MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST *12 MONTH ROSTER* (STAFF ASSISTANT)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
New Carrollton, Maryland
Posted
Sep 27, 2020
Closes
Oct 05, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

WHAT IS THE IRS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION?
The mission of IRS Information Technology is to provide leadership in the delivery of information technology solutions that anticipate and meet enterprise-wide needs by empowering employees to deliver customer-centered, value-creating systems, products, services, and support.

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Responsibilities

WHAT DOES A MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ANALYST? As a Project/Program Manager you will be responsible for accomplishing various analytical studies and/or projects relating to substantive, mission-oriented programs of the Internal Revenue Service. The studies or projects involve complex programs, systems or issues and have impact on multiple IRS locations and/or organizations. In this role you will coordinate the impact of the project with employees and managers in all affected areas within the Service and with individuals and organizations outside the Service. Specifically, you will use your analytical and technical skills to conduct in-depth analyses of project data, requirements, and impact and you will identify problem areas and determine how to resolve them.

As a Management and Program Analyst, you will:
  • Meet with managers and executives within the Service to define the overall goals and objectives of the project.
  • Prepare complex action plans and schedules for various phases of project accomplishment, both short and long-range; ensures that plans are consistent with Service goals, schedules, and policies.
  • Prepare recommendations for resource requirements to accomplish the project; negotiates with managers of various components of the Service to obtain needed resources and support.
  • Plan, coordinates and establish operating methods and procedures for accomplishment of project mission; as needed, directs the development and accomplishment of employee training relating to the project.
  • Establish a system to review, control, and report on project status; Monitors project status and adjusts work plans for project accomplishment.
  • Prepare, formulate, and/or manage budget/financial resources specific to, or in addition to, assigned program(s) and/or project(s).
  • Conduct in-depth analyses of project data, requirements, and impact; identify problem areas and determine how to resolve them; Prepare memoranda, service-wide policy statements, and other written guidelines and recommendations relating to the project.
  • Conduct briefings and prepare comprehensive reports to keep managers and executives advised of project plans and progress and to communicate findings and recommendations.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov .

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required 1 to 5 nights per month

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Refer to Other Information.
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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments


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Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

GS-14 LEVEL: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 13 level in planning, developing, and executing programs and related management functions in a multi-functional and geographically dispersed organization. Examples of qualifying experience includes: Serving as a management expert on major corporate or large-scale studies, projects, or team efforts including other subject-matter specialists; participating in corporate systems design and implementation strategies; planning and/or leading all phases of multi-functional efforts to evaluate plans and proposals of projects involving broad areas of work processes, operational practices, and integration between various functional areas; directing the analysis and evaluation of plans and proposals of projects; providing implementation support, assessing accomplishment of program and management goals and objectives, and prescribing or formulating new/revised policy; assessing the impact of new or modified program requirements; monitoring key project events and milestones, resource utilization and constraints, and coordination of management controls and developing innovative solutions, documenting findings and conclusions, and making presentations.

- The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis.
- To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:
You must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

Education

Additional information

Positions are located in the Information Technology Division. Ten (10) vacancies are to be filled in any of the following locations:
  • 5000 Ellin Rd, Lanham-Seabrook, MD0278
  • 250 Murall Drive, Kearneysville, WV0191
  • 5333 Getwell Road, Memphis, TN0005

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS: GS-14, 92960

A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at: https://organization.ds.irsnet.gov/sites/HCOETS/PMC/SPDLibrary/SitePages/Home.aspx

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
      • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
      • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
      • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
      • Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements
      • Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      • If you are an IRS/Treasury employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility by 11:59 PM ET on the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions concerning your eligibility please refer back to the CTAP Documentation link in the vacancy under How You Will Be Evaluated.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating:Your application will be evaluated on the competencies of the position to be filled per the IRS Merit Promotion Plan in the following areas: Customer Service, Oral Communication, Program/Project Management, Reasoning, Writing. Your application will also be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. IRS employees may obtain most recent awards listing at https://persinfo.web.irs.gov/

Your rating may be lowered, if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral:
You will be assigned to one of three quality groups. Each group represents a quality level (i.e., Superior/Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, Qualified). Candidates will be considered in quality group order.
If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) , you must receive a score of category HIGHLY QUALIFIED or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. ( Cover letters are optional). To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view Resume Tips

Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION
If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs within and outside the commuting area.

IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)
You must meet the requirements in your RPP notice. Submit a copy of your RPP Notice along with a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal. Your performance appraisal must have a fully successful or higher overall rating.

PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL/AWARDS
Submit a copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal.

IRS employees:
if a revalidated appraisal is used for merit promotion, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating identified.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION
If you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page .

If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

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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