PROGRAM ANALYST

Department of the Army - Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (30+ days ago)4.4


Duties
    • Summary
      This is a DoD Civilian Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project position in the NH-3 broadband with an advertised pay range from the lowest equivalent GS 12 Step 1 to the highest equivalent GS 13 step 10 in the broadband. The control point for this position covers that full range of the NH-3 band as advertised. Management will set the pay for this position consistent with the qualifications and education of the selectee and the expected contribution for the position.

      Responsibilities
      • Completes cost studies, reviews, and analyzes assigned programs, e.g. reimbursable rates, overhead rates, etc.
      • Analyzes findings and makes recommendations on substantial programs.
      • Prepares project papers and staff reports. Delivers briefings to managers/supervisors on findings and recommendations.
      • Analyzes the short and long-range impact of DOD, DA, and AMC directives on the organization or program.
      • Compiles and analyzes data to identify potential problems, trends, and benefits; and makes recommendations to improve program operations.
      • Composes administrative regulations and implements higher Headquarters directives locally.
      • Evaluates and monitors ongoing programs and projects to determine the effectiveness of program operations.
      • Reviews and analyzes manpower and fund expenditures data. Identifies actual or potential problem areas, trends, significant accomplishments, deficiencies, and areas of imbalance in the funding and scheduling of pertinent programs.
      • Analyzes a variety of other areas of concern in which impact the organization, such as (but not limited to), contract administration, equipment, training, travel, personnel and internal controls. Coordinates all action and prepares appropriate documents.

      Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

      Supervisory status No

      Promotion Potential 3

    • Job family (Series) 0343 Management And Program Analysis

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    • Requirements Requirements Conditions of Employment
      • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
      • This position requires a Secret Clearance.
      • Position may have occasional Business Travel away from the Duty Station.
      • Acquisition Certification Level II in the Career Field-BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL MGMT within 24 months.
      • This position requires DoD Financial Management Level II Certification.
      Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens

      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.

      To qualify for this position, your resume must describe at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level (NH-2/GS-11) in the Federal service which included: 1) Evaluating and monitoring ongoing programs and projects to determine the effectiveness of program operations; 2) Performing manpower and/or budget (resources) management functions (such as budget preparation/review, resource planning, fiscal monitoring, etc.); and 3) Participating as a collaborative member of a team or working group.

      You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
      • Financial Management
      • Oral Communication
      • Performance Measurement
      • Program Management

      Education

      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 is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position. Selectees must meet position requirements for certification at Level III in the Acquisition Career Field BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL MGMT within 24 months of entrance on duty.
      • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
      • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
      • This is a Career Program (CP) 11 position.
      • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
      • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
      • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website .

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

      Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

      You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

      Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
      • Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
      • Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position.
      • Qualified. Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for the announced position.

      Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Secret

    • Required Documents Required Documents The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External) .

      As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

      1. Your resume:
      • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
      • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
      • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
      • For additional information see: What to include in your resume .
      2. Other supporting documents:
      • Cover Letter, optional
      • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable.
      NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

      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.

    • Benefits Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

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