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Federal Aviation Administration Management and Program Analyst in FAA Nationwide-Selectee Remains in Current Duty Location, United States

Summary

Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee’s report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

Responsibilities

Serves as a subject matter expert in a specialized area. Formulates LOB/SO management policies and systems. Participates and provides direction to LOB/SO organizations in the planning, execution, and evaluation of programs and tests in assigned program areas under the minimal direction of a manager or executive. Leads teams which conduct complex and controversial studies which result in authoritative recommendations to improve organizational structures, management policies, and work distribution.The incumbent serves as a recognized subject matter expert in a specialized area. Formulates LOB/SO management policies and systems and ensures proper and timely implementation. Advises senior agency officials on critical, complex organizational planning and resource utilization issues. Analytical studies involving assigned programs are of such breadth and intensity that they often require input and assistance from other analysts and subject-matter specialists in field appropriate to the subject.Participates and provides direction to LOB/SO organizations in the planning, execution, and evaluation of programs and tests in assigned program areas. Provides division, branch, and/or sector management advisory service which involves identifying long and short-range resource requirements, planning procedural changes by advising on logical duties, relationships, sources, availability and full utilization of needed skills, and provides advice from an operational standpoint on agency policies. Designs/develops effective messaging strategies for communicating/marketing implementation of new policies, revised work procedures, or organizational restructuring to management, employees, customers, and stakeholders.Leads teams which conduct complex and controversial studies which result in authoritative recommendations to improve organizational structures, management policies, and work distribution. Studies typically impact all or at least several, sub-units or organizations. Studies and analyses are of such scope and consequence that they frequently require team efforts that includes cross-organizational participation. Projects typically involve development of new approaches to identifying meaningful workload factors and performance quality levels, and determining accurate measurement techniques.Analyzes highly-visible, programs by developing baseline performance measurements and comparing performance with the baseline. Often leads teams of other analysts and functional experts and incorporates analyses into project and program plans. Represents the organization in dealings with officials of other FAA organizations, DOT, contractors and high ranking management officials/executives in the private sector. Broad policies and objectives provide general guidance for addressing issues but often require the development of new approaches. Often asked to develop new policies, procedures, and approaches that take into consideration FAA policies, Government-wide rules and regulations, and external concerns. May create new solutions and policy interpretations as situations require.Projects typically involve development of new approaches to identifying meaningful workload factors and performance quality levels, and determining accurate measurement techniques. Work typically is reviewed only at completion for success in achieving planned results. Has broad discretion to ensure the alignment of organizational goals and policies and the requirements of the projects and/or other work activities. Assigned activities typically impact directly on the objectives of one or more organizational units, major subdivisions, and/or LOB's/SO's and often impact on the objectives of the FAA. In some specialties, the work regularly affects internal and external customers.Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.

Qualifications

To view the complete OPM qualification standard for the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Management and Program Analyst, 343, please refer to:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/management-and-program-analysis-series-0343/To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV-I, FG/GS 13. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience applying analytical and evaluative techniques in order to manage and conduct studies and analyses of real estate programs.Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

Education

Additional Information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.Position may be subject to a background investigation.A one-year probationary period may be required.The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA. In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA), in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as appropriate.Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) listed in the announcement. Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: score order, category grouping, or alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for consideration.Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.Some, all or none of the applicants may be interviewed.This is a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

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