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WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL (LB&I)
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The following are the duties of this position:
- Advises managers and executives in critical, sensitive or
confidential matters, including personnel and budget matters.
Consults with senior management and executives within the business
function, and at higher levels within the agency on critical
organizational and management issues. Exercises authority to
represent and make commitments on behalf of management regarding
program operations and the administrative management of the
- Guides the practice areas in planning, organizing, and/or
leading all phases of multifunctional efforts to evaluate plans and
proposals for projects involving broad areas of work processes,
operational practices, and integration between various functional
areas. Projects and studies involve providing technical expertise,
directing the analysis and evaluation of plans and proposals for
projects, providing implementation support, assessing
accomplishment of program and management goals and objectives, and
prescribing or formulating new or revised policy.
- Counsels management in assessing impact of new or modified
program requirements. Analyzes new or proposed legislation,
regulations, or other authoritative guidance to determine impact on
program operations. Prepares long-range forecasts of developments
relevant to program operations. Identifies and analyzes critical
problems and issues, the timing and sequence of key program events
and milestones, resource utilization and constraints, and
coordination of management controls.
- Identifies resources for staffing, training and funding
required to support varied levels of program operations. Identifies
trends and anticipates any adverse impact on budget and/or work
plans. Develops innovative solutions, documents findings and
conclusions, and makes presentations.
- May direct project teams in issue resolution. Assigned to
multiple projects and programs simultaneously. Functions as a
resource in certain technical areas of expertise. Collaborates and
coordinates with other experts, and/or specialists throughout
LB&I and the IRS to leverage and expand expertise and ensure
consistent application and interpretation of regulations within
those areas. Reviews, analyzes, conducts in- depth analysis,
identifies problem areas and/or develops contingency plans based on
financial analyses and reports and makes recommendations relating
to the project.
Applicants should have experience to:
- Prepare acquisition package documents, including shopping carts
and work with Project Teams to develop contract specifications or
work statements in such a manner as to promote competitive
- Be proficient in use of Procurement for Public Sector (PPS)
system and have Contracting Officer Rep. (COR) Level II
- Coordinate with Contracting Officers from Procurement on
actions relating to funding and changes in scope of work.
- Coordinate contractor onboarding and background
- Provide status reports and/or briefings on various projects and
- Coordinate continuity efforts for the organization; such as,
maintaining the Continuity Plan, administering the completion of
required continuity testing and preparing continuity presentations
as well as leading the discussions.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
0343 Management And Program Analysis
- Analysts, Management
- Analysts, Program
- Budget Officers
- Management Analysts
- Officers, Budget
Conditions of Employment
STANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTION (SPD):
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- We may select from this announcement or any other source to
fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargainingunit position.
- Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
- Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may
- If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed
to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19.
Employees must be within a 150-mile radius of their official
assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal
operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to
perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not
guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework
eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate
in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected
for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your
designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as
directed by management.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- Subject to a 1-year probationary period (unless already
- Relocation expenses: will not be paid.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-14 LEVEL: You must have one 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
leading 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; Experience with 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; Experience with 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; Experience
with orally and written communication.
MEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: For positions above the
GS-05, applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements
to be considered eligible. One year (52 weeks) at the next lower
grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for
the grade you are applying for.
- Federal experience is not required. 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.
For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's
For positions with an education requirement, or if you are
qualifying for this position by substituting education or training
for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If
the position has specific education requirements and you are
currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be
filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at
this time, but you must provide an SF-50 documenting you held this
job series. An official transcript will be required if you are
A college or university degree generally must be from an
accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by
the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet
these criteria, please refer to Department of Education
If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must
submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a
credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.