Management Analyst I - Tatitlek Technologies, Inc.

The Tatitlek Corporation - Arlington, VA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $66,000 - $87,000 a year
EducationSkills
The Management Analyst will conduct organizational studies and evaluations, Design systems and procedures, Conduct work simplifications and measurement studies, and Prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (Planning Branch)

Responsible for coordinating with working level and middle managers in the Bureau to help produce a range of current and long-term strategic planning products.
Coordinates with senior level officers and program managers to foster an innovative, efficient, and effective monitoring and measurement process; identifying and evaluating key Diplomatic Security program budget issues; and analyzing short and long-term program alternatives, budget trends, and issues.
Develops and manages components of the Bureau’s operational and strategic planning, program management, and performance measurement processes.
Continually evaluates on-going processes, actions and initiatives through feedback systems and benchmarking. Evaluates the effectiveness of programs and operations in achieving strategic goals and objectives and provides quarterly reports.
Exercises originality and expertise in applying analytic techniques, and problem-solving techniques and methodologies.
Researches, develops, and organizes budget justification material and resource displays in support of DS’s programs and projects.
Applies knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and precedents.
Applies skills of researching, planning and organizing efforts and effectively negotiating to gain acceptance and implementation of recommendations where the proposals may involve substantial changes in established procedures.
Communicates in writing, and orally, on studies, reports, and recommendations.
Studies proposed legislation and/or regulation for impact on programs; identifies procedural problems in program operations; performs studies of affected programs; analyzes findings; and makes recommendations in reports.
Researches current or new management practices for application to programs or operations, and for approaches to the implementation of new policies, procedures and planning efforts.
Analyzes, develops, and reviews a variety of technical reports; conducts studies on new and proposed policy initiatives.
Ensures effective coordination and integration of Bureau-wide policy changes; identifies policies and procedures, which are required for the Department’s Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM) and associated Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAH).
Coordinates Bureau or Department responses to recommendations or inquiries from audits, inspections, and other reviews or requests from external entities, such as the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), or the General Accountability Office (GAO).
Assists DS program managers in drafting and negotiating the terms of agreements on administrative and security issues within the Bureau or Department and coordinates the clearance of these agreements.
Applies knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and precedents.
Applies skills in presenting and defending recommendations, and provides advice and guidance in the development of policies.
Exercises originality and expertise in applying analytic techniques, and problem-solving techniques and methodologies.
Communicates in writing, and orally, on studies, reports, and recommendations.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (Policy Branch)

Studies proposed legislation and/or regulation for impact on programs; identifies procedural problems in program operations; performs studies of affected programs; analyzes findings; and makes recommendations in reports.
Researches current or new management practices for application to programs or operations, and for approaches to the implementation of new policies, procedures and planning efforts.
Analyzes, develops, and reviews a variety of technical reports; conducts studies on new and proposed policy initiatives.
Ensures effective coordination and integration of Bureau-wide policy changes; identifies policies and procedures, which are required for the Department’s Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM) and associated Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAH).
Coordinates Bureau or Department responses to recommendations or inquiries from audits, inspections, and other reviews or requests from external entities, such as the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), or the General Accountability Office (GAO).
Assists DS program managers in drafting and negotiating the terms of agreements on administrative and security issues within the Bureau or Department and coordinates the clearance of these agreements.
Applies knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and precedents.
Applies skills in presenting and defending recommendations, and provides advice and guidance in the development of policies.
Exercises originality and expertise in applying analytic techniques, and problem-solving techniques and methodologies.
Communicates in writing, and orally, on studies, reports, and recommendations.

Required Skills
Qualifications

Must be a US citizen with a valid US passport and possess or obtain/maintain a minimum a SECRET clearance;
Associates degree preferred and 7 years’ experience.
Must possess excellent command of the English language and excellent writing skills
Must be Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications (MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel);
Maintains professional competence and specialized knowledge base by keeping abreast of emerging themes and best practices
Knowledge of and skill in applying analytical and evaluate techniques in order to plan, schedule and conduct studies and analyses of management functions or programs;
Knowledge of substantive programs, goals, pertinent laws, and policies in order to analyze and assemble information; and knowledge of management and organizational techniques, systems and procedures to perform analytical studies.
Department of State experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for frequently bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with the opportunity to move about. Occasionally there may be a need to move or lift moderately light items up to 35 pounds. Near visual acuity to review written documentation; ability to hear and understand speech at normal room levels and on the telephone; manual dexterity to operate a telephone and keyboard; lift horizontally and vertically.

Work Environment:
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and multi-line telephone system. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
None.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORS:
As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results.

The Tatitlek Corporation gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to Tatitlek shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.

As an equal opportunity employer, The Tatitlek Corporation recognizes that our strength lies in our people. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment, including sexual harassment, in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business.

Required Experience