Progam Analyst

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 04-11-2018
INTRODUCTION:
 
   The Program Analyst position is located in the Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources (F)’s Policy Directorate (F/P). F is responsible for directing the transformation of the U.S. Government’s approach to foreign assistance. Its objective is to ensure the strategic and effective use of foreign assistance resources to respond to global needs, make the world safer, and help people better their own lives.  In support of the broader mission of F, the Policy directorate develops analytical tools and products to support F’s mission; provides subject matter expertise within and on behalf of F; and engages internal and external stakeholders to disseminate, explain, and promote analysis as part of the decision-making process. As a Program Analyst for F/P, the incumbent shall perform the following tasks (to encompass roughly 50 percent of their work time with deviations to be approved by Task Manager):
 
  • Contribute to analytic analysis and reports  produced by the office for stakeholders within and outside F, including support to F/P’s annual Research Agenda projects, other analysis, and external outreach.
  • Actively participate in F/P’s data work by maintaining proficiency or becoming proficient in Excel, Tableau, and other software designed to analyze and visualize data.
  • Help manage the Standardized Program Structure and Definitions for Foreign Assistance to ensure its continued usability and success.
  • Draft papers and presentations to present focused analysis on issues of concern for the office, including sector-specific country performance, and analysis and explanation of new Department initiatives.
  • Support F/P Senior Advisors’ efforts to develop and refine innovative analytical tools, methodologies and products.  
  • Assist with the planning and execution of F/P-led Fiscal Year budget processes as requested by other F/P staff, including participating in the development of the annual budget request, the defense of the Secretary’s annual request to OMB, the production of the Congressional Budget Justification, and the defense of the President’s request to Congress.
  • As requested, support the development of an in-depth analysis of foreign assistance and country performance trends to assist in F’s long-term strategy and planning efforts.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
 
As an Administrative Assistant, the incumbent shall perform the following tasks to encompass roughly 50 percent of their work time with deviations to be approved by Task Manager:
 
  • Organize and manage efficient means of carrying out the following:
--Arrange meetings for the F/P Managing Director and staff, including: reserving conference rooms; conference call lines; soliciting and circulating agendas; sending invitations; and pre-clearing and escorting visitors as necessary.
--Maintain leave calendars for the F/P Managing Director.
--Order, stock, and organize supply orders (general supplies, paper, toner) for F/P by regularly querying the team regarding any upcoming special supply requests; and restocking the basic supply closet inventory monthly as needed.
--Request service for copiers, fax machines, shredders, etc. in HST 3953.
--Make copies and shred classified and unclassified (SBU) material.
--Organize and send Weekly Activity Report memo to F Director.
  • Organize and maintain F/P documents to include tracking document status with the FO.
  • Provide back-up coverage and support to the Director of the bureau
  • Act as e Performance proxy for F/P Managing Director.
  • Support travel, including: training other administrative staff on travel procedures as necessary; arranging travel through E2 Travel Solutions; obtaining visas from Embassies; sending eCountry Clearances; and completing taxi vouchers for F/P staff.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
 Security Requirements:
         This position requires a Secret security clearance.
 
 
 
 
 
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