Internal Revenue Service MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYST *Temporary NTE 1 Year* in Chicago, Illinois

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

WHAT DOES A MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ANALYST DO? As a Project/Program Manager you will be responsible for accomplishing various analytical studies and/or projects relating to substantive, mission-oriented programs of the Internal Revenue Service. The studies or projects involve complex programs, systems, or issues and have impact on multiple IRS locations and/or organizations. In this role you will coordinate the impact of the project with employees and managers in all affected areas within the Service and with individuals and organizations outside the Service. Specifically, you will use your analytical and technical skills to conduct in-depth analyses of project data, requirements, and impact and you will identify problem areas and determine how to resolve them.

WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL (LB&I;) DIVISION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE? The Large Business and International (LB&I;) business unit provides service and enforcement activities to support tax compliance of businesses and related entities with assets of $10 million or more, as well as small U.S. businesses engaged in international activities, U.S. citizens abroad, and foreign persons and businesses with a U.S. tax requirement. As our name suggests, international tax administration is an important part of what we do in LB&I.; Regardless of where you serve, you will be supported by a variety of professionals (accountants, economists, engineers, computer audit specialists and subject matter experts) as you tackle the most complex foreign and domestic tax issues.

1 position in LB&I; ECPA HQ, located at 230 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL (IL0236).

Duties

As a Management and Program Analyst you will:

  • Meet with managers and executives within the Service to define the overall goals and objectives of the project.
  • Prepare complex action plans and schedules for various phases of project accomplishment, both short and long-range; ensures that plans are consistent with Service goals, schedules, and policies.
  • Prepare recommendations for resource requirements to accomplish the project; negotiates with managers of various components of the Service to obtain needed resources and support.
  • Plan, coordinates and establish operating methods and procedures for accomplishment of project mission; as needed, directs the development and accomplishment of employee training relating to the project.
  • Establish a system to review, control, and report on project status; Monitors project status and adjusts work plans for project accomplishment.
  • Conduct in-depth analyses of project data, requirements, and impact; identify problem areas and determine how to resolve them; Prepare agency directives, IRM issuances, memoranda, service-wide policy statements, and other written guidelines and recommendations relating to the project.
  • Conduct briefings and prepare comprehensive reports to keep managers and executives advised of project plans and progress and to communicate findings and recommendations. WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov.
Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • 01 TO 05 NIGHTS PER MONTH
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
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Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement. GS-14 Level:** You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience must be sufficient to demonstrate an expert knowledge, accomplishment, and the ability to lead major project assignments that required a wide range of analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative, sufficient to accomplish complex projects or studies broad in scope and magnitude. You must also demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge through experience and application, of a range of laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the segment(s) of the Service's program affected by the assigned project or study; knowledge of management principles and processes to perform project management duties to effectively coordinate and integrate project objectives and recommendations with key line and/or staff functions of the Service; and the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

  • To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

You must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).


Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS “My Account” tab and clicking on “Application Status.” For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on “more information.” Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

BENEFITS

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Other Information

*POSITION DESCRIPTIONS: 91600 -*A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at : https://organization.ds.irsnet.gov/sites/HCOETS/PMC/SPDLibrary/SitePages/Home.aspx**

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT*:*We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.

  • This is a non-bargainingunit position.
  • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
  • Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.
  • File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of selection and annually from then on.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472436100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $111,801.00 to $145,342.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0343-14/14

Promotion Potential: 14

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: Current IRS employees on a Career or Career Conditional appt. in the competitive service

Control Number: 472436100

Job Announcement Number: 17CS5-LBN0505-0343-14-EC