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Job Title:  Management and Program Analyst ( Strategic Planning and Performance Analyst)
Agency:  National Credit Union Administration
Job Announcement Number:  OED-12-MP-566MB

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$67,174.00 to $129,170.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 to Monday, December 03, 2012
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location(s):
Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Alexandria, VA United StatesView Map
Current and former federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles, Veterans (VEOA and 30% Disabled), and special non-competitive appointment eligibles (e.g., Persons with Disabilities, Certain Military Spouses, Peace Corps and Vista Volunteers, etc.).



Introduction to the Agency: Invest in your nation's future, make a difference in your community...gain from the experience. At the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) you're not just a number, working to make quotas or improve the bottom line, you have the opportunity to make a difference. NCUA is the federal agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions and insures savings in federal and most state-chartered credit unions across the country through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), a federal fund backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.

This position is located at the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), Office of the Executive Director (OED), Division of Strategic and Continuity Planning.



  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/Security Investigation is required.
  • Relocation expenses are authorized for NCUA employees only.
  • A probationary/trial period may be required.
  • This is not a bargaining unit position.
  • Occassional travel is required.


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Duty Station Statement: The duty station is negotiable after selection, however, Alexandria, VA is preferred.


You will manage the development, implementation, and operation of a program integrating performance planning budgeting and reporting, industry trend analysis, financial sector emerging issues assessment, and daily operations into a strategic risk management framework for enhanced mission accomplishment. Your work will position NCUA to take a proactive role in ensuring the continued safety and soundness of the cooperative credit union industry.

To do so, you will manage and lead agency-wide virtual teams at varying levels in the accomplishment of the NCUA Performance Management Programs. These teams will work with agency senior leadership to develop and update the NCUA strategic plan, annual performance budget and annual performance report. You will also work with agency goal leaders to develop, implement and execute data-driven quarterly performance reviews designed to improve goal accomplishment through sound performance management principles. To support the data-driven reviews you will be required to manage and lead the agency development of meaningful performance measures, targets, and analysis procedures. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of the annual performance management training for all agency staff. Further, you will be the manager and technical expert in the continuous development, enhancement, and execution for the agency Performance Management Database System supporting the data-driven reviews.

Your work must complement the agency-wide efforts of strategic risk management in the accomplishment of the NCUA vision, mission and goals. You will need to conduct research to facilitate an assessment of current and future issues facing the cooperative credit union system and the NCUA and effect cogent performance planning recommendations to senior leadership. You will need to work cooperatively with the appropriate agency offices such as Chief Economist, Examination and Insurance, Corporate Credit Unions, Human Resources, Chief Financial Officer, etc. You will also be required to evaluate supporting regional and central office plans, provide assessment, and make recommendations for improvement.


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You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related tothe work of the position to be filled.

To qualify at the CU-13 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience at the CU/GS-12 level in the Federal service. You must show in your resume experience that includes developing reports; conducting studies and/ or research to assess current and future issues and/or problems to support region or office level long and short-term planning decisions and writing narratives after analyzing data; developing performance plans and reports; developing communication strategies and working with agency managers to develop performance measures for your organization. You must also show in your resume experience that includes participating in the development and execution of training, leading data driven reviews and the management of associated information technology based projects.

To qualify at the CU-14 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-13 level in the Federal service. You must show in your resume experience conducting studies and research to assess current and future issues and/or problems to support agency long and short-term planning decisions and writing narratives after analyzing data; experience developing long and/or short-term plans for an office/department or organization; developing performance plans and reports; developing communication strategies and working with agency managers to develop agency-wide performance measures. You must also show in your resume experience that includes leading data driven reviews and the management of associated information technology based projects. You must also show in your resume experience that includes leading in the development, execution and management of training in support of Performance Management Programs; briefing senior officials on their duties and responsibilities and the impact of organizational participation.


You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.


First, your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume, completed assessment questionnaire, and supporting documentation).  You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this vacancy announcement.  Second, if you have a complete application package, your RESUME will be reviewed to determine if you meet the basic qualifications and specialized experience requirements (see "Qualification and Evaluations" section).  You must provide specific details in your resume as to how your experience meets the specialized experience.  Third, if you are determined to be qualified for the position, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the assessment questions.  The numerical rating you received is based on your responses to the questions.  If upon review it is determined that your resume and supporting documentation do not support your responses to the questions, your numerical rating may be adjusted and you may be excluded from consideration for this position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:  


1. Knowledge of the principles, theories, and operational requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act of 2010 and OMB Circular A-11including all aspects of the OMB Performance Management Programs.

2. Knowledge of the federal, state or local regulatory environment and its operations.

3. Ability to integrate the requirements of a regulatory environment and performance management program principles for continuous improvement by tailoring the deliverables to the operations and culture of the agency.

4. Ability to conduct financial management analysis, information gathering, quantitative and qualitative evaluation personally.

5. Ability to lead or participate in short and long range analytical planning and evaluation studies to provide input for decisions and initiatives under taken by an agency.

6. Ability to manage and lead agency-wide virtual teams at all levels geographically separated and connected through technology.

7. Ability to explain complex facts, ideas, or concepts in a clear, succinct and convincing manner, taking into account the audience and nature of the information.

8. Ability to develop and manage agency-wide training programs.


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NCUA participates in all Federal Benefits programs including but not limited to: Leave, Health Benefits, Life Insurance, Retirement Benefits, Long Term Care and Flexible Spending Account.


If you are selected for this position at the CU-13 level you may be non-competitively promoted to the next level through CU-14 level provided that you have fulfilled the necessary qualification requirements including any applicable certification processes. Promotion is not automatic and is conditional on demonstrated ability to perform the higher grade level duties, a current written performance appraisal rating of "fully successful" or better, fulfillment of the necessary qualification requirements, and sufficient work at the higher grade level position.

SALARY: Pay will be set using NCUA's Compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's National Pay Rate (NPR). The NPR will increase by the geographic rate for the assigned duty location. 



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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume.
2. Complete Occupational Questionnaire.

3. All required documents (see required documents section).

YOUR RESUME MUST provide specific details as to how your experience meets the qualifications requirements and supports your responses to the occupational questionnaire.Please ensure that your resume includes the month, year, and hours worked per week for each position held. Failure to provide details may result in a lower or ineligible rating.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create anaccount or login to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you submit your answers atthe end of the process.

NOTE: To return to a previously saved or incomplete application you may use the following link:

To Fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID:786558  . Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire  View Occupational Questionnaire, and

2. Print the 1203FX form to provide your responses to the questionnaire and

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

If you experience technical issues with completing your online application, please email the Application Manager Help Desk at:



VETERANS: If you wish to be considered under the VEOA, VRA, 30% DISABLED Veteran's Authority, you must submit a copy of your Veteran's Documentation (DD-214 (Member 4 Copy), VA letter, SF-15).

SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION:  To receive consideration for a special appointment authority (severely disabled, Peace Corps or Vista volunteers, certain military spouses, etc.) you must submit all required documents supporting your claim.

SF-50: Current and former federal employees must submit a Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50, that indicates grade, status, tenure
and the full performance level (FPL) of the position held. Please do not submit an SF-50 for a cash/time off award.

ICTAP/CTAP: Federal employees seeking ICTAP/CTAP eligibility must submit proof of their eligibility:

·         Copy of agency notice;

·         Most recent performance rating; and

·         SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.

To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must receive an 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. For additional information, click CTAP.

PLEASE NOTE: You have three options for submitting your documentation: 1) you can upload documents from your USAJOBS account; 2) upload documents from your personal computer; 3) or fax documents.  Please follow the system prompts to submit your documents.  Not all documents will apply to you and you only need to submit those that are applicable to your situation.





Lisa Bazemore
Phone: (703)518-6578
Agency Information:
National Credit Union Administration
1775 Duke Street
Third Floor
Alexandria, VA


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