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    Summary

    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.  

    This position is located in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC., in the Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Stabilization (CPS), Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI).

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    Responsibilities

    As a Management Analyst, you will:

    • Provide operations management functions including operations project management (e.g. contracting officer representative), operational strategic planning, workforce planning and analysis, organizational development and training, logistics, security, information technology, knowledge management, records management, contract, procurement, monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, general administrative services and similar functions.

    • Employ sound project management strategies on assigned work, ensuring effective leadership and communication with key stakeholders (such as project activity managers), establish key goals and objectives, manage of timelines and budgets, perform records management and monitoring and evaluating to ensure projects meet or exceed requirements in support of rapid response, operational contingency work; establish and communicate clear standard operating procedures and protocols for information sharing; anticipate office-wide operational and staffing needs, impacts, or actions; collaborate closely with personnel specialists in finding solutions to management problems arising out of changes in work which have an impact on jobs and employees and ultimately the office’s mission; analyze operations to evaluate their effectiveness in achieving the office’s mission.
    • Ensure the improved effectiveness of Office operations through consultations with key stakeholders (e.g. staff, leaders, implementing partner), perform analysis, and tracking and evaluation of key program management targets; prepare and disseminate updates to staff on operational issues; contact, advise, and collaborate with officials within the office, bureau, agency and other stakeholders.

    • Serve as an Agency-wide technical resource and subject matter expert for international operational contingency support services; provide advice and guidance to managers and employees on questions and situations related to a range of organizational, management, or employee issues. Analyzes workforce planning, employee utilization, organizational development, and other ongoing Human Resources issues; provide expert guidance on appropriate career and non-career hiring mechanisms to accomplish organizational goals; develop resources and guidance documents for Office and Agency use, and provide orientation, training and mentoring for other Operations Specialists.

    • Serve as a liaison between office teams and divisions, as well as USAID bureaus and offices on operations management issues; develop and maintains effective relationships with institutional support contractors, implementing partners, activity managers, and operations staff in other USAID offices sharing procedures and systems to ensure sound practices and seek out innovative ways of doing business to improve efficiency and effectiveness; collaborate with hiring managers to identify staffing and operations needs; defines responsibility and required qualifications and liaises with office leadership to direct recruitment efforts in relation to office staffing priorities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel will not exceed 5% of the incumbent's time.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13 - This position is at full performance level.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/600135400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.