MANAGEMENT & PROGRAM ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Chantilly, Virginia
Posted
Oct 10, 2019
Closes
Oct 17, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Mission Statement

The NRO is the U.S. Government agency in charge of designing, building, launching and maintaining America's intelligence satellites. The NRO provides reconnaissance information to the Intelligence Community and the DoD warfighters. For more information see: http://www.nro.gov

NRO is accepting applications from both Federal Government employees and U.S. citizens for this position.

FOR CURRENT CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES APPLYING PLEASE SEE THE QUALIFICATIONS SECTION BELOW.
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Responsibilities

As a MANAGEMENT & PROGRAM ANALYST you will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Manages daily programmatic functions, interfaces with mission partners across the IC and DoD, reaches out to operational users to ensure proper program support.
  • Oversees work effort of assigned FFRDC and SETA staff.
  • Provides extensive coordination and guidance to a wide range of government, military, and contractor personnel on methods, processes, practices, lessons learned and risk mitigation.
  • Develops, maintains and manages updates to program documentation, performing technical evaluations as required.
  • Develops and reviews Statements of Work and Request for Proposals.
  • Drafts and executes instructions, teams with Contracting Officers to perform contract modifications, leads program competitive selection(s) as required, assist Program Managers to manage/monitor program expenditures, produces monthly program status reports, works with industry counterparts to ensure contracted deliverables are within cost, schedule and performance.
  • Develops, prepares and conducts oral/written presentations to report monthly analysis of project or program status in order to identify and isolate potential problems.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service http://www.sss.gov
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601
  • Must obtain/maintain Critical Sensitive TS/SCI clearance w/polygraph
  • WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time
  • OVERTIME: Occasionally
  • TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible
  • PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not Authorized.
  • FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): Exempt
  • FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Required
  • TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is NOT telework eligible
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information please visit: https://www.sss.gov/
  • The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.


Qualifications

This position is a Full Performance/Senior Level DCIPS position. DCIPS Full Performance/Senior Level positions include GG-12 or GG-13. The NRO is accepting applications from both current GS/GG-12 or GS/GG-13 Federal Government employees and U.S. citizens for this position. Federal government employees, who are currently at a GS/GG-12, GS/GG-13, or equivalent may ONLY apply for a lateral reassignment at their current grade level, and step. Those selected at the GS/GG-12 grade level may then be considered for future competitive promotion under the NRO Internal promotion evaluation process. Federal applicants who exceed the advertised grade may voluntarily request acceptance at the lower grade IAW Dodi.

The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/management-and-program-analysis-series-0343/ for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 10/17/2019

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. Experience must be reflected in your resume.

Specialized experience required for this position is:
For the GG-13
  • Ability to plan, schedule, and conduct studies requiring adaptation of analytical and statistical methods and techniques to the measurement and improvement of program effectiveness and/or organizational productivity.
  • Knowledge of the principles and theories of facilities master planning, program assessment, business management and processes aligned organizational models.
  • Applies precedents affecting the use of program and related support resources, program goals and objectives, work processes, and administrative operations.
  • Develops new or modified work methods, organizational structures, management processes, guidelines and procedures and work processes for the conduct of support functions or program operations.
  • kill to plan, organize and direct team study work/special projects and to influence management support and implement recommendations.

For the GG-12
  • Assist with planning, scheduling, and conducting studies requiring adaptation of analytical and statistical methods and techniques to the measurement and improvement of program effectiveness and/or organizational productivity.
  • Familiarity of the principles and theories of facilities master planning, program assessment, business management and processes aligned organizational models.
  • Relates precedents affecting the use of program and related support resources, program goals and objectives, work processes, and administrative operations.
  • Provides modified work methods, organizational structures, management processes, guidelines and procedures and work processes for the conduct of support functions or program operations.
  • Proficient with directing team study work/special projects and to influence management support and implement recommendations.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
1. Organizational Awareness
2. Technology Application
3. Contract Support
4. Management Analysis
5. Critical Thinking
6. Leadership
7. Communication

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

This position is a Full Performance/Senior Level DCIPS position. DCIPS Full Performance/Senior Level positions include GG-12 or GG-13. The NRO is accepting applications from both current GS/GG-12 or GS/GG-13 Federal Government employees and U.S. citizens for this position. Federal government employees, who are currently at a GS/GG-12, GS/GG/13, or equivalent may ONLY apply for a lateral reassignment at their current grade level, and step. Those selected at the GS/GG-12 grade level may then be considered for future competitive promotion under the NRO Internal promotion evaluation process. Federal applicants who exceed the advertised grade may voluntarily request acceptance at the lower grade IAW Dodi.

VETERANS PREFERENCE CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL
In accordance with DoD Instructions 1400.25 Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.

Re-employed Annuitant
: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

All current and former civilian Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, salary, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/

Other Notes:
  • Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.
  • If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.
  • If selected, NON-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.
  • Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.
  • All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).

Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

The following documents are REQUIRED
1. Your resume:
  • Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the dates of employment (i.e.,Month/Year to present").
  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
2. SF50
  • All current and former civilian Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, salary, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.
3. Veteran's Document
  • DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.
  • In accordance with DoD Instructions 1400.25 Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.
PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility: https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation-06-2019.pdf?ver=2019-07-22-131229-740

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