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    WHAT IS THE Small Business/Self-Employed DIVISION: The Small Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE) Division provides examinations and taxpayer education services for about 7 million small businesses and upwards of 33 million self-employed and supplemental income taxpayers.

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    Responsibilities

    WHAT DOES A LEAD MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST DO? You will plan and perform the most significant types of managerial assignments encompassing the entire program and functional areas often requiring the integration of cross-functional areas. You will serve as the authority and senior spokesperson to all managerial levels on program oversight. As a Lead Analyst, you will serve as management's representative, utilizing a variety of coordinating, coaching, facilitating, and planning techniques to lead or conduct analytical studies and/or projects to resolve substantive problems or improve effectiveness and efficiency of operating line or administrative support programs. You will provide oversight and guidance to staff: conducting in-depth analyses of project data, requirements, and impact; identifying problem areas and determining how to resolve them; Preparing agency directives, IRM issuances, memoranda, service-wide policy statements, and other written guidelines and recommendations relating to the project. You will conduct briefings and review/ prepare comprehensive reports to keep managers and executives advised of programs and progress and to communicate findings and recommendations.

    As a Lead Management and Program Analyst you will:

    • Articulate and communicate to team members their assignments, projects, problems to be solved, actionable events, and deadlines for completion.
    • Identify, distribute, and balance workload and tasks among team members; approve leave, train or arrange training for team members in analytical methods and techniques; monitor status of work and projects; direct the development and accomplishment of employee training relating to the project.
    • Formulate operating plans for assigned programs/areas and provide guidelines pertaining to the effectiveness of program operations in meeting established goals and objectives. Operating plans impact organizational design, program staffing, and work procedures. Plans, coordinates, and establishes operating methods and procedures for accomplishment of project/mission.
    • Perform complex operational reviews and prepare comprehensive program analyses to evaluate the effectiveness of program operations in meeting established goals and objectives. Conducts briefings to communicate findings, advice and courses of action, implementation plans, directives, and guidelines.
    • Formulate courses of action for the team on studies/reviews conducted which may include changes in work methods, procedures, and techniques to improve baseline measures. coaches and facilitates in coordinating team initiatives; review completed work to ensure the supervisor's instructions on work priorities methods, deadlines, and quality are met; and keeps the supervisor informed on team and individual work accomplishments.
    • Conduct in-depth analytical studies and/or projects and analyzes project data, requirements, and impact to identify problem areas and determines how to resolve substantive problems or improve effectiveness and efficiency of operating line or administrative support programs.
    • Prepare detailed action plans and schedules for long and short-range project accomplishment and
      ensure that plans are consistent with Service goals, schedules, and policies. Establish a system to review, control, and report on project status. Prepare directives, memoranda, and other written guidelines and recommendations.
      Prepare recommendations for resource requirements and negotiates with managers of various components of the Service to obtain needed resources and support. Monitors status and resources to meet goals and objectives and recommends adjustment of work plans and resources for project accomplishment.
    • Represent management at meetings and conferences at various levels of the organization and with other government agencies. Negotiates agreements between various work areas, including NTEU, coordinates the impact of the project with employees and managers in all affected areas of the Service.

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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

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