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 Economic Growth, Education and Environment, Office of Microenterprise and Private Enterprise Promotion (E3/MPEP). 

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 serve as an expert and coordinator in providing intellectual leadership and focus in microenterprise and private enterprise projects and programs.  Provide expert advice and guidance on government programs and policies which are of significant interest to the public and Congress as related to microenterprise and private enterprise.  Serve as an expert on the assessment and adoption of appropriate policy, legal, and regulatory frameworks for development programs.  Provide direct advice and guidance to missions and senior technical personnel to ensure that sustainability is integrated in sectorial programs.  Provide supervision and managerial support to a group of employees performing work at the GS-13 to GS-15 levels.