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Management and/or Program Analyst 12

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NOTE: THE SENTENCE IN PART I DESCRIBING THE PURPOSE OF THE POSITION AND PARTS II AND III IN THEIR ENTIRETY ARE PERMANENT PARTS OF THE LIBRARY AND MAY NOT BE CHANGED OR EDITED IN ANY WAY.

I. INTRODUCTION:

This position is located in

This full-performance level position performs analysis and advisory assignments related to the effectiveness of government programs and/or the efficiency of the management of government operations.

II. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Conducts detailed analyses of complex functions and work processes of broad administrative or technical programs and makes recommendations for improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of work operations.

Develops new methods, organizational structures, and management processes.

Counsels and advises program managers on methods and procedures, management surveys, management reports, and control techniques.

III. FACTOR LEVELS

Factor 1 - Knowledge Required by the Position FL 1-7, 1250 pts.

Knowledge of Federal and agency regulations; knowledge of the specific organization's programs and missions; as well as knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, and policies related to program/operations area to consider their impact on programs.

Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques for measuring effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of assigned programs.

Skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques in developing of new procedures and approaches to identify and resolve significant issues and problems of a unique nature.

Ability to communicate effectively to make recommendations to management and brief them.

Factor 2 - Supervisory Controls FL 2-4, 450 pts.

The supervisor provides limited direction, setting the overall project objectives. The supervisor, in consultation with the incumbent, develops deadlines and project plans. The incumbent is responsible for independently performing assignments and keeping the supervisor apprised of potentially controversial issues. Completed work is reviewed for effectiveness in meeting organizational goals and overall feasibility.

Factor 3 - Guidelines FL 3-4, 450 pts.

Guidelines consist of broadly stated mission objectives and Federal regulations. The incumbent conducts extensive analysis and interpretation in applying the provisions of the numerous and complex guidelines. Independent research is conducted to determine the applicability of the guidelines for many unique and difficult assignments and modify them accordingly.

Factor 4 - Complexity FL 4-5, 325 pts.

The work involves duties requiring different processes and methods. These include the in-depth analysis of program requirements, budgetary constraints, regulatory limitations, and agency policy. The incumbent makes decisions regarding the design of plans and assesses circumstances and data available. The incumbent makes decisions, interprets considerable data, plans the work, and refines the methods and techniques to be used.

Factor 5 - Scope and Effect FL 5-4, 225 pts.

The incumbent is responsible for all phases of assignments. The work has a major impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of operations that contributes to overall productivity of the organization. The work involves studies of administrative and managerial processes and procedures to assess and subsequently refine the productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency of program operations. The issues involved may cross organizational lines or geographical areas. The studies performed could affect the administrative methods of the managerial processes of the organization.

Factors 6/7 Personal Contacts/Purpose of Contacts FL 6/7-3c, 180 pts.

Contacts include employees and top managers within the organization, as well as managers at various levels within private industry. Contacts occur through meetings, at which the incumbent presents proposals or issues for negotiation. Contacts are for negotiation and consultation, as well as to provide information of a technical nature. The incumbent develops approaches to reach a mutual understanding of a situation.

Factor 8 - Physical Demands FL 8-1, 5 pts.

The work is primarily sedentary.

Factor 9 - Work Environment FL 9-1, 5 pts.

Work is performed in a typical office setting.

TOTAL = 2890 pts.

This position is exempt from coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

IV. UNIQUE POSITION REQUIREMENTS

(Last Updated: November 4, 1994)




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