MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 18, 2017
Closes
Oct 26, 2017
Function
Analyst, Management
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

As a senior Management and Program Analyst, you will deal with various programmatic issues and manages the financial responsibilities and budgetary functions including identification and monitoring of performance metrics and the risk plan supporting category management.

The position is located in The General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service, and Information Technology Category (ITC).

GSA's Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) provides access to private sector IT & telecommunications solutions for federal, state & local government agencies. ITC works with federal agencies, OMB, & industry to create common solutions for IT services, hardware, software, telecommunications, cyber security, & identity management. 98% of federal agencies use ITC solutions. ITC works with the Office of Federal Procurement Policy & the Office of the Federal Chief Information Office to develop & implement acquisition and technology initiatives such as strategic sourcing, category management, cloud, cyber, enterprise licensing agreements for software, desktop configurations & data center optimization. ITC plays a unique role in supporting agencies with acquisition & technical expertise to make better buying decisions, reduce duplication & improve mission results. See www.gsa.gov/its for information on ITC programs & contracts.

This position is located at 1800 F Street, Washington, DC.

GSA has been repeatedly named as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in the Federal Government'. LEARN MORE about why you should choose GSA.

You will have access to many benefits including:

  • Health insurance (choose from a wide range of plans)
  • Life insurance coverage with several options
  • Sick leave and vacation time, including 10 paid holidays per year
  • Thrift Savings Plan (similar to a 401(k) plan)
  • Flexible work schedules and telework
  • Transit and child care subsidies
  • Training and development
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Training and development
We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed. Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

If you are eligible under Merit Promotion, you may also apply under Vacancy Announcement #1800109CFMP. You must apply separately to each announcement to be considered for both.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date.
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

    • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a Schedule A, Schedule C, or non-career SES political appointee
    • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level)
    • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security’s e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
    • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position
    • Serve a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period, if required
    • Complete a “Declaration of Federal Employment” (OF-306) to determine suitability for Federal employment.

    For each job on your resume, provide:
    • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
    • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).
    If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

    For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here.

    The GS-13 salary range starts at $94 ,767.00per year.
    If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service.

    Specialized experience is: experience analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of administrative or technical programs; conducting studies, analyzing findings and making recommendations on substantive on substantive programs; identifying or developing metrics to measure success of initiatives and using quantitative data to determine if success has been met.

    Bargaining Unit status: NFFE

    Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

    Travel expenses associated with interviews maybeapproved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:

    • Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government
    • Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government
    Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

    All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    We will use a method called Category Rating to assess your application. Here’s how it will work:

    You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    • Knowledge of management principles, organizational theory, and techniques of evaluation and analysis in order to assess operational processes in organizations and analyze and recommend solutions to difficult and controversial problems.
    • Skill in written communication to produce reports, policy recommendations, strategies, and effective management communications.
    • Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative techniques required to collect and analyze program and project data.
    Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified [If the use of 4 categories is justified, adjust verbiage].

    We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume. If your resume doesn’t support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.

    Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

    If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan(ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

    To preview questions please click here.

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