Strategic Systems Programs Office PROGRAM ANALYST in United States
About the Agency
The selectee for this position will serve as a Program Analyst in the Department Of Navy, Strategic Systems Program Liaison Office. This position is located at the Ministry of Defense (MoD) Abbey Wood, Bristol. United Kingdom (UK). The Strategic Systems Programs Liaison Office (SPUK) represents the U.S. Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) to the United Kingdom by providing effective communication, coordination and oversight of the technical and liaison functions in support of the TRIDENT II Strategic Weapons Systems (SWS). The incumbent of this position serves as the Senior Policy advisor to the UK responsible for US/UK Trident liaison to the UK Trident Program and when tasked, represents the SPUK Office in the absence of the Officer In Charge (OIC).
This position is equivalent to the GS-14/ GS-15 level. This position's salary is capped at the GS-15 step 5 and may not exceed this amount without a High Grade approval.
To learn more about the living and working condition at this military installation go to: http://www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=MI:ENTRY:0
Priority consideration will be given to military spouse preference and family member preference eligible residing in the commute area of the duty location for this position. Commute area is defined as the geographic area surrounding the duty location in which people can reasonably be expected to travel back and forth daily.
Military Spouses and Family Members may apply 30 days before their anticipated arrival date. However, they will not receive preference until arrival at the foreign location. Additional documentation may be required prior to granting preference.
Military spouses and family members who are appointed may not extend longer than 2 months following the transfer of the sponsor from the commuting area of the foreign duty station; 2 months beyond the separation of the appointee's sponsor; or any time beyond the time employee ceases to be a family member.
The successful selectee will perform the following duties:
- Advise senior leaders on actions required to comply with legislation, policy, or regulations, as specified in the 1963 Polaris sales agreement and related policy documents.
- Develop analytical or evaluative methods to assess the effectiveness of program development or execution.
- Influence managers or other officials to accept findings from organizational analysis, (e.g. audits, surveillance, inspections).
- Persuade others to accept new methods, work procedures, or organizational relationships.
- Use qualitative and quantitative analytical needs to develop, and execute continuous process improvement activities within an organization.
- Plan, coordinate, and facilitate senior (flag, SES) meetings between United States and United Kingdom program managers in support of the 1963 Polaris Sales Agreement.
- Occasional Travel
- You may be expected to travel for this position.
- Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) for candidates outside of the commuting area are authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations and Department of Navy Policy. Relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable command policy.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Overseas Military Spouse, Overseas Family Member, Excepted Service Overseas Family Member, Current Permanent Competitive Service Federal Employees of Strategic Systems Programs Command (NV30)
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.
- Must be a US Citizen.
- Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
- Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
- Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period.
- See Other Information and Requirements section for additional requirements.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the NH-3 pay band or GS-13 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1.) Planning, analyzing, and evaluating the effectiveness of administrative systems and programs, legislative and regulatory requirements related to the research, development, and manufacture of strategic weapons systems; 2.) Applying wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods and fact-finding and investigative techniques to assess and improve program effectiveness, or to improve complex management processes and systems; and 3.) Applying strong communication skills to negotiate and liaise with management, federal or foreign government officials, and private industry representatives to accept and implement recommendations.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
Selectee must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26Jul12 DODI 1400.25 V1230: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final top secret security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and requires additional education, training and experience. This position has been identified as a Career Field Program Management at Level II. If you possess DAWIA Certification, please indicate your Certification Level and Career Field information in your resume.
Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment. Certification requirements may be viewed at http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/CareerLvl.aspx.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Incumbents of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.
This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. Must be willing and able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
Selectee will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.
What To Expect Next
When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements.
Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.
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For those applicants located outside of the commuting area, a service agreement may be negotiated in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulation and applicable Department of the Navy policies.
Tour of duty will be 36 months.
This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-doc telework at the discretion of management.
Pay Retention will be extended to eligible Department of Defense employees.
Relocation incentives may be authorized.
Civilian employment in the competitive service in foreign areas shall be limited to a period of 5 continuous years unless interrupted by at least 2 years of physical presence in the United States or non-foreign area.
For more Foreign Overseas recruitment information: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/OverseasRecruitmentinformationForeign.pdf
For more Local Foreign Overseas recruitment information: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/ForeignOverseasLocalRecruitmentInformation.pdf
This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.
Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf
ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/
Active duty military members MAY apply under this announcement. If selected, appointment eligibility requirements must be met prior to the effective date of appointment.
In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage. For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information before applying for or accepting this position. http://cpol.army.mil/library/permiss/2801ss.html
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474393700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 2017-07-17 to 2017-07-28
Salary: $88,136 to $134,776 / per year
Pay scale & grade: NH 4
Series: 0343 Management And Program Analysis
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time
Job announcement number: ST-10027549-17-KM
Control number: 474393700