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    The ideal candidate for this position will possess experience acting as an acquisition analyst conducting programming, planning, budgeting and execution for an IT program. This position starts at a salary of $103,690 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will serve as a Program Analyst specializing in acquisition program management for the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA), Risk Management Directorate, IT and Data Management Branch. Typical duties include:

    • Evaluating the effectiveness of acquisition programs and projects. Contributing to acquisition program documentation development and maintenance.
    • Developing and maintaining a master acquisition plan that supports the progression of multiple IT projects through the full system engineering lifecycle (SELC). Supporting requirements development and the creation of procurement documentation. Developing criteria used to select vendors and monitor contract performance. Participating in vendor selection and contractor management and oversight.
    • Gathering data and developing budget estimates for current and future contracts. Advising senior leadership on multi-year budgeting strategies for program essentials that support short- and long-range acquisition plans.
    • Evaluating program performance to inform resource management decisions.
    • Developing analyses and presentations to secure program authorities’ approval for program plans, schedules, and resource requirements to adequately support desired operation levels and ensure program goals and objectives are met. Translating programmatic requirements into detailed project plans.
    • Meeting with program representatives to identify risks and resolve competing requirements, changing schedules, and reallocation of resources. Advising senior leadership on tradeoffs to support efficient use of resources.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    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/608128300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.