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Air Force Civilian Career Training MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST in Langley AFB, Virginia

Summary Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information. The primary purpose of this position is to provide MAJCOM level developmental experience designed to broaden the skills and/or enhance the leadership perspective of an identified high-potential, mid-level manager/executive; this is not a continuing position and assignment duration is limited to 36 months. Responsibilities DUTY 1 Analyzes, develops, and evaluates detailed plans, goals, and objectives for long-range implementation of assigned major command program(s). Programs relate to one or more of the following tactical or strategic areas: flight and mission, mobilization, exercise, flying training systems both manned and unmanned, rescue, foreign military sales, PPBS, acquisition, special operations, contingency, and long-range strategy for the bed-down of new aircraft rebasing concepts, tactical and strategic airlift, training, etc. As the command project officer, analyzes and evaluates substantive program operations, management and organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity. Resolves day-to-day funding and programming issues as they pertain to the execution of the current fiscal year budget and the programming of the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP). Programs involve such activities as developing aircrew and/or aircraft/training device policy and standards for safe operations of a variety of aircraft assigned to the command; planning, coordinating, and implementing OPLAN tasking; and developing long-range planning for the acquisition of advanced weapon systems to support command missions. Study objectives are to improve operations, weapons, weapon systems, weapons systems support, training and strategy; and to furnish data for higher-level headquarters decisions. This involves design of tests and evaluations, analysis of data, determination of the operational implications of statistics generated from the data, assurance of high-quality tests and evaluation documents, and application of results to the requirements process. Develops and recommends modifications to systems and programs around doctrine, tactics, and concepts of operations that track Air Force, OSD, and joint planning documents. Promotes interchange of information on requirements, capabilities, deficiencies, and technology applications in the area of specialization. Analyzes problems discovered in prior studies or actual operations and advises higher levels of management on the feasibility of different approaches which provide a basis for better planning of operations. DUTY 2 Documents planning and programming decisions in appropriate formats to meet Air Force and Major Command requirements. Identifies non-standard or emerging operational requirements, assesses impact on assigned programs, and develops recommendations. Analyzes problems created by the incompatibility of future programs and initiates corrective action. Relying on available data, searches a variety of sources to select the information appropriate to the task, taking care to verify the relevancy, adequacy, sustainability, attainability, accuracy, and completeness of the information and recommendations. Guidelines require considerable adaptation and/or interpretation for application to issues and problems. Coordinates with appropriate staff offices to ensure that all major areas of concern are covered by planning and programming documents. DUTY 3 Actively participates in strategic planning to improve organizational direction and focus using strategic planning tools and techniques. Prepares detailed plans, budgets, and schedules for assigned major programs and/or participates with management in fiscal planning. Responsible for integrating requirements into the annual fiscal programs, e.g., Program Objective Memorandum (POM). Provides support and advice on reprogramming of funds and funding levels due to manpower or other changes. Assists the organization by evaluating modifications to existing plans in response to changing environments. DUTY 4 Prepares and delivers oral presentations such as briefings, training sessions, consultations, and strategy sessions with other staff service functions and activities to secure cooperation, resolve controversial matters, and convey information relative to proposed changes in assigned program(s). Develops and prepares a variety of correspondence and other documentation, i.e., formal letters, position papers, reports, staff studies, staff summary packages, briefings, charts, bullet background papers, etc. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Applicants who have the 1 year of appropriate specialized experience, as indicated in the table, are not required by this standard to have general experience, education above the high school level, or any additional specialized experience to meet the minimum qualification requirements. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-12 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of command level plans and programs for conducting major operations such as rescue, mission and flight operations, tactical airlift, deployment, mobilization, exercise, flying training systems both manned and unmanned, rescue, foreign military sales, PPBS, acquisition, special operations, or similar operations. Knowledge of Air Force and command program goals and objectives, the sequence and timing of key operational events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the effectiveness of planning actions related to actual events; and the relationship of the various command entities involved in overall program planning and execution of military operations and evaluations. Skill in designing and conducting comprehensive studies; and preparing solutions to especially broad, important, and severe military operational and contingency areas. Ability to plan, organize, and lead others in studies or projects and to negotiate effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations, where proposals involve substantial resources, and require extensive changes in established concepts and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; negotiate complex issues; and maintain good working relationships. Education Additional Information PCS restrictions: An employee selected to make a PCS to a Career Broadening assignment is restricted from making a second PCS for 12 months. Defense National Relocation Program may or may not be authorized. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here. Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities please click here. Subsequently, FTR Bulletin 20-04 issued by GSA, provides further information regarding NDAA FY2020, Public Law 116-92, and the expansion of eligibility beyond "transferred" for WTA/RITA allowances. For additional information, please click here.