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Bonneville Power Administration Management and Program Analyst in Portland, Oregon

Summary This position is located in the Business Operations & Services (NWPO) organization of the Workplace Services and Business Operations (NWP), Workplace Services (NW), Chief Administrative Office (N), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). The incumbent serves as a management analyst and the project manager responsible for directly managing highly complex projects to ensure excellence across NW. Responsibilities As a Management and Program Analyst, you will: Manage highly complex projects to assist the Utilities Management program and systems. Plan, coordinate, and oversee Program Management and Analysis to improve NWPO Utilities Management program and assist in operational efficiency projects for the NW organization. Develop annual utilities management project plans, overseeing Utility Tracker data entry, documenting processes, policies and procedures and assembling data for regular reports to management of progress. Oversee the data entry and maintenance of all data in the Utility Tracker to meet BPA's annual reporting to the Department of Energy (DOE). Serve as the Utility Tracker SME responsible for coordinating maintenance of the database as needed to support data integrity. Identify and address gaps and opportunities in program development and strategy. Use initiative and resourcefulness in researching and implementing new and improved methods and procedures for application within BPA. Assist with Business Process Maintenance and Quality Management systems to improve NW operational efficiency. Serve as an expert on Utility Management program performance and budget metrics providing input and consultation to benefit NW performance metrics created to to assess performance and inform ongoing strategic assessment of the NW organizations. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level [GS-11] in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: 1) Planning and coordinating program management and analysis of a utilities management program involving electricity, water, gas, storm water, etc. in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of program activities; (2) applying project management principles, methods, and practices including capital planning and investment assessment, contracting/procurement, and cost-benefit analysis to ensure resources are used efficiently and project goals are achieved; (3) establishing criteria to identify and measure program accomplishments, developing methods and new approaches for program evaluation. "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section. You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Education There are no specific education requirements or substitution of education for experience for this position. Additional Information About the Position - Portland This position is located in Portland, OR which boasts huge spans of amazing trees, foliage, landscape, and everywhere you look you can appreciate beautiful greenery! It is known as the most bike-friendly city in America, has a train system that greets you at the airport spanning across the city, and is home to the Portland International Rose Garden, the oldest in the country! Portland is the one place where you will find lively festivals, energetic music, mouthwatering food, and for you basketball fans, the Portland Trail Blazers are a 7 minute walk from the HQs building! There is always something new to experience in this eco-friendly town! The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across DOE. For general information on government-wide Telework polices visit: Information on how to create a federal resume Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website. If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section. Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year. Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation. All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government. EEO Policy: Reasonable Accommodation Policy: Veterans Information: Telework: Selective Service Registration: Hiring incentives may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate based on budget availability and in accordance with federal regulations. BPA strives to ensure a safe, positive, inclusive work environment, supported by Leadership Behaviors. For more information on Leadership Behaviors visit: We also understand the importance of work/life balance and offer a variety of programs and policies designed to create more flexible, responsive work environments supportive of commitments to community, home and family members. BPA also supports employees' overall wellness through its Be Well program, which helps employees adopt healthier lifestyles and feel better about their work/life balance. The program supports five key areas of life: career, community, financial, physical and social.