Management & Program Analyst (Logistics Lead)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 23, 2019
Closes
Oct 30, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Air Traffic Organization (ATO), Program Management Organization (PMO). The PMO provides program and acquisition management for the systems and capabilities that modernize and sustain the National Airspace System (NAS) to advance NAS programs from concept to operation while providing technical support for air traffic control automation and decision support systems.

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Responsibilities

The four (4) PMO directorates' key functional areas are: (1) program control, cross-cutting analysis and integration, and special initiatives; (2) services that support decision making for traffic flow managers and services that go directly to pilots to improve safety and efficiency; (3) implementation and execution of the systems and services that tie ground systems and aircraft together through communications, navigation, weather and aeronautical information and flight services in the NAS; and (4) support aircraft separation services provided by controllers to pilots with accurate and capable surveillance and automation.

As a participating specialist and subject-matter expert, the incumbent provides analysis and leadership on a wide range of acquisition management and program related issues to include financial management, technical performance management, risks, issues and opportunities, and contract management. He/she develops and analyzes program requirements and plans, and recommends innovative solutions to streamline and improve processes consistent with PMO program management policies, guidance, and initiatives; and interprets FAA and organizational policies, guidance, and initiatives. He/she applies expert knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques, analytical and evaluative methods, and project management principles to conduct and accomplish assignments. The incumbent applies knowledge of comparative analysis to use documented sources, calculations and tools to conduct comprehensive market research, develop and coordinate cost benefit and alternatives analyses. He/she analyze cost, schedule and technical performance, make decisions, take action, address variances, and re-allocate resources to deliver results using Earned Value Management (EVM) or other evaluative disciplines.

The incumbent supports the development of logistics plans and coordinates the schedules with stakeholders. He or she coordinates extensively with logistics center personnel and contractor personnel to support the acquisition and implementation activities of decision support programs. Applies expert experience using advanced automated evaluative tools and financial systems, such as macros, pivot tables, advanced filtering, etc. to create graphics and charts for inclusion in presentations to senior officials. He/she leads teams responsible for planning, monitoring, and conducting complex special projects, studies and initiatives. He/she analyzes problems, identifies significant factors, gathers and interprets pertinent data, and applies established rules and procedures in order to recommend effective solutions. Ensures the development of knowledge bases for future use by PMO programs and teams.

Contacts are internal and external to the FAA. He/she represents the PMO as a principal point of contact to provide expert guidance and instruction both internally and externally, addressing diverse, complex issues, which often cross multiple program or functional areas. Formulates and makes recommendations to senior management on major projects and policy issues. He/she reviews and recommends approval on major reports and programs for internal and external distributions and contributes to developing strategic vision and/or organizational policies. The incumbent knows, applies and understands the rules of engagement when working with unions. He/she mentors more junior analysts and team members.

He/she works with senior management to identify and resolve issues. Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for resolving issues but often require the development of new approaches. The incumbent collaborates across FAA lines of business to establish new policies, procedures and approaches that consider FAA policies and Government regulations. The Team Manager reviews work at completion for success in achieving planned results.

Travel Required

Not required - The job does not require any travel.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Designated or Random Drug Testing required.


Qualifications

Candidates must have one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (FV-I or FG/GS-13) that is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Specialized experience for this position includes:

Experience applying Earned Value Management (EVM) or other evaluative disciplines to analyze cost, schedule and technical performance, and making recommendations to address variances.

You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.

Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD, OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.

*Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.*

Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.

**All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.**

Education

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.

This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.

Leave Enhancement: FAA organizations may offer enhanced annual leave accrual to newly appointed or reappointed employees. In order to receive consideration for such a benefit, applicants' prior non-Federal service or active duty uniformed service must directly relate to the duties of the position to which appointed. Granting enhanced annual leave is at the sole discretion of the hiring organization, and granting such benefit is not an entitlement nor guaranteed to any newly hired employee.

NOTES

1. This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm

2. As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA section, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a human resource specialist as appropriate.

3. Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or selective placement factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) and/or Quality Ranking Factor (QRF) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; or (3) alphabetical, and referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.

4. Some, all, or none of the applicants may be interviewed.

5. Position has a Position Sensitivity Level of 5 (Moderate Level).

This is a bargaining unit position.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

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

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

All applicants MUST submit required documents prior to closing date.

All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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