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Supervisory Program Manager
##### Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
##### ATO, Service Center, Business Intelligence Team, AJV-W000
- ##### Open & closing dates
06/15/2019 to 07/01/2019
- ##### Service
- ##### Pay scale & grade
- ##### Salary
$119,361 to $184,947 per year
The salary listed includes 26.04% locality for Des Moines, WA
- ##### Appointment type
- ##### Work schedule
1 vacancy in the following location:
Des Moines, WA
##### Relocation expenses reimbursed
##### Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy
Incumbent serves as the Program Manager for the Business
Intelligence Team within the Western Service Center.
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Incumbent serves as the manager of a cross-functional team
responsible for conducting historical and predictive trend analysis,
integrated products, and work activities that directly impact the
tactical and strategic objectives of the Service Area (SA)
organizational units; and often impact the objectives of the FAA as
a whole. Duties typically include: strategic planning, communicating
the organization's vision and objectives, setting priorities,
assigning tasks and responsibilities, monitoring and evaluating
performance of organizational units, coaching and developing staff
and organizational capabilities, approving leave, and taking,
recommending or approving corrective/disciplinary action, as
Integrates work of multiple organizations to meet strategic goals of
the organization and the FAA, participates in strategic planning for
the FAA and makes commitments (program, budget, etc.) for a major
Defines, acquires, and allocates budget, staff, and other resources
to accomplish objectives for multiple organizational units/projects/
programs and across multiple functions and/or disciplines.
Leads subject matter experts (SME) who specialize in the development
of new and innovative approaches, methodologies, techniques and
process improvements, e.g., Business Acumen and analytics. The team
is responsible for evaluating the relationships between major
program changes and status of organizations, through partnership
with the SA Analyst and SME to create actionable products that
provide predictive and prescriptive analytics to enable informed
Applies a detailed knowledge of the technical aspects of the work
that is directed, and applies a thorough understanding of the
principles of management and strategic planning, and the ability to
integrate the work of multiple organizational
units/projects/programs to accomplish mission objectives. Leads a
team that supports Service Center (SC) groups in conducting
requirement interviews, analyzing documents, and drawing connections
so that Service Unit (SU) organizations are able to develop clear
business decisions and formulate processes using task and workflow
analysis, i.e., Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) baseline
Evaluates multiple sources to resolve conflicts and differentiate
between actual and required user needs while effectively
communicating with internal teams and external organizations to
deliver functional requirements. Requires a high level of problem
solving that may involve data or systems analysis to determine
causal factors, and identify and affect solutions. Has broad
discretion to ensure the alignment of organizational goals and
policies and the requirements of the projects and/or other work
Through partnership with the SA Analyst or SME, provides advice to
SA Leadership for proper program plann1ng and effective
decision-making. Uses strong analytical reasoning to understand end
user's requirements and transform them into operational
applications. Develops and recommends approaches to address current
and anticipated problems and issues.
Leads SA Analysts or SMEs to identify and resolve challenging
problems or issues that often cross organizational boundaries and
impact on the accomplishment of strategic objectives. Defines and
develops internal policies and procedures; predicts potential issues
and proposes preventive actions using business analysis techniques.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time,
but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other
##### Supervisory status
##### Promotion Potential
- #### Job family (Series)
0340 Program Management
### Conditions of Employment
- US Citizenship is required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
- A recent SF-50 is required (See Required Documents for
- A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be
To qualify for this position, you must demonstrate in your resume
that you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to
the next lower grade/pay level (FG-14/FV-J) in the Federal service.
Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly related
to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has
equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and
abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be
creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to the
next lower grade in the normal line of progression for the
occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience
includes: Experience that includes coordinating the development of
statistical information for program compliance and/or initiatives;
working with, building and querying relational databases; designing
data strategies to extract reporting activities; communicating high
level technical analytical driven findings; with qualitative and
quantitative methods of assessing and analyzing.
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### Additional information
We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a
financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA
policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments
in aviation-related companies.
As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining
the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of
the Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the
application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore,
as an applicant for this announcement, you are NOT required to
provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA
or Leadership and Management Dimension
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below each Technical Requirement or Leadership and Management
Dimension in your work history, please include information that
provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or
answer you chose. Your work history examples should be specific and
clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your answers will be
evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is
appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided.
Your answers may be adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist as
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Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements
and selective factor(s), if applicable, may be further evaluated on
the Leadership and Management Dimensions listed in the announcement.
Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the
following categories: score order, category grouping, or
alphabetical and referred to the selecting official for
This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan.
Additional information about core compensation is available on the
following website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm.
The selecting official may elect to interview all, some, or none of
the referred candidates.
The person selected for this position will be required to file a
financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty, and
annually thereafter, as FAA policy limits certain outside employment
and financial investments in aviation-related companies.
This is not a bargaining unit position.
**Links to Important Information:** Locality Pay , COLA
### How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
**IMPORTANT:** Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of
experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the
position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be
substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports
### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
##### Drug test required
- Required Documents
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veterans' documentation, you may upload these documents with your
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to 206-231-4150 on or before the closing date of this announcement.
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title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the
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### Agency contact information
### David Lassen
Federal Aviation Administration
ANM Regional HR Services Division
2200 S. 216th St.
Des Moines, WA 98198
Learn more about this agency
### Next steps
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your application with the requirements of the position. If you are
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