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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), Technical Assistance and Cooperation Unit (TAC). 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.

    For more information, please visit https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ilab

    - Additional selections may be made from this announcement.

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    Responsibilities

    • Assists with activities related to 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.

    • Reviews project proposals; monitors project status reports; reviews evaluations and survey reports; examines audit reports; identifies problems and notifies supervisor, Office Director, and/or Deputy Director; and conducts periodic site visits to research and verify effective implementation of funded projects.

    • Contributes to quarterly, semi-annual, and annual performance reporting and analysis, including, but not limited to, establishing and refining of indicators; establishing and refining systems for data collection and data validation; collecting and analyzing data on a quarterly and annual basis; and establishing monitoring procedures.

    • Assists with policy engagement that advances OCFT and ILAB mission, programming and other priorities in targets 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 in preparing senior level officials to present policy positions and program results to external groups.

    • Executes job duties in support of senior team members while providing research and analysis 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. Documents and written communications may include, but are not limited to, analytical assessments; concept notes on proposed technical assistance projects (grants and contracts); concept notes on policy engagement; solicitations for technical assistance projects (grants and contracts); work on Congressionally-mandated and Executive Order reports; monitoring and evaluation documents, impact and implementation evaluations and related documents, technical survey documents, audit documents, and other work on electronic correspondence, letters, and memoranda.
    • 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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel is up to 10% per year.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13 - There is no obligation to provide future promotions if you are selected. Promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, meet all the performance requirements, and supervisor’s recommendation to the next grade.

  • Job family (Series)

    0131 International Relations

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