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This position is located in the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC., in the U.S. Global Development Lab, Center for Development Innovation.
Announcement 19-0126-DOT is open with this announcement and has an area of consideration of Government-Wide. You must apply separately to be considered under both announcements.Learn more about this agency
As the STIP Officer, you will:
- Provide technical assistance and advice on statistical methodology to DIV staff, grantees, and relevant partners to develop rigorous, casual evidence on the impact of DIV projects.
- Develop DIV tools (such as data collection templates to support a portfolio organization’s monitoring and evaluation efforts), knowledge products, and thought leadership artifacts (such as articles for publication and blog posts), drawing on the incumbent’s direct experience providing strategic advisory support to a portfolio of organizations.
- Liaison with funders, other stakeholders and international organizations working on the program to identify dissemination and fundraising opportunities. Prepare proposals, other notes, presentations etc. as required for the above purposes.
- Participate in reviews and selection decisions for those applicants that proceed to the full application stage, including: assisting in Technical Evaluation Committees (TECs), incorporating feedback from multiple sources from within and outside the Agency, actively engaging with applicants to shape high-potential projects, presenting funding recommendations to the D&T team, and communicating funding decisions to applicants.
- Generate ideas for potential strategic sourcing partnerships with agents including other peer funders, academia, the private sector, NGOs and internal stakeholders.
- Provides ongoing strategic advisory services to grantees, similar to services provided by a Portfolio Manager in a private sector venture capital firm, on a wide variety of issues, including partnership development, technical assistance in impact evaluation and cost-effectiveness, and strategic policy advice.
- Analyze grant/agreement program activity to identify technical problem areas, unnecessary delays or roadblocks, or areas of uncertainty. Recommends improvements to the organization’s ability to expand the pipeline and fully utilize stakeholder capability, build stronger relationships with non-traditional partners, and provide greater flexibility in approving novel or untested ideas and proposals. Proposes changes to internal controls and other monitoring activities to assure full and effective use of funds, and compliance with law and regulation.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required
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