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Job Title:Management Analyst

Agency:U.S. Agency for International Development

Job Announcement Number:13-0222-LW

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$74,872.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 23, 2013 to Friday, August 30, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-12/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, DC, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

USAID employees in current, permanent, competitive civil service positions.

JOB SUMMARY:

"Since its founding in 1961, the US Agency for International Development has invested in innovative, cost-effective solutions that save millions of lives..." USAIDs headquarters is centrally located in downtown Washington, DC, at the prestigious Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. We are located right on the Federal Triangle Metro (Blue and Orange Lines). The office is within walking distance of restaurants, shops, Smithsonian Institution museums and Washington Monument.

 

This position is in the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) which serves as the initial point of contact at USAID for U.S. small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small businesses, HUBZone small businesses and service-disabled Veteran-owned small businesses (hereinafter referred to as U.S. small business). The Office is a small business advocacy and advisory office with the responsibility for ensuring that these enterprises can share in business opportunities in support of USAID programs. OSDBU is the Agency's repository of historical data regarding the Agency's performance of its small business goals. 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant experience (See Qualifications below
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET level security clearance

DUTIES:

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As a Management Analyst you will:

Analyze data for the Agency small business program from various databases such as the Federal Procurement Data System-Next Generation (FPDS-NG), Fedview, GLAAS, Phoenix, and other agency wide systems, as necessary.

Construct and maintain a database of agency awards made to small business.    

Provide management with reports on Agency, mission and bureau level status towards accomplishment of the Agency’s small business goals and other USAID Forward metrics, as needed.

Prepare program-related correspondence, reports, and/or other written materials associated with established organizational programs, policies, and/or operations. 

Perform a wide range of administrative duties to support budget administration for the organization.

Provide advice and guidance to management on processes such as budget formulation and execution.

Develop informational materials to support annual and multi-year budget inputs and narrative justifications.

Provide policy guidance and direction to managers. Interprets agency regulations.

Draft and process all personnel actions, tracking them through the various administrative levels of the organization.

Act as liaison on human resources matters concerning employees in conjunction with the Office of Human Resources staff. 

Successful candidate will serve as the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) on our data mangement contract.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: 

GS-12-You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.  Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes: Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of program operations. Knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies and precedents which affect the use of program and related support resources in the area studied.  Skill in conducting detailed analyses of complex functions and work processes.

 

GS-13-You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.  Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes: Mastery of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for development and management of a major administrative program for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness or the improvement of complex management processes and systems;  a comprehensive knowledge of the, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the administration of one or more important public programs; knowledge of agency program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key program events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the worth of program accomplishments.


There is no Education requirement for this announcement.

Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date.  This means that you must have served at least 52 weeks at the next grade level (or equivalent) below the grade advertised on this vacancy announcement.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants: Qualified applicants receive a score of 70 to 100. You will be rated on your qualifications for this position as evidences by the education, experience, and training you report on relative to this positions that show the degree to which you possess the competencies listed on this vacancy announcement.  In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following competencies by the closing date of this announcement. 


Please be advised that a narrative is not required, but the competencies must be displayed within your resume. 

Technical Competence:  Depth of work experience as a management, program and budget analyst with emphasis on applying such knowledge to international development work. Depth of work experience as a management, program, data and budget analyst.

Budget/Finance-Prepares, justifies, and/or administers the budget for program area; plans, administers, and monitors expenditures to ensure cost-effective support of programs and policies;assesses financial condition of an organization.

 

Planning and Evaluating: Example of how you organize your work in regard to leading a team or project that involves multiple completing demands and competencies, e.g. organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines short-or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.

Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates through past work experience that you have the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships/ relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.

Problem Solving-Identifies and anaytzes problems; uses sound reasoning to arrive at conclusions;finds alternative solutions to complex problems; distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information to make logical judgements.


To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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Your continued employment with USAID offers a comprehensive benefits package You may explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at by clicking on the link: Federal Benefits



OTHER INFORMATION:

TESTING DESIGNATED POSITIONS (TDPs) - This is a TDP under the Agency’s approved Drug-Free Work Place Program. All applicants selected for this position will be subject to random drug testing once they begin working for the Agency.

CTAP: This hiring mechanism applies to Federal workers whose positions have been deemed 'surplus' or no longer needed, or an employee has been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service.  For information on how to apply and what documents to submit as a  CTAP eligible, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.  CTAP candidates must be rated well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority.

For more information please click on the following links:

EEO Policy Statement

Reasonable Accommodation

Telework

People with Disabilities



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through this on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for US Agency for International Development applicants. To begin the application process, please click on the "Apply Online" button to the right. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors. USAID provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process. The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.

Step 1 - Create or Upload a resume with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov) - We suggest you go to the end of the Qualifications & Evaluation section of the job announcement to preview the online questions that you will answer in Step 3. You may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. - You may create a resume in USAJOBS or upload one of your own choosing. Although you must enter your Social Security Number (SSN) for USAJOBS, we will only see the last four digits for identification purposes.

Step 2 - Apply Online Click the "Apply Online" link of this announcement and then select the resume you wish to submit with your application. You will be redirected to the USAID's CareerConnector website to complete the application process.

Step 3 - Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online Application If this is your first time on USAID's CareerConnector website, you will be prompted to register by answering questions related to your eligibility for Federal employment. The system will save these responses and take you back to the main screen so that you can answer the job-specific questions. Select "Take me to the assessment" and click on the "Continue" button to answer the job-specific questions. You must answer all the questions and click the "Finished" button.

Step 4 - Review and Confirm Your Submission You will now have the option to upload a document or print fax cover-sheets for your required documents (see step 5 for details). Once you click "Done," you will see a summary of your application for your review. You may also print a copy for your records. When you click "Finished" at the bottom of the page, you will then be directed back to USAJOBS where you can confirm that your application has been submitted and track your application status.

Step 5 - Submit Required Documents You can submit any required documents (discussed below) by document upload or fax. Whichever method you choose, please include the job announcement number with your documents. To protect your privacy, we encourage you to remove your SSN from any documents that you submit. Document Upload: You may upload supporting documents in one of two ways: 1. Once you finish answering the questions in the job announcement, you will be prompted to upload your document(s) to your application. You will be given the choice to either upload the document as part of the application process or you can select a document that you've already loaded on USAJOBS. Or 2. You can upload a document to an existing application by logging into your USAJOBS account profile. Click on "My Applications" and search for the vacancy. Once you have located the vacancy, click on the vacancy and select "Apply Online." Move through your existing application to the Documents page and select Upload in order to add a document to your application. Be certain to review your complete application for confirmation that the document uploaded. In the Application Review section, you may verify acceptance of your documents in CareerConnector if you see them listed on the "Vacancy Documents" screen.  Then, click on "Finished" to be returned to USAJOBS. Fax: Create a fax cover-sheet in CareerConnector by following the "Faxing Supporting Documentation" instructions.  The fax number will be on the coversheet.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume showing relevant experience.
  • Most recent copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action); your document must reflect grade, step, tenure code and type of position occupied.
  • Most recent performance appraisal.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Linda Wilson
Phone: 202-712-0191
Fax: 202-123-4567
Email: csprecruitment@usaid.gov
Agency Information:
United States Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington , DC
20523-0016
US
Fax: 202-123-4567

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Applicants are evaluated using an automated applicant assessment system.  After determining basic eligibility and qualifications, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to identify the best qualified applicants to be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and possible interviews.  After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.  A final job offer is contingent upon a favorable suitability determination and a favorable SECRET level security clearance investigation and determination.


You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status."  You will receive final notification via email when this vacancy has been filled. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.


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Job Announcement Number:

13-0222-LW

Control Number:

350099700