The Supply Systems Analyst provides programmatic support and analysis for all aspects of Supply Chain Management throughout VISN 10. The position reports to a Supervisory Supply Systems Analyst. There is a unique and specific electronic element that maintains a major portion of the work in determining efficiency of multiple computer programs in meeting established supply information requirements.
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The duties include, but are not limited to:
Monitoring computer programs, software and hardware to improve efficiency in meeting established Supply Chain requirements;
Recommending changes in data flow, sources of input, report formats, and calculations to satisfy supply management information needs;
Accepting requests for system changes, conducts research to determine the validity of requests, refines the information provided, and prepares specifications for computer specialists to use in programming, testing, and implementing changes in automated supply systems;
Evaluates problems with new and modified systems, including the logical flow, input errors, interconnections among data fields and program elements;
Recommends solutions to both supply and computer specialists, while serving as an advisor to supply management officials on methods and approaches to achieve optimal and effective utilization of equipment, systems, and methods to facilitate medical facility supply management operations and activities;
Performs feasibility studies and defines supply and inventory control functional requirements, and designs systems to accommodate functional requirements;
Reviews new systems, proposed changes, policies, and regulatory guidance for impact on medical facility supply systems operations and prepares system implementation requirements for various functional areas of the medical facility;
Develops and implements new methods and techniques that satisfy broad medical facility policy and technical requirements regarding the use and structure of automated supply information systems;
Serves as a staff advisor and specialist in performing staff studies and system analysis across-the-board on projects and problems in the supply management area; and
Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Compressed/Flexible: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
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Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
2003 Supply Program Management
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to background/security investigation
This is a bargaining unit position.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/17/2018.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For the GS-11 grade level, applicants in this category must have served 52 weeks at the GS-09 grade level. For a GS-12 position applicants must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
For the GS-11 Level:
A PH.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M. if related.
Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-09 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
Planning and conducting various projects and studies to optimize the efficiency of supply management automated systems; analyzing,
Evaluating and implementing quality improvement projects;
Determining the efficiency of computer programs in meeting established supply information requirements,
Performing contract administration for new software applications OR,
Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have met or exceeded stated above OR,
Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education as defined above in the Individual Occupational Requirement for this Occupational Series and Grade. To calculate, determine your qualifying experience as a percentage of the required experience; then determine your qualifying education as a percentage of the required education. When added, the two percentages must equal at least 100 percent.
For the GS-12 Level:
Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Supply principles
Ability to initiate and conduct varied projects and studies to optimize the efficiency of supply management systems.
Skill in monitoring computer programs (software and hardware), to improve efficiency in meeting established Supply Chain requirements.
Experience conducting special projects, studies, and analyses of problem areas related to a variety of management systems for supply management (stock control, inventory control, cataloging) and major item management in order to facilitate maximum use of technological methodology.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Analysis and Problem Solving
Organizational Performance Analysis
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). 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.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
The work is primarily sedentary. The incumbent may sit comfortably to do the work. There may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as papers, books, or small parts, and occasional travel to other sites of care.
There is no educational substitution at the GS-12 grade level.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.
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