Program Analyst, AD-0343-09/12
A Unified Organization Working as One Team
If you would like to be a part of a Federal organization dedicated to serving our nation and those who defend it, consider a career with the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Our vision is to be a model oversight organization in the Federal Government by leading change, speaking truth, promoting excellence, working together as one professional team and recognized as leaders in our field. The agency promotes integrity, accountability and improvement of critical DoD programs and operations to support mission accomplishment and to serve the public interest.
As provided within Section 8L of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, the Lead IG is charged with comprehensive oversight, planning, and reporting responsibilities to include the publication of a Joint Strategic Oversight Plan for the designated overseas contingency operations (OCO) Operations Inherent Resolve (OIR) and Freedom's Sentinel (OFS). Within the DoD OIG, the ODIG OCO provides leadership for the Lead IG mission and includes the following divisions: Joint Strategic Planning, Strategic Communications, Joint Program Management, Theater Operations, and Staffing.
The Strategic Communication and Outreach Division is charged with keeping Congress, senior agency, OIG leaders, and the public informed of the oversight work and accomplishments of the Lead Inspector General for a designated OCO. It coordinates with the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development, and interacts with DoD and other Federal Government agency officials to promote a synchronized reporting effort.
- 25% or Greater
- Overseas travel, including locations such as Southwest Asia, may be required
Knowledge Requirement/Skills for Program Analyst 0343 Series position:
-Knowledge of the international and overseas contingency operational environment, culture, strategy, lines of efforts, funding, sources, contracting, services, and programs related to the military, diplomatic, and humanitarian efforts funded by the United States Government and supporting the OFS/OIR missions.
-Must be able to identify, gather, and evaluate data; identify source documents and prepare requests for information; provide support and have the ability to analyze and evaluate multi-national program operations.
-Proficient experience with writing, editing, research techniques and methods to develop and prepare authoritative and technical data related to Overseas Contingency Operation programs funded by the United States Government.
-Knowledge of Congressional, DoD, State, USAID and Federal sector policies, goals, programs, services and operations related to OCO missions.
-Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques to conduct data calls and perform research.
-Proficiency in analyzing data and information to identify issues and develop conclusions and recommendations.
-Prepares high quality work product in compliance with Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Quality Standards for Federal Offices of Inspector General. In doing so, must be free both in fact and appearance from personal, external, and organizational impairments to independence. To maintain independence, all opinions, conclusions, judgments, and recommendations must be impartial and viewed as impartial by knowledgeable third parties. Should avoid situations that could lead reasonable third parties with knowledge of the relevant facts and circumstances to conclude that the OIG is not able to maintain independence in conducting its work.