Program Analyst

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 4076

Position Title:

External Description: Program Analyst
Washington, DC, USA Req #4076

Friday, September 3, 2021

Summary

The Program Analyst position is located in the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs (EB), Division of International Communications and Information Policy (CIP), Office of Bilateral and Regional Affairs (BA), Digital Connectivity and Cybersecurity Partnership (DCCP). The DCCP is a global, whole-of-government effort coordinated by the State Department to promote access to an open, interoperable, reliable and secure internet, to include 5G and other critical and emerging digital technologies. The DCCP is co-led by EB/CIP/BA and USAID.

The Program Analyst provides administrative and analytical support to CIP Action Officers and the Grants Officer Representative (GOR) in the implementation of DCCP-funded programs that seek to advance U.S. priorities in emerging markets and is aligned with U.S. national security objectives. The DCCP is seeking a Program Analyst to primarily assist with managing implementing partners, monitor and evaluate programs, engage like-minded donors, and conduct data analysis on regional information and telecommunications technology (ICT) trends and demands.

Essential Functions

Program Oversight:

-Oversee the day-to-day program activities of DCCP-funded programs focused on critical and emerging technology and broader ICT training.

-Coordinate and assist in developing all related DCCP program processes.

-Engage DCCP interagency partners to design and leverage program activities.

-Research and map ICT, critical, and emerging technology regional activities.

-Assist Action Officers with identifying and vetting program participants and training support.

-Engage in program coordination with counterparts in regional bureaus and overseas posts.

-Attend regional trainings and conferences as appropriate for program oversight.

Monitoring & Evaluation:

-Contribute to the development of a performance management plan and monitoring and evaluation plan.

-Review program reporting to ensure deliverables are on schedule and conduct quality assurance and data analysis.

-Analyze data from DCCP initiatives to inform future programming, monitor efforts, and compare results with past data gathered by the team.

-Draft situational program reports and use data visualization techniques to communicate program impact.

-Conduct analysis on ICT, critical, and emerging technology activities for quarterly briefings.

-Strategize with DCCP and regional coordinators to improve the uniformity and standardization of the reporting process.

Competencies

  • Strong, timely and precise organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Strong critical and creative thinking and analytical skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced work environment.
  • Strong ability to also have a flexible, team-oriented approach to work.
  • Excellent ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues.

Supervisory Responsibility

None required for this position.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time.
  • Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Frequently moves standard office equipment up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to work indoor conditions 90% of the time.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evening and weekend hours possible, as required by business need.

Travel
All training and travel must be approved by the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) in advance. Required travel abroad will be funded as needed and approved by the Government and will follow Federal Travel guidelines and allowances.

Experience
  • Excellent native or near-native English language ability; strong writing skills, especially the ability synthesis complex inputs of information for peers, senior officials, and outside audiences; strong verbal communication skills; willingness to work to tight deadlines; ability to work effectively as part of a multicultural and interagency team; command of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience in tracking document flow and clearance processes and distribution of documents to appropriate personnel.
  • Familiarity with principles and practices of knowledge management.
  • Familiarity with formulating, writing, and implementing reporting mechanisms, policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Experience in preparing and implementing reporting mechanisms, processes and procedures.
  • Facility with standard software, including the complete Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint), and an ability to learn and work with other software, as well as database applications.


Education
Bachelor's Degree required (Bachelor's Degree - Mathematics, Computer and Information Science, Data Processing/Analytics/Science, Statistics, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Engineering .)
Advanced degree preferred

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
N/A

Security Clearance
Must possess and be able to obtain/maintain a SECRET security clearance.

AAP/EEO Statement
All Native Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status, or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Indian descent in accordance with applicable laws.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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Other details
  • Job Family Program Management and Operations (non-tech)
  • Pay Type Salary

City: Washington

State: District Of Columbia

Community / Marketing Title: Program Analyst

Company Profile:

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