Program Analyst

Alexandria, Virginia
Sep 21, 2017
Sep 21, 2017
Full Time

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, and promoting excellence. A diverse organization, working together as one professional team and recognized 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.

The Department of Defense Inspector General serves as the Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) for two contingency operations and is responsible for coordinating with the Inspectors General of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of State (State) on oversight planning and reporting for designated contingency operations to include Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (OFS) and Afghanistan.

This position is with the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General, Office of the Deputy Inspector General for Overseas Contingency Operations (ODIG OCO). The incumbent will be detailed to the USAID Office of Inspector General. The work is integral to the effective coordination of Lead IG activities between ODIG OCO and USAID OIG and directly supports the development of strategic planning, reporting, and conduct of oversight activities.

While detailed to the USAID OIG, the incumbent of this position will perform research, analysis and writing duties in support of Lead IG mission and its oversight planning and reporting requirements pursuant to Section 8L of the IG Act of 1978, as amended. As such, direct experience with the OCO-related strategies, policies, programs, and environment; knowledge of the Federal oversight mission, and outstanding critical thinking skills and the ability to write, analyze, and communicate effectively are required.

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25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Position requires Secret Security clearance
  • Position requires Random Drug Screening
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Other Position Requirements:

    • Position has been designated as Non-Critical Sensitive; incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
    • New Hires are required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and are subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with DoD OIG. Organizational entities within the DoD are not required to conduct drug testing for DoD civilian employees moving by transfer or reassignment from one DoD Testing Designated Position (TDP) to another TDP with no break in service within the DoD, unless deemed appropriate on a case-by-case basis by the gaining Component.
    • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.
    • Requires up to 25% of temporary duty (TDY) travel within the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside of the Continental United States (OCONUS.)

    • Skill and ability to plan, organize, and direct team work and to negotiate effectively with management and senior leaders to accept and implement recommendations.
    • Skill and ability in planning, organizing, coordinating, and executing complex meeting and travel plans, preparing staff and executives for them, and documenting and following up as appropriate.
    • Ability to apply research, briefing, and report writing techniques to gather, organize, and present relevant information in a constructive manner and develop related findings and recommendations for improvement.
    • Ability to identify and define major issues, review appropriate source materials, and prepare proposals and recommendations for OIG leadership.
    • Knowledge of USAID humanitarian assistance and/or development and stabilization programs; international assistance activities designed to support internally displaced persons or refugees; and/or the geography, culture, history, and politics of Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, and surrounding countries.
    • Exceptional skill and ability in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with individuals having opposing points of view and conflicting interests.
    • Expert knowledge of the application of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques required to assess and improve the effectiveness of administrative programs, processes, and systems.
    • Knowledge of congressional and media liaison principles, methods, practices, and techniques.

    As a Federal employee, incumbent may elect health insurance, life insurance, participate in the Federal retirement system, and will receive Sick and Annual leave benefits.

    The OIG offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    You will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of the experience and/or related education as reflected in your resume.

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