Associate Director/Director (Development Policy)


Vacancy ID: 743453   Announcement Number: MCC-743453-12-077-DPE-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 326049900

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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 743453
1. Title of Job

Associate Director/Director (Development Policy)
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3. E-Mail Address

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10. Lowest Grade


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20. Occupational Specialties

001 AD/D (Development Policy), MC-301-3b/3a

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


110010001 Washington DC, DC

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. For Pay Band 3b:  I have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the MCC Pay Band 34b or GS-13 or equivalent non-federal work experience): 1) conducting policy analysis and strategic planning for complex issues and/or operations.; 2) experience monitoring economic and/or governance policies, institutions, and trends in countries; 3) experience representing an organization to  U.S. Government agencies, multi-lateral development institutions, and non-governmental organizations; and,  4) experience preparing briefing papers, and policy papers, including work with quantitative material. (NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).

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

2. Pay Band 3a: I have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the MCC Pay Band 3b or GS-14 or equivalent non-federal work experience): leading or coordinating global development policy reform program initiatives and coordinating studies; 2) experience monitoring economic and/or governance policies, institutions, and  trends in countries; 3) experience conducting policy analysis and strategic planning for complex issues and/or operations. 4) experience representing an organization to  U.S. Government agencies, multi-lateral development institutions, and non-governmental organizations; and,  5)  experience preparing policy guidance, and briefing papers, including work with quantitative material.

(NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).

A. I meet the specialized experience requirements described above.
B. I do not meet the specialized experience 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 economic and/or governance issues in a comparative context to research and identify methodologies and to make qualitative program assessments.

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4. Contextualizing specific country events/policies vis a vis domestic factors and global trends.

5. Conducting and/or making heavy use of quantitative research and analysis.

6. Conducting and/or making heavy use of qualitative research and analysis.

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7. Knowledge of policy and operational global development assistance models.

8. Represent an organization to U.S. Government agencies, multi-lateral development institutions, and non-governmental organizations.

9. Draw on familiarity with aid-effectiveness concepts to frame issues and/or make decisions.

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10. Draft concise analytical pieces.

11. Draft concise decision memos.

12. Present quantitative information clearly.

13. Edit documents and presentations for content, tone, and accuracy.

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14. Verbally brief organizational leaders on issues and organizational implications.

15. Verbally brief decision makers on organizational options.

16. Explain complex issues or decisions to a broad variety of stakeholders.