Associate Director/Director (Social and Gender Assessment), MC-301-3b/3a


Vacancy ID: 801990   Announcement Number: MCC-801990-13-008-DCO-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 332936000

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1. Title of Job

Associate Director/Director (Social and Gender Assessment), MC-301-3b/3a
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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Associate Director/Director (Social and Gender Assessment)

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110010001 Washington DC, DC

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

From the statements below, select the one response that best describes your experience as it pertains to performing qualifying duties as an Associate Director/Director (Social and Gender Assessment), MC-0301-3b/3a. Failure to respond to this question will result in an ineligible rating.

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For Pay Band 3b -   one year of specialized experience (comparable to the Pay Band 4a or GS-13 or equivalent non federal experience), which is directly related to work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is experience conducting social and gender assessments including analyzing relevant policy, institutional and socio-cultural factors that can influence project design and impacts,  providing recommendations to integrate social and gender assessment findings into detailed project design, and managing or providing oversight of social and gender dimensions of international development projects. (NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).

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

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For Pay Band 3a - One year of specialized experience (comparable to the Pay Band 3b or GS-14 or equivalent non federal experience), which is directly related to the work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.  Specialized experience is experience managing, coordinating, and   conducting social and gender assessments including analyzing relevant policy, institutional and socio-cultural factors that can influence project design and impacts,  providing recommendations to integrate social and gender assessment findings into detailed project design, and managing or providing oversight of social and gender dimensions of international development projects. (NOTE: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application).

A. I meet the specialized experience requirement described above.
B. I do not meet the specialized experience requirement 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. Skill in applying advanced internationally accepted social and gender analytical concepts, frameworks, and methodologies for the design, assessment, monitoring and evaluation of poverty reduction projects.

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

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Design, implement, monitor and evaluate international development projects.

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Provide leadership on gender and other social issues related to design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of international development projects.

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Evaluate the technical adequacy of project-specific social and gender analyses and plans.

7. Skill in conducting, coordinating and managing complex social (including gender) quantitative and qualitative research activities including social and gender assessment, due diligence of proposed projects, and evaluation research.

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Coordinate and manage complex social (including gender) quantitative and qualitative research activities.

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Conduct complex social (including gender) quantitative and qualitative research activities.

10. Knowledge of training and other capacity-building methods and tools for increasing the social and gender competency of development professionals in both the donor and recipient countries.

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Contribute to training and capacity-building activities for colleagues and country partners.

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Prepare guidance documents, operational procedures, documentation of best practices.

13. Skill in providing guidance and undertaking technical analyses of social (including gender) issues, and integrating the results of social and gender analyses including social/gender risk management measures into detailed project designs.

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Perform technical analyses of social (including gender) issues.

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Provide guidance on social and gender issues.

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Manage social/gender social (including gender) issues.

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Integrate social and gender analyses including social/gender risk management measures into project designs.

18. Skill in the assessment and documentation of best practices related to social and gender outcomes of development projects in a variety of sectors including (but not limited to) agriculture, infrastructure, health education and finance.

NARRATIVE: Please describe where this experience is described in your resume (employer/dates of employment).

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Evaluate social and gender assessments, environmental and social management plans, and gender integration plans.

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Apply accepted social and gender analytical concepts, frameworks, and methodologies to the design, assessment, and monitoring of poverty reduction projects.

As previously explained, your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.

21.  I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding “No” to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.