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Program Specialist with a Secret Clearance

Washingon, DC
Location: Washington DC
Must have an active Secret clearance
The Program Specialist serves as an action officer for the Managing Director for Policy (F/P) and Director for Management and Operations (F/MO) Directorates.  The Program Specialist provides support for a broad range of cross-cutting issues that impact and contribute to the overall mission of the Department's and interagency organizations' foreign assistance programs.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
              F/P Managing Directorate:
  • 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 participates in F/P's data work by maintaining proficiency in Excel and Tableau 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 assisting with preparations for the annual Strategic Sector Reviews.
  • 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.


    F/MO and F/P Managing Directorate:
  • Arrange meetings for the F/P Managing Director and F/MO Director, including reserving conference rooms; conference call lines; soliciting and circulating agendas; sending invitations; and pre-clearing and escorting visitors as necessary.
  • Maintain calendars for the F/P Managing Director and F/MO 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.
  • Make copies and shred classified and unclassified (SBU) material.
  • Provide back-up support coverage when the Director and Deputy Director of Foreign Assistance Program Specialist is out of the office.
  • Support the onboarding of new F/P employees by assisting them to complete administrative tasks.
  • Provide travel support for the F/P team, 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.
  • Must have a Bachelor's in relevant field
All staff employees are eligible for paid company benefits, paid time off, sick leave and federal /national holiday pay.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interested candidates should apply to the position via our career portal at

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