Program Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Pentagon, Virginia
Posted
Dec 04, 2021
Closes
Dec 07, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Please note, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Agency is operating in a maximum telework posture for all telework ready employees occupying a telework eligible position.
  • Leads management and execution processes for Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Acquisition and Sustainment studies program and the DoD cross-cutting studies program.
  • Exercises administration, management and oversight of the DoD Acquisition Research Program (ARP)
  • Exercises management and oversight of the Acquisition and Sustainment's Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC) and University Affiliated Research Centers (UARC)
  • Promulgates, coordinates and refines policy governing DoD FFRDC management in accordance with the DoD Instruction.
  • Analyzes proposed legislation impacting area of responsibility.
  • Facilitates and implements approved acquisition initiatives.
  • Serves as Contracting Officers Representative for one and backup for the other A and S FFRDC
  • Identifies enterprise and organizational initiatives for policy and process improvement and develops recommendations for approval.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Security Requirements: Special Sensitive/SCI
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
  • Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
  • Bargaining Unit Status: No
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see Additional Information.
  • This is an Acquisition Workforce Critical Acquisition Position (CAP) that requires Level III certification in the Program Management Career Field (see Additional Information Section).


Qualifications

To qualify for a Program Analyst, your resume and supporting documentation must support:

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify at the GS-15 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military, or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:
  • Working in acquisition program management/oversight with an in-depth knowledge of defense acquisition policy and processes
  • Conducting studies using qualitative and quantitative analytical and evaluative methods and criteria
  • Experience in the planning, programming and budgeting system/budget process, as well as resource management techniques related to the acquisition process
  • Reviewing and advising on business process improvements
  • Designing, implementing and working with advanced data collection methods
  • Serving as the COR for any of the three major types of contracts:1. Fixed-price contracts; 2. Cost-plus contracts; 3. Time and materials contracts.
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.

Education

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

Acquisition Workforce Critical Acquisition Position (CAP): Only candidates who meet the requirements for Acquisition Corps membership will be placed into the position unless a waiver of Corps membership is approved ( https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/dodi/500066.pdf ). The Selectee for this position will be required to sign a written agreement to remain in this critical acquisition position for a minimum of 3 years. The incumbent will be required to become certified at Level III in the applicable career field within 24 months unless a Position Requirements Waiver is approved to extend the 24 months.

COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following:
https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the "Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)" eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant.

For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

INFORMATION FOR VETERANS is available at: http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx . As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE:The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. ADVISORY: By using cannabidiol (CBD) products you are risking a positive drug test result for marijuana.

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