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Program Analyst - Disability Evaluation System (DES)

Arlington, Virginia
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
Position Title: Disability Evaluation System (DES) Program AnalystCustomer: Defense Health Agency Location: 2345 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA, 22202Clearance Required: Favorably adjudicated NACLCHours of Operation: Monday Friday 8:00am and 5:00pm GC Associates (GCA) Company Website: GC Associates requires a DES Program Analyst to conduct policy review, development, and integration of policies to determine impact and support required to sustain the DoD's DES Program office mission and functions. The Analyst will support the Disability Evaluation System (DES) and the Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL) Programs' compliance with DoD strategic and operational policies, procedures, and other forms of guidance. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Analyst must have experience in the following areas: Conduct Policy review, development, and integration. Analyze Military Department DES and SCAADL program compliance with DoD strategic and operational policies, procedures, and other forms of guidance.Case management. Support the Military Departments' management of individual IDES cases through the identification and correction of data quality errors, monitoring select case actions to ensure compliance with policy and procedure, identifying and monitoring cases that exceed establish timeliness goals, providing assistance to system users, and researching cases as required to correct errors or provide information.Review new or amended federal laws or regulations, DoD policies and procedures, Military Department regulations and instructions, court rulings, Department of Veterans Affairs policies, and other sources that impact DES, SCAADL, Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR) policies and operations.Review program performance against established goals and other indicators determined by the appropriate government employee and develop recommended courses of action to change existing or development of new program processes and/or DoD policy. Develop complete, thoroughly justified, and actionable draft Personnel Legislation Reviews (PLR) for government lead approval as tasked within established timelines. Assist the government lead in submitting the PLR package to USD (P) through appropriate staffing Prepare reports and independent analyses related to internal and external DoD requirements, taskers, and/or requests for information. Provide the government with a final draft and provide staffing support through final delivery to internal or external stakeholders.When tasked by the appropriate government program lead, provide program performance, analysis, and/or research to support the government in Inspector General or GAO engagements.On a routine and recurring basis, provide staff support and analyses with the Military Departments' Disability Annual Report (DAR) and Inspector General Triennial Reports. Provide final draft reports for government approval within the timeframe specified sAssist the appropriate government program lead in developing responses to written and oral inquiries. Ensure correspondence, reports, and other documentation such as letters and memoranda is prepared using the official writing standards of the DOD.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:Education: Bachelor's degree Experience: 5 yearsof related experience. Legislative Affairs experience with a Government or non-governmental organization, to include evaluating legislation and responding to high-level inquiries. Desired: Experience as a Staff officer at the OSD or Military Department level. Assisting with drafting briefings, speeches. Assisting in reviewing marketing material and making suggestions for improvement. Knowledge of statistical process improvement methods demonstrated by experience, education, or 'Six Sigma'-type certification.
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  • Job Reference: 386576786-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: GC Associates USA
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent