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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Management & Program Analyst

Agency:U.S. Agency for International Development

Job Announcement Number:13-0031-DOT

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$51,630.00 to $81,204.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, November 26, 2012 to Monday, December 03, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-09/11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time appointment in the Competitive Service. - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Washington DC Metro Area, DC, US

WHO MAY APPLY:

USAID employees in current, permanent, competitive service positions, including those eligible under the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP), or under certain Foreign Service eligibilities.

JOB SUMMARY:

USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State.  With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world.  Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance.  

We operate in four regions of the world:  Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia.  USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct.  For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip

 

As a Management and Program Analyst, incumbent provides advice and guidance on program-related or administrative policies and/or management and organizational theories. Consults and coordinates with USAID managers to accomplish assignments and review and discuss operations, special projects, long- and short-range plans, and other management considerations, and providing constructive feedback. Prepares program-related correspondence, reports, and/or written analyses that include information having a direct impact on agency programs and activities which cross organizational lines, such as a regional office, or major field installation (i.e. Reports or analyses that communicate new program initiatives or activities impacting public understanding and perception of substantive agency programs).

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant experience (See Qualifications below)
  • Must be able to maintain a security clearance.

DUTIES:

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Incumbent serves as the Management and Program Analyst in the Policy Division for the Management Bureau's Office of Management Policy, Budget and Performance, M/MPBP/POL. 

Incumbent will identify issues, gather and analyze information, develop advice and/or guidance to resolve problems affecting the effectiveness and efficiency of work operations in a program. Modify qualitative and quantitative analytical methods to fit a wide range of variables, including issues, problems, or concepts that are not susceptible to direct observation and analysis. Perform a variety of duties related to special projects involving program issues that contain complicating elements. Manage special cross-cutting initiatives and task force groups to accomplish programmatic goals. 

Present findings and recommendations on complex issues or problems which impact well-established programs, projects of limited scope, or facets of larger, complex projects and programs.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the next grade level. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.  Examples of qualifying specialized experience at GS-7 level for this position includes:Providing advice and guidance on program-related or administrative policies and/or management and organizational theories. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at GS-9 level for this position includes:Providing advice and guidance on program-related or administrative policies and/or management and organizational theories and performing a variety of duties related to special projects involving program issues that contain complicating elements.


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 announcement. 

 

 

 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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 evidences 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.  In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following competencies by the closing date of this announcement: 

 

Please be advised that a narrative is not required, but the competency must be displayed within your resume. 

Oral Communication

Written Communication

Planning and Evaluating

Decision Making

Technical Competence

Organizational Awareness


To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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Your continued employment with USAID offers a comprehensive benefits package You may explore the major benefits by clicking on the link: Federal Benefits.



OTHER INFORMATION:

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 5 months of the closing date.

 

 

These are Testing Designated Positions (TDP’s) 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.

 

EEO Policy:  EEO Policy Statement


Reasonable Accommodation Policy:  Reasonable Accommodation

Telework: www.telework.gov


Selective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/.



HOW TO APPLY:

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The following instructions outline our application process.  You must complete this on-line application process and submit any applicable required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. If applying on-line poses an extreme hardship, you must contact the human resources office no later than two business days prior to the closing date of this vacancy announcement.  An alternative application method will provided upon approval of the hardship notification. After this time, requests to apply via alternative methods will not be granted.  

Please note that ALL required documents must be received by the closing date, via online or alternative methods, and that we will determine your eligibility and qualifications based solely on the material received by the closing date.  

Step 1 - Review the Job Announcement
Before you apply, we suggest you review the entire job announcement.  Pay close attention to the Major Duties section and the How You Will Be Evaluated section where you will see the areas upon which your application will be evaluated and a link for previewing online questions.  

Step 2 - Create or Upload a resume with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov)

-Create or upload a resume in USAJOBS. You may wish to customize your resume to ensure it supports your responses to the online questions and addresses the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section of the job announcement.  For resume tips, click here.

-Although you must enter your Social Security Number (SSN) for USAJOBS, we will only see the last four digits for identification purposes.

Step 3 - Apply Online
Click the "Apply Online" button on this announcement and then select the resume you wish to submit with your application. You will be redirected to the Department of the Treasury's CareerConnector website to complete the application process.

Step 4 - Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online Application
If this is your first time on Treasury's CareerConnector website, you will be prompted to register by answering questions related to your eligibility for Federal employment. The system will save these responses and take you back to the main screen so that you can answer the job-specific questions. Select "Take me to the assessment" and click on the "Next" button to answer the job-specific questions. You must answer all the questions and click the "Finish" button.

Step 5 - Review and Confirm Your Submission
You will now have the option to upload a document or print fax cover-sheets for documents (see Step 6 for details). Once you click "Done," you will see a summary of your application for your review. You may also print a copy for your records. When you click "Finish" at the bottom of the page, you will then be directed back to USAJOBS where you can confirm that your application has been submitted and track your application status.

Step 6 - Submit Documents
You can submit any applicable required or optional documents (see below) by document upload, fax, or e-mail. Whichever method you choose, please include the job announcement number with your documents. To protect your privacy, we encourage you to remove your SSN from any documents that you submit.

Document Upload: You may upload documents in one of two ways:
1.    Once you finish answering the questions in the job announcement, you will be prompted to upload your document(s) to your application.  You will be given the choice to either upload the document as part of the application process or you can select a document that you've already loaded on USAJOBS.  Or

 

2.    You can upload a document to an existing application by logging into your USAJOBS account profile.  Click on "My Applications" and search for the vacancy.  Once you've located the vacancy, click on the vacancy and select "Apply Online."  Move through your existing application to the Documents page and select Upload in order to add a document to your application.  Be certain to review your complete application for confirmation that the document uploaded.  
In the Application Review section, you may verify acceptance of your documents in Career Connector if you see them listed on the "Vacancy Documents" screen. Then, click on "Finished" to be returned to USAJOBS.

Fax: Print a fax cover-sheet in Career Connector by following the "Faxing Supporting Documentation" instructions.  The fax number will be provided on the cover-sheet.

 

If you are having difficulty within the Career Connector system and need technical assistance please email the help desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov. The help desk is available to assist you during the hours of 8:00 am- 4:30 pm EST. 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume showing relevant experience.
  • Most recent copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action); your document must reflect grade, step, tenure code, and type of position occupied.
  • Most recent performance appraisal.

IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THE ABOVE DOCUMENTS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT RECEIVE  CONSIDERATION.

  

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Dorothy Hawkins
Phone: 202-712-1564
Fax: 202-216-3244
Email: dohawkins@usaid.gov
Agency Information:
United States Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC
20523-0016
US
Fax: 202-216-3244

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Applicants are evaluated using an automated applicant assessment system.  After determining basic eligibility and qualifications, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to identify the best qualified applicants to be referred to the hiring manager for consideration and possible interviews.  We will notify you of the outcome after each of these steps. 

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Job Announcement Number:

13-0031-DOT

Control Number:

331987700