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    About the Position: This position is located in Special Projects Directorate of the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. The incumbent will be physically located in the Arlington, VA office, but may be required to travel to Afghanistan for temporary duty. The incumbent conducts reviews and assessments in accordance with quality control standards developed by the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency and SIGAR, is considered an expert in developing and applying appropriate techniques and methodologies to respond to engagement objectives, and is skilled at planning and executing complex reviews and assessments. The incumbent serves as an Analyst-in-Charge and typically will work closely alongside senior management and the Director of Special Projects to develop engagements, analyze Afghanistan reconstruction programs, and evaluate their results and effectiveness. The incumbent is responsible for all phases of the review cycle: planning, executing, and reporting pursuant to SIGAR's Special Projects Policies and Procedures. The incumbent reports to the Director of Special Projects.

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    The incumbent will be responsible for leading multiple engagements at a time and for rapidly responding to emergent issues of high interest to management and the Inspector General. The issues may require close collaboration with other SIGAR directorates and executive agency officials. In order to complete assignments, the incumbent will perform the following:

    • Conduct research and analysis on assigned issues. Incumbent must be adept at establishing mutually beneficial professional relationships and proactive in sharing information that has been gathered from their research. The incumbent must be resourceful in the references and research venues used to ascertain information that is germane to the subject under review.
    • Coordinate and liaise with all Directorates that have pertinent information on the issue at hand. The incumbent will also be required to work outside of SIGAR to obtain information from other agencies that is critical for accomplishing their assignment. Must be able to work well both individually and in a close team environment while under deadlines to produce a product on the assigned task.
    • Assignments may covers a variety of actions, including comprehensive reviews of wide-ranging reconstruction projects or programs, Congressional requests, specific audit/investigative analyses, hot-line and other referrals, materials for testimony /briefings, etc.
    • Reviews projects and programs for indications of and vulnerability to fraud, waste, and abuse of funds appropriated for reconstruction efforts. Creates and executes queries; performs extensive data mining; identifies trends within data for further investigation and assess risk; researches and examines source systems and documentation; prepares reports of findings for Congress and the Executive Branch.
    • Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates data on various topics and develops findings and suggested remedial actions based on the analysis.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional overseas travel to Afghanistan may be required

    Supervisory status


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