Management and Program Analyst
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
14 days ago
- Serve as the Program Lead for the Audit Liaison Program within the Executive Secretariat.
- Manage the Agency's Government Accountability Office (GAO)/ Office of the Inspector General (OIG) project activities and ensure they are conducted in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and NASA policies.
- Continuously monitor (evaluate, assess, validate, and report) the effectiveness and efficiency of the Audit Liaison Program activities and outcomes and the impact of GAO/OIG audit recommendations on NASA's reporting on internal control under A50.
- Serve as technical expert providing implementation guidance, oversight and insight to NASA's Audit Liaison Representatives, external audit organization management and Agency technical points-of-contact tasked with supporting external audit efforts.
- Manage, oversee, coordinate, and execute Agency responsibilities, including administrative activities, associated with the formulation, review and approval of Agency responses to external audit organization reports.
- Design and conduct a wide variety of reconciliations and analyses of external audit resolution and follow-up activity. Identify and propose solutions to management problems that are of major importance to planning program direction.
- Lead the team in identifying, distributing, and balancing priorities and workload among employees, arranging for team member training, and monitor and report on the status and progress of work.
- Exercise a broad degree of independence and apply authoritative judgment in the management of NASA's Audit Liaison Program, including maintaining effective working relationships with senior leaders and external audit organizations.
- Serve as the interface with external audit organizations by ensuring timely, accurate and relevant communication and coordination of external audit activities.
- Foster a culture of engagement, diversity, inclusiveness, excellence and innovation. Champion NASA's commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility to create an environment that promotes a commitment to safety, integrity, and teamwork.
Conditions of Employment
- Current Federal employees must meet qualifications, time in grade, and 90 days after competitive appointment requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
To qualify for GS-15, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level:
- Leading Government Accountability Office (GAO) and/or Office of the Inspector General (OIG) audits or performing audit readiness activities in preparation for GAO and/or OIG audits;
- Facilitating and coordinating audit resolution activities between Headquarters level organizations, field locations, Government Accountability Office and Office of Inspector General;
- Developing relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to provide strategic advice and direction supporting the successful execution of Audit Liaison Program activities;
- Providing advice and technical assistance to senior management on the coordination, and execution of Audit Liaison Program activities.
Your resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you meet the required specialized experience. Experience statements copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
Note: Time-in-grade requirements also apply to applicants who have held a non-temporary, competitive service GS position in the past year.
If you have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must:
- Indicate your eligibility when applying for a position. The questionnaire asks you to identify your ICTAP/CTAP eligibility.
- Be well qualified for this position to receive consideration. Candidates rated in the 'Best Qualified' category are considered well-qualified. Please see 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for more information.
- Submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP as indicated in 'Required Documents'
For additional information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, click here - https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/#ictap.
Qualified NASA term employees who have term conversion eligibility (Term Appointments | NASA) under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004 will be referred and considered equally with other NASA permanent employees under internal competitive placement procedures.
This is a bargaining unit position. If additional selections are made, those positions may or may not be in a bargaining unit. To learn more about bargaining units at NASA please click here NASA Unions (Bargaining Units) | NASA.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated for this position based on how well you meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements listed in this vacancy announcement. To determine your qualifications and referral status, we may review your resume and supporting documentation and compare it against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration.
You will be assessed on the following competencies:
- Business Management
- Financial Management
- Internal Control/Audit
- Policy Management
- Program/Project Analysis
- Organizational Performance Analysis
- Technical Competence
- Oral Communication
- Written Communication
Under NASA's quality grouping process, applicants will be assessed on the position competencies and placed in one of three groups identified and defined below:
- Best Qualified Group - Applicants who demonstrate a superior level of all evaluation criteria.
- Highly Qualified Group - Applicants who demonstrate a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria.
- Qualified Group - Applicants who demonstrate the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Best Qualified merit promotion candidates. Highly Qualified merit promotion candidates may also be referred, if additional candidates are needed.
- Qualified candidates eligible for consideration under Schedule A or VRA in accordance with veterans' preference rules, as applicable.
- Qualified candidates that are eligible for special hiring authorities or non-competitive hiring authorities.