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U.S. Agency for International Development Supervisory Program Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia


You are encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application package. Your application may not receive full consideration if you do not follow the instructions as outlined.This position is located in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC, in the Bureau for Middle East,Office of Strategic Planning andOperations (ME/SPO).


This position is located in the Office of Strategic Planning andOperations (ME/SPO), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The functionsof the Office of Strategic Planning & Operations are fully described in USAID ADS Chapter101. The incumbent serves as a technical resource and advisor to the Bureau and/or agency,advising on and serving as the technical expert for reporting of development assistanceprogram activities for countries in the Middle East. S/He supports the SPO team by serving asthe supervisor of the Vetting Unit; reviewing and analyzing data; developing strategies,analytical models, and methodologies for specific programs or for regional approaches; andproviding assistance and advice on program activities within a wide range of technical sectors.S/He designs, documents, and evaluates mission-specific, and/or centralized programs orprojects and serves as the liaison with individuals both inside and outside the organization when coordinating support for SPO programs.

The Supervisory Program Analyst duties include: Exercising a broad degree of independence and appliesauthoritative judgment in developing and maintainingrelationships with various stakeholders throughout the U.S.Government, private industry, and implementing partners.Actively participating in policy formulation and reviewsliaison activities for vetting and risk management programsin the ME region.

Informing stakeholders of changes inorganizational programs and operations, and conductingbriefings on major program changes.

Supervising employees performing work up to the GS13/FS-03 level.

Establishing guidelines and performance expectations forstaff members, which are clearly communicated throughthe formal employee performance management system.

Providing expert technical advice and guidance whenprogram interpretation, opinion, or decisions are solicitedand assesses program conditions, progress, improvements,or reporting needs.

Developing new ways to resolve problems in meetingestablished goals, measures, and objectives for programeffectiveness.

Analyzing and evaluating the administrative aspects ofsubstantive, mission-oriented programs administered by keyorganizations within an agency.

Serving as experttechnical resource and advisor to the Bureau and/or agency forreporting of development assistance program activities for allthe countries in the ME region.


Conditions of Employment

United States Citizenship is required.

Relevant experience (see Qualifications below).

Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Time in grade must be met by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service.

Most recent SF-50 showing tenure code "1" or "2" (see Required Documents).

You may be required to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period

Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date. This means that you must have served at least 52 weeks at the next grade level (or equivalent) below the grade advertised on this vacancy announcement.


GS-14: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes: (a)determining eligibility for Federal programs; (b) establishing policies and procedures within complex systems; and (c) supervising and/or leading teams or working groups; (d)utilizing administrative and management tools such as database programs, organizational protocol, and reporting.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, relevant to the duties of the position to be filled, including volunteer experience.CTAP/ICTAPcandidates will be referred to the selecting official if they are found well qualified. Well-qualified means an eligible employee who possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum requirements of the position. A well-qualified employee must meet the qualification and eligibility requirements of the position, including any medical qualifications, suitability, and minimum education and experience requirements, meet all selective factors (where applicable); meet quality ranking factors and are assigned a score of 85 or higher; be physically qualified with reasonable accommodation to perform the essential duties of the position; meet any special qualifying U.S. OPM-approved conditions; AND be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry without additional training.A well-qualified candidate will not necessarily meet the definition of highly or best qualified when evaluated against other candidates who apply for a particular position. In the absence of selective and quality ranking factors, selecting officials will document the job-related reason(s) for qualification determinations.


This position does not have a positive education requirement. Therefore, ​no Transcripts are required.

Additional Information

USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in the District of Columbia, we operate in more than 100 countries around the world, playing an active and critical role in the promotion of U.S. foreign policy interests. When crisis strikes; when rights are repressed; when hunger, disease and poverty rob people of opportunity; USAID acts on behalf of the American people to help expand the reach of prosperity and dignity to the world's most vulnerable people. USAID employees and contractors must commit to maintaining a workplace free of sexual misconduct, including harassment, exploitation, and abuse and adhere to USAID's Counter-Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit For more information about USAID, visit

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.These are Testing Designated Positions (TDP’s) under the Agency’s approved Drug Free Work Place Program. All applicants selected for this position will be subject to random drug testing once they begin working for the Agency.Moving and relocation expenses are not authorized.Mythbusteron Federal Hiring Policies: Policy:EEO Policy Statement.Reasonable Accommodation Policy:Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement.Veterans' Information:Veterans Information.Telework: Service Registration: is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual’s employment experience will be used only to determine the person’s qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual’s personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.