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Job Title:  Supervisory Management & Program Analyst
Agency:  U.S. Agency for International Development
Job Announcement Number:  14-0029-DOT

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year
Friday, November 08, 2013 to Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Full-time, - Permanent
1 vacancy - District of Columbia, DC   View Map
Current USAID employees with competitive career or career conditional status.


USAID's headquarters is centrally located in downtown Washington, DC, at the prestigious Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. We are located right on the Federal Triangle Metro (Blue and Orange Lines). The office is within walking distance of restaurants, shops, Smithsonian Institution museums and Washington Monument.   

The Office of Management Policy, Budget and Performance (MPBP) is currently recruiting for a Supervisory Management & Program Analyst in the Policy Division.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please read the vacancy announcement in its entirety and follow the instructions listed under "HOW TO APPLY".


  • Must meet time in grade by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
  • Must be able to maintain a SECRET level security clearance.
  • Relevant experience.
  • Please upload your latest SF-50 and Resume.
  • May require the completion of a 1-year Supervisory probationary period.


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Interprets Agency programming policies, develops standard operating procedures and guidance, and coordinates the issuance of specific operational guidance to the Agency.
Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system. Observes workers' performance; demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques.
Plans, establishes, and directs a quality improvement program encompassing extremely large, difficult, and diverse projects for USAID. Analyzes and evaluates long-range activities, and provides recommendations to improve the effectiveness of operations in meeting mission-critical goals and objectives.
Serves as an expert consultant on the most challenging program management issues. Provides advice and guidance on undefined issues and elements for programs essential to USAID's mission, such as major agency programs of national scope and impact.
Provides authoritative guidance and leadership to special projects impacting one or several major agency organizations.  


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All qualification requirements must be met by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) on the closing date of this vacancy announcement.

To qualify for this position at the GS-15 level, you must have: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level that includes the following:
Experience in developing standard operating procedures and guidance and coordinating the issuance of specific operational guidance to the Agency;interprets Agency programming policies as it relates to management and adminsitrative policies;performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised;expereience in planning, establishing and directing a quality improvement program encompassing extremely large, difficult and diverse projects for USAID;serving as an expert consultant on the most challenging program management issues; providing authoritative guidance and leadership to special projects inpacting one or several major Agency organizations;planning and organizing analytical studies involving the planning, development and implementation of major Agency programs of national scope and impact.


Once the job opportunity closes, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the basic qualification requirement for the job. Those candidates deemed most highly qualified will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may be eliminated from consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may effect your eligibility.  
Qualified applicants receive a score of 70 to 100. You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by your specialized experience relative to this position that show the degree to which you possess the competencies  listed on this vacancy announcement.
The assessment questionnaire is designed to measure the following competencies that are required for this position:
Administration and Management
Planning and Evaluating
Problem Solving
Strategic Thinking
Oral Communication

In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the above Competencies by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.  Please be advised that a narrative to the competencies is not required, but they must be displayed within your resume.
To preview questions please click here.


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Working for USAID offers continued comprehensive benefits including paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, retirement, life and health insurance. You can always stay abreast of any changes by exploring the website, for Federal employees at


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. 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. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.


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How to Apply Applications for this position are being processed through an 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. 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 ( - 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 cover-sheet.


Resume showing relevant experience.

Most recent copy of your SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action); your document must reflect grade, step, tenure code and type of position occupied.  


Dorothy Hawkins
Phone: 202-712-1564
Fax: 202-216-3244
Agency Information:
United States Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC
Fax: 202-216-3244


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. 

You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status."  You will receive final notification via email when this vacancy has been filled. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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