Lead Management and Program Analyst

    Washington, DC
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description


    Company Job Title:

    Lead Management and Program Analyst


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    Washington, DC

    Reports To:

    Program Manager

    FLSA Status:

    Exempt, Full Time, Regular


    The Lead Management and Program Analyst (Lead Analyst) will provide support services to contribute to the mission of the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

    The mission of USAID is to accelerate human progress in developing countries by reducing poverty, advancing democracy, building market economies, promoting security, responding to crises, and improving quality of life. Working with governments, institutions, and civil society, the Agency assists individuals to build their own futures by mobilizing the full range of America's public and privacy resources through its expert presence overseas.

    The Lead Analyst will provide management analysis and monitoring and reporting services to M/OAA and MOC Subcommittee for EPPR Implementation reporting to the Acting Director of M/OAA and taking day to-day technical direction from the Deputy Directors of M/OAA and Special Advisors.

    The Lead Analyst will assist M/OAA and Management Operations Council (MOC) Subcommittee for Effective Partnering and Procurement Reform (EPPR) Implementation with its management activities. By its nature it requires versatile skill sets to take on many tasks.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Support internal engagement with other Bureaus, and serves on committees and task forces to develop strategies for M/OAA initiatives and EPPR Agenda, including the New Partnerships Initiative (NPI), and priority programs affecting USAID's mission;
    • Distill strategic initiatives principles into practical guidance for M/OAA sub-offices use within the annual goal development and accomplishment process
    • Perform quantitative and qualitative research, analysis, writing, and advisory duties to implement the Acquisition and Assistance (A&A) Strategy, and the reforms approved under the EPPR
    • Promote discussions to initiate, develop, implement, and maintain new or improved strategies, initiatives policies and procedures in several functional areas that include program management, activity design, and Acquisition and Assistance (A&A) for Agency-wide use or to meet unique situations affecting M/OAA delivery of service
    • Support special crosscutting initiatives and task force groups to accomplish policy, programmatic, and operational goals affecting acquisition and assistance
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with various high-level individuals, USAID missions and bureaus
    • Provide technical expertise to the development of metrics and agency goals that align to reformed policy goals
    • Support external engagement strategies that promote engagement with partners, donors, and other governmental organizations
    • Other duties as assigned
    Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
    • Master's Degree in International Relations or related field and 12+ years of specialized experience
    • Specialized experience may include:
      • Leading humanitarian design and procurement
      • Monitoring and evaluation plan development
      • Change management
      • Data analysis
      • Devising effective engagement strategies
      • Project management skills.
      • USAID programs and operations, including knowledge of the Automated Directives System (ADS)
      • Experience managing programs through USAID acquisition regulation (AIDAR)
    • Demonstrated experience in:
      • Leading USAID program implementation overseas and at Washington, DC HQ
      • Management on a wide range of complex programs/activities using a variety of qualitative and quantitative techniques to assess processes and program efficacy
      • Working across with colleagues across hiring types and seniority levels
      • Coordinating special working groups to solicit input and engagement on program initiatives that are critical to the organizational agenda;
      • Communicating plans, proposals, results to senior management using innovative techniques and visualization.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to obtain Secret clearance
      • Secret clearance preferred
    • Experience analyzing policy and regulatory transformational change is desirable.
    • Ability to travel about 10%
    Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
    • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
    Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
    • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
    • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
    Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    Native preference under PL 93-638.

    We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

    Posting ID: 552620717Posted: 2020-05-27