Management Analyst IV

$77,362.48 - $128,937.12 yr
Jun 04, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
Analyst, Management
Full Time
Directs and manages the professional staff and financial resources for all administrative functions within the department to include budget, finance, procurement, human resources, employee relations IT Support, and special projects. Cultivates and facilitates teamwork and interdisciplinary teams across the department. Provides consultation on employee relations, strategic and workforce planning, organizational development and other departmental and county-wide initiatives. Closely monitors the agency budget and assures effective use of resources by reviewing and providing approval for procurement, financial transactions and human resources activities, as appropriate. Evaluates and develops agency training activities and leads initiatives to improve staff functioning and morale. Plays a key role in guiding agency activities through participation on the department's senior management team. Serves as a liaison to county support agencies, such as the Department of Management and Budget, Department of Finance, Department of Purchasing and Supply Management Department of Information Technology, and Department of Human Resources. Interprets policies and regulations that affect the department in all areas of responsibility to ensure departmental compliance. Develops compliance strategies and communicates this information to staff on a regular basis. Collaborates with others inside and outside of the department to develop and implement policies and programs that support departmental and county goals and initiatives. Represents the department on countywide committees, teams and task forces. Creates, implements and evaluates strategic change initiatives. Acts proactively to improve business processes within the organization. Serves as a subject matter expert on all administrative matters. Illustrative Duties
  • Directs and manages long-term, large-scale, high-priority, sensitive programs/projects that are multi-disciplinary and involve multiple agencies;
  • Manages a group of professionals engaged in diverse administrative and management support activities;
  • Establishes and implements program policies, develop and manages the budget for designated programs;
  • Ensures County programs reach the intended populations and targeted benefactors;
  • Directs research and evaluation of trends in applicable areas of responsibility;
  • Develops long- and short-term goals, objectives and solutions for division;
  • Interfaces with central County staff departments (such as DMB, DHR, Finance, Purchasing and Supply Management) for seamless collaboration;
  • Provides consultation on strategic planning, organizational development and redesign projects;
  • Prepares for and presents to County Board of Supervisors (or Committee) regarding areas of expertise and responsibility.
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Extensive knowledge of the mission, goals, objectives, funding sources, organizational structure, workload, and staffing of the organizational unit or program to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to the functional area of business operation;
  • Extensive knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements governing application of program funding, execution of program activities, and achievement of program outcomes;
  • Knowledge of the legislative and executive decision making processes;
  • Knowledge of the project management life cycle and its supporting phases;
  • Ability to identify organizational problems, evaluate possible solutions, and select and implement the most advantageous course of action;
  • Ability to identify and determine appropriate methods for gathering data;
  • Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
  • Ability to write detailed, accurate reports, grants, or solicitations for pertinent areas of administration;
  • Ability to manage professional and paraprofessional employees including coaching, counseling, training, and evaluation.
Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in fields related to the assigned functional areas; and five years of professional work experience within more than one of the assigned functional areas such as human resources, budgeting and financial management, contract administration or business management.

The preferred candidate possesses the following:

  • Experience in public sector human resources management.
  • Ability to set priorities, solve problems, and make sound and supportable decisions;
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, with an ability to influence, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Experience supervising professional and administrative financial staff in a fast-paced environment;
  • Experience with local government budget and financial management processes;
  • Experience using an ERP system and Microsoft Office Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Duties are generally sedentary and performed in an office environment. Ability to operate keyboard-driven equipment and lift up to 10 pounds.


The appointee of this position is required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Panel interview, may include a written exercise. Candidates interviewed maybe required to submit a sample of work at the time of interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 711. EEO/AA/TTY.

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