Management and Program Analyst

  • Salary:
    $132,368 - $172,075 / YEAR
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Management and Strategy, Project Management
  • Deadline:




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 Washington, DC Commuting Area within the Bureau for Management, Office of Management Policy, Budget and Performance, Policy Division, (MPBP), at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).


  • Provides advice and support to staff in the planning, formulation, implementation, and evaluation of assigned policies governing agency-wide operations (e.g., programming, acquisitions and assistance, HR, IT, budget, and financial management, etc.).
  • Evaluates new or revised operational policies to ensure policies align with federal and agency requirements and promote continuous improvement of agency-wide operations.
  • Leads policy studies to evaluate the policy’s effectiveness in achieving intended objectives, identify opportunities for improvement, and engage with key stakeholders to implement improvements.
  • Applies a range of quantitative and qualitative analytical methods appropriate for assigned studies or projects, establishes the relevant facts to inform findings and recommendations.
  • Represent the bureau/office on intra-agency working groups established to develop policy initiatives and solutions to critical issues within the agency.


Conditions of Employment

  • United States Citizenship is required.
  • Relevant experience (see Qualifications below).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer is required.
  • If you have no prior Federal experience or are selected under Delegated Examining procedures, you will be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
  • If you select to be considered under Merit Promotion requirements, you must meet the Time-in-Grade requirements before the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
  • 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.


Specialized Experience:

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. One year of specialized experience refers to full-time work; we consider a part-time job on a prorated basis. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this positions includes: a) providing guidance and strategic direction on one or more of the functional areas: programming, acquisitions and assistance, human resources, management services, or budget and finance; b) designing and conducting evaluations of operational policies and procedures using various quantitative and qualitative analytical methods to assess compliance and promote an organization’s continuous improvement; and c) providing technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management/leadership.This position includes a Selective Placement Factor (skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to – and essential for – satisfactory performance of the job). Selective Placements Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration.

The selective placement factor for this position is:
Do you have experience in the development and implementation of Agency policy, procedures, and performance measures?

NOTE: Experience must be documented in your resume. If this information is not found in your resume, your application will not receive further consideration.

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 position’s duties to be filled, including volunteer experience.

CTAP/ICTAP candidates will be referred to the selecting official if they are found well qualified. Well-qualified means an eligible applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities that clearly exceed the position’s minimum requirements. In addition, 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 to the Silver Category or higher Category; 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. Therefore, selecting officials will document the job-related reason(s) for qualification determinations without selective and quality ranking factors.


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 worldwide, 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

If an HR Specialist determines that you are among the best-qualified applicants for these positions, an HR Specialist will share your application with multiple hiring managers for consideration. By submitting your application to this advertisement, you agree to share your application for similar positions within USAID.

Moving and relocation expenses are not authorized.

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