Program Analyst/Program Officer, MC-301-5/4c


Vacancy ID: 742059   Announcement Number: MCC-742059-12-076-DCO-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 325910000

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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 742059
1. Title of Job

Program Analyst/Program Officer, MC-301-5/4c
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Program Analyst/Program Officer, MC-301-5/4c

21. Geographic Availability

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110010001 Washington DC, DC

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to MCC Pay Band 5 or GS-7 level that has equipped me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. Examples  of specialized experience are researching, analyzing and presenting international policy, economic and institutional issues; acting as liaison with individuals and groups both inside and outside an organization, particularly with foreign governments, international non-governmental organizations and businesses and , regarding administrative and/or organizational matters; and preparing a variety of written documents, such as project summaries, status reports, briefing papers, presentations, and meeting minutes. (NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: I have a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.

OR

 

COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: I have combinations of successfully completed graduate level education beyond the second year and experience that may be used to meet total qualification requirements for this position(http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp).

 

 

 

A. I meet either the specialized experience or the education requirement described above.
B. I do not meet the specialized experience or education requirements described above.

2. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to MCC Pay Band 5 or GS-9 level, that has equipped the me with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. Examples  of specialized experience are researching, analyzing and presenting policy, economic and institutional issues in international development or other international work; acting as liaison with individuals and groups both inside and outside an organization, particularly with foreign governments and international non-governmental organizations and businesses, regarding program and/or organizational matters; and, preparing and developing project summaries, briefing papers, budgets, reports, and narrative and statistical materials. (NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).  

 

OR

I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.  Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. 

 

OR

I have 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.

 

OR

I have a LL.M., if related.

A. I meet the experience or education requirements described above.
B. I do not meet the experience or education requirements described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Knowledge of international development topics in areas such as economics, finance, private sector development, agriculture, health, education, gender, political sciences, poverty alleviation, human rights, property and land rights, resource management or sustainability gained through academic coursework or through working in an international NGO, international development organization, multilateral organization, or global business.

Please show where this experience is supported in your resume (employer/dates of employment).

4. Work experience in international development program/projects, or other similar activities.

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5. Knowledge of practical constraints and challenges associated with activities related to the implementation of investment programs in a developing country context.

6. Ability to communicate, arrange or participate in meetings, in a developing country, with representatives of varying levels (support, technical and high level officials) from government agencies, non-government organizations, private sector, Embassies, donor organizations or other development stakeholders.

7. Experience planning and participating in travel to rural or remote program investment locations in developing countries, including awareness of and planning for potential safety or security risks.

8. Knowledge of the steps and contingencies needed to effectively support, plan, organize and trouble shoot logistics for an event such as a roundtable discussion, workshop, or training in a developing country, and where some of the usual support systems are not available or reliable.

9. Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel PowerPoint, MS Project, and Web-based management information systems (e.g. SharePoint).

10.  Experience managing and organizing large volumes of data, files and information using Web-based management information systems such as SharePoint to systematize file storage and easy retrieval.

11. Experience using MS Software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint as part of analysis and / or deliverables.

12. Ability to create, monitor and manage organizational and project budgets.

Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume (employer/dates of employment).

13. Written and oral communication skills including analytical assessment, document preparation, and editing in a professional office environment.

14. Prepare reports and analyses to present findings and recommendations.

15. Produce or assists in the production of a range of program/project documents. 

16. Communicate results of program/project activities to internal and external audiences.

17. Act as liaison with individuals and groups both inside and outside an organization regarding administrative and/or organizational matters.