Program Analyst GH/MCHN/CHI

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
# of Openings
1
Category
GHSI-III - Global Health Support Initiative III
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

CAMRIS 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.

Title: Program Analyst

 

USAID Child Health and Immunization Division in the Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, Bureau for Global Health

 

Location: Washington DC

GS: 9 Equivalency

Application Deadline: Open until Filled

 

In order to fully evaluate your eligibility, your resume must include relevant paid and non-paid experience showing dates held with month, year and hours worked per week for each position.

BACKGROUND

The Program Analyst provides support to the Child Health and Immunization Division in the Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, Bureau for Global Health (GH/MCHN/CHI). The Program Analyst performs a variety of complex and routine administrative and analytical duties ranging from administrative tasks such as scheduling briefings and meetings and maintaining program files, to more complex analytical tasks such as collecting, compiling, and analyzing information and data for program documents and designing and maintaining spreadsheets in support of financial tracking systems.

 

The Program Analyst will work closely with the CHI immunization team that focuses on the management and administration of the U.S. government’s partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi), including the COVAX Advance Market Commitment, and will 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. 

 

The Program Analyst ranks tasks in order of importance and impending deadlines and handles several tasks simultaneously. The individual must develop a working knowledge of USAID policies and guidelines, as well as corporate practices and procedures. The individual is expected to become familiar with office/division technical issues and policies. The Program Analyst works in a dynamic, fast-paced division and is expected to demonstrate good judgment and strong initiative in the prioritization of tasks and in responding to simultaneous demands of GH and CHI leadership, field missions, and implementing partners.

 

The Program Analyst contributes to the USAID management of its investment and partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, covering a range of tasks to assist the Agreement Officer’s Representative (AOR) and other USAID staff. The responsibilities include the review of all project procurement requests, coordinating all actions with the Office of Program, Policy, and Planning, as well as drafting memos, and tracking all relevant project documents.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in researching, identifying, analyzing and updating program and technical information on immunization and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
  • Researches, plans, analyzes, and organizes technical and/or statistical information and develops data for use in briefings, publications, reports and briefers;
  • Collects and compiles information for use in regular and ad hoc reporting and briefers; and
  • Ensures that schedules and deadlines are met.
  • Assist in budget preparation for each GH project.
  • Provides assistance to technical staff and partner organizations to ensure that financial and technical reports are prepared and submitted as required;
  • Prepares financial documents for AOR review and action;
  • Develops all relevant documents for the development of the annual obligations of awards.
  • Maintains program related administrative and financial systems, databases, and files
  • Coordinates, organizes, liaises with members of working groups, missions, other USG agencies in support of program implementation and attend working groups to further USAID offices’ program objectives
  • Assist in review and analysis of program technical updates on an annual basis, review and analyze technical documents.
  • Develops, organizes and tracks all actions requiring P3 approval; follows up and coordinates communications between P3 and the project management team;
  • Assists the AOR and Agreement Officer (AO) in drafting briefers and other project-related documents;
  • Ensures that all documentation is complete and in compliance with USAID rules, regulations, and standards;
  • Attends and takes notes at critical project related meetings weekly management meetings;
  • Assists with scheduling and the organization of other events and meeting as needed;
  • Participates in all relevant technical and managerial meetings for the purpose of assisting in management duties and taking notes;
  • 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;
  • Collects and makes arrangements for distribution of material to the USAID missions and USAID/W offices; an
  • Provides technical assistance as requested or assigned; works with USAID staff on general management-related activities.
  • Assists with monitoring, updating, and retiring Bureau and office files, both paper and electronically; and
  • Files and maintains all relevant and required project documents electronically and, as needed, in the project's file cabinet.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments and emerging issues by attending meetings, workshops and conferences; formulates recommendations for USAID steps in response to these developments and share with colleagues; and learns about USAID project management and MCHN programs through completing USAID trainings and e-learning course and attending MCHN divisions’ meetings.
  • Supports a country team through routine administrative tasks and organizational work;
  • Plans calls to the field, sends TDY information to travelers, keeps Google drive and Google group up to date and helps to organize program review processes; and
  • Engages with the field as needed through virtual support, TDYs and field staff visits to Washington.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in public health, international relations, political science or similar field of study) and 3+ years’ relevant experience or Masters and 1 year. Work experience is strongly preferred.
  • Superior knowledge of and/or rapid ability to learn and use Google Suite, including GMail and Google Drive.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a team and independently with initiative.
  • Preferred experience working with USAID and/or multilateral organizations. Ability to work in a high-intensity, fast-paced environment.
  • US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency required

Applicants selected will be subject to a background investigation and must obtain and maintain a favorable adjudication as applicable to their position/duties.

 

This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.

CAMRIS International offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com. CAMRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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 any applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

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