Program Analyst/Program Officer (Country Operations), MC-301-5/4C

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Dec 02, 2021
Closes
Dec 09, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Program Analyst/Program Officer, you will:
  • Support the Country Team for the assigned country program(s) with responsibility for coordinating and supporting activities in cooperation with Resident Country Mission and multidisciplinary team members and consultants.
  • Contribute to MCC information management and knowledge sharing by designing, developing, and implementing systems (and databases) to organize, consolidate and share data used routinely to fulfill internal as well as external reporting requirements- and maintain a library of documents specific to country projects.
  • Assist in coordinating, facilitating, scheduling key Compact milestones (tracked in MS Project work plans), promoting cross sector collaboration and teamwork as well as providing travel and logistical support pertaining to missions, country team meetings, management reviews, or special events with other MCC divisions or country counterparts as needed to support Compact operations.
  • Perform a variety of tasks to address program needs (e.g. quarterly disbursement request packages, technical data management, travel authorizations, action memorandum approvals, tracking procurements and financial data, monitor and track Compact progress towards established goal(s), and provide status reports.)
  • Compile and prepare necessary information from country teams and RCMs; prepare and develop budgets, reports, and narrative and statistical materials needed for on-going organizational planning and program monitoring as well to meet reporting requirements.
  • Develop, consolidate, and/or prepare briefing papers, talking points and background materials on country- and project-related issues and topics for senior management.
  • Ensure that data requests are tracked and completed, and that documentation is published, updated, organized and distributed as required.
  • Performs other 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

Selective Placement Factor (Screen out): Experience working on programs or projects related to international development assistance. (If you do not meet this requirement, your application will not receive further consideration).

To qualify for pay band 5 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 5 (GS-7) 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: performing administrative and operational assignments supporting the development, implementation and/or closure of international development assistance projects or programs; acting as liaison with individuals and groups both inside and outside an organization, particularly with foreign governments, international non-governmental organizations and businesses and the U.S. Government; and drafting a variety of written documents, such as project summaries, status reports, memos, briefing papers, presentations, and meeting minutes. Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

OR

Applicants may also qualify based on completing requirements master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

OR
Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work..

To qualify for pay band 4c 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 5 (GS-9) 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: performing administrative and operational assignments supporting the development, implementation and/or closure of large-scale infrastructure international development assistance projects or programs, such as those focused on energy, transport, water and irrigation, etc.; acting as liaison with individuals and groups both inside and outside an organization, particularly with foreign governments, international non-governmental organizations and businesses and the U.S. Government interagency, regarding matters related to international development assistance; and drafting a variety of written documents, such as project summaries, status reports, memos, briefing papers, presentations, and meeting minutes. Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application. Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

Applicants may also qualify based on completing requirements for a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

Combination of Experience and Education: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.

Highly Desired: Written and oral French language proficiency (Please include level of proficiency in your application).

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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