Food and Drug Administration Management Analyst in Silver Spring, Maryland

Food and Drug Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Silver Spring, MD
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Friday 10/14/2016 (9 day(s) ago)

** Closes Thursday 10/27/2016 (4 day(s) away)

Job Overview

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

Who May Apply: United States Citizens.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement FDA-CDER-17-MP-1818639-SC under merit promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

The vacancy is due to close on the closing date , or upon receipt of the 100th application.

This position is located in in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of Office Management (OM) in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.


If selected for this position, you will:

  • Analyze and evaluate management practices and methods, administrative operations of the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments Program mission, operations and activities. Pinpoints and probes issues, problems, and challenges facing the organization.
  • Apply the principles of project management using statistical tables and applicable assessment tools to assess the effectiveness of the organizational design. Advise program leadership on policies, procedures and actions to be taken to accomplish work in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Work with the Division of User Fee Management and Budget Formulation colleagues and affiliates on general administrative matters, utilizing resources, policies and program documentation to respond to collections-related inquiries to verify information conveyed to the agency partners and the industry complies with statutory requirements.
Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Probationary Period may be required.

In order to qualify for the Management and Program Analyst, GS-0343-12, you must meet the following:

Have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 in the Federal service, that includes analyzing and evaluating findings and recommending more efficient, effective and economical ways to meet workloads and program goals.

If you are claiming education as any part of your qualifications for this position, you must submit an official transcript, unofficial transcript, or a list including courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program. For further information, click on

Conditions of Employment: 1. Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action. In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time. Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action. 2. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant. 3. Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing. 4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing of the announcement. 5. Pre-employment physical required: No 6. Drug testing required: No 7. License required:No 8. Mobility agreement required:No 9. Incentives may be authorized; however, this is contingent upon funds availability. If authorized, certain incentives will require you to sign a service agreement to remain in the Federal government for a period of up to 3 years. Note: This statement does not imply nor guarantee an incentive will be offered and paid. Incentives include the following: moving expenses, recruitment or relocation incentive; student loan repayment, superior qualifications appointment, creditable service for annual leave for prior non-federal work experience or prior uniformed military service, etc.**10. A background investigation may be required. 11. Bargaining Unit Position: Yes

Security Clearance

Q - Nonsensitive

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement.

You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).


The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at

Other Information

Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

Career transition Assistance Program (CTAP): For information on how to apply as an CTAP eligible see: To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Candidates must meet time-after-competitive appointment, time-in-grade (if applicable), qualification requirements, licensure requirements, performance requirements, citizenship and suitability requirements, and any other eligibility requirements. All requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Salary Range: $77,490.00 to $100,736.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0343-12/12

Promotion Potential: 13

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 452592200

Job Announcement Number: FDA-CDER-17-DE-1818971-NJ