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    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking (OCFT).  ILAB leads DOL's efforts to ensure that workers around the world are treated fairly and are able to share in the benefits of the global economy. 

    - This position is inside the bargaining unit.

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    Responsibilities

    Executes job duties in support of senior team members while providing research and analyses of child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking issues for assigned countries for the purpose of Congressionally-mandated and Executive Order reports or related to other strategic interests of ILAB, or as part of analysis of trends and lessons learned that inform program evaluation, project survey, and project design activities.  Drafts and provides written feedback on documents, as assigned, and regularly prepares written communication for and on behalf of senior ILAB and DOL staff on international child and forced labor issues.  Demonstrates the ability to critically analyze Office issues and initiatives through study and monitoring of relevant legislation; pertinent ILO and other international organizations' standards and decisions; overseas developments, reports, and cables; books and articles; research and evaluation documents and papers; and discussions with foreign and U.S. officials, academic experts, trade union leaders, non-governmental representatives, and business representatives. Shares key evaluation and audit findings, results of performance monitoring data analysis, and other lessons, findings, and outcomes produced by technical assistance and monitoring and evaluation and audit activities with relevant stakeholders and ensures that these findings are applied to ILAB and OCFT's work, as applicable.  Assists with policy engagement that advances OCFT and ILAB mission, programming, and other priorities in target countries and on a global level.  Monitors labor developments in countries of importance to the U.S. and assists with advising the Director, Deputy Director, Deputy Undersecretary, other DOL professional staff, ambassadors, labor attaches or others with related responsibility, either orally or in writing, on policy, key developments, and results regarding Office issues and programs.   Assists others in coordination among ILAB offices, other DOL agencies, and outside stakeholders with the aim of advancing OCFT and ILAB mission regarding research, technical assistance and policy engagement. Assists ILAB representatives in international, interagency, and intra-agency working groups, committees, international meetings and conferences. Assists with activities related to the planning, development, oversight, auditing, monitoring, evaluation, and closeout of technical assistance/cooperation initiatives; assists in coordinating ILAB's contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements for technical assistance projects; and uses qualitative and/or quantitative methods to measure results and assess and improve program effectiveness and/or projects or systems.  Provides technical oversight of OCFT's audits, attestation engagements, and monitoring and evaluation tasks to ensure OCFT funded projects are in fiscal, regulatory, and performance compliance; provides technical oversight of key monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure that high-quality data, analysis and lessons learned are produced to systematically measure achievement of project objectives. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - May be required to travel up to 7%.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13 - There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the need for an employee promoted to the higher level, and supervisory approval.

  • Job family (Series)

    0131 International Relations

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556933000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.