Management and Program Analyst

Washington, D.C
Mar 05, 2021
Mar 13, 2021
Full Time


Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

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NextGen is a comprehensive initiative that integrates new and existing technologies, policies and procedures to reduce delays, and save fuel and lower aircraft exhaust emissions to deliver a better air travel experience. NextGen is supported by executive-level processes for ensuring commitment, accountability, and timely delivery of system improvements.

Incumbent applies experience and expert knowledge of the Acquisition Management System (AMS); applicable to reviewing, analyzing and monitoring systems engineering contracts, and other contracts supporting NextGen and other disciplines to plan and programs. Assignments require knowledge and experience working on cross-functional teams and/or organizational lines. Typical assignment s include: identifying, gathering, tracking and analyzing data to ensure compliance with policies and procedures; identifying, analyzing, and making recommendations for solutions of complex/difficult problems; and recommending improvements to systems and processes. Servesas a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and Alternate COR in our program office. Incumbent is responsible for providing expertise for complex and challenging activities related to the Systems Engineering (SE2020/2025) contracts and other contracts supporting NextGen programs.

Incumbent applies a knowledge of FAA policies and objectives to develop and recommends new approaches to analyze and evaluate restraints and leads and/or participates on teams involved in the procurement planning and source selection phases of the contracting process. Assists technical customers in analyzing, developing and documenting technical requirements and cost estimates, for contract planning purposes. Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues but often require the development of new approaches. Often asked to develop new policies, procedures, and approaches that take into consideration FAA policies, Government wide rules and regulations, and external concerns.

Incumbent monito rs contract performance and schedules to insure contract compliance, proper and timely acceptance of invoices and to resolve program governance issues, prepare procurement request packages, and participate in post award orientation conferences. Represents the Office of NextGen as a point of contact to provide expert advice and guidance on the SE2020/2025 and/or other contracts, assist management in determining program requirements for contract support, inform management of various contractual obligations, and prepare briefings for management on project status and contract deliverables. Coordinates responses to technical questions during competitions; create spreadsheets, track contract costs by CLINs and Option Years; draft contract delivery order documents, including CLINs, Option Years, Delivery Dates, Statements of Work, award amount and AMS clauses based on type of contract; develop modification packages, ID/IQ delivery Contract Action Reports, and coordinate with contracting officers to track data requirement lists.

With minimal supervision, the incumbent resolves complex contractual issues that require input from multiple stakeholders from both within and outside the organization. Work is typically reviewed only at completion for success in achieving planned results. Has broad discretion to ensure the alignment of organizational goals and policies and the requirements of the projects and/or other work activities.

Incumbent researches, develops and presents technical, operational, and/or contractual briefings to senior management. Leads meetings between internal and external stakeholders. Serves as a team lead on various NextGen special projects. Serve as Acting ANG­ A161 or ANG-A162 Section Manager, on an as needed basis.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
  • 1 Vacancy either in NJ or DC


To view the complete OPM qualification standard for the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Management and Program Analysis Series, 0343, please refer to:

To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I, FG/GS 13. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience working the FAA's Acquisition Management System (AMS) to identify, gather, track and analyze data to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. This includes monitoring contract performance and schedules to insure contract compliance, proper and timely acceptance of invoices and resolving program issues, and preparing procurement request packages. .

Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.


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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.

As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, 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 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA), 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.

Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical order and referred to the selecting official for consideration.

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

There is 1(one) vacant position available. Duty location is NJ or DC.

This is a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

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

Drug test required

Required Documents

Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50).

Only supplemental documentation, e.g. transcripts or veteran's documentation will be accepted in combination with your on-line application. These documents must be uploaded or emailed to on or before the closing date of this announcement. All emailed documents should reference the announcement number.

If you are an FAA employee, you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system .

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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