WHAT IS THE IRS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION? The mission of IRS Information Technology is to provide leadership in the delivery of information technology solutions that anticipate and meet enterprise-wide needs by empowering employees to deliver customer-centered, value-creating systems, products, services, and support.
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WHAT DOES A SENIOR MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST DO? As a Senior Management and Program Analyst at this level, you will serve in the role of a Senior Advisor and Executive Assistant to the Operating Division Commissioner and/or Deputy Commissioner on matters and/or issues related directly to the function. You will be responsible for general management and executive direction within the program and functional areas of the Business Division Commissioner. You will be responsible for high level, cross-functional projects, often of a confidential nature. These projects may include the development of broad policy and operational objectives as they relate to the function, which often require integrating and/or coordinating efforts and activities across organizational lines, including the Office of the Commissioner/ Deputy Commissioner, other Operating Divisions, and functional organizations. This position is under the general administrative direction of the Division Commissioner and/or the Deputy Commissioner.
As a Management and Program Analyst, you will:
- Plan, perform, and/or coordinate the most significant types of managerial assignments encompassing the entire program and functional areas of the Division Commissioner, often cross Division Commissioner and other agency lines.
- Implement the Division Commissioner’s administrative and management decisions and assure accomplishment of the desired result.
- Negotiate on policy matters mainly involving issues with multi-organizational, functional, and operational areas and assure understanding and consideration of the Division Commissioner’s policies and views.
- Represent the Division Commissioner in contacts with Department of the Treasury and IRS officials, representatives of other agencies and non-government organizations, and various committees and task forces as needed. When delegated authority, commit programs and functions under the purview of the Division Commissioner to a particular course of action.
- Independently or as a leader of an ad hoc group, undertake special studies and investigations and analyze technical, operational, and administrative problems which exist or may arise in one or more offices or programs.
- Provide leadership to special project activities. This includes overseeing, guiding, and coordinating project planning, development, and implementation.
- The incumbent functions as the Executive Assistant (EA) to the ACIO for Cybersecurity. The incumbent provides direct program and administrative support to the ACIO. The incumbent coordinates with CIO/DCIO staff, IT peers and Division EAs across the organization in support of day-to-day operations, and acts as the primary POC for performance management, recruitment, and workforce and labor relations activities. The EA will work across the organization in a collaborative fashion and as a key player and liaison in assisting the ACIO with his leadership responsibilities. Duties include:
- Track and report on core organizational activities, commitments, recurring data calls and ad hoc requests.
- Plan, research, and complete high-level and cross-functional projects that will often require integrating and/or coordinating efforts and activities across other IT organizations, the Chief Information Officer, the Deputy Chief Information Officer, and other Operational Divisions and function organizations.
- Lead special projects and activities. This includes overseeing, guiding, and coordinating project planning, development, and implementation.
- Coordinate and perform Human Resource Management processes including performance management, recruitment and hiring, workforce restructuring, etc.
- Manage various programs such as Leadership Succession Readiness, Contingency Plan, Employee Engagement, etc.
- Conduct briefings and prepare comprehensive reports to keep management advised of project plans and progress and communicate findings and recommendations.
- Provide oversight on various projects at the same time; plan, organize, prioritize, and carry out workload with diverse and competing priorities.
- Plan, schedule, and track projects or tasks from initial planning to completion.
- Negotiate on policy matters involving multi-organizational, functional, and operational areas and ensures understanding and consideration of the organization’s policies and views.
- Plan and conduct management analysis on internal and external procedures to identify potential problems and propose alternative solutions.
- Work closely with executives and serve as the liaison and point of contact on various administrative programs and managerial tasks to include providing guidance and clarification.
- Communicate, share, and reiterate information to the employees.
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