Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-12/13

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 19, 2018
Closes
Apr 27, 2018
Function
Analyst, Management
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - This position may require occasional travel.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
  • Selective Service registration required.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

    To qualify for the GS-12: Applicants must possess specialized experience equivalent to 1 year of experience at the next lower grade level (GS-11) that is similar to experience gained in the federal sector. Examples of specialized experience include:
    • Providing acquisition process guidance, business management (excluding financial management), and acquisition technical advice to PMs and other staff offices.
    • Reviewing and overseeing system acquisition projects; monitoring and evaluating program internal/external reports.
    To Qualify for the GS-13: Applicants must possess specialized experience equivalent to 1 year of experience at the next lowest grade level (GS-12) that is similar to experience gained in the federal sector. Examples of specialized experience includes:
    • Providing acquisition process guidance, business management (excluding financial management), and acquisition technical advice to PMs and other staff offices.
    • Reviewing and overseeing system acquisition projects.
    • Monitoring and evaluating program internal/external reports.
    • Providing independent assessments of program performance.
    • Identifying and analyzing acquisition program metrics.
    National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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.

    The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.


    This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

    Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.

    If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete an Optional Form 306, Declaration for Federal Employment, and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.

    DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at click here

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

    Moving expenses will not be paid.

    If selection is made below the full performance level, the incumbent may be promoted up to the target grade without further competition, if all legal and regulatory requirements are met and when recommended by the supervisor. However, promotion to the full performance level is not guaranteed and is dependent on successful performance at the lower grade level(s).

    Level 3 certification as an acquisition professional in one or more acquisition functional areas (Program Manager; Life Cycle Logistics; Systems Engineering; Test and Evaluation; Business, Cost Estimating and Financial Management; Information Technology; etc.) is desired.

    All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

    For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs. To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement.

    More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 60 days from the date the certificate was issued.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6275. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation

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

    We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education and training will be rated using the on-line self assessment questions that are based on the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job:

      1. Knowledge of federal government acquisition policies and processes for major and non-major acquisition programs.
      2. Knowledge in reporting systems and databases for reporting program acquisition information.
      3. Knowledge of key programmatic functional areas, e.g., requirements management, logistics, test and evaluation, systems engineering, etc.
      4. Skill in planning and organizing team study work and negotiating effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations.
      5. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
    Your resume and responses to the self-assessment questions are an integral part of the process for determining your qualifications for the position. Therefore, you must support your responses to the self-assessment questions by providing examples of past and present experience in your resume.

    If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and may be called for an interview.

    Consideration will be given to performance appraisals and incentive awards as an indicator of quality of prior experience; no points will be assigned.







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