Job Overview


About the Agency

USAID is an independent Federal 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 to support economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance.  The Agency operates in four regions of the world:  Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia.  USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct.  For more information on USAID please click on the following link:

The Bureau for Global Health, Office of Professional Development and Management Support (GH PDMS) is seeking an Administrative Officer to become a part of a dynamic team of professionals.  You will provide professional development and management services within a Bureau that is at the forefront of International Global Health issues.  You will perform a wide-range of cross-cutting duties in the areas of management analysis, facilities management, budget formulation and execution, and human resources management.  For more information on the job duties, please see the "duties" section of this announcement.  For more information on the Bureau for Global Health, please click on the following link: Bureau for Global Health.

This position is being advertised at the GS-9, GS-11, and GS-12 grade levels.  The salary ranges are as follows:

GS-9:   $52,146 - $67,787

GS-11: $63,091 - $82,019

GS-12: $75,621 - $98,305


As an Administrative Officer in GH PDMS you will:

  • Perform a wide range of cross-cutting and complex duties in the areas of management analysis, facilities management, budget formulation and execution, and human resources management and will serve primarily on one of two teams; personnel or administration support.
  • Plan for and provide a wide range of liaison services to support human resources administrative activities of a complex or specialized nature for an assigned organization, such as developing informational materials for widespread internal and external distribution based on knowledge of internal operations, USAID HR policies, budgetary constraints, and work priorities.
  • Gather information, identify and analyze issues, and develop recommendations to resolve complex organizational problems or develop and implement organizational policies and procedures across major agency organizations, such as for a regional office, Center, or major field installation.
  • Represent the Bureau on both intra- and inter-agency working groups on matters relevant to the functions of the office; you may serve as a COR/AOR or alternate. 
  • Plan and coordinate administrative aspects of office moves, office construction, and other facility improvements that require extensive coordination of property, services, and facilities such as furniture, equipment, telephones, and short-term storage.
  • Manage contracting for all procurements; review the organization's procurement actions for adequacy, appropriateness, procedural requirements and compliance with agency and appropriate federal procurement regulations.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No