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State Department Jobs

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Seeking Recently Retired, Senior Public Affairs Officers

The State Department Office of Inspector General is seeking recently retired senior public affairs officers to serve on OIG inspection teams as WAE employees (when actually employed). Applicants should be familiar with public affairs operations at embassies and domestic bureaus, including grants management, social media and supporting interagency initiatives. Positions are available on domestic inspection teams (Washington-based, normally 10 weeks duration) and overseas inspection teams (Normally four weeks in Washington and eight weeks overseas). Applicants should have a valid top secret security clearance. Superior interviewing and writing skills are a plus.

The Office of Inspector General pays WAE employees approximately $65 per hour. OIG does not pay domestic per diem but covers overseas travel expenses and per diem. WAE inspectors are eligible to apply for a METRO subsidy.

WAE inspectors can normally expect to work between three and six months a year.

Interested applicants should contact Patricia Murphy at ,a href="mailto:OIGISPRecruitment@state.gov">OIGISPRecruitment@state.gov.

Nonprofit & Academic Jobs

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Part-time Communications Specialist, American University

Company Name: American University
Job Title: Part-time Communications Specialist (1996)
Location: Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States, 20016 Position Number: 1996
Department: Human Resources
Salary Range: $15.00-$17.00/ hour
Work Hours per Week: 27.5
Position Type: Part-time Staff

Description:

The Communications Specialist supports the delivery of high-impact, integrated communications to a diverse employee population in order to advance HR programs and benefits, promote wellness initiatives, publicize learning and development initiatives, and support Human Resources communications needs. The Communications Specialist writes and edits copy, designs graphics for print and digital media, conducts research for communications, and coordinates with internal partners and vendors to ensure project timelines are met. This position works under general supervision.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, graphic/web design or a closely related field, or equivalent in education, training and experience is required.

Minimum Requirements:

• At least 2 years work experience in graphic design is also required.
• Successful candidates will be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, have intermediate level graphic design experience using the Adobe Suite Products (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator), have excellent attention to detail, good research skills, and be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Candidates must be able to accept feedback with a positive attitude, be motivated to learn and expand skillset and build successful working relationships in a highly collaborative and diverse environment.
• Candidates will be expected to present a portfolio including samples of both creative/graphic design and business writing.

Additional Information:

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required.

American University is an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. American University campus is tobacco and smoke free.

TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT: jobs.american.edu

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/3mvh58d

Learning Manager, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded project, Bethesda, MD

SNV USA is seeking a Learning Manager for a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded project. SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands nearly 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services. SNV works to empower people to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development by engaging local partners to achieve results in inclusive business, value chain development, and impact investing.

SNV USA provides innovative solutions in Agriculture, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, and Renewable Energy to 38 developing countries worldwide. An affiliate of SNV, we are a registered non-profit organization, connecting North American partners to sustainable global development. SNV USA has formed a number of exciting partnerships with prominent donors, such as USAID, USDOS, USDOL, UNICEF, the World Bank, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Master Card Foundation, Dubai Cares, the Clinton Global Initiative and the Ford Foundation. For more information please visit www.snvusa.org.

The Procurement Governance for Home Grown School Feeding (PG-HGSF) project is implemented by SNV USA in Kenya, Ghana and Mali with the aim to improve the access of smallholder farmers to government-led school feeding programs. The project focuses on 3 topics: the procurement process, the supply chain, and social accountability; for each, the project seeks to identify opportunities for increased inclusion of smallholder farmers and develops those opportunities by way of pilot interventions at the district level together with local stakeholders. The project has a robust Learning Objective to document and disseminate the lessons derived from implementation.

The Learning Manager (LM) is a part of SNV’s PG-HGSF Project team and is responsible for ensuring that country coordinators and partners have the full array of tools and supports needed to successfully participate in and deliver on the project’s Learning Objective. LM will work with country coordinators, project, and communications team and will report directly to the project manager based in Bethesda, MD. This project, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is in its third year and will run through September 2016.

Key Responsibilities: Implement and support the project’s learning plan, including the production of written documents, case studies, and other presentations of lessons learned. Represent the project at key events where project is discussed, and support the individual country teams in the development and implementation of national learning events and other country-level documents. Ensure adherence to the milestones, timelines, and production and dissemination schedule for the Learning Plan, designing approaches to answering key Learning Questions, capturing good practices/ challenges, and identify opportunities for project dissemination to external audiences. Responsible for the proper management of all external consulting agreements for the production of Learning Documents and other materials. Includes development of Terms of Reference, identification of potential collaborators, working closely with authors, oversee final editing and design aspects to produce final publications. Participate as principal writer for select project documents. Act as the project’s advocate for effective monitoring and documentation of lessons learned for broad dissemination to increase the likelihood of replication/ scaling-up of best practices. Support Country Coordinators and other SNV staff on the international exposure of project activities and results. Provide technical assistance to the project staff to ensure they are gathering information in a consistent, uniform, and participatory way for effective comparison and evaluation. Produce and maintain the project’s webpage with current information on a regular basis.

Deliverables: Implementation of the learning plan for the project, with yearly adjustments. Successful delivery of all documentation of best practices and lessons learned for dissemination purposes, according to the project proposal (9 documents produced; 9 case studies; other materials/ presentations). Support to and assist in the development of at least 3 events for the dissemination of the lessons of the project in the three countries, per year. Connect with US and international partners and donors to share knowledge. As a thought leader, make regular presentations at international forums. Periodic reports of progress on learning activities to the Project Manager. Development and maintenance of relevant partnerships that support learning.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree required. Position requires a minimum of six years of relevant Learning and document production experience. Demonstrated excellence in effective writing and verbal communication. (English required; language competency in French is a plus). Demonstrated understanding of and familiarity with a range of applied research and monitoring and evaluation approaches. Experience designing strategic information and communication plans. Good working knowledge of descriptive, inferential and advanced statistics. Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical colleagues. Strong skills in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; familiarity with data management software programs such as SAS and SPSS is a plus. Demonstrated programmatic, management, and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with other professionals and key stakeholders engaged in international development work. Availability to travel internationally.

TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter, salary requirements and resume to: https://snvusa.recruiterbox.com/jobs/26050. SNV USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SNV encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.

Senior Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Bethesda, MD

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands nearly 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services. SNV works to empower people to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development by engaging local partners to achieve results in inclusive business, value chain development, and impact investing.

SNV USA provides innovative solutions in Agriculture, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, and Renewable Energy to 38 developing countries worldwide. An affiliate of SNV, we are a registered non-profit organization, connecting North American partners to sustainable global development. SNV USA has formed a number of exciting partnerships with prominent donors, such as USAID, USDOS, USDOL, UNICEF, the World Bank, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Master Card Foundation, Dubai Cares, the Clinton Global Initiative and the Ford Foundation. For more information please visit www.snvusa.org.

SNV USA seeks a passionate, dynamic, and experienced Senior Manager for Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) with a proven track record of success raising the profile and resources of an organization. Senior Manager for CFR will help develop and lead a strategy to diversify SNV’s revenue base among private funding sources including foundations and corporations in North America. He or she will work collaboratively with SNV’s sector leaders and international advisors connecting their work of advancing locally-based solutions in agriculture, renewable energy, and water with the interests of donors, and will develop effective relationships with the philanthropic community leading to long-term partnerships in support of projects across all SNV countries.

The Senior Manager for CFR is part of the management team of SNV USA, responsible for identifying and securing a significant percentage of external funding for SNV. Aside from important core funding received from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SNV raises financial support from European and US donors; the latter through the work of SNV USA and consisting of USAID contracts and foundation grants.

Key Responsibilities: Responsible for engaging with corporations and foundations to meet the organization’s private donor fundraising targets. Creates and coordinates strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of existing and potential donors. Collaborates with SNV’s leadership, business development, and program staff on all fundraising strategies, including outreach to increase visibility among corporate and foundation constituencies in North America. Develops grant proposals, concept papers, and other materials that align donor requirements and interests with SNV's priorities and needs. Develops presentations that inform, engage, and influence key stakeholders, donors, and prospects about SNV and the organization's work. As part of the Business Development team, works to develop a systematic approach for collecting and maintaining donor contact and interaction information, including developing and implementing procedures for a CRM system. Supervises research and data processing to better meet development needs. Establishes an appropriate system of metrics and accountability for the department. Oversees and reports on the development budget.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate will be a strong, strategic partner to the Executive Director and the rest of the senior management team with the capability and presence to guide the fundraising systems and culture of an evolving organization. A successful track record as a strong fundraiser and new business development strategist, substantial knowledge of current global funding trends, and a proven leader building partnerships both in the US and in the international arena are essential.

Other qualifications include: At least 5-7 years of successful development/ fundraising experience, with a focus on private corporate and foundations/ institutional giving. A demonstrated leader in the development profession with a proven track record of closing significant gifts and evidence of exceptional cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation skills. Proven strategic planner and manager with sound technical knowledge, conceptual and analytical ability, good judgment, and adaptive, flexible capacity. A creative and results-oriented team player who can work with other members of senior management to develop and implement bold fundraising plans in line with overall institutional goals and priorities; prepare persuasive case statements and other fundraising material; support the business development team and ED in approaching and cultivating high-level prospects and work with program staff to identify opportunities for prospects and donors to engage. Familiarity with fundraising and new business development in the International Development arena; experience working with global organizations that have operations in multiple countries; and experience with Renewable Energy, Agriculture, or WASH sectors, strongly preferred. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with particular emphasis on clear and concise writing and presentation skills to volunteer boards and prospective donors. Strong experience crafting high-quality grant applications and proposals, as well as managing the grant writing process. A strong understanding of both the traditional and innovative philanthropic space; an entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to identify creative, new funding opportunities. The ability to work across program teams to develop donor-centered fundraising proposals. Proven management experience along with the administrative skills to organize, direct, motivate, and evaluate other professionals, support staff, and board. The ability to develop relationships and interact well with trustees, superiors, peers, and other colleagues. The ability to travel both within the U.S. and internationally (up to 25%).

TO APPLY: apply to this position at: https://snvusa.recruiterbox.com/jobs/26053. SNV USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SNV encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.

Senior Proposal Manager, Bethesda, MD

SNV USA is seeking a Senior Proposal Manager in Bethesda. SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands nearly 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services. SNV works to empower people to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development by engaging local partners to achieve results in inclusive business, value chain development, and impact investing.

SNV USA provides innovative solutions in Agriculture, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, and Renewable Energy to 38 developing countries worldwide. An affiliate of SNV, we are a registered non-profit organization, connecting North American partners to sustainable global development. SNV USA has formed a number of exciting partnerships with prominent donors, such as USAID, USDOS, USDOL, UNICEF, the World Bank, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Master Card Foundation, Dubai Cares, the Clinton Global Initiative, and the Ford Foundation. For more information please visit www.snvusa.org.

The Senior Proposal Manager will work with an integrated, global team (US, The Netherlands, and Regional Program Offices) to secure program funding from a variety of sources, with a special emphasis on USAID. Further, the position will play an active role in guiding the future growth and direction of SNV USA’s Business Development (BD) Team. The position will be responsible for supervising proposal teams. S/he will manage the proposal development process from inception and proposal planning through successful submission, and be an active participant of SNV USA’s Business Development (BD) Team as it builds strategic partnerships that promote SNV’s visibility and mission.

Key Responsibilities: Lead SNV USA Proposal Planning Efforts: Contribute market insight to the decision to track specific opportunities and develop a proposal/ capture plan. Direct efforts to gather intelligence, identify teaming partners, and recruit potential project personnel to maximize SNV’s ability to deliver thorough and responsive proposals as both a lead grantee/ prime contractor and subgrantee/ subcontractor. Document go/no go decisions and proposal plans, including win themes, innovative technical approaches, competitor analysis, and client requirements. Work closely with the SNV USA Sr. Partnership Manager and the BD Team to nurture and develop existing and new relationships with prospective partner organizations with special emphasis on USAID government contracting entities. Represent SNV USA in meetings with clients and partner organizations during technical/ sector discussions, bid development, and negotiations.

Lead SNV USA Proposal Operations Efforts: Direct proposal preparation for large, complex projects for US development assistance agencies by orchestrating the proposal team and supervising proposal coordinators at a detailed level including establishing the proposal calendar, assigning writers, and ensuring deadlines are met, conducting partner negotiations, and directing candidate recruitment. Draft or edit sections of proposals including transmittal letters, technical approach, management plan, and other areas as appropriate. Provide quality control for SNV proposals or proposal inputs in coordination with other internal and external reviewers; chair review meetings. Work closely with SNV USA’s finance team to review SNV budgets to ensure linkages between technical and cost proposals. Build capacity of SNV’s country offices to develop high quality proposals for US donors and working closely with Head Office in The Hague as well as Field Offices in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ideal Experience: A minimum of 6 years grant and proposal writing experience with at least 3-4 years’ experience in proposal development for bilateral donors, especially USAID. Strong familiarity with US Government procurement and contracting policies. Demonstrated ability to develop a proposal strategy and structure to win USG business, including designing the entire technical response, including developing win themes, brainstorming the technical approach, recruiting key personnel, and building a consortium of balanced teaming partners. Demonstrated ability to lead teams in the implementation of proposal strategy. Experience in reviewing program budgets. Experience living and/or working in a developing country in a project management, business development or fundraising capacity, preferably on issues related to agriculture, renewable energy, or WASH. Exceptional writing/ editing/ proof-reading skills to ensure production of documents that are clear, concise, responsive, and grammatically correct. High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat. Knowledge of SharePoint, Salesforce, and presentation graphics is a plus. Bachelor’s degree in related field, Master’s preferred. Available for occasional international travel. Foreign language skills in French and/or Spanish a plus.

Personal Characteristics: Committed to, and enthusiastic about, the mission and vision of SNV. Strategic thinker who is adept at multi-tasking in fast paced environment, able to plan, prioritize, and organize individual and group activities and processes. Outgoing, straightforward, and creative. Able to work independently and take initiative. Results oriented. Team-focused, must enjoy working as part of an active group of highly engaged individuals, sharing information readily with co-workers, and listening to and respecting others; able and willing to assist co-workers in the development of their own professional skills in order to ensure the team’s success. A person who presents a high degree of maturity, honesty, trust, sophistication, and integrity and that cultivates these qualities in others.

TO APPLY: Apply to this position at: https://snvusa.recruiterbox.com/jobs/24672. SNV USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SNV encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.

Director of Programs & Operations, International Stability Operations Association

Overview

The Director of Programs & Operations will seek to provide oversight, guidance, and support to all ISOA programs and operations, with a special focus on coordination of all activities across the association. This Director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of key financial and operational support such as overseeing the association’s budget, accounting, and human resource-related activities, including oversight of interns. He/she will be responsible for managing all communications processes, including oversight of member data and the association website, and coordinating electronic newsletters and e-communications to members and the public. He/she will be the primary logistical lead on planning all events including small monthly events and the flagship ISOA Annual Summit. The Director will work closely with the President to support all association activities and with the Board of Directors to achieve association’s long-term goals.

This is a great opportunity for an entrepreneurial professional with a passion for international affairs and the desire to build a strong skill set in non-profit management and program management. Candidate must be extraordinarily detail-oriented with a strong ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.

Position Details

• Full Time.
• Office Location: Tysons Corner, VA.
• Salary commensurate with experience.
• Travel: 5%

Working Relationships

The Director of Programs & Operations is a senior staff member and reports to the President. The Director will work closely with the Board of Directors and other member volunteer leaders. He/she will have direct oversight of up to 4 interns who provide support for membership, research, communications, government affairs, and events.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Operations & Financial Management

• Maintain and update all association Standard Operating Procedures.
• Oversee association compliance with IRS, local and national laws.
• Track budget performance and report monthly on association’s financial status.
• Has signature authority for association bank accounts, expense reimbursements, and other financial authorizations.
• Maintain accounting system with receivables and payables and provide regular reporting to the President and the Board of Directors with support from an outside accounting consultant.
• Issue invoices, conduct payment follow up, and report on outstanding receivables.
• Oversee all association accounts with vendors, including timely payment of invoices, and maintain vendor relationships.
• Manage partnership outreach and agreements and follow up with potential partners and renewing partners.
• Oversee association governance including the By-Laws and Board of Directors Rules, and conduct annual and ad hoc Board of Directors elections.
• Maintain association information technology infrastructure and determine new technology needs and potentially untapped capabilities.

Communications Management

• Maintain the association database, including members and non-members.
• Provide assistance to members and non-members in managing their accounts on the ISOA website, subscriptions, and updating their personal and company information.
• Manage communications process from drafting original content, conducting editorial review, plugging in content to HTML templates, and gaining approvals through to dissemination of communications via print or electronic venues.
• Develop and implement the association communications plan in collaboration with the President.
• Draft content for member-facing and public-facing monthly e-newsletters and plug in content in to HTML editor for sending.
• Develop marketing materials for membership outreach, events and the ISOA Annual Summit.
• Maintain the publications calendar and meet deadlines for content and publishing of print and online communications.
• Maintain the website and update content as needed including creating events and event announcements.
• Draft and provide editorial oversight to ad hoc member alerts.
• Maintain ISOA presence on the 3rd party social media websites including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Flickr.
• Ensure smooth delivery of Stability Operations magazine, working closely with the Editor-in-Chief.

Event Management

• Coordinate sponsors, member volunteers, and Board of Directors in the development of event concepts and speaker outreach through to implementation.
• Identify potential event venues and work directly with venues to negotiate contract terms.Identify potential host or sponsor organizations for events and reach out to partners, members and potential members to secure venues for events.
• Draft all event marketing materials and coordinate onsite materials.
• Post events on the website, setup registration processes, and oversee communications schedule.
• Oversee the planning for and onsite management of the ISOA Annual Summit, acting as the primary event planning lead for the event. This includes coordinating the planning board, speaker outreach, sponsor and exhibitor management, and recruiting and overseeing interns and volunteers onsite.

Experience and Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in business, marketing, international affairs or communications, plus 3-5 years of relevant experience (preferred). Master’s degree preferred.
• Personal commitment to ISOA’s mission and demonstrated knowledge of global issues and ISOA’s programs and goals.
• "Start-up” and entrepreneurial mentality highly desirable.
• Excellent writing, editing, interpersonal and oral communications skills.
• Previous experience with database management and event management software.
• Previous experience developing written materials (analyses, reports, talking points, etc.) for diverse audiences required.
• Previous experience with accounting and financial management, including QuickBooks, highly desirable.
• Previous experience with HTML and basic graphic design a plus.
• Experience in engaging diverse constituencies.Ability to synthesize information and communicate it to different audiences with different levels of content.
• Ability to develop, maintain, and enjoy effective working relationships with people from a variety of organizations and with a wide variety of functional expertise.
• Team player interested in being part of a highly functioning, fast-paced office.
• Experience writing proposals and/or legal agreements.Experience managing medium-large budgets.
• Openness and flexibility.
• Organized, detail oriented and able to manage time effectively.
• Experience managing multiple projects at once within limited timeframe.
• Continuous learning orientation.
• Ability to work under pressure and handle stress.
• Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to ISOA@stability-operations.org.
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply early.
Please no phone calls
http://www.stability-operations.org/?page=jobs

WAE Employment

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EFM (Family Member) Employment

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Management Analyst- Contracts, A/OPR/FMS, Office of Facilities Management Services, GS-9/11/12

Bureau/Office: A/OPR/FMS, Office of Facilities Management Services
Grade/Salary: GS-9/11/12
Position Title: Management Analyst- Contracts

Job Description: The Office of Facilities Management Services (A/OPR/FMS) is seeking a Management Analyst to provide support in the development, administration, and implementation of new solicitations and existing contracts related to building services. The position will be part-time (32 hrs/week) in the Harry S Truman Building.

Applicant must have outstanding oral and written communication skills. He/she will coordinate with in-house staff and employees from other organizations, including facility managers, technical and administrative personnel, contractors, contracting officers, and legal staff. Experience in contracts management is highly desirable.

Duties:
• preparing clear and concise solicitations, contract modifications, correspondence, reports, and cost estimates
• briefing upper management on status of work in progress.
• performing research and/or market studies on existing or new contract issues
• participating in Source Selection Evaluation Board technical reviews for contract awards

Interested EFMs may contact Connie Hansen in A/OPR/FMS for more information.
Points of Contact: Connie Hansen and Carol Roth
Contact Email and/or Phone: HansenCE@State.gov 202-736-4824 cc to RothCK@state.gov 202 647-8292
Closing date: Open until filled
Clearance Required: TS
Noncompetitive Eligibility Required? Yes

Seeking Eligible Family Members (EFMs) with noncompetitive eligibility under Executive Order 12721.

Noncompetitive eligibility under E.O. 12721 enables EFMs to apply for jobs noncompetitively. With this hiring option, they are considered before other candidates.

To have this noncompetitive eligibility hiring option, an EFM must have completed 52 weeks of service in an appropriated fund position(s) performed under a Family Member or Temporary Appointment overseas. Work must be performed during the time the family member was accompanying a sponsor officially assigned to a U.S. mission overseas and the EFM must have received fully successful or better (or equivalent) performance rating as demonstrated by their latest PAR.

To apply for this position, candidates with noncompetitive eligibility should send the following required documents to the contact listed above:

• A copy of their resume
• Proof of their eligibility (i.e., E.O. 12721 documentation, initial, final and INWS SF-50s, etc.)
• A copy of their most recent performance appraisal

Administrative Support Specialist, EUR/PD, GS-09

Bureau/Office: EUR/PD
Grade/Salary: GS-09, $52,146 - $67,787
Position Title: Administrative Support Specialist
PD Number: D-00565

Job Description: This position is located in the Bureau of European Affairs, Office of Public Diplomacy. The incumbent will serve as the principal assistant to the Director and Deputy Director on a wide variety of administrative matters. In addition, the incumbent will provide administrative support to the supervisor and staff, advise on administrative practices, interpret policies, and define administrative requirements. The incumbent of this position can expect to spend time helping plan and cost-out official travel for the office, assist staff checking into or out of the office, and maintaining routine budgets of various office expenditures. This position provides regular hours and will give the incumbent a skill set that is often valuable when seeking employment overseas.

Point of Contact: Montiel Kirk
Contact Email and/or Phone: KIRKMJ@STATE.GOV
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Clearance Required: TS
Noncompetitive Eligibility Required? Yes

Seeking Eligible Family Members (EFMs) with noncompetitive eligibility under Executive Order 12721.

Noncompetitive eligibility under E.O. 12721 enables EFMs to apply for jobs noncompetitively. With this hiring option, they are considered before other candidates.

To have this noncompetitive eligibility hiring option, an EFM must have completed 52 weeks of service in an appropriated fund position(s) performed under a Family Member or Temporary Appointment overseas. Work must be performed during the time the family member was accompanying a sponsor officially assigned to a U.S. mission overseas and the EFM must have received fully successful or better (or equivalent) performance rating as demonstrated by their latest PAR.

To apply for this position, candidates with noncompetitive eligibility should send the following required documents to the contact listed above:

• A copy of their resume
• Proof of their eligibility (i.e., E.O. 12721 documentation, initial, final and INWS SF-50s, etc.)
• A copy of their most recent performance appraisal

Program Support Assistant (OA), FSI/LMS/EDD, GS-303-07

Bureau/Office: FSI/LMS/EDD
Grade/Salary: GS-303-07, $42,631.00
Position Title: Program Support Assistant (OA) Full Time, 40 hours a week
PD Number: D-0081300

Job Description: This position is located in the Executive Development Division of the Leadership and Management School, of the Foreign Service Institute. The individual will perform work of a general clerical, secretarial, or office support nature and/or provide direct support of an administrative area or technical program. He/she will perform a variety of administrative functions necessary to the smooth management of an office that ranges from personnel, supply, and/or budget processes to drafting correspondence, preparing reports, analyzing data and tracking shipments, equipment, supplies and services.

The applicant must have knowledge of the organizational functions and structure of the Foreign Service Institute in order to route any type of correspondence on a wide variety of subjects to the appropriate officer or offices.

Point of Contact: Tess Gettier
Contact Email and/or Phone: gettiertd@state.gov
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Clearance Required: Secret
Noncompetitive Eligibility Required? Yes

Seeking Eligible Family Members (EFMs) with noncompetitive eligibility under Executive Order 12721.

Noncompetitive eligibility under E.O. 12721 enables EFMs to apply for jobs noncompetitively. With this hiring option, they are considered before other candidates.

To have this noncompetitive eligibility hiring option, an EFM must have completed 52 weeks of service in an appropriated fund position(s) performed under a Family Member or Temporary Appointment overseas. Work must be performed during the time the family member was accompanying a sponsor officially assigned to a U.S. mission overseas and the EFM must have received fully successful or better (or equivalent) performance rating as demonstrated by their latest PAR.

To apply for this position, candidates with noncompetitive eligibility should send the following required documents to the contact listed above:

• A copy of their resume
• Proof of their eligibility (i.e., E.O. 12721 documentation, initial, final and INWS SF-50s, etc.)
• A copy of their most recent performance appraisal

USAID-Related Jobs

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Equal Opportunity Officer, U.S. Agency for International Development

Job Title: Equal Opportunity Officer
Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development
Job Announcement Number: AN1006006
Salary Range: $120,749.00 to $181,500.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Monday, January 06, 2014 to Monday, January 27, 2014
Series & Grade: ES-0260-00
Position Information: Full Time - Permanent
Duty Locations: 1 vacancy in the following location: Washington DC, DC
Who May Apply: All groups of qualified individuals
Security Clearance: Top Secret

As Director of OCRD, the incumbent is the Agency’s Chief Diversity Officer and Settlement Official on settlements of informal and formal EEO complaints, and is also the Co-chair of the Executive Diversity Council (EDC). As Director, the incumbent reports directly to the Administrator, represents the Administrator in intra- and inter-agency discussions on Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) and diversity matters, and ensures that the Agency has a comprehensive, results-oriented EEO and Affirmative Employment Program. The Director of OCRD:

• Serves as USAID’s Chief Diversity Officer and Settlement Official on settlements of informal and formal EEO complaints.
• Provides expert advice and counsel to senior management staff members and officials at multiple levels of USAID and private sector clients and vendors on Agency EEO/Diversity matters.
• Collaborates with high ranking officials such as Agency heads in Washington and abroad, Chief Human Capital Officers, and executives of comparable government and private sector organizations.
• Performs program management responsibilities to include, but not limited to, managing the EEO counseling process - handling of complaints at the informal and formal stages; managing a robust Alternative Dispute Resolution program to include investigation and settlement activities; and supervising the administration of equal opportunity programs and activities.
• Develops and implements EEO/Affirmative Employment policies, programs, and guidelines.
• Serves on inter-agency, national, and/or international special working groups, task forces, or expert panels on special projects that are critical to the resolution of far-reaching operating issues and problems.

Miscellaneous Jobs

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Grants and Contracts Manager, Washington, DC

Pact is seeking a Grants and Contracts Manager (GCM) who is responsible for the efficient and effective administration of prime awards with U.S. Government and non-U.S. Government donors. The responsibility for administrative oversight includes the entire life of an award, focusing on regulatory compliance, assessment and mitigation of business risks, and enforcement of Pact’s policies and procedures. The GCM also serves as a technical resource to Pact staff in interpreting donor rules and regulations and acts as a primary point of contact for contractual discussions and negotiations with donors. In addition to prime award administration, the GCM also provides agreement and regulatory technical and compliance support and advice to sub-grant administration, contracting, and procurement activities under prime awards and new business bid reviews and proposal development. The Grants and Contracts Manager works closely with other members of the Agreement Management team and on cross-functional basis with those within the regional portfolios. The GCM reports to the Director of Agreement Management, or to others as designated by Director of Agreement Management.

Responsibilities: Pre-proposal/ Proposal: Review, advise and provide input regarding RFPs, RFAs, APSs, and other types of bid requests or donor solicitations and proposal preparation with regards to regulatory, risk mitigation, or potential compliance issues. Prepares and advises regarding teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements and other similar arrangements with partners. Coordinates with the Financial Planning and Analysis team contributing as needed and providing compliance and regulatory input on proposal budgets and budget notes, cost and pricing information, level of effort, indirect cost calculations and presentation. Conducts due diligence and preparation of certain regulatory-specific component parts to proposal, such as representations and certifications.

Prime Award Negotiation and Project Implementation/ Sub-award Management: Leads the review, comment and negotiation of prime awards with donors, including direct communications with the donor. Provide guidance to portfolio team, including in-country staff, regarding agreement and donor requirements throughout life of award. Facilitate resolution of agreement-related issues and requirements with donor or sub-partner throughout life of award. Handles requests to donors, e.g. for approvals, authorizations, or waivers, and facilitates responses to donor inquiries throughout life of the award. Reviews sub-awards and supporting documentation and provides guidance to country office staff on sub-award management. Reviews and prepares, as needed, of other agreements, contracts, or purchase orders related to project implementation, e.g. leases or commercial vendor agreements. Facilitates processing of notices of new awards or award modifications and financial and other data related to sub-awards. Support award document management and monitor compliance with award deliverables and requirements. Monitors award throughout its lifecycle for potential business risks and actively engages with cross-functional team on mitigation of risks as they arise. Initiates or participates in compliance reviews and supports internal controls reviews and monitoring or facilitation of implementation of corrective action plan, as requested. Upon close-down of a project, assists in close-outs, including technical assistance and backstopping to country offices; assist with final disposition of property.

Other Departmental Support: Contribute to revisions and development of template documents and manuals and assist in maintaining template documents and manuals. Contribute to development of relevant policies and procedures. Contribute to periodic regulatory or other guidance/ briefing materials or presentations. Provide training on regulatory and other matters to staff across the organization, including remote training to country offices, and lead presentations on awards or other matters. Supports and participates in community of practice and other mechanisms for knowledge sharing. Maintains and administers organization’s reporting in government databases. Prepare status or other reports as requested. Other tasks as assigned.

Minimum QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree, with preference for a Master’s degree. At least 10 years of relevant experience, including at least 5 years’ experience working with U.S. Government contracts either with a for-profit or not-for profit implementer or with a U.S. Government agency. Advance certifications relevant to the position requires may substitute for years of experience. Working knowledge of U.S. regulations and requirements applicable to development assistance and acquisition including OMB Circulars (e.g. A-122), 22 CFR 226 and 22 CFR 228, ADS, FAR, AIDAR, CAS, FFATA, DSSR, FTR. Fluent English. Ability to travel internationally periodically.

Preference for: Experience in administering USAID grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts. Experience with grants and contracts requirements of other bilateral donors, including Dfid, SIDA, DANIDA, or multilateral donors such as Global Fund, EU, United Nations, or World Bank. Experience with private foundations, corporate engagement, and corporate donors. Proficiency in another language from a Pact region. Experience working in multicultural work-environment and decentralized field-driven organization. Experience supervising others.

Skills and Abilities: Strong interpersonal, collaboration, and team building skills; Ability to work independently or in teams; Compliance with policy and procedures and ability to promote compliance; Strong planning and time management skills, ability to handle high-volume, fast-paced work environment and ability to multi-task with ease; Strong written and oral communication skills; Strong customer service skills; Ability to mentor and train others; Solid research and analytical skills; Attention to detail; Creativity, flexibility, and ability to adapt to change; Good negotiating and conflict resolution/ problem-solving skills; Highest standards of ethics and integrity; Good judgment; Solid understanding of budgets; Sense of humor; Competence using common desktop applications and internal systems, including Microsoft Professional, CRM databases, sub-award management or document management systems.

TO APPLY: for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org. Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Seeking Part-Time/Temporary Subject Matter Experts, McLean, VA

DynCorp International is seeking part-time/temporary subject matter experts at its McLean, Virginia corporate offices. Qualified candidates should be former general and foreign service officers with experience in passport services, passport centers and agencies. Qualified applicants should contact Will Imbrie, Senior Director, International Programs, at William.imbrie@dyn-intl.com and provide a resume and availability.

DynCorp International is a global government services provider working in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives, delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy and international development.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected Veterans or individuals with Disability and requires affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color, genetic information, religion, national origin, protected Veterans and individuals with Disability (Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs).

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