Management and Program Analyst

Washington, D.C
Dec 04, 2021
Dec 11, 2021
Full Time

Serves as a Management and Program Analyst within the Small Business Program. The Small Business Program provides guidance to small businesses interested in doing business with the agency as well as assist FAA stakeholders in the development of small business related strategies, policies, guidance and outreach that support the Agency's mission.

Performs a wide variety of detailed analyses to determine compliance with agency regulations, procedures and sound management practices related to the FAA Small Business Program. Provides support/assistance in achieving the annual FAA wide Major Procurement Program Goals (MPPG) established each fiscal year. Collects, assembles and posts the FAA annual procurement forecast data on the Small Business Program web page no later than the beginning of each fiscal year. Represents the FAA Small Business Program at internal and external small business meetings, conferences, outreach events and forums. Provides guidance relative to the Small Business Program. Assist in providing counseling to industry representatives and procurement officials relative to small business program matters contained in the FAA Acquisition Management System (AMS) policy, guidance, and clauses. Assists in the planning and execution of internal and external small business related outreach events. Assist Acquisition Policy and Oversight in making improvement changes to the AMS as it relates to areas that impact the Small Business Program.

Recognized as a subject matter expert in a specialized area and provides leadership for highly complex and challenging activities under the minimal direction of a manager or executive. May act as a principal specialist to develop new and innovative approaches, methodologies, and/or techniques or as a team leader to define and direct challenging projects/programs/activities. Shares responsibility for the performance of programs/projects that frequently affect more than one LOB/SO or the FAA as a whole.

Applies experience and expert knowledge that are applicable to his or her discipline to conduct functional activities for projects/ programs that often require the development of new and innovative approaches. Identifies and resolves challenging problems or issues that often cross organizational boundaries and impact on the accomplishment of strategic objectives. Typical assignments may include providing guidance to less-experienced professionals; leading large project/program teams; defining and developing internal policies and procedures; predicting potential issues and proposing preventive actions.

Applies knowledge of FAA's policies and objectives to identify, define, and organize resources for large projects/programs/work activities. Acquires and allocates resources to accomplish activities within established schedules and budgetary requirements. Provides expert guidance and instruction both internally and externally to address diverse, complex issues which often cross multiple projects, programs, and/or functional areas. Develops and recommends approaches to address current and anticipated problems and issues. Works with senior management to identify and resolve problems. Formulates and recommends to senior management positions on major projects/ policies/issues. Prepares, reviews, and recommends approvals of major reports on projects, programs and other work activities for internal and external distribution. Develops briefings to convey strategic vision and/or organizational policies to internal and external audiences. Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues, but often require the development of new approaches. Develops new policies, procedures, and approaches that take into consideration FAA policies, Government-wide rules and regulations, and external concerns. May create new solutions and policy interpretations as situations require.


Conditions of Employment

  • Review the Additional Information Section of this vacancy announcement for important information regarding pre-employment COVID Vaccine requirement.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)


To view the complete OPM qualification standard for the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Management and Program Analyst, 343, 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 in federal acquisitions including, but not limited to, the earliest acquisition stages such as requirements development and market research, proposal analysis and contract award, as well as the later acquisition stages such as contract administration. Experience collecting and analyzing procurement data to perform detailed analyses to determine agency compliance with agency rules, regulations and procedures.

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

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

If the selecting official decides to interview any employee on the selection list for a vacancy, then all who remain under consideration for the position at that point in the process must be interviewed. If the selection list is shortened to a best qualified list through competitive process, then the best qualified list shall be considered to be the selection list.

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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.

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

If selected, you will be required to acknowledge/affirm that you are or will be fully vaccinated prior to entering on duty, and will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination upon entering on duty. If you are not fully vaccinated, your start date may be delayed until you are fully vaccinated or request and receive a legally required exception.

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.

This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by NATCA: Multi-Unit.

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