Supervisory Management and Program Analyst (Director Strategic Foresight) (MAP)

Washington D.C.
Feb 26, 2019
Feb 26, 2019
Full Time

Not required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U. S. Citizen
  • Suitable for Federal employment
  • Registered for Selective Service System, if applicable (
  • Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Time-in-grade requirements must be met
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • Declaration of Federal Employment: If selected for Federal employment, you will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment" OF-306, prior to being appointed.

    Probationary Period:
    A one-year probational period may be required.

    Time-in-grade/band requirements
    must be met by the closing date of the announcement unless eligible for special hiring authority, reinstatement eligible, non-current Federal employee applying as a VEOA eligible which do not require time-in-grade/band.

    To qualify at the GS-15 level:  Your resume must  demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.  Specialized experience must include knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques; application of foresight methodology relative to emerging trade, investment, and global competitive trends; ability to analyze and evaluate (on a qualitative or quantitative) basis the effectiveness of program operations in meeting established goals and objectives, and supervisory experience with cross-functional teams.

    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.

    Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management's website located at

    Substitution for education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

    This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Supervisory Management and Program Analyst GS-0343-15 positions within International Trade Administration (ITA) in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

    This position is also being announced concurrently under Delegated Examining (DE) vacancy number: (ITA-ADMIN-2019-0002). Applicants who wish to be considered under MAP and DE must apply to both vacancies separately. Current government employees who are selected under DEU may be required to serve a new probationary period.

    The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that do not fall under competitive examining procedures; however, they may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment

    *Veterans Recruitment Act (VRA)
    *Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)
    *30% or more disabled veterans
    *Persons with disabilities
    *Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)
    *Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)

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

    Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.

    Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR § 335.103(b)(3)during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager.

    The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:

    • Ability to conduct strategic forecasting, research and analysis of emerging trade, investment, global, competitive trends, political and other factors and issues witch influence and affect international trade.
    • Ability to manage strategic forecasting needs of an organization through predictive analytics based on environmental scans and foresight methodologies.
    • Ability to lead and cultivate a professional staff and cross-functional teams to successfully achieve an objective or goal.
    • Skill in communication and problem solving with senior level leadership and external stakeholders.
    • Knowledge of hiring, classification, benefits, labor relations, negotiation, and Federal, state, and local employment regulations.
    • Knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, principles, and practices related to employee conduct, performance, and dispute resolution.

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    Drug test required No

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