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    A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisions

    The following are the duties of this position at the full working level.

    Serves as a technical expert with responsibility for the initiation, planning, implementation, controlling, modifying and executing of all or part of an entire project, including such tasks as formulation of workload estimates for program segments, specification of the methodology to be used, preparation of appropriate specifications and procedures, and review of computer systems specifications and materials and instructions needed for assuring the adequacy of the project's design and objectives. Explores novel methods of retrieving data and develops innovative recommendations to management and senior leadership as a means for making data driven decisions which may result in a modification of policies and/or processes. Reviews, evaluates, validates, and documents the results of the findings. Provides highly technical advice to the all levels of management throughout the Agency as needed.

    Takes a leadership role in the development of policy and guidance, and development of recommendations to improve the effectiveness of the organization. Actively assists in the implementation of administrative and technical decisions and ensures accomplishment of the desired results.

    Formulates policies, develops program plans, designs and issues directives and instructions, and develops recommendations to improve business systems policy to business executives.

    As a technical expert on guidelines and policies, the incumbent interprets, develops, adapts, and coordinates analytical reviews of new policies, procedures, and program requirements of the Service and their impact on Servicewide operations and resources. Accordingly, the incumbent advises and negotiates acceptance of conflicting issues with management in the formulation of specific policies. Applies and disseminates newly developed or revised policies and procedures for use as appropriate for use throughout the Service.

    Supports senior managers and executives in assessing impact of new or modified program requirements. Analyzes new or proposed legislation, regulations, or other authoritative guidance to determine impact on program operations. Identifies and analyzes critical problems and issues, the timing and sequence of key program events and milestones. Anticipates any adverse impact on budget and/or work plans. Develops innovative solutions, documents findings and conclusions, and makes presentations.

    Represents the business unit at top-level meetings with other business units and/or agencies. Continuously reviews current procedures to identify areas for increased operating effectiveness and efficiency. The incumbent personally assists or represents the business unit at top-level meetings where policy is developed and determined. The incumbent is assigned matters which involve detailed research and analysis on complicated technical issues as to the position to be taken by the Agency.

    Directs, coaches, and mentors junior staff, reviews work of other analysts, provides feedback to management regarding staff performance, and demonstrates leadership in the office including regular assignments as acting manager.
    Personally assists or represents the business unit management with administrative responsibilities including recruiting, hiring, ranking promotion packages, writing position descriptions, and other administrative tasks.

    Assists the supervisor in determining the scope, goals and schedules for future programs in the business unit. Results have a direct impact on assigned area's policy. Acts as a troubleshooter in resolving bottlenecks at any step in a project by identifying and proposing solutions; this may include coordination with other project team members or stakeholders to mitigate logistical or technical issues.

    Collaborates with business and technology partners to understand business needs, identify opportunities, and develop and implement analytical solutions.

    As a group leader, typically makes individual project assignments to team members, provides program and administrative guidance and assistance, and reviews completed work for overall adequacy.

    Independently or overseeing project activities performing the following: Identifies and assesses relevant data sources' validity and reliability to meet project needs.

    Collates, cleans, transforms, analyzes, and integrates structured and unstructured data from various sources in preparation for analysis.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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