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    ** It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 150th application or at 11:59 p.m. ET on 6/29/16; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

    OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; along with the Office of Contract Review and the Office of Management and Administration. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.

    The Management and Program Analyst, located in the Office of Management and Administration, is responsible for coordinating and assisting to OIG in developing and determining VA's most significant management challenges, coordinating and publishing the Semiannual Report to Congress (SAR), assisting in the development and tracking of progress against OIG’s Strategic Plan, conducting follow-ups on recommendations to the VA, directing policy issuances and performing management and program analysis.

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    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    • Coordinate and prepare the OIG submission to the annual VA Performance and Accountability Report, including a listing of open recommendations.
    • Coordinate and prepare the SAR for publication, ensuring all required materials are submitted, formatting all submissions accordingly and maintaining documentation supporting all data.
    • Develop the OIG Strategic Plan for publication. Work with senior executives to identify priorities facing the OIG and each Directorate. Ensure priorities are consistent throughout the OIG and that they adhere to any applicable legislation.
    • Monitor the effectiveness of recommendations through follow-up audits, VA reports and written or verbal responses to inquiries. Provide periodic reports to senior staff.
    • Coordinate, write and edit OIG directives, handbooks, notices, policies, and procedures. Assure they are in compliance with VA and OIG formats and procedures.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel nationwide under tight deadlines. The incumbent should anticipate frequent walking and standing as a component of this travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens who are:
    1. Within the local commuting area and are Status Eligibles, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement), or VRA eligibles (for the GS-11); OR
    2. Individuals, no matter where you reside, who are VEOA eligibles.

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/441895600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.