Management Analysis Specialist I

  • Management Analysis Specialist I
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Exam Components: 
Rating of Education & Experience, 100%
Annual Salary Range:
$36,924.00 – $52,116.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,538.50 – $2,171.50
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This is professional work in the analysis of operations and development of improved managerial procedures and practices.

Job Duties

Assists in reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of the organization and management of operations in an assigned area, such as industrial engineering, fiscal or financial management, or operations research.

Recommends or assists in formulating recommendations for improved organizational structure, policies, techniques, methods, systems, and procedures designed to help achieve the goals of the organization and the objectives of its programs.

Assists in the installation and use of management techniques and tools such as production planning and control, systems and procedures analysis, operational audits, management surveys, feasibility studies, methods analysis, quality control, and statistical sampling techniques.

Evaluates the over-all operations on the effective use of resources to meet current needs.

Evaluates operational controls, reports, plans of action, and other related procedures and systems on their usefulness and effect on management capacity.

Provides technical assistance in overcoming management deficiencies and improving management by advising and training personnel as required.

Designs and implements inventory management systems, including parts, raw materials, finished goods, supplies, and real property with emphasis on obsolescence, interest, depreciation, maintenance, and storage costs.

Gathers and organizes information from management publications, conferences, and other sources on developments and changes in management techniques and concepts and assimilates this information.

Collects and analyzes facts concerning current organization and operations; participates in the development of recommendations for improved management policies, practices, procedures, and controls.

Provides technical advice and assistance on management systems and techniques to administrative personnel.

Selects, trains, directs, and evaluates staff in areas of assigned responsibility.

Assists in directing and/or managing operational and analytical contractors and consultants.

Coordinates with information technology staff in the design and installation of management information systems for the improvement of operations and management decisions.

Analyzes expenditures in the accomplishment of approved program objectives.

Works with staff, employers, supervisors, administrative personnel, contractors, and consultants in gathering facts, providing advice, and implementing effective organizational methods and procedures.

Exercises significant independence and initiative in the performance of responsibilities; receives general administrative direction.

Performs other related work as required.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility.  Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Business or Public Administration, Economics, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, or a closely related field; and,

One or more years of professional experience in management analysis, fiscal or financial analysis, operations research, or industrial engineering.

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified areas may substitute for the required experience. )

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Introductory knowledge of the general applications of information technology.

Introductory knowledge of the general principles and practices of financial analysis, operations research, and/or industrial engineering.

Intermediate knowledge of general management principles, methods, techniques, and practical applications in the area of public administration.

Intermediate knowledge of management analysis and systems analysis methods.

Ability to formulate strategic plans and make recommendations to management.

Ability to gather, organize, analyze, and evaluate facts and figures to determine fundamental causes and symptoms of operational and organizational weaknesses.

Ability to review, analyze, interpret, and/or prepare federal or state laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as related to the assigned program.

Ability to provide leadership and supervision to professional, technical, and related program staff.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with other employees, contractors, and consultants.

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