Management Analyst

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 04-06-2018
We have an opening for a Management Analyst at the U.S. State Department in the Bureau of Administration, Office of Logistics Management and the Office of Acquisitions Management to support daily operations.
  • Make recommendations for and assist in the implementation of new techniques or procedures to improve methods of operations, strengthen controls, and effectively utilize resources. 
  • Evaluates new and existing programs for effectiveness, efficiency and conformity to established guidelines; tracks or monitors administrative data; identifies actual or potential problem areas, discrepancies, or deviations in procedures.
  • Conducts or direct complex studies, research, analysis, and projects;
  • Drafts and recommend administrative policies and procedures.
  • Consults with management to initiate studies, identify priorities, define study scope, purpose, objectives, time frames, and resource requirements.
  • Conducts on-site interview with inter-intradepartmental personnel to observe and discuss operations; reviews applicable laws and regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Prepares and provides technical information, reports, documents, and other data as requested; Organizes and maintains accurate records of activities and projects.
  • May represent division at various meetings pertaining to particular management studies to discuss changes in procedures, policies or guidelines that have substantial impact on system or operation; consults with management to assist in establishing management improvement policies.
  • Recommends and implements goals and objectives for providing effective services.
  • Assist with identifying and coordinating courses for in-house training.
  • May develop and conduct training to management and staff in system use and new procedures.
  • Research data in FPDS and Momentum Systems
  • Works independently or as part of a team to organize and complete detailed assignments with minimal direction.
  • Plans and presents clear, concise, and effective presentations to management and the staff.

One year of specialized experience performing management improvement studies in areas such as: a) organizational analysis; b) systems and procedures analysis (manual or ADP); c) records management analysis; d) space utilization studies; e) work measurement or work simplifications studies; f) cost benefit analysis; g) budget analysis; or h) other related efficiency research or program operations review studies;
a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field;
Three more years of experience assisting in planning and carrying out various management improvement studies in a least one of the areas a)through h) listed previously.

A security clearance at the Secret level is required for this position.

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