Management Analyst, CG-0343-12/13

Washington, D.C
Oct 28, 2020
Nov 05, 2020
Full Time


This position is located in the Legal Division, Headquarters of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of strategic planning and operations.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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This position assists the Senior Counsel, Strategic Planning and Operations Group (SPOG), in developing and implementing initiatives aimed at enhancing the Legal Division's (Legal) operation efficiency and effectiveness, as well as strategic planning, business continuity planning, succession planning, and knowledge management initiatives. At the full performance level, major duties include:
  • Prepares a variety of comprehensive status reports, management studies, and briefing papers that identify and/or provides recommendations/solutions to complex organizational problems.
  • Coordinates with the Legal Administration Unit to ensure accurate and timely reporting to senior FDIC management on milestones associated with corporate performance initiatives.
  • Assists Division leadership in the planning and carrying out of a wide range of analytical assignments to support strategic initiatives.
  • Participates and assists in the development of the Legal Division's strategic plan; including establishing the planning framework, reviewing mission and vision statements, and formulating broad goals for accomplishment.
  • Assists in development, implementation and oversight of the Division's succession planning efforts and workforce training program.
  • Assists in the management of the Legal Intern and Honors Attorney Programs.
  • Assists in the development, design, implementation, and evaluation of the Legal Division's knowledge management program. Coordinates with Legal Division employees, managers, and executives and Corporate University to initiate the development of training, communication or other efforts to support Legal goals and initiatives, and to assess the effectiveness of these efforts.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

Completion Of Financial Disclosure May Be Required.


Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the 11 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing program management duties. Candidates must have recurring responsibility for at least three of the six following program management duties: tracking progress of multiple projects, scheduling and organizing meetings for participants throughout the Division, utilizing and maintaining databases, producing reports using Microsoft Excel, managing websites or SharePoint sites, and participating in training events or outreach and recruitment efforts.

To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the 12 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing program management duties. Candidates must have recurring responsibility for at least four of the seven following program management duties: tracking progress of multiple projects, planning and conducting analytical studies, utilizing various methods for collecting data (interviews, databases, surveys, etc.), preparing briefings or written reports for managements use, managing websites or SharePoint sites, assisting in the development or delivery of training programs, and participating in outreach and recruitment efforts.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.


There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

Amended announcement on 10/25/2020 to refine the language in the Clarification from the Agency section.

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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.

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration. The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below.
  • Ability to prepare formal presentations to audiences at all levels both within and outside the Corporation.
  • Knowledge of FDIC functions, practices and procedures, including examination of institutions, supervision, compliance, consumer protection and resolution activities, strategic program areas, and resource management practices to direct efforts, measure, and/or improve the efficiency of Legal Division operations, organizations, or functions.
  • Skill in adapting analytical techniques and evaluation criteria to measure, analyze, evaluate, and/or improve the efficiency of internal administrative operations, organizations, or management functions for the Division.
  • Ability to connect deliverables with business objectives and strategy, and define and clarify measurement objectives.
  • Knowledge of management policies, principles, and guidelines related to human resource management, equal opportunity and diversity, management development and labor/management relations.
  • Ability to apply knowledge management principles, concepts, practices, and policies to develop new training programs and communication strategies in collaboration with Corporate University and other Legal Division employees.
  • Ability to work across the organizational boundaries to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders and establish effective working relationships to promote and accomplish goals and objectives in the areas of responsibilities.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process

Required Documents

Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement, may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable. If you want to be considered non-competitively include a copy of your SF-50. The SF-50 must show the highest grade level or full performance level applicant has attained competitively on a permanent basis, and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

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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