Management and Program Analyst

Saint Paul, MN
Jun 01, 2018
Jul 01, 2018
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Position Description Title/PD#: Management and Program Analyst/ PD#23006-O
Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available
Telework: Eligible
Virtual Position: No
Position requires filing a Financial Disclosure report: No

This recruitment is for one position with the Service Area Office (SAO) Central, Network Contracting Office (NCO) 23, located at 316 Robert Street North, St. Paul, MN 55101.

For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.


Management and Program Analyst/ PD# 23006-O
Reports directly to the Deputy Director of Contracting (DDoC) of the Network Contracting Office (NCO) and is responsible for gathering, compiling and coordinating data for reports in order to develop and conduct comprehensive investigative studies for decision making purposes. Consults with management at the NCO, Service Area Office (SAO) Regional Office, VHA Central office, and strategic planning subject matter experts. Formulate and defends strategic plans and directions, discuss overall intent of plans, actions or projects, and determine detailed guidelines for studies, utilizing knowledge of subject area, research techniques, and regulatory limitations. Organizes and analyzes data from all sources, using statistical methods to ensure validity of results. Ensures information is provided within time frames needed; tracks and collects data for all NCO metrics and internal controls in addition to analysis, defends and helps the Director of Contracting (DoC) and DDoC influence managers and other officials to accept and implement findings and recommendations. Provides data analysis and concise findings and recommendations for management meetings involving planning, budget, and program matters concerned with the establishment of policies and decisions that will ultimately lead to the accomplishment of mandated SAO goals and objectives. Adapts to an ever-changing environment and develops new methods for the measurement and improvement of effectiveness and productivity of the organization and operating programs. uses Public Laws, VA Manuals and Directives, Federal Procurement and Veterans Administration Acquisition Regulations as the basis for interpretations, decisions, and correct application of SAO systems, principles, contract methods, and techniques.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status No


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