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, Strategic Planning Office (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 plan and develop programs, plans, procedures, and methods to support reforms, policies and programming of the Agency, and implementation in missions in the regions.  Initiate and formulate policy and programming guidance for strategic planning, program management and reform application for programs of significant importance to the mission of the agency in two regions.

You will provide expert analysis and advice to regional bureaus, and missions in the regions, on agency-wide priorities, programs, policies and procedures in the areas of strategic planning, project design, and monitoring and evaluation.  Coordinate work efforts of program and technical staff in conducting analysis, evaluations or investigations of highly unstructured and interconnected problems involving complex program issues or problems. 

You will analyze and evaluate the administrative and programming aspects of mission-oriented programs, and assessed their effectiveness.  Develop ways to resolve administrative problems.  Use findings to advise on strategic planning, project design and budget formulation.