Kennedy Space Center, FL
$92,763 - $120,593 a year - Full-time
$92,763 - $120,593 a year
Full Job Description
Program Analyst's primary responsibility will be reviewing requests for funding, managing the reinvestment portfolio, provide analysis of, and ensures contractual provided support aligns with all components of CESO's Science and Engineering and Information technology portfolios. Ensures CESO content execution aligns with Center Leadership priorities and initiatives. Oversees, and integrates Center and Agency data call responses for the Associate Director (AD).
Ensures CESO funding alignment with Center priorities by conducting analyses that assess project performance (technical, schedule, and fiscal) versus plan.
Engage with Center Enterprise Service Providers (ESP), performing stakeholder performance analysis, identifying cross functional issues and concerns, communicates Center expectations to ESP's; analyzing potential impacts to KSC delivered services.
Establishes budget guidelines for projects under the purview of the Control Account Manager (CAM). Reviews and approves project budget submissions and allocates funding to the supporting project offices.
Provide integrated recommendations to the Secondary CAM designee, regarding issues/policies/initiatives; integrate cross-cutting, programmatic issues in adherence with the governance model during the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution.
Serves as org expert coordinating Baseline Performance Review (BPR) inputs, with ESP and Center customers, trend tracking and aligning input / from multiple sources ensures Center position / concerns are correctly advocated.
Analyzes financial performance of funded Science and Engineering content, establishing budget marks for operating plan / PPBE. Administers lab replacement budget, ensures requests align with center priorities, recommends proposals to AD.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0343 Management And Program Analysis
Conditions of Employment
Position subject to pre-employment background investigation
You must meet qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement
This is a bargaining unit position - American Federation of Government Employees - Local 513
- You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped you with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.
- To qualify for GS-13, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level that includes: Experience maintaining and modifying computerized databases and/or information tracking systems. OR Experience that demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills working with senior officials, organizational management, and enterprise specialists; and in delivering formal and informal briefings/presentations.
- 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.
- Additional selections may be made for similar positions across NASA within the local commuting area(s) of the location(s) identified in this announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) within NASA. CTAP/ICTAP will be cleared for any additional selection from this announcement.
- If you are a current federal employee, you must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible for this position. To be eligible, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks in a position no more than 1 grade lower than the advertised position. (Please submit your SF-50 that shows Time-in-Grade eligibility and reflects your title, series, and grade. If your eligibility for both merit promotion and/or time-in-grade cannot be determined, your application will be rated ineligible. Please see Required Documents for additional information).
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 (http://nasapeople.nasa.gov/hclwp/term-appointments.htm) under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004 will be referred and considered equally with other NASA permanent employees under internal competitive placement procedures.
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:
- Oral Communication
- Budget Administration
- Financial Management
- Written Communication
- Program/Project Analysis
- Performance Measurement
- Organizational Performance Analysis
NASA considers paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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.
Candidates eligible for ICTAP/CTAP, reemployment priority or priority consideration will be referred before other candidates, as necessary. If no such candidates apply or are eligible to be referred, the following candidates will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration:
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.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
- Moderate Risk (MR)
- Trust determination process
A complete application package includes a resume, required documents and completion of the vacancy announcement questionnaire. Please see this guidance: What to include in your resume. Your resume should describe your specialized experience and support your answers to the vacancy announcement questionnaire.
The following documents are required:
SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
There may be other supporting documents (licenses, certification, veterans preference, etc.), depending on your answers to the questionnaire and job announcement description, that you may have to submit, please verify your application.
If you are a surplus or displaced employee (CTAP and ICTAP), submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP. This includes copies of your agency notice, most recent Performance Rating and most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) noting current position, grade level, and duty location.
If you are a veteran and you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a DD214, Certificate of Release from Active Duty, which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions. For more information on veterans' preference and possible other supporting documents that you may have to submit, please visit FedshireVets
Official documents are required at the time of appointment for verification of eligibility and qualifications.
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This job is open to
Internal to an agency
Current federal employees of this agency.
Clarification from the agency
Current NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC) federal employee serving on a career, career-conditional, Schedule A for individuals with disabilities, or NASA term appointment that provides eligibility to convert to a permanent appointment or a current NASA employee on a long-term rotational assignment to the NASA Engineering and Safety Center or the NASA Safety Center.