Management Analyst I, II & III – CIT-002

Full Time
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Posted 2 weeks ago

The Maasai Group

PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Washington, D.C. (Telework at customer’s discretion).

SCOPE: Incumbent is responsible for meeting with top level managers and executives to define overall goals and objectives of projects. Prepares recommendations for resource requirements to accomplish the projects and negotiates with stakeholders to obtain needed resources and support.


Management Analyst I

  • Ability to maintain a SECRET security clearance.
  • One year of specialized experience which includes use of quantitative and qualitative techniques for analyzing and evaluating complex mission-oriented programs and projects for an organization.
  • Developing project and program plans, goals, objectives, and milestones involving complex programs, systems, or issues of critical importance to the entire organization.
  • Assessing project progress, conducting briefings, and preparing comprehensive reports with solutions and recommendations for top-level managers and executives.


  • Prepares project plans and establishes system- for review, control, and reports.
  • Prepares agency directives, memoranda, policy statements, and other written guidelines and recommendations relating to projects.
  • Coordinates the impact of projects with employees and managers in all affected areas and with external individuals and organizations.
  • Represents program office where they will be located at, interests and endeavors for assigned projects and functions as the resident expert relating to all aspects of project planning, execution, and implementation.


Management Analyst II

  • Ability to maintain a SECRET security clearance.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Psychology, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely-related field; OR Three year experience assisting or participating in planning and/or carrying out management improvement studies in at least one of the following areas:
  • organizational analysis;
  • systems and procedures analysis (manual or ADP);
  • records management analysis;
  • space utilization studies;
  • work measurement or work simplification studies;
  • cost benefit analysis;
  • budget analysis; or
  • other related efficiency research studies. 


  • Conducts management studies in areas such as organizational design and staffing, operational systems and procedures work simplification, space utilization, records management and control, and budget preparation.
  • Employees in this class also make recommendations for corrective action and management improvements to ensure efficient, cost-effective operations, and compliance with office requirements. Typical tasks: presents written or oral reports of findings, conclusions, and recommendations for corrective measures or operational improvements to management; processes requests for services such as printing or equipment, and coordinates procurement and distribution; assists with or directs activities of independent contractors/vendors; provides technical assistance and guidance to operational- staff during implementation through staff training, information, and clarification in problem areas, writing instructions and guidelines; designs or revises forms, procedures, and manuals; monitors effectiveness and conducts follow-up appraisals of recommendations; modifies as necessary. Budget Analysis.
  • Typical tasks: assists in budget development process for assigned programs; develops and prepares budget reports, technical information, and statistical analyses to assist in budget administration and compliance; monitors program revenues/expenditures and reports on significant deviations; evaluates the impact of staffing/organizational changes or other management activities on budget allocations and recommends appropriate action. Miscellaneous.
  • Typical tasks: may conduct/coordinate special projects of a non-recurring nature as requested; conducts regular or special reviews of industry development and considers possible agency application; participates, as assigned, in various committee and task work groups relating to agency problem solving activities.  


Management Analyst III

  • Ability to maintain a SECRET security clearance.
  • A Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Psychology, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely-related field; OR five (5) year experience assisting or participating in planning and/or carrying out management improvement studies in at least one of the following areas: a) organizational analysis;
  • b) systems and procedures analysis (manual or ADP);
  • c) records management analysis;
  • d) space utilization studies;
  • e) work measurement or work simplification studies;
  • f) cost benefit analysis;
  • g) budget analysis; or
  • h) other related efficiency research studies. 


  • In addition to the duties of the Management Analyst, Level II, Management Analyst Level III provides direct management analyst, project and program management assistance, and/or executive administrative support to senior level executives in support of the various bureau and sub-element missions.
  • Management Analyst III also operate with little or no direct day-to-day management and supervision.
  • Supports the coordination and implementation of specifically assigned management programs impacting the Bureau (such as annual & strategic program planning, program budgeting, acquisition planning & administration, mandatory periodic reports to senior staff or external oversight organizations).
  • Participates in planning and conduct of special studies, drafts reports of findings and recommendations for use by managers of headquarters functions and evaluates policies in assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Reviews and assesses the applicability and effect of new or proposed policies, executive orders, departmental directives and other agency decisions on operations, managerial programs, and requirements.
  • Reviews, analyzes and interprets bureau and departmental policies affecting areas of policies, procedures, and responsibility and assesses their impact on Bureau program activities, recommends actions to achieve organizational objectives, and recommends future program objectives and improvements.
  • Monitors management actions and progress executing long and short-range plans, implementing policies, and assists in managing programs by tracking the accomplishment of goals, objectives and priorities.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: These positions may require handling confidential information in an appropriate manner. Customer interactions must be handled with diplomacy and tact. Individual must be able to gauge the customer’s technical ability and communicate with them in appropriate technical or non-technical language in a non-condescending manner.

DECISION MAKING/JUDGEMENT: This position involves projects and/or assignments requiring considerable decision-making authority regarding procedures, plans, and schedules. Although there are sometimes problem-solving guidelines for problems, there are no existing procedures or instructions for those problems. Ability to work independently or in a team setting is necessary.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Needs the ability to use a keyboard to enter and retrieve data.
  • Must have good eyesight to view computer monitor and phone.
  • Must be able to lift 5-20 pounds.
  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing, or sitting for prolonged periods.
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
  • Local travel and possibly CONUS/OCONUS travel may be required.


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