Program Support Specialist, MC-301-4C

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 28, 2022
Closes
Jul 05, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Performs a variety of administrative activities involved with supporting MCC's staff presence overseas.
  • Provides technical advice and guidance on administrative, benefits, entitlements and logistical issues (i.e., NSDD-38 form, diplomatic titling, medical clearance, required training, shipment and storage of household effects/automobile, travel orders, leave, pay).
  • Conducts research to provide guidance in relation to overseas entitlements, such as post allowance, post differential, return rights, home leave, etc. as required. Reviews entitlements to identify discrepancies and ensures corrective action is taken.
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with staff of other U.S. government agencies and U. S. embassies, between MCC's managers and U.S. embassy-based human resources personnel.
  • Conducts site visits and creates timelines to initiate and manage the administrative requirements necessary for MCC's permanent in country presence.
  • Serves as the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) or Project Manager (PM) on contracts and actions. Conducts market research and prepares background material to support the procurement process of various administrative goods and services.
  • Coordinating budgets, procurement, contract, purchasing and other operational and business needs for assigned programs.
  • Develops and maintains, tracking and reporting systems and budgets for assigned programs
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 120 days
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required


Qualifications

To qualify for pay band 4C applicants must meet one of the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 5 (GS-9) 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 experience: performing administrative activities involved with supporting and coordinating finance, budget, procurement, contract, purchasing and related operational and business needs; providing guidance on administrative, benefits, entitlements and logistical issues; developing and maintaining tracking and reporting systems and budgets; and serving as Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) or Project Manager (PM) on contracts and actions. Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

Or
Applicants may also qualify based on completing requirements for a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., in a field that is directly related to the duties of this position. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the work.

Or

Applicant may qualify based on a combination of experience and education (see above).

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.
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • 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.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
  • 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.
  • If the position is advertised with promotion potential, the selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition. 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).
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government contractor issued travel card to be used for official business.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a probationary/trial period.