PROGRAM ANALYSIS OFFICER

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Posted
Jan 15, 2022
Closes
Jan 19, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Provides general and specific management oversight of subordinates regarding assigned program initiatives, to ensure effective program implementation and consistency with existing policies on a long-term basis.
  • Establishes program goals and objectives, develops resource estimates, and determines resource allocations for the organization. Ensures program objectives, planning, and execution include consideration and coordination with similar DA programs.
  • Performs the full range of administrative and technical supervisory duties.
  • Responsible for understanding and actively supporting the PEO/PM Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program; ensuring EEO principles are reflected in all aspects of personnel management.
  • Develops and presents convincing oral/written presentations to all levels of government and industry management.
  • Analyzes, coordinates, and recommends proposals and revisions to DoD, other/joint service, DA or industry initiatives and policies for assigned programs.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before entrance on duty, subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.
  • 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/
  • Acquisition Corps Membership required.
  • Financial Statement- OGE450 required.
  • Critical Acquisition Position (CAP)- 3 Year Tenure required
  • Acquisition Certification Level 3 in Business Financial Management
  • Financial Management Certification Level 3
  • One year probation to assess your ability to perform supervisory duties is required unless previously completed.


Qualifications

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as performing ALL of the following duties: 1) Developing acquisition and financial policies and guidance for assigned program initiatives to manage the acquisition lifecycle of products/programs to include cost, schedule, and performance; 2) Developing and tracking budget and planning activities within a Project Management office to ensure requirements are accomplished; and, 3) Managing the acquisition lifecycle and documentation of assigned projects at each stage to identify and develop required programmatic documentation such as: Acquisition Plans, Acquisition Strategies, Milestone Decision Briefs, and spend plans; ensuring a successful project. The definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service NH-03 or GS-13 equivalent.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
  • Acquisition Strategy
  • Communications
  • Leadership
  • Program Management


Education requirement for membership in the Acquisition Corps:
1) Baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution (you must submit your transcripts)
OR
2) Possess significant potential for advancement to levels of greater responsibility and authority
AND
At least 24 semester credit hours of study at an accredited institution of higher education from among the following disciplines: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
OR
At least 24 semester credit hours of study at an accredited institution in the individual's AT&L Career Field and either 12 semester credit hours from among the above-listed disciplines or training in these disciplines equivalent to the 12 semester credit hours. (Training courses that carry an American Council of Education (ACE) credit recommendation may be used for equivalency.)

ACE credit recommendations may only be used to meet the 24 semester hour standard for Acquisition Corps membership if those credit recommendations have been accepted by and appear on an official transcript from an accredited institution of higher education. DAWIA provides the option to substitute equivalent training for the 12 semester credit hours applied to the 24 hours in the individual's AT&L Career Field and 12 hours in the covered disciplines. This does not apply to the option for 24 semester credit hours in the covered disciplines.

The educational requirements outlined under the "Requirements" section must be met and verified. Submit the following documents so a determination can be made.

Acquisition Corps Members -
Submit either your Acquisition Corps Membership Certificate; membership letter from the Agency's Director, Acquisition Career Management, Acquisition Career Record Brief (ACRB) or agency ACRB equivalent document.

Non-Acquisition Corps Members - Submit your transcripts. Additional documentation maybe required if you are selected.

Selectee must be an Acquisition Corps (AC) member at the time of permanent selection for the position or have been granted a waiver.

Education

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required.
  • This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) - 11 position.
  • You may claim military spouse preference (MSP).
  • If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet position requirements for certification at Level 3 in Acquisition Career Field Business Financial Management within 24 months of entrance on duty." (Certification requirements may be found in the Defense Acquisitions University Catalog at http://www.dau.mil/.) (This correlates to Career Category in the acquisition data in Gatekeeper.)
  • You will be required to undergo background investigation leading to the successful adjudication of eligibility for Secret security clearance. Derogatory information developed during the background investigation, such as a criminal history, could render the selectee ineligible for both the security clearance and continued employment in the position, if already appointed.
  • This is a Critical Acquisition Position. Unless specifically waived by the appropriate Army official, (i.e., the Director of Acquisition Career Management, the Army Acquisition Executive, or the Secretary of the Army) or if the employee is Grandfathered under 10 U.S.C. 1736 (c) (1), the following are statutorily mandated requirements (Reference: 10 U.S.C. 1732 and 1737).
  • Selectee must be an Acquisition Corps (AC) member at the time of permanent selection for the position or have been granted a waiver.
  • Selectee must execute, as a condition of appointment, a written agreement to remain in Federal service in the position of at least three years. In signing such agreement, the employee does not forfeit any employment rights, nor does such an agreement alter any other terms or conditions of employment.
  • 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 .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • 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 a designated time frame identified by the organization. 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.