Associate Director (Gender and Social Inclusion), MC-301-3B

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Nov 26, 2021
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As Associate Director (Gender and Social Inclusion), you will work as part of a practice team led by the Senor Director for Gender and Social Inclusion and with other staff in to strengthen MCC's engagement across sectors in current thinking, approaches, strategies, tools and practices related to gender and social integration in large-scale international development programs. The Associate Directo:
  • Ensures that MCC's Gender Policy and related policy and guidance documents are followed throughout the compact process.
  • Leads gender integration and social inclusion work as a member of the multi-disciplinary MCC team or through providing guidance to junior colleagues engaged with country counterparts to ensure that analyses of social and gender differences and inequalities inform the development and implementation of programs to be funded through the Millennium Challenge Account.
  • Provides expert advice and counsel on social and gender issues related to data (supply, demand, and technical capacity to use data), policy analysis, consultations, program design, project assessments, implementation plans, monitoring and evaluation of Compact-funded projects and activities.
  • Develops terms of reference and evaluate the technical adequacy of project-specific studies and plans such as gender assessments, political economy analyses / stakeholder mapping, human trafficking risk management plans, and gender integration plans.
  • Provides expertise to develop approaches and terms of reference to monitor, assess and evaluate social and gender performance, outcomes and impacts of MCC-funded projects, including feedback loops that enable learning and adaptation during implementation.
  • Collaborates with economic analysis and monitoring and evaluation staff to ensure that research design (quantitative and qualitative), data and collection and analyses incorporate gender and other key demographic distinctions.
  • Provides technical leadership in developing a training and capacity building program on gender integration and social inclusion, as well as other social risk management issues such as human trafficking, and societal cohesion (particularly in vulnerable states).
  • Represents MCC to senior U.S. Government officials, representatives of foreign governments, and a variety of other stakeholders, both domestic and international. Strengthen external partnerships to enhance attention to gender and other social issues.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 120 days
  • Some domestic and international travel maybe required


Qualifications

To qualify for pay band 3b 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 4a (GS-13) 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 experience is defined as: providing guidance and undertaking technical analyses of social and gender issues in international development programs and projects; conducting social and gender assessments including analyzing relevant policy, institutional and socio-cultural factors; and leading gender integration and social inclusion related initiatives in international development programs and projects, developing terms of reference and evaluating studies and plans such as gender assessments, political economy analyses / stakeholder mapping, human trafficking risk management plans, and gender integration plans. Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

Highly Desirable: Ability to communicate fluently in French or Spanish. (Please include language and level of proficiency (speaking and writing) in your resume.

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.

Additional information

  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is operating in a state of maximum telework and most employees are teleworking full-time. Consequently, you will start your work in a temporary telework status and in a virtual environment. Your temporary telework arrangement will remain in effect until the agency informs you that MCC is open and operational for all staff. MCC will provide as much advance notice as possible before you may be required to report to MCC's office space. MCC has and will continue to offer flexible work arrangements.
  • RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION BONUS may be authorized for this position. If you are not a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Recruitment bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • If you are a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Relocation bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • Selectee may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior work experience.
  • The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower level, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.
  • Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
  • Pay: Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.
  • Promotion Potential: If the position is advertised with promotion potential, the selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition. Selection at a lower pay band level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level, nor is the promise of promotion implied.
  • DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (OGE 450).
  • Government Travel Card - You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government contractor issued travel card to be used for official business.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a probationary/trial period.


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