04/14/2023 to 01/29/2024
$116,393 - $183,500 per year
7 vacancies in the following locations:
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
Current federal employees of this agency.
Open to IRS Career/Career-Conditional, Treasury/IRS CTAP, & IRS RPP employees
WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL (LB&I) DIVISION?
A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisions
Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:
Large Business and International, Program and Business Solutions, Technology & Program Solutions (TPS)
The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position.
Advises managers and executives in critical, sensitive or confidential matters, including personnel and budget matters. Consults with senior management and executives within the business function, and at higher levels within the agency on critical organizational and management issues. Exercises authority to represent and make commitments on behalf of management regarding program operations and the administrative management of the organization.
Guides the practice areas in planning, organizing, and/or leading all phases of multifunctional efforts to evaluate plans and proposals for projects involving broad areas of work processes, operational practices, and integration between various functional areas. Projects and studies involve providing technical expertise, directing the analysis and evaluation of plans and proposals for projects, providing implementation support, assessing accomplishment of program and management goals and objectives, and prescribing or formulating new or revised policy.
Counsels management 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. Prepares long-range forecasts of developments relevant to program operations. Identifies and analyzes critical problems and issues, the timing and sequence of key program events and milestones, resource utilization and constraints, and coordination of management controls. Identifies resources for staffing, training and funding required to support varied levels of program operations. Identifies trends and anticipates any adverse impact on budget and/or work plans. Develops innovative solutions, documents findings and conclusions, and makes presentations.
May direct project teams in issue resolution. Assigned to multiple projects and programs simultaneously. Functions as a resource in certain technical areas of expertise. Collaborates and coordinates with other experts, and/or specialists throughout LB&I and the IRS to leverage and expand expertise and ensure consistent application and interpretation of regulations within those areas. Reviews, analyzes, conducts in- depth analysis, identifies problem areas and/or develops contingency plans based on financial analyses and reports and makes recommendations relating to the project.
Advises management on distribution of work among positions within the Large Business and International organization and determines the appropriate skills mix. Conducts studies of employee/organizational efficiency and productivity, and recommends changes or improvements in organization, staffing, work methods and procedures.
STANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD):
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You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-14 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
Experience leading project assignments that required a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative, sufficient to accomplish implementation of organization-wide technology application and/or software projects or studies using Enterprise Life Cycle (ELC) framework.
Experience meeting with internal and external business stakeholders, senior management, and executives to define goals and objectives of projects.
Experience serving as the resident expert relating to all aspects of project planning, execution, and implementation.
Experience with oral and written communication to write reports and present findings and recommendations to internal and external business stakeholders, senior management, and executives.
Experience working with Information Technology (IT) cybersecurity to ensure compliance with IT laws, regulations, policies, standards, and procedures.
MEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: You must meet applicable TIG requirements to be considered eligible. To meet TIG for positions above the GS-05 grade level, you must have served at least one year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade (or equivalent) in the normal line of progression for the position you are applying to. Advancement to positions up to GS-05 is permitted if the position to be filled is no more than two grades above the lowest grade held within the preceding 52 weeks.
TIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens".
Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.
For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.
A copy of your transcripts or equivalent documentation is required for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If the position has specific education requirements and you currently hold, or have previously held, a position in the same job series with the IRS, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. Applicants are encouraged, but are not required, to submit an SF-50 documenting experience in a specific series. A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.
Remain in POD: The vacancy will be filled at the selectee's official permanent position of record, post of duty (POD).
Though many locations may be listed, you will be limited to a maximum of one location choice. Please consider each location carefully when applying. If you are selected for a position at one of your location selections, that location will become your official post of duty.
If the position(s) are no longer needed prior to the closing date, this announcement may be closed early.
This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to apply through the closing date of the announcement. The announcement will be used to fill an anticipated 3 vacancies. Selections may be made from certificates issued up to 12 months after the 1st cut-off date listed in this announcement. Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they become available. Applicants need to apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of each of the following cutoff dates to be considered: April 27, 2023, July 27, 2023, October 27, 2023, and January 29, 2024. This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the 12-month period if needed, not later than 10 days prior to the additional cut-off date(s).
Eligible applicants in the highest quality group who apply by the initial cut-off date will be considered first. If additional vacancies exist, applicants who applied after the initial cutoff date who place in the highest quality group will be considered next. Selections from this announcement may be made no later than (NLT) 04/29/2024.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.
Rating: Your application will be evaluated in accordance with the Service's Merit Promotion Plan. You will be assessed on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics):
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.
The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 01/29/2024 and/or cut-off dates in this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on 01/29/2024.
To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11919071
Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion; please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at https://www.jobs.irs.gov/midcareer/reasonable-accommodation.html. We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis; please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.
Once your application package and online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email. You are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you. You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on "more information." Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. If your email mailbox is full or blocked (SPAM) you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.
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