Job Overview

Summary

Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, visit our Website at http://www.mcc.gov to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking.  If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the Millennium Challenge Corporation!

MCC’s mission is to reduce poverty through economic growth. Our model is defined by principles of selectivity, country ownership, transparency, and a focus on results. Our values identify who we are and what is important to us. MCC’s values are CLEAR - Collaboration, Learning, Excellence, Accountability and Respect. We recruit staff that will embody and uphold these values.

This position is located in the Office of Public Affairs, Department of Congressional and Public Affairs (CPA), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The mission of the Office of Public Affairs is to engage with key stakeholders and communicate information about Corporation activities, programs, Compact results and policies to the public, the news media, the private sector, nongovernmental organizations, academics and think tanks, and other Federal agencies.

Duties

Assist the House and Senate Liaisons to maintain broad professional working relationships with the relevant congressional offices that have an interest in MCC policy issues. Pursue effective communication on behalf of the Corporation to promote the interests of MCC to the US Congress.

  • Coordinate MCC’s relationship with agency representatives on MCC’s Board of Directors and other interagency stakeholders.
  • Assist in the planning of briefings for senior management officials and support the meetings of MCC officials and staff with Members of Congress and their staff by providing logistical support and written briefings.
  • Provide technical assistance to officials and staff of MCC when responding to congressional or other requests for action. Conduct research and draft legislative related Memoranda and documents. 
  • Develop and review a wide variety of written materials related to Congress such as congressional correspondence and questions for the record, testimony and constituent letters. 
  • Prepare or coordinate critical documents and reports to Congress including those that inform Congress and other stakeholders of results, disbursements, MCC and partner country negotiations, compact signings and threshold programs.
  • Ensure compliance with congressional reporting requirements and manage a clearance process associated with reports. 
  • Prepare and manage legislative-related records and reports required by Federal laws and regulations, the Office of Management and Budget, the Office of Personnel Management, other Federal agencies, Congress, the President and the general public. 
  • Participate in the execution of MCC’s legislative strategy as well as production of the, Congressional Budget Justification and other mandated reports or required congressional notifications to present issues and facts affecting MCC’s mission. 
  • Attend program briefings, congressional hearings, mark-ups and other informational meetings to track legislation that concerns MCC and produce written summaries. 
  • Respond to congressional contacts and requests for action as assigned. Promote the coordination and integration of MCC requirements and program plans with congressional requests and required reports. 
  • Provide general support to House and Senate Liaisons as needed. Organize material and set up staff briefings for all appropriate congressional committees regarding MCC operations, candidate countries, eligibility criteria, selection process, and compact development and implementation.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No