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Program Design & Support Specialist IV – Management Analyst III (13914)
Washington DC

 

**ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED**

SUMMARY

The contractor shall support U.S. Government representatives in all stages of the award process to ensure efficient and accurate communication with grantees/implementers. The contractor shall have the technical ability for activities including, but not limited to, communicating with the grantee during the pre-award phase on behalf of the Grant Officer (GO) and Project Officer (PO), organizing meetings between POs, GOs and grantees, providing technical assistance during award execution, assisting with award closeout, working on grant compliance activities, assisting in grant reviews or other inquiries, and other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • PDS IV (Top Secret/TS): are expected to be senior Program Design and Support Specialist with significant knowledge of U.S. Government foreign policies and demonstrated relevant qualifications.
  • The following PDS skills are preferred: A demonstrated knowledge of and relevant experience designing and managing activities related to international affairs. Familiarity with U.S. Department of State structures and processes, including experience working domestically or overseas at a U.S. Embassy or in the Peace Corps.
  • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral) and experience in accessing, designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating programming, is preferred. Experience working with the Middle East and Northern Africa.
  • (MENA) region, Iran, other relevant countries and/or relevant language skills, a plus.
  • PDS I through IV, as well as, the highest level of skills in the following: interpersonal skills and ability to communicate orally and in writing, problem solving and significant organizational leadership skills.
  • PDS V will be able to lead and train other PDS in the operation of the program office.

EDUCATON AND EXPERIENCE

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  • Expected to be senior Program Design and Support Specialist with significant knowledge of U.S. Government foreign policies and demonstrated relevant qualifications.
  • The PDS V candidate will possess skills exemplifying significant attention to detail, the ability to operate in a dynamic environment, as well as, the highest level of skills in the following: interpersonal skills and ability to communicate orally and in writing, problem solving and significant organizational leadership skills.
  • PDS V will be able to lead and train other PDS in the operation of the program office.
  • PDS at this level will require little day-to-day direction to successfully complete projects assigned, will generally obtain approval from supervisor at project completion with minor revisions and will seek guidance from supervisors for assistance in resolving challenging issues.
  • Education: Masters and 2 years’ experience

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 Controlled climate office environment.

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