Performance Analyst

Office of Strategic Planning & Performance Improvement, U.S. Department of the Treasury

About the organization

The Office of Strategic Planning and Performance Improvement (OSPPI) builds Treasury-wide management capabilities by partnering with leadership to identify and communicate strategic priorities, tracking and propelling progress toward shared goals, providing internal management consulting services, and supporting continuous process improvement. OSPPI partners with colleagues throughout the Department, including budget, risk, human capital, and program offices. The team also serves as Treasury’s liaison to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for management initiatives, including the President’s Management Council and the President’s Management Agenda.

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The successful candidate will serve as a performance analyst in the Office of Strategic Planning and Performance Improvement. In that role, they will significantly contribute to the development of Treasury’s strategic plan and will play a critical role in measuring and monitoring the progress of Treasury’s bureaus toward achieving the Department leaders’ priorities. The analyst will directly support implementing and improving Treasury’s strategic management practices (including conducting regular data-driven reviews, program management oversight, and use of evidence in decision-making).

The work involves familiarity with organizational performance management practices and the statutory framework outlined in the Government Performance Results Act Modernization Act (GPRAMA), Title I of the Evidence Act, and the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act (PMIAA). It will primarily consist of analysis of performance data, production of performance reports and reviews, support of policy development and implementation, relationship management with key internal and external stakeholders, and development/delivery of training resources for stakeholders.

The purpose of this work is to clarify Departmental priorities, assess the performance of the agency’s programs, advise decision-makers on managing toward results, and advocate for transparency in public reporting.


Job Qualifications (1500 character max):
In order to successfully fulfill this role, the analyst will need the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
• Knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness;
• Ability to analyze and evaluate various types of performance data to identify trends, conflicting data, projections, and determine root causes;
• Skill in creating written communication and presentations which deliver substantive performance information that encourages understanding and acceptance of performance improvement findings and recommendations;
• Ability to identifying meaningful objectives, establishing priorities, and developing plans to effectively implement those priorities;
• Knowledge of how to manage projects and conduct effective meetings; and
• Skill in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with colleagues at various organizational levels and in different offices.

The selected candidate will receive training on the statutory framework governing OSPPI’s work and on agency structure, goals, processes, and other office-specific knowledge required to be successful in the position.


$59,000 to $79,000 (starting salary range, dependent on qualifications)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please submit to [email protected] a 1-3 page resume and a brief cover email explaining your interest in the position.

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