Job Overview

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

 

This position is located in the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave N.W., Washington, DC in the Bureau for Asia, Office of Strategic Planning (ASIA/SPO).

 

If you are interested in applying, please read the vacancy announcement in its entirety and follow the instructions listed under "HOW TO APPLY". 

 

Duties

You will serve as an authoritative source of consultation for other program managers and program specialists on performance monitoring and evaluation. Resolve issues and provide advice on matters where policies or decisions covering major areas of uncertainty in approach or methodology are required and where new techniques or information must be developed.

 

You will provide expert analysis on evaluation and performance monitoring to management that encompass programmatic milestones, schedules, and budgetary resource planning and execution to support mission capacity building for using M&E for effective management, operations, and decision making in support of a project/program or functional area. Provide interpretations of financial reports and data that point out trends and identify deviations from standards and/or plans, and project data into the future. Consult with management and planning personnel in preparing requirements and criteria for the complex program of building Agency capacity for M&E.

 

You will plan and conduct complex analyses that result in new monitoring and evaluation guidelines, and have a profound effect on program or mission capabilities and/or operating procedures. Develop new methods and techniques to address novel or obscure problems for which guidelines orprecedents are not substantially applicable. Documents and reports results to management.

 

You will review, advise on, and conducts complex analyses, evaluations, or performance monitoring systems in support of organizational programs, systems, and processes, including areas where definitions, methods, and/or data are incomplete, controversial, or uncertain, or where boundaries of the studies are extremely broad and difficult to determine in advance.  Recommendations may pertain to complex, interrelated issues or conflicting goals and objectives. Recommendations impact long-range implementation and administration of agency programs.