Management and Program Analyst

Washington, D.C
Aug 03, 2021
Aug 05, 2021
Full Time


As a Management and Program Analyst, you will plan, organize, and evaluate the performance of a major component of an agency's Audit Resolution and Follow-up Program.

Location of position: Washington, DC

The Office of Audit Management and Accountability is responsible for integrating the two discrete programs as they relate to the designated major operational programs and staff areas agency-wide.

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed.

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As a Management and Program Analyst, you will perform the following duties
  • Control, monitor, and document the review and implementation of all Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Office of Inspector General (OIG) contract and performance or program audits issued to the organization, as required in the organization's Audit Resolution and Follow-up System ADM P 2030.2D.
  • Identify any closed and unimplemented recommendations, reconcile any differences in reporting between General Services Administration (GSA) and GAO, and between the organization and OIG, and is submitted with the organization's budget.
  • Evaluates agency performance nationwide pertaining to audit resolution and follow-up program in support of responsibilities for reporting performance information to the Administrator, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Congress, as required by OMB and mandated by Public Law.
  • Provides expert coordination and oversight of input and operational processing, reporting, and tracking of GAO contract and performance/program audits in the audit tracking system and by other automated tools.
  • Maintains automated control systems to oversee the audit resolution process, track implementation of audit recommendations; tracks organization's management control plan and generates management information including audit and management control evaluation status using the audit tracking systems and tools.
  • Serves as the primary advisor to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) or the Deputy Administrator, who serves as the organization's Audit Follow-up Official and the organization's senior official for management control systems.
  • Serves as the liaison with GAO and organization OIG on proposed and in-process surveys and reviews of organization's programs.
  • Coordinates and controls the preparation of agency replies to GAO and organization OIG draft and final reports submitted for signature by Regional Administrators, Heads of Services and Staff Offices, and the Administrator.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.


For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

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The GS-14 salary range starts at $122,530 per year. If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.


To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience which includes working as an analyst who regularly uses knowledge in applying methodologies develop and plan assessments, including those covering audits and/or financial review and drawing conclusions. The applicant develops justifications and recommendations as a normal part of his/her job, used for justifications. Other knowledge at this level includes exhibiting knowledge of auditing principles and practices such as the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, or has performed auditing and/or auditing assistant duties similar to those advertised.


There is no substitution of education at this grade level.

Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: NA

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:

· Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government

Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area; through other means; or not at all.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your overall possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.
  • Knowledge of audit resolution, its governing laws, regulations, methodologies and/or policies to provide sound and authoritative technical guidance on all issues related to the assigned program to the organization's officials nationwide.
  • Knowledge and a high degree of executive judgment, planning and analytical skills involving the interface and coordination of diverse management and program activities.
  • Skill to apply a thorough knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative methods or techniques for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness, complex program functions, conduct of studies and analysis requiring teams consisting of key business executives within the business lines.
  • Skill in oral communications to present sensitive recommendations to higher authority, to obtain compliance with policies from activities within the regional or Central Office setting, to articulate positions/policy of vast technical complexity and to represent the agency on task forces.

Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP/CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: effective date, position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, tenure group 1 (career) or 2 (career-conditional), position occupied group, and name of agency. If you are a GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to submit an SF-50.

If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, VEOA or VRA applicant or qualified spouse, widow/widower, or parent:

(a) Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.
(b) If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran, submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: (1) completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).

If you are active duty military- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).

If you are a current Federal employee or Reinstatement Eligible: Submit your latest SF-50.

If you are eligible under an Interchange Agreement: Submit your latest SF-50.

If you are a former Peace Corp or VISTA volunteer: Submit your Description of Service.

If you are a current or former Land Management Agency Employee - Submit a and b:

(a) one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.

(b) Copy of your agency's annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).

If you have a disability: Submit proof of eligibility. For information on eligibility and required documentation, refer to USAJOBS's People With Disabilities page.

If you are applying under another special appointment authority: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information.

If you are ICTAP / CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.

If you are a current or former political appointee: Submit your SF-50.

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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