Senior Advisor for Human Capital Data Management and Analytics

Washington, D.C
Oct 15, 2021
Oct 19, 2021
Full Time


The Senior Advisor for Human Capital Data Management and Analytics within OPM Human Capital Data Management Modernization (HCDMM). The incumbent is a direct report to the HCDMM Executive Director and serves as the senior advisor in providing authoritative guidance and assistance to the HCDMM Executive Director, HCDMM senior staff and OPM officials on technology modernization efforts related to data management and analytical capabilities.
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  • Participates with the top-level HCDMM staff, including the Executive Director and Chief Data Officer, in formulating the policies and programs to support HCDMM mission delivery;
  • Leads cross-HCDMM and cross-OPM projects that drive policy, operational or service delivery improvements associated with improved data management or analytical capabilities;
  • Studies and supports implementation of new and established Federal mandates and regulations that impact Agency data management and analytical capabilities and service delivery;
  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert for critical internal OPM and HCDMM data assets and analytical capabilities related to the Enterprise Human Resource Integration ? Statistical Data Mart and the electronic Online Personnel Folder;
  • Conducts briefings to negotiate and persuade agency officials to engage with HCDMM approaches to agency wide data management and analytics, in coordination with the Chief Data Officer.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period


As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency (if later than November 22, 2021). The agency will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.

Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 45 days. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.

All applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience. Specialized experience is directly related to the duties and responsibilities of this position, referenced in the technical qualifications, that equipped the candidate with the scope and level of knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work. This level of responsibility is typically found at the GS-15 or equivalent level in the Federal Government. Eligibility will be based upon a clear showing that the applicant has had professional training and experience of the scope, level and quality sufficient to carry out the responsibilities of the position effectively.

MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS (MQs): Address each of the following MQ's (TQs and SPQs) separately. MQ Statements must provide specific examples that address relevant experience, accomplishments and evidence that you possess demonstrated superior technical and senior professional qualifications.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (Maximum of 1 page per TQ):
1. Extensive knowledge of, and demonstrated experience with, the principles, procedures, and tools of data management, such as: modeling techniques, data dictionaries, data warehousing, data mining, data disposal, and data standardization processes.
2. Demonstrated experience overseeing enterprise data analytics. This includes experience creating and scaling operations, managing consultancy units, and promulgating data governance and analytics policies and best practices to leverage data for maximum business value.
3. Demonstrated skill in HC data management governance, HC data analytics, and techniques and strategies for building data utilization tools for the purpose of promoting evidence-based decision-making.

Senior Professional Qualifications (SPQs) (Maximum of 1 page per SPQ):
1. Partnering: Ability to develop networks and build alliances, engage in cross-functional activities; collaborate across boundaries, and find common ground with a widening range of stakeholders. Utilize contacts to build and strengthen internal support bases.
2. External Awareness: Demonstrated experience in understanding local, national, and international policies and trends that affect the organization and shape stakeholders' views; is aware of the organization's impact on the external environment.
3. Communication: Ability to make clear and convincing oral presentations to individuals or groups; listen effectively and clarify information as needed; facilitate an open exchange of ideas and foster an atmosphere of open communication. Ability to express written facts and ideas in a clear, convincing and organized manner.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.


Additional information

Relocation expenses will not be paid. Current OPM employees may qualify as an exception.
  • Salary for Senior Level positions varies depending on qualifications and OPM SL pay setting policy.
  • Selected candidate is required to file a SF-278, Public Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days after his/her appointment, in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application:

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see ).

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. You should expect that we will verify performance, suitability and security information and take that information into account in making employment offers.

Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of the three quality categories: Qualified, Well Qualified, or Best Qualified. Qualified Category = Does not exceed the basic qualifications requirements described in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement. Well Qualified Category = Meets the basic qualifications requirements described in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the Critical Competencies defined below. Best Qualified Category = Meets the basic qualifications requirements described in the "Qualifications" section of this announcement and excels in the Critical Competencies defined below. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Your Resume. MS Word or PDF document file. When uploading to your USAJOBS account, select "Resume" as the document type. Resume must be formatted using size 12 font with 1-inch margins and should not exceed a total of 4 pages. Do not use/list a Social Security Number on this document.
    • Your resume should also include the following:
      • Vacancy Number: 11241957
      • Full name, mailing and email addresses, day and evening telephone numbers.
      • Educational information, including the name, city and state of colleges or universities you attended, as well as the type of degree received. Report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (
      • Information about your paid and nonpaid work experiences related to this position including: job title, duties and accomplishments, employer's name and address, duration of employment, and salary.
      • You may also include information about honors, awards, and special accomplishment.
    2. Narrative responses to Mandatory Technical and Senior Professional Qualification. MSWord or PDF document. The Qualification Statement must be formatted using size 12 font, with 1-inch margins and should not exceed the maximum page number prescribed for each qualification. Do not use/list a Social Security Number on this document. When uploading to your USAJOBS account, select "Qualification Statement" as the document type.

    3. Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Your most recent Promotion, Within Rate Increase (WRI/WGI), or Appointment/Conversion SF-50 or Notification of Personnel Action (if applying as a current or former Federal Employee) showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held.
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act, Veterans Recruitment Appointment, and 30% Disabled Veteran Eligible: DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions within 120 days.
    Failure to submit any of the above mentioned required documents may result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.

    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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