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Management and Program Analyst (Project Manager)

Company: Department Of The Treasury
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 9, 2021

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WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? Visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

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Responsibilities

WHAT IS THE TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVICEDIVISION?

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

WHAT DOES A MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ANALYST DO? As a Management & Program Analyst you will be responsible for accomplishing various analytical studies and/or projects relating to substantive, mission-oriented programs of the Internal Revenue Service. The studies or projects involve complex programs, systems or issues and have impact on multiple IRS locations and/or organizations. In this role you will coordinate the impact of the project with employees and managers in all affected areas within the Service and with individuals and organizations outside the Service. Specifically, you will use your analytical and technical skills to conduct in-depth analyses of project data, requirements, and impact and you will identify problem areas and determine how to resolve them.

As a Management and Program Analyst, you will:

  • Meet with managers and executives within the Service to define the overall goals and objectives of the project.
  • Prepare complex action plans and schedules for various phases of project accomplishment, both short and long-range; ensures that plans are consistent with Service goals, schedules, and policies.
  • Prepare recommendations for resource requirements to accomplish the project; negotiates with managers of various components of the Service to obtain needed resources and support.
  • Plan, coordinates and establish operating methods and procedures for accomplishment of project mission; as needed, directs the development and accomplishment of employee training relating to the project.
  • Establish a system to review, control, and report on project status; Monitors project status and adjusts work plans for project accomplishment.
  • Prepare, formulate, and/or manage budget/financial resources specific to, or in addition to, assigned program(s) and/or project(s).
  • Conduct in-depth analyses of project data, requirements, and impact; identify problem areas and determine how to resolve them; Prepare agency directives, IRM issuances, memoranda, service-wide policy statements, and other written guidelines and recommendations relating to the project.
  • Conduct briefings and prepare comprehensive reports to keep managers and executives advised of project plans and progress and to communicate findings and recommendations.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13

  • Job family (Series)

0343 Management And Program Analysis

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Conditions of Employment

STANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD):

PD91601a

Visit the IRS SPD Library to access the position descriptions.

  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • This is a non-bargainingunit position.
  • Relocation expenses: No
  • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
  • Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements.
  • Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19. Employees must be within a 150-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-13

To be minimally qualified for this position you must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal Government. To be qualifying, your experience must be sufficient to demonstrate accomplishment of a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative; management and organizational principles to apply to programs, projects and studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and means to improve them. Knowledge of project management and organizational to evaluate projects and studies and the ability to identify problem areas, trends, deficiencies, or other similar factors affecting operations. Your experience must include budgeting methods and techniques to prepare analyses and estimates; oral communication techniques to present findings, deliver briefings, and negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations.

MEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: For positions above the GS-05,applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the grade you are applying for.

  • 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.

Education

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION

For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time, but you must provide an SF-50 documenting you held this job series. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

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.

If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

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