Senior Director (Agriculture and Land), MC-301-2D

Washington D.C.
Jun 05, 2017
Jul 07, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time

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The Department of Compact Operations (DCO) is responsible for developing and implementing MCC's compact programs. The department ensures that MCC compacts are designed and implemented in compliance with agency standards for procurement, financial management, environmental and social performance, and gender integration.
Within DCO, the Sector Operations Division is responsible for the development and oversight of MCC's agriculture, land, and human and community development investments, program procurement and program financial services oversight of compact programs, gender and social inclusion, and strategic partnership support to the Department of Compact Operations.
Although the position is advertised equivalent to SES/SL in pay, MCC uses a pay banded system to compensate employees. This position is pay band MC-2D which is generally equal to SES/SL pay only.
This announcement has been modified to extend the closing date.

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

  • No

  • 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
  • To qualify for pay band 2d 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 3a (GS-15) 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 must include activities such as: experience with the technical assessment of and public policy issues related to Practice Unit (Agriculture and Land) areas sufficient to supervise and coordinate analysis of agriculture and land sectors, relevant program operations; ability to evaluate these programs' effectiveness in meeting Corporate goals and objectives; experience identifying and developing new policy initiatives; experience preparing comprehensive reviews, briefings, studies, and special reports; experience directing multi-disciplinary teams; and experience that involved knowledge of both policy and operational aspects of a variety of U.S. and global development assistance models. Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

    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.



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