Director (Country Team Leader) - Tanzania, MC-301-3a


Vacancy ID: 831531   Announcement Number: MCC-831531-13-018-DCO-DE   USAJOBS Control Number: 337364300

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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 831531
1. Title of Job

Director (Country Team Leader) - Tanzania, MC-301-3a
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade


15

11. Miscellaneous Information

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1 MCC website (WWW.MCC.GOV)
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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 CTL Tanzania

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

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Screen Out:  Experience working on medium to large-scale (budget of $10 million or more) energy or infrastructure project in a developing country.  (If you do not meet this requirement, your application will not receive further consideration)

A. Yes, I meet the experience requirement.
B. No, I do not meet the experience requirement.

2. For Pay Band 3a, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (Pay Band 3b or GS-14) in the Federal service or equivalent experience.  Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is in or related to the work of the position.  For this position, specialized experience is experience leading and managing the development, implementation and appraisal process for medium  to large-scale (budget of $10 million or more) international development projects including: developing detailed project implementation plans; developing strategies regarding policy and institutional reform; managing a multi-disciplinary team and project budgets; implementing complex projects with a limited timeline and budget; and analyzing and advising high-level government officials and other stakeholders on development challenges and technical assistance programs to address these challenges. Note: This experience MUST be well documented on your resume or application.

A. Yes, I meet the qualification requirements.
B. No, I do not meet the qualification requirements.

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 poverty reduction and economic growth projects in developing countries.

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4. Provide guidance to partner countries to ensure the development and implementation of investments to reduce poverty through economic growth.

5. Experience working in transitioning or developing countries, particularly in East and Southern Africa.

6. Knowledge of complex political economies of developing countries.

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7. Advise high-level foreign government officials and other stakeholders on development challenges and technical assistance programs to address these challenges, such as policy and institutional reform, ensuring high performance on contract execution, and implementing complex projects with a limited timeline and budget.

8. Represent the organization to governments, the private sector, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), academia, and civil society.

9. Ability to successfully develop and implement medium and/or large-scale (budgets of $10 million or more) international development programs, using problem tree analysis.

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10. Manage medium to large-scale infrastructure projects or technical assistance programs (budget $10 million or more) and applying risk management tools for high risk/low capacity environments.

11. Manage project budgets and timelines.

12. Ability to utilize project management tools sufficiently to manage medium to large-scale (budget of $10 million or more) infrastructure projects or technical assistance programs.

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13. Ability to collaborate effectively with high-level government officials, non-governmental and private sector stakeholders on developing and implementing international development projects.

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14. Conceptualize programs through participatory engagement and with input from an extensive group of public and private sector stakeholders.

15. Manage relations with country counterparts.

16. Maintain contact and relations with counterparts/partners in United States Government agencies, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donor organizations, private sector, civil society, and other entities.

17. Ability to analyze,  interpret and speak proficiently on a country-level economic growth diagnostic study.

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18. Skills to effectively manage a multi-disciplinary team of professionals.

19. Provide effective, constructive and positive leadership to multidisciplinary teams tasked with conceptualizing integrated programs and documents within strict time and budgetary constraints.

20. Present information in writing.

21. Ability to present information orally and in written form in a persuasive, clear, succinct, and diplomatic manner.

22. Present information orally to a broad range of audiences including high-level government officials to rural community members.