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Supervisory Procurement Analyst (Direct Hire Open Continuous 12 Months) MSP

Company: Internal Revenue Service
Location: Billings
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:



Duties

WHAT IS THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER DIVISION?



A description of the business units can be found at:



The following are the duties of this position at the full working level.


  • Analyzes proposed and recently passed complex legislative actions as well as regulations issued by Treasury and other agencies to recommend, develop, and devise strategies to implement policies and procedures for the IRS.
  • Integrates new Federal and Department of Treasury developments and best practices into ongoing programs and new initiatives. Establishes internal management controls for the Office of Procurement to ensure regulatory compliance for all contracting professionals within the IRS, those in the Office of Treasury Procurement Services, and those in the BEP IT Acquisition Branch. Utilizes and recommends the use of re-engineering principles, where appropriate, to improve procurement operations and customer service nationally. Develops a range of alternatives for the solution of procurement policy problems on which even top national experts disagree and interest groups have strongly held views.
  • Responsible for the development of procurement training regarding new or recently-enacted acquisition policies for all levels of IRS contracting professionals, front-line management, and senior management personnel at National Headquarters and all area procurement offices.
  • Serves as an expert advisor to top-level management on acquisitions for complex IT and non-IT equipment, supplies, and services, which have a significant impact on the effectiveness and timeliness of the entire tax system nationwide. Utilizes the full range of project management skills in the accomplishment of work and in overseeing the work of senior contracting professionals accomplishing their work. Advises on program plans and priorities that are fundamentally significant in establishing, meeting, and in evaluating the IRS' mission objectives and program goals. Advises on acquisition strategies for the continuation or abandonment of specific services.
  • Responds to technical inquiries regarding Federal procurement regulations and procedures. As needed, requests changes or exceptions to the Department of Treasury and Federal Acquisition Regulations.




    Requirements
    Conditions of Employment




    • Telework Eligible Positions: Telework eligible positions do not guarantee telework. Employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements (e.g., reporting at least twice a pay period to your assigned Post of Duty (POD)) and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. Employees must also be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. 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 and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))

    • Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).





      Qualifications

      Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework 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.



      You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement OR time of referral:



      BASIC REQUIREMENT : You must have completed all mandatory training prescribed by the head of the agency for progression to GS-13 or higher-level contracting positions, including at least 4-years' experience in contracting or related positions. At least 1 year of that experience must have been specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower level of the position, and must have provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of the position.



      AND



      A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.



      Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. This also applies to positions at the same grade in the same agency or other agencies if the specialized experience requirements are met. However, they will have to meet the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade, unless granted a waiver.



      Waiver: When filling a specific vacant position, the senior procurement executive of the selecting agency, at his or her discretion, may waive any or all of the requirements above if the senior procurement executive certifies that the applicant possesses significant potential for advancement to levels of greater responsibility and authority, based on demonstrated analytical and decision-making capabilities, job performance, and qualifying experience. With respect to each waiver granted, the senior procurement executive must document for the record the basis of the waiver. If an individual is placed in a position in an agency on the basis of a waiver, the agency may later reassign that individual to another position at the same grade within that agency without additional waiver action.



      In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:





      SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE (SENIOR MANAGER) IR-04: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the next lower level within the payband or GS grade in the normal line of progression in the Federal service that demonstrates the required managerial skills and technical competence required to perform the job. To be qualifying for this position your experience must include:

      • Experience that demonstrated management/leadership experience such as applying management techniques, methods, theories, principles, or labor relations concepts for the accomplishment of all program objectives with combined technical and administrative oversight. This experience may have been gained through work experience as a project/program manager, team lead or project/program lead, technical advisor, or senior specialist/analyst that included managing resources, providing support to managers, mentoring team members, providing day to day guidance training and/or oversight of peers or others.
      • Experience applying regulations, other official guidance and principles, including the latest procedures and techniques sufficient to oversee the planning, development and implementation of the technical aspects of programs specific to the position being filled.
      • Experience applying communicative techniques to effectively and diplomatically interact with internal and external customers.



        AND



        COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.







        For more information on qualifications please refer to .



        Education

        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. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.



        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 .



        FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.



        Additional information


        • A 1-year probationary period is required.
        • Subject to a 1-year supervisory or managerial probationary period (unless already completed).
        • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.

        • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.

        • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
        • Tour of Duty: Day Shift, Monday - Friday, 6:00AM-6:00PM
        • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
        • If this position is designated as hard to fill and you were referred by an IRS employee, the employee may be eligible to receive a bonus for referring you under The Employee Referral Bonus Program (ERBP), recruiting strategy.



          Please consider each location carefully when applying. If you are selected for a position at one of your location selections, that location will become your official post of duty.



          This is an open continuous announcement which allows applicants to apply up to the closing date of the announcement, 02/28/2025. This announcement will establish an inventory of applicants. Contingent upon funding and space requirements, one or more vacancies may be filled at the locations listed in this announcement as they come available.






        • Benefits



          A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .






          Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.







          Required Documents


          The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. All application materials, including transcripts, must be in English.



        • Online Application - Questionnaire
        • Education - See Education Section above
        • Registration/License (If Applicable) - active, current registration/license



        • High School Diploma (or equivalent) - If you are 16 or 17 years of age, you MUST submit documentation of graduation from high school (or equivalent); OR completion of a formal vocational training program; OR statement from school authorities agreeing with your decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.

          Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).




          How to Apply

          This Direct Hire Public Notice is to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection. Your application will remain active through the open period of this Public Notice. Applicants will be referred on a first in, first out basis. Those applicants who are applying earlier in the process will stand a much better chance of being referred for consideration in the selection process.



          The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on 02/28/2025 in this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on 02/28/2025.

          To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link:

          • To begin the application process, click the "Apply Online" button.
          • You will be re-directed to USA STAFFING to complete your application process; answer the online questions and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, import documents from USAJOBS to the appropriate document types. If the document you need was not imported from USAJOBS, you may upload it directly into this application. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN).
          • To complete, you must click the "Submit Application" button prior to 11:59 PM (ET) on 02/28/2025.

            To update your application, including supporting documentation, at any time during the announcement open period, return to your USAJOBS account (). There you will find a record of your application, the application status, and an option to Update Application. This option will no longer be available once the announcement has closed.



            To verify the status of your application both during and after the announcement open period, log into your USAJOBS account: . All of your applications will appear on the Welcome page. The application record in your USAJOBS account provides an Additional Application Information page that provides information regarding the documentation you submitted and any correspondence we have sent related to this application. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: .





            Agency contact information


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            Next steps


            Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion; please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at . We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis; please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.



            Once your application package and online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email. You are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you. 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. If your email mailbox is full or blocked (SPAM) you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.



            Fair & Transparent

            The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.












Keywords: Internal Revenue Service, Billings , Supervisory Procurement Analyst (Direct Hire Open Continuous 12 Months) MSP, Accounting, Auditing , Billings, Montana

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