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    The Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent organization within the IRS.  The TAS mission is to assist taxpayers in resolving their problems with the IRS (Case Advocacy), and to identify and propose administrative and legislative solutions to mitigate those problems (Systemic Advocacy).

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    Responsibilities

    WHAT DOES A MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST DO? As a Management and Program Tax Analyst, you will serve in Systemic Advocacy and will be responsible for a wide range of projects including high-level, cross-functional projects, identifying and working systemic tax problems/issues providing guidance on issue resolutions, and identifying and writing various sections of the National Taxpayer Advocate's Annual Report to Congress.

    As a Management and Program Analyst, you will:

    • Perform assignments that are agency-wide in scope and have significant impact on issues facing the operating unit and serve on task forces or study groups, and performs independent analyses of area or nationwide program operations;
    • Independently study complex problems facing TAS or those of concern within specialized areas of the organization. This may require coordinating input from activities outside the division and identifying new methods of performing work;
    • Participate with cross-functional representatives on nationwide activities within the operating unit; Conducts studies and analyses to support compliance with directives;
    • Analyze assigned program area(s) to discern trends in program delivery and consolidates report data to measure effectiveness in meeting baselines or the degree to which program plans and achievements support strategic agency initiatives;
    • Represent management to provide technical advice and assistance to executives, analysts, and employees; Provide interpretations and guidance on operating policies, instructions, and material pertaining to assigned program areas;
    • Prepare reports on national issues; Interpret, develop, and coordinate analytical reviews of new policies, procedures, and program requirements and their impact;
    • Advises and negotiates conflicting policy and program issues with management and implement newly established policies and procedures for use in field operations;
    • Develop, prepare and review agency directives, Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) issuances, memoranda, Service-wide policy statements, and other written guidelines and recommendations that may have agency wide impact;
    • Serve as liaison with business units/operating divisions, managers, and other internal/external stakeholders on a variety of significant program, policy, and systemic issues and problems.

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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553046300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.