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Program Analyst II (USAID/LAB/CDI/DIV)

Program Analyst II (USAID/LAB/CDI/DIV)

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Position Located in Washington, D.C.

CAMRIS International, Inc. is an international development and research firm that provides innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, economical program and research management services.  


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:


Title:  Program Analyst II



The Program Analyst provides support to technical staff, performing a variety of both complex and analytical duties. These duties range from routine tasks such as maintaining program files, to more complex analytical-type tasks such as collecting, compiling, and analyzing data for various program documents and designing and maintaining spreadsheets in support of financial tracking systems. The Program Analyst will work closely with the team and provide input on related technical and managerial issues. The program analyst will also work with other members of the team to assist in areas such as country backstopping, overall administrative support and other duties. More specifically support the process to select new DIV grants, including coordinating review meetings and materials, responding to inquiries and engaging reviewers within and outside the team and contribute to data collection processes and results reporting, ranging from budget information to DIV portfolio-wide data to DIV grantee-specific data.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports grants and contracts for the organization; Keep abreast of new developments and emerging issues by attending meetings, workshops and conferences. Formulate recommendations for USAID steps in response to these developments and share with colleagues
  • Provides assistance to technical staff and recipient organizations to ensure that financial and technical reports are prepared and submitted as required
  • Assists technical staff in the preparation of various program documents and correspondence such as: memos and waivers, amendments, project authorization documents, Congressional Notifications, Technical Notifications, and requests, ensuring that all documentation is complete and in compliance with USAID rules, regulations, and standards
  • Prepares budgets and financial tracking sheets to be used by the team
  • Participates in country team activities as needed
  • Participates in all relevant technical and managerial meetings for the purpose of assisting in management duties
  • Provides short term backstopping support as requested for Technical staff
  • Researches, plans, analyzes, and organizes technical and/or statistical information and develops data for use in briefings, publications, and reports
  • Prepares program communications such as cables, memoranda, and letters that seek approval or request information relative to program matters
  • Collects and compiles data for use in regular and ad hoc reporting on the status of programs from various sources such as cooperating agency reports, USAID reports and documents, and technical staff and ensures that schedules and deadlines are met;  Collects and makes arrangements for distribution of material to the USAID missions, USAID/W offices, host country institutions, and cooperating agencies
  • Provides technical assistance as requested or assigned. Works with USAID staff on general management-related activities
  • Maintains/or provides assistance with administrative and financial tracking systems, and assists in the design and maintenance of spreadsheets and databases to support these systems
  • Manage strategic partnership development with and between key partners, including other donors, Missions and Bureaus, implementing partners and innovators
  • Collaborate with such partners to identify opportunities to enhance the use of innovations
  • Develop and manage activities that support strategic partnership development
  • Collect and disseminate success and failure stories around innovations
  • Champion and support high potential innovations
  • Capture learning around the effectiveness of open innovation programingPerforms other duties as assigned



Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • The position requires a college degree and a minimum of 6 years of professional experience, or a Master’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of professional experience.
  • Requires proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel spreadsheet skills, PowerPoint, Internet and e-mail applications.
  • Experience in the use of database applications and presentation software desirable.
  • Candidate must have strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Experience in project administration and management procedures preferred.
  • Requires proficiency in the use of Internet and e-mail applications.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a “Secret” security clearance.