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Job Vacancy Announcement – Management Analyst (Workforce Specialist)

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Office of Management (OM)
Workforce Management Branch
Human Capital Section

Position Overview

The Human Capital Section within the Workforce Management Branch, Office of Management (OM), has an immediate opening for a Management Analyst (Workforce Specialist).

The Workforce Specialist serves as an NIMH Point of Contact and Subject Matter Expert on areas within Human Capital to include Performance Management, ITAS and Leave administration and workforce analytics.  The incumbent should provide expertise to independently conceptualize, develop, and guide staff on human resources policies and procedures. Ideal candidates should have the ability to collaborate with upper management regarding human resources policies and issues, develop and implement new work management strategies and analyze existing policies and training methods and provide suggestions for improvement.

Position Duties

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Administrative Officer with duties and responsibilities related to ITAS
  • Provide guidance to timekeepers to include the creation and editing of timecards, leave requests, edits to employee profile information, and the modifications of supplements
  • Assist the Performance Management liaison with developing a position management template library for all positions within NIMH to be used within the ePMAP system.


This position requires excellent customer service skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills.

Open to status applicants only.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to

The NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified candidates with diverse perspectives such as underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, those with disabilities, those from disadvantaged backgrounds, and women. HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.