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WHAT IS THE TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVICEDIVISION?
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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
- 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
- Prepare, formulate, and/or manage budget/financial resources
specific to, or in addition to, assigned program(s) and/or
- 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.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
0343 Management And Program Analysis
Conditions of Employment
STANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD):
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- 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
- 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
- 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.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
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
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
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
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
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.