Program Officer/Senior Program Officer (Program Financial Services), MC-301-4B/4A

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 25, 2022
Closes
May 26, 2022
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Researches and analyzes procedural issues affiliated with development of financial management and procurement policy. Works with Program Financial Services staff, procurement staff, resident country missions and multidisciplinary country-focused teams. Assists in coordinating financial management and procurement policy activities within the office.
  • Provides logistical, research, and analytical support to multidisciplinary country-focused teams.
  • Undertakes research on assigned development issues in accordance with instructions. Identifies potential problems and risks associated with financial management and issues of internal control and proposes potential solutions.
  • Performs a variety of assignments associated with the design, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of international development projects.
  • Acts as a resource for MCC staff on financial policies and provides guidance on the applicability of these policies to specific situations in the international context.
  • Assists in the formulation of budgets for consultants, drafting scopes of work, issuance of technical directives, and review and acceptance of consultant deliverables.
  • Reviews MCA financial reporting to ensure accuracy and compliance with MCC guidance. With supervision, may be required to coordinate responses to country counterparts on required adjustments or corrective action to reporting or similar documents provided for MCC review.
  • Makes initial determination for the processing of information requests and outside inquiries, and prepares written or verbal information based on the nature of the request and agency practices. Develops written materials to transmit information concerning the nature and purpose of the program. Participates in public meetings to provide financial data and information.
  • Prepares and assemble charts, data, reports, and narrative and statistical materials provided for on-going organizational planning.
  • Chooses from a range of software applications, (e.g., word processing, graphics, spreadsheet, and project management), to perform a broad range of duties.
  • Produces a variety of reports, tracks suspense actions, produces charts, creates specialized databases, or prepares presentation materials from a project management software program.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 120 days
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required


Qualifications

To qualify for pay band 4B you must meet the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 4C (GS-11) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, this experience is defined as: assisting with operational duties to support the development or implementation of international assistance programs; monitoring and maintaining statistical reports, project results and providing oral or written reports on project activities; reviewing and tracking program funding and spending data and developing cost information reflecting program trends; and searching databases to obtain information and responding to inquiries on program/project activities. Note: This experience must be documented in your resume.

To qualify for pay band 4A you must meet the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 4B (GS-12) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, this experience is defined as: providing operational support and technical advice to the development and implementation of international assistance programs in a developing country; developing, monitoring and maintaining statistical reports, project results and providing oral and written reports on project activities; reviewing and tracking program funding and spending data and developing cost information reflecting program trends; and searching databases to obtain information and responding to inquiries on program/project activities. Note: This experience must be documented in your resume.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to ensure the work history portion thoroughly documents the duties, responsibilities, and accomplishments that are directly related to this position in order to verify specialized experience.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit may be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. To receive credit you must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours worked per week.

Additional information

  • Millennium Challenge Corporation will request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing our workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION BONUS may be authorized for this position. If you are not a current federal employee this position may authorize a one-time Recruitment bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • If you are a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Relocation bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • Selectee may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior work experience.
  • "The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower level, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position."
  • Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
  • Pay: Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.
  • Promotion Potential: If the position is advertised with 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 pay band level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level, nor is the promise of promotion implied.
  • DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (OGE 450).
  • Selectee may be required to serve a probationary/trial period.


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