Be able to develop and implement agency policy concerning accessible, barrier-free environments. Accessibility design guidelines have a diverse application to any number of areas including buildings, parking structures, transportation systems, business and recreational activities, telecommunications equipment, and electronic and information technologyMinimum Qualifications: Degree or equivalent, in business, management, economics, political science and government, accounting, finance, marketing, psychology, computer and information science, and English. Bachelor's or Equivalent, 5 years' experience.