CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
United States Agency for International Development/Bureau for Global Health/Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition/Front Office (GH/MCHN/FO)
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
Salary GS12 $83,898.00-$108,422.00
The USAID Bureau for Global Health, Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (GH/MCHN), is the Agency’s technical and policy lead to end preventable maternal and child deaths through interventions across maternal and newborn health; child survival; immunization; and nutrition. Cross- cutting activities managed by the Office in support of the Agency goal address private sector partnerships, social and behavior change communication, multilateral partnerships, gender, and monitoring and evaluation. GH/MCHN seeks a budget analyst to lead the formulation and tracking of the office-wide budget which includes operating expense funds as well as program funding in both the MCH and nutrition elements and also element level funding directed toward cross-cutting functions of the bureau. The Budget Analyst will also support other major office wide priorities, as assigned.
The Budget Analyst reports to the Deputy Director, GH/MCHN, however the position requires acting as a liaison between the element leads and the operations staff who are responsible for budget execution. The Budget Analyst will serve as a single point of contact on office wide budget matters but must ensure that all actions are undertaken in consultation with element leads and office leadership. The Budget Analyst is expected to perform a variety of complex and routine duties. These duties range from tracking budget distributions via an excel spreadsheet to providing input and decision making on funding distributions. The analyst will also support and help manage the GH Bureau’s Participating Agency Service Agreement (PASA), the CDC Inter Agency Agreement (IAA), and the Bureau’s Public International Organization (PIO) grants. The analyst is expected to work independently, ranking tasks in order of importance and impending deadlines, and handling multiple tasks simultaneously. The individual must maintain a working knowledge of USAID policies and guidelines, particularly with respect to uses of funds and programming guidance.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Working closely with the both the Office Director and Deputy Director of MCHN, the Budget Analyst will:
I. Lead efforts to develop the GH/MCHN office wide program budget and manage its execution during the fiscal year.
II.Provide technical support to the Procurement Support Award, PASA , and the CDC IAA
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Oral and written communications skills and the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to reports and financial tracking systems. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
Social Solutions International and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com
Social Solutions and CAMRIS are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.