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    You are encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application package. Your application may not receive full consideration if you do not follow the instructions as outlined.  

    These positions are located in the Washington, DC Commuting Area within one of our bureaus or independent offices within the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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    Responsibilities

    USAID is the world’s premier international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. USAID’s work advances U.S. national security and economic prosperity, demonstrates American generosity, and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience. The purpose of foreign aid should be ending the need for its existence, and we provide development assistance to help partner countries on their own development journey to self-reliance – looking at ways to help lift lives, build communities, and establish self-sufficiency.

    As a Budget Analyst, your duties will include the following: 

    • Providing formulation and justification of budgets for a portfolio of operating units, developing options and recommendations for program budget requests and allocations, and overseeing preparation of concise briefing materials;
    • Analyzing final appropriations actions by the Congress, including appropriated amounts by budget account and earmarks and directives, and using knowledge of Congressional appropriation processes and USAID programs and Presidential priorities to advise on a strategy for engaging Congress on budgets and programs and the details of Congressional Notification of country programs and program changes;
    • Reviewing and analyzing requests for budget reallocations from USAID missions and bureaus and providing options and recommendations to the Administrator on reallocation requests;
    • Performing budget execution work involving the most difficult fund control activities including adapting budgetary policies, analytical methods, and regulatory procedures for use in ensuring consistency in the linkage between overall program budget and resource allocations and development priorities as articulated by the USAID Administrator;
    • Notifying management officials of trends toward over- and under- obligation of allocated resources and recommending approval or disapproval of requests for allotments and other similar funding requests; and
    • Working closely with bureau program and budget staff to develop and maintain expertise over the budget accounts and programs in the incumbent's area of responsibility.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may vary depending on the needs of each bureau or office, but will not exceed 25% of incumbent's time.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13 - The full performance level of this position is the GS-13 grade level.

  • Job family (Series)

    0560 Budget Analysis

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/562194000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.