MANAGEMENT & PROGRAM ANALYST (PROJECT MANAGER)
Occasional travel - Travel 1 to 5 nights per month may be required
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
-You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement
GS-11 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: demonstrated knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques, both qualitative and quantitative, to projects and studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations; Experience should include recommending alternatives and/or changes in methods, processes, and techniques to improve program and administrative procedures; Experience using knowledge of work processes, operations and programs to perform studies and evaluations, and make recommendations for changes and improvements (i.e., financial reporting issues); Experience using knowledge of management principles and processes to perform project management duties and effectively coordinate and integrate project objectives; Skill in applying communication techniques sufficient to present plans and proposals convincingly and negotiate. OR B. Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field of study that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the work. OR Three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field of study that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the work. OR LL.M., if related OR A combination of experience and education equivalent to the amount required.
You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.
GS-12 LEVEL: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 11 that demonstrated accomplishment of evaluative and analytical methods to identify and measure accomplishments and progress, revise methods and develop new approaches to information gathering; Knowledge of project management techniques to plan, schedule, and conduct complex projects; mission, organization, work processes and related administrative activities to identify actual or potential problem areas, trends, deficiencies, or other similar factors affecting operations. Your experience must include budgeting methods and techniques to prepare analyses and estimates and oral communication techniques to present findings and negotiate solutions.
GS-13 LEVEL: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 12 that demonstrated accomplishment of a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative; management and organizational principles to apply to programs, projects and studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and means to improve them. Knowledge of project management and organizational to evaluate complex projects and studies and the ability to identify problem areas, trends, deficiencies, or other similar factors affecting operations. Your experience must include budgeting methods and techniques to prepare analyses and estimates; oral communication techniques to present findings, deliver briefings, and negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations.
- The experience may have been gained in the public sector,private sector or Volunteer Service.One year of experience refers to full-timework; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
- To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining unit position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A 1-year probationary period is required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
-Undergo a pre-employment federal income tax verification. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) participates in e-Verify (Employment Verification). IRS will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If it cannot be confirmed that you are authorized to work, we will provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.
- Tour of Duty: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.
Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Customer Service, Oral Communication, Program/Project Management, Reasoning, Writing. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, (i.e., A = Superior, B = Highly Qualified, C= Qualified) depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.
Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.
If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must receive a score of category B or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.
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