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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Management and Program Analyst

Agency:U.S. Agency for International Development

Job Announcement Number:13-0041-DM

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 $67,114.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, December 31, 2012 to Wednesday, January 09, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Washington, DC, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Only current USAID Agency employee's who are on Federal career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service may apply. 

JOB SUMMARY:

"Since its founding in 1961, the US Agency for International Development has invested in innovative, cost-effective solutions that save millions of lives..."

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. For more information on USAID please click on the link: www.usaid.gov

The Bureau for Global Health Office of Policy, Programs, and Planning Program Implementation and Budget Management Division (GH PPP) is seeking a Management and Program Analyst who will serve technical offices within the Bureau.  You will coordinate with the Strategy, Analysis, Evaluation and Outreach Division (also under GH PPP) to ensure quality control in application, commitment and obligation of funds.  The functions of GH PPP are described in ADS functional series 101, Organization.  More specific job duties are described under the "Duties" section of this vacancy announcement. 

For more information on the Bureau for Global Health, please click on the link:  http://www.usaid.gov/who-we-are/organization/bureaus/bureau-global-health

If interested, you are encouraged to apply by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date of this announcement. 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must meet time in grade by the closing date of this announcement.
  • If born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Services
  • Must be able to maintain a SECRET level security clearance
  • May require a 1-year probationary period

DUTIES:

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The following job duties were taken directly from the position description (PD):

  • Analyzes and provides advisory services to support the administration of a wide range of organizational procurements, some with new or unusual requirements; evaluates and resolves problems with widespread impact on the effectiveness of procurements, checking for adequacy and compliance with Federal regulations and USAID policies.
  • Works closely with Senior Program Analyst and key personnel in the USAID's Office of Acquisition and Assistance to develop and maintain a consolidated system of contracts and grants which can be assessed by the Office.
  • Performs a wide range of duties to support the procurement process; serves as principal contact with the USAID procurement office.
  • Manages contracting for all procurements. Reviews the organization's procurement actions for adequacy, appropriateness, procedural requirements and compliance with agency and appropriate federal procurement regulations.
  • Identifies key policy issues and develops operating policy, procedures, and guidance pertaining to major, complex support services program areas that are interrelated and which require consideration of the impact of changes made in one program on other support services or program areas; identifies priorities, evaluates alternatives, and provides recommendations to improve the programs based on findings.
  • Ensures that operating program objectives are met by monitoring budget allocation and execution. Performs in-depth, rigorous analyses of budget requests; maintains financial databases and other resources to implement the program.
  • Monitors the use and rate of expenditure of budgeted funds in assigned areas through continuing dialogue with staff, reviews written documents and examines accounting records. Monitors budget allocation and execution to insure that operating program objectives are met.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GS-9: In order to qualify at the GS-9 level you possess one of the following:

  • One year of specialized experience at the GS-7 grade level providing assistance to higher graded analysts by developing background information for studies; researching documents; compiling and charting statistical data; gathering, summarizing, and analyzing information for incorporation into final reports; carrying out specified portions or segments of specific projects and identifying and recommending solutions to problems; assisting with procurement support functions. -OR-
  • You may also substitute successful completion of a Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in an accredited college or university, or a J.D. OR L.L.B. degree may be substituted for experience at the GS-9 grade level. Such education must demonstrate the skills needed to do the work. A course of study in business administration, public administration, or related fields is qualifying. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 36 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 2 years of full-time study requirement.


If you are using graduate education or progressively higher level education to substitute for the experience requirement, you must submit a copy of your transcript that validates the education.  Please see the "Qualifications" section for further details.   

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

BASIS of rating:  Once the job announcement closes, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your assessment questionnaire responses to determine if you meet the basic qualification requirements for the job.  Those candidates deemed most highly qualified will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.  If after a review of your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be eliminated from further consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

Your SF-50, and the most recent copy of your performance appraisal must be submitted with your application materials by the closing date of this announcement.  If these documents are not submitted by the closing date, your application will be deemed incomplete and you will not be eligible for further consideration. 

This position requires the following core competencies:

  • Project Management
  • Budget/Finance
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication

Note:  Your answers to the assessment questions, that attest to your work experience, must be supported in your resume. 


To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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Working for USAID offers a comprehensive benefits package You may explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at by clicking on the link: Federal Benefits

METRO ACCESS:  Ronald Reagan Building (RRB), 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20523, within close proximity to the Federal Triangle metro station.  www.wmata.com

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OTHER INFORMATION:

DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

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 http://www.sss.gov/.

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. 

Additional selections may be made from any certificate of eligibles that result from this announcement.

For more information please click on the following links:

EEO Policy Statement

Reasonable Accommodation

Telework

People with Disabilities



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through this on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for US Agency for International Development applicants. To begin the application process, please click on the "Apply Online" button to the right. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors. USAID provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process. The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.

Step 1 - Create or Upload a resume with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov) - We suggest you go to the end of the Qualifications & Evaluation section of the job announcement to preview the online questions that you will answer in Step 3. You may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. - You may create a resume in USAJOBS or upload one of your own choosing. Although you must enter your Social Security Number (SSN) for USAJOBS, we will only see the last four digits for identification purposes.

Step 2 - Apply Online Click the "Apply Online" link of this announcement and then select the resume you wish to submit with your application. You will be redirected to the USAID's CareerConnector website to complete the application process.

Step 3 - Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online Application If this is your first time on USAID'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 "Continue" button to answer the job-specific questions. You must answer all the questions and click the "Finished" button.

Step 4 - Review and Confirm Your Submission You will now have the option to upload a document or print fax cover-sheets for your required documents (see step 5 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 "Finished" 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 5 - Submit Required Documents You can submit any required documents (discussed below) by document upload or fax. 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 supporting 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 have 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 CareerConnector if you see them listed on the "Vacancy Documents" screen.  Then, click on "Finished" to be returned to USAJOBS. Fax: Create a fax cover-sheet in CareerConnector by following the "Faxing Supporting Documentation" instructions.  The fax number will be on the coversheet.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume showing relevant experience
  • Most recent copy of your SF-50 (notification of personnel action)
  • Most recent copy of your performance appraisal

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Deborah Melton
Phone: 202-712-0949
Fax: 202-216-3345
Email: dmelton@usaid.gov
Agency Information:
United States Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington , DC
20523-0016
US
Fax: 202-216-3345

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 gold category applicants who will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interviews.  We will notify you of the outcome after each of the necessary steps has been completed.


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Job Announcement Number:

13-0041-DM

Control Number:

334719400