Supervisory Program Analyst (Assistant Director for the Global and Strategic Audits Division)

Washington, D.C
Sep 17, 2019
Sep 24, 2019
Full Time


OIG audits and investigations lead to significant recoveries, the identification of cost-savings opportunities, and program improvements that directly enhance the U.S. Government's ability to extend development assistance; support economic growth; combat the spread of disease; promote democratic reform; and address food insecurity to countries around the world.

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As Assistant Director for the OIG Office of Audit's Global and Strategic Audits Division (GSAD), you will:
  • Oversee or lead multiple teams with planning and conducting highly technical and complex audits, reviews, surveys, assessments, evaluations, and other projects that promote efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance and that work is done in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • Provide day-to-day supervision and direction to division, teams, and staff. As part of those duties provide supervisory review and approval of audit objectives, scope, methodologies, protocols, project plans, audit findings, analysis, workpapers and audit evidence, recommendations, and audit reports. Use audit software to carry out supervisory audit duties.
  • Oversee or lead teams in obtaining sufficient, appropriate, and reliable evidence through inspection, observation, inquiries, and confirmation to provide a reasonable basis for an opinion regarding the subject being audited.
  • Lead or participate in the planning, development, and presentation of written reports and oral briefings for senior OIG and Agency leaders on progress of projects, audit findings, and recommendations.
  • Assess the progress of corrective actions taken by Agency officials regarding recommendation implementation.
  • Develop division audit plans. Monitor compliance with audit teams' plans and schedules to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of audit practices, resources, and tools.
  • Perform human resource management functions that include, but are not limited to: workforce/succession planning, employee counseling, supporting EEO and affirmative action initiatives, evaluating work performance, proposing awards, resolving complaints, identifying employee training needs, and developing and mentoring employees.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Approximately 20% worldwide travel may be required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.
  • Designated and/or random drug test required.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • International/overnight travel will be required.

Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date. This means that you must have served at least 52 weeks at the next grade level (or equivalent) below the grade advertised on this vacancy.


GS-14: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level or higher in the Federal service to include: (1) Overseeing teams planning and conducting highly technical and complex audits and other projects that promote efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance in accordance with the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS); (2) Reviewing final reports for technical competency and audit standards; (3) monitoring audit and evaluation plans, and developing program enhancements and solutions.


Additional information

The U.S. Agency for International Development is a part of E-Verify. E-Verify provides an automated link to Federal databases to help employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of the social security numbers. Please note that travel and relocation expenses will not be paid. Additional selections may be made from any certificate of eligibles that result from this announcement. DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing. TESTING DESIGNATED POSITIONS: These are Testing Designated Positions (TDPs) under the Agency's approved Drug-Free Work Place Program. All applicants selected for this position will be subject to random drug testing once they begin working for the Agency. SELECTIVE SERVICE: The Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that all male applicants born after 12/31/59 who are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, be registered or they are not eligible for appointment to this position. For further information concerning Selective Service requirements, please visit . EEO Policy Statement Reasonable Accommodation Telework People with Disabilities

To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, your latest discharge must be issued under honorable conditions (this means an honorable or general discharge), AND you must be either: (1) a preference eligible (defined in title 5 U.S.C. 2108(3)), OR (2) a veteran who substantially completed 3 or more years of active service. Points are not adjudicated and preference is not applied under this type of appointment.

Interagency Career Transition Program/Career Transition Program (ICTAP/CTAP): This program applies to Federal workers whose positions have been deemed 'surplus' or no longer needed, or an employee has been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. For information on how to apply and what documents to submit as an ICTAP or CTAP eligible, go to: . ICTAP/CTAP candidates must be rated well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority.

Interchange Agreement with Other Merit Systems: An agency may noncompetitively appoint an employee covered by an interchange agreement to a career or career-conditional appointment subject to the conditions listed below. For more information to determine if you meet this criteria, please go to:

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants: Qualified applicants receive a score of 70 to 100. You will be rated on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience, and training you report on relative to this positions that show the degree to which you possess the competencies listed on this vacancy announcement. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered. USAID must be able to conduct reference checks as part of its assessment process. Applicants who do not permit reference checks from previous employers may be disqualified. This position requires the following core competencies:
  • Leadership and Management
  • Developing Others
  • Auditing
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
Note: Your answers to the assessment questions, which attest to your work experience, must be supported in your resume.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

  • Resume showing relevant experience.
  • When educational requirements apply - Transcripts are MANDATORY; failure to provide an unofficial copy of your qualifying transcripts will result in removal from consideration for this position.
  • Submit your last step increase or promotion SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action); your document must reflect grade, step, tenure code "1" or "2", and type of position occupied.
  • Veterans' documentation, if requesting consideration under any veterans' hiring eligibilities such as VRA, preference point entitlement (e.g. DD214, SF-15, and Veteran's Administration Letter). For a detailed list of documents, click here .
  • Supporting documentation if seeking eligibility based any other special hiring authority (e.g., disabled veteran, Schedule A) For a detailed list of documents, click here .
  • Proof of government service documenting that you have met the time-in-grade requirements.
  • Noncompetitive appointment eligibility documentation, if applicable.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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