Management And Program Analyst

Department Of State
Washington, DC
Sep 17, 2021
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Overview Accepting applications Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates09/09/2021 to 09/23/2021 Service Competitive Pay scale & grade GS 14 Salary $122,530 to $159,286 per year Appointment type Permanent Work schedule Full-time Duties SummaryThis position is located in the office of the Service Strategy & Portfolio Management Division, Office of Consular Systems and Technology, Bureau ofConsular Affairs. The incumbent is a senior analyst whose work enables the Bureau to account responsibly, accurately for all information technology assets andtheir application to the Departments vital consular and border security functions. Serves as subject matter expert on financial laws and regulations, andimplement financial policies.ResponsibilitiesExpertly advises management, office of the Comptroller in the planning, direction and control of the Bureau's Information Technology (IT) Capital Planning and Investment Control and works with different government offices Prepares and coordinates all IT aspects of the Bureaus Strategic Plan (BSP) for presentation and reporting both within the Department and to OMB in accordance with the Exhibit 300 requirementsPerforms special projects and studies, as assigned or self-initiated, that cover a wide variety of subject matter within the Division's previewInvestigates best-in class IT project management methodologies and how their use can help improve the Division's performance in support of it end-user requirements and the Department's compliance with federal laws and regulationsTravel RequiredOccasional travel - Some travel may be required (10% or less) Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 14 Requirements Conditions of EmploymentU.S. Citizenship is requiredMust be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearanceIncumbent will be subject to random drug testingAnnual Confidential Financial Disclosure required within first 30 daysStatement of Employment & Financial Interest required prior to appointment QualificationsApplicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education, and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. If you are qualifying based on education OR if there are mandatory education requirements listed below, you MUST submit a copy of your college transcript with your application.NOTE: Applicants must meet time-in-grade and time after competitive appointment requirements, by the closing date of this announcement.Time-In-Grade Requirements: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions, per 5CFR 300, Subpart F. Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:Experience using policy planning and competencies sufficient to apply the business value of information and utilize methods and approaches for sharing information through use of IT assetsExperience applying advanced IT principles, concepts, methods, standards and practices sufficient enough to accomplish assignmentsExperienceapplying policy and planning conceptsExperience with providing advice and guidance and formulate and present formal presentations and recommendations to Senior Bureau OfficialsThere is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-14 position.EducationSee the qualifications section of this vacancy announcement for education requirements, if applicable.Additional informationFor reasonable accommodation at the US Department of State, please contact the Office of Accessibility and Accommodations at (202) - or eligible, telework and remote work agreements may be permitted with supervisory approval. Please note that any approved remote work arrangement is subject to the locality pay area of the alternative telework worksite.If eligible, applicants to this announcement may be referred to other positions in other Bureaus/Offices in the Department that may require a higher security clearance.EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-Verify) US law requires organizations to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States - either US citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization. This agency utilizes E-Verify to compare information from the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) records to confirm employment eligibility. If the employees information does not match DHS and/or SSA records, the employee is given an opportunity to resolve the problem. If eligibility cannot be verified, employment will be terminated. How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics that are relevant to the duties of this position and must be fully supported by information in your resume:Ability to develop, interpret and apply policies governing information technologyKnowledge of IT organization developmentKnowledge of information technology life cycle management conceptsAbility to communicate in writingKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer serviceYour resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Your resume should include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week. For assistance with creating a resume, please click here.Qualified candidates are assigned a score between 70 and 100. Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) candidates must be rated "Well Qualified" for the position and earn a score of at least 85 (when applicants are rated in a range of 70 to 100) to receive consideration for selection priority. If, after reviewing your resume and self-assessment questionnaire responses and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, a score will be manually determined that reflects your documented experience. This may result in a lower score, which may also eliminate you from consideration for this position.Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any required supporting documentation by the closing date of this job opportunity. Your application package must contain sufficient information to make a valid determination that you fully meet the basic/specialized experience requirements as stated in this job opportunity announcement for each grade level(s) for which you are applying. Applicants found to be among the top qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.To preview questions please click here.Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Top Secret Drug test required Yes Position sensitivity and riskCritical-Sensitive (CS)/High RiskTrust determination processNational securityThis job is open to Individuals with disabilities Federal employees - Competitive service Current or former competitive service federal employees. Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL) Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee. Land & base management Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency. Military spouses Family of overseas employees Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas. Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista Special authorities Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations. Veterans Clarification from the agency Status Candidates, Noncompetitive, Former Federal Employees with Reinstatement Eligibility, Land & base management, VEOA, Individuals with Disabilities, Military Spouses, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Vista, Eligible Family Member, Special authorities, ICTAP, and CTAP

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