Program Analyst

U.S. Department of State Washington, DC
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

This position is located in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, International Finance and Development, Office of Monetary Affairs (EB/IFD/OMA). The Office of Monetary Affairs works to foster broad-based and inclusive global economic growth through macroeconomic and financial stability, while reducing the risk and impact of economic disruption, in order to advance U.S. national economic and security interests. To strengthen public financial management globally, OMA promotes fiscal transparency to improve accountability and people's understanding of economic governance and fiscal policy choices.

The incumbent helps develop and select grant programs designed to help governments develop more budget transparency and support civil society organizations to

promote fiscal transparency; and provides oversight and management of these programs.

This position is eligible for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

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Responsibilities

* Plans, develops, and conducts program analyses of a substantial scale regarding complex projects that significantly impact foreign programs; and performs in-depth studies on technical aspects of fiscal transparency requirements and takes them into consideration when making grant recommendations to senior managers.

* Serves as a Grants Officer Representative (GOR) in OMA, monitoring the usage of foreign assistance funds to ensure the efficient and effective program management and use of resources.

* Monitors status of pending grants, and works with post and USAID to resolve outstanding grant issues; receives and analyzes financial reports and initiates close out of grants; when required, performs site visits to grantee/contractor organizations to evaluate and monitor their performance and collect information.

* Ensures grants and foreign assistance funding is allocated in compliance with the policies and procedures outlined in the Foreign Affairs Manual, the Federal acquisition regulations, and other regulatory sources.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

Who May Apply This job is open to… Agency Employees Eligible for Promotion or Reassignment and Employees in the Agency Overseas Development Program (ODP) Exercising Reemployment Rights Only

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

* Job family (Series)

0343 Management And Program Analysis

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.

* One year probationary period, unless excepted by regulation.

* Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

* U.S. Citizenship is required.

* Statement of Employment & Financial Interest required prior to appointment.

Time-In-Grade Requirements: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5CFR 300, Subpart F.

Qualifications

Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education, and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement.

If you are qualifying based on education OR if there are mandatory education requirements listed below, you MUST submit a copy of your college transcript with your application.

NOTE: Applicants must meet time-in-grade and time after competitive appointment requirements, by the closing date of this announcement.

Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.

Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

* Experience coordinating and participating in evaluation of projects and oversees the management of the program selection process.

* Experience reviewing grants to ensure that they align with applicable legal requirements and Department policy objectives.

* Experience monitoring economic development in foreign assistance recipient countries.

There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-12 position.

Education

See the qualifications section of this vacancy announcement for education requirements, if applicable.

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