Public Private Partnership Specialist (Bilingual)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 17, 2021
Closes
Jun 21, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The incumbent will be responsible for leading the IAF's efforts to identify, develop, implement and manage partnerships with private companies, foundations, academia, and other institutions to bring greater technical and financial resources to bear to achieve IAF's grassroots development goals.

Duties at the GS-13 grade level will be performed under more supervision.
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Responsibilities

  • Developing and leading the implementation of the IAF's multi-year public/private partnerships (P3) strategy.
  • Serving as an expert and senior advisor to IAF leadership and staff regarding public and private sector engagement, and the development and implementation of P3.
  • Identifying and tracking emerging trends in sustainability, shared value, impact investment, and partnerships for development.
  • Developing and growing the IAF's portfolio of foundation and corporate relationships to mobilize additional technical, technological, and financial resources to advance and scale IAF?s grassroots development impact.
  • Collaborating with senior IAF staff to develop P3 strategies that best represent and facilitate the interests of the agency.
  • Producing outward-facing partnerships-related communication materials in both English and Spanish for a variety of audiences.
  • Utilizing client relationship software and performance metrics to record, monitor, assess, manage, and report on P3 contacts, projects and opportunities and overall trends, progress and results.
  • Representing the IAF at events with partners, funders, investors, policy makers, and other key stakeholders, including US government inter-agency briefings.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
  • Direct Deposit of pay is required.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.


Qualifications

Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

This position contains a selective placement factor (SPF) that is part of the minimum requirement of the position. If you do not meet the SPF, you are ineligible for further consideration. The SPF for this position is: Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in English and Spanish. This must be demonstrated in your resume.

A written test is not required, however, if selected for an interview, portions of the interview will be conducted in Spanish, including a writing exercise to assess your language proficiency.

For the GS-13 level:
Must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-12) in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes but is not limited to: identifies, develops implementation, maintains and evaluates Public Private Partnership (P3) opportunities by applying a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods; AND coordinates a variety of P3 models, best practices, and applies key sustainability and output metrics used to assess social, economic development and environmental impacts; AND applies methods and techniques used to mobilize resources of P3 initiatives; coordinates outreach to new partners; AND experience with grant development or grants management, fundraising, procurement and administration fields; AND demonstrated experience drafting final verbal and written communications in a multi-cultural context; uses client relationship software.

For the GS-14 level:
Must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-13) in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes but is not limited to: identifies, designs, and develops Public Private Partnerships (P3) opportunities and/ donor-funded programs by applying a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods; applies mobilization and management of P3 resources (e.g. corporate, philanthropic, public); AND manages outreach to new partners; AND implements/manages a variety of P3 models; AND applies key sustainability and output metrics to assess social/economic development and environmental impacts; AND direct experience with grants-making/fundraising/procurement and contract administration processes; AND responsibility for final verbal and written communication and presentations in a multi-cultural context AND uses client relationship software for project management.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

If qualifying based on EDUCATION you MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

Only education from institutions which are accredited or preaccredited/candidate for accreditation may be used to meet education requirements.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

Telework Suitability:
The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Stipulations of Employment:
Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

Work Schedule:
This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

Miscellaneous:
IAF uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify .

This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement #IAF-21-MP-11123742CPO using Merit Promotion procedures. If interested, refer to that announcement to determine if you meet merit promotion requirements and can apply to that announcement. NOTE: You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.

If selection is made below the full performance level, promotion up to the full performance level may be made without further competition. However, promotion(s) will depend on the performance of the incumbent and are not guaranteed.

Applications for these positions will be accepted on a continuous basis up to the closing date of the announcement. Referrals will be made no more than one time each week.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

For Category Rating: Once the application process is complete, qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. The categories for this announcement are defined as: Best-Qualified, Well-Qualified, and Qualified. Your resume and supporting documentation will then be used to determine if you are qualified for this job. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Influencing / Negotiating
  • Oral Communication
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Public and Private Partnerships
  • Written Communication


The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligible within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-09 level or higher).

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment mm/yy and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents:
  • Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)
  • Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation: If you are applying under CTAP or ICTAP, you MUST submit proof of eligibility under 5 CFR 330.602(a) for CTAP and 5 CFR 330.704 for ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of your most recent performance rating, and a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as a CTAP or ICTAP eligible
  • Cover Letter, optional but highly recommended
If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If applicable, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. Failure to provide this documentation may result in a non preference determination. For more information on veterans' preference (see https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-employment-initiative/vet-guide/ ).
Do not submit photographs with your application package. Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials - you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.

Do not upload Adobe portfolio documents. Adobe portfolio documents are not viewable by our agency's staffing offices.

It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted prior to the closing date of the announcement.

Career Transition Assistance Programs: CTAP/ICTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced, or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified (i.e., meet the minimum qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors; education, and experience requirements), score at least 85 on the assessment questionnaire, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For information on CTAP and ICTAP visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/career-transition/

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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