Haiti

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
PAP-2021-076
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Port au Prince
Position Title:
72052122R100009-USAID Development Program Assistant (Program/Budget Analyst) All Interested Candidate)
Open Period:
10/13/2021 - 10/14/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT-5
Series/Grade:
LE - 0405 9
Salary:
HTG G2,716,479 - HTG G4,210,554
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
LE-9
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Port-Au-Prince, HA
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
pappersonnel@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For definitions use URL www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/glossary

*  All interested candidates
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.
Marketing Statement:

USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in the following regions of the world: Afghanistan and Pakistan, Africa (all of Africa), Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Middle East.


For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov

Summary:

The Program/Budget Analyst directly supports the USAID/Haiti Office of Infrastructure, Energy and Engineering (OIEE) in program management and serves as the primary budget Analyst for the team and is responsible for tracking activity budgets and pipelines.  The Program/Budget Analyst is responsible for liaising with other offices within USAID to ensure that procurement, budgeting and reporting requirements for OIEE are being completed accurately and on time. 

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No

Duties

In addition to critical ongoing tasks related to maintaining the OIEE budget, procurement plan and reporting requirements, the Analyst will assist the Office Chief and Deputy Chief with ad hoc administrative and programmatic assistance, as needed.


The incumbent supports the USAID/Haiti Office of Infrastructure, Energy and Engineering (OIEE) in keeping budget and financial information current and updated. S/he prepares charts that show the office’s budget and financial information for internal and external uses, supports technical staff in the preparation of acquisition and assistance documentation packets, and assists with the preparation of background supporting documentation justifying the requested procurement action.


  A -Budget and Procurement Planning           40%


In close coordination with USAID/Haiti Office of Acquisition and Assistance, the Analyst will manage OIEE’s procurement plan and associated budget, ensuring that OIEE meets its annual targets for contracting and funds obligation.  The Analyst will liaise with other USAID/Haiti offices to coordinate on the OIEE office budget as part of broader USAID/Haiti budget processes including reconciling budget figures and tracking funds availability.  The Analyst will also work closely with OIEE project managers to monitor activity expenditures, including quarterly accruals and is responsible for accurate and timely submissions of this info to the USAID/Haiti Office of Financial Management.


B. Assisting with Procurement Actions                  30%


In addition to overseeing OIEE’s budget and procurement planning, the Analyst will work with OIEE’s project managers and the Deputy Office Chief to help move procurement actions from the planning stage to implementation.  This will include assisting with drafting memos and supporting documents, routing actions for clearance, and entering actions into appropriate USAID systems.


C. Backstopping Office Chief and Technical Team Leads 20%                        


The Analyst will proactively assist the OIEE Chief and OIEE Technical team leads (Energy, Housing and Ports) with ad hoc administrative tasks, as needed.  This will require tasks such as drafting routine correspondence in French and English, helping plan meetings and events with Government of Haiti counterparts and implementing partners, and facilitating review and clearance of documents. To be effective in this role, the Analyst should ensure that s/he is familiar with the many projects and programs implemented by OIEE.


D.            Managing Submissions of Annual Reports                                                     10%


Under the guidance of the Deputy Office Chief, and in close coordination with the USAID/Haiti Policy Coordination and Program Support Office, the Analyst will oversee OIEE’s annual contributions to the Mission’s Operational Plan, Congressional Budget Justification, and Mission Resource Request and ensure that inputs from OIEE program managers are included in this important document.  Similarly, the Analyst will liaise with OIEE’s Monitoring and Evaluation specialist on the Office’s submission of the annual Performance Plan and Report. 


 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

Post Entry Training: PFA - PDM will be provided.

Education Requirements:

Education: A Bachelor is required in the following fields:  business administration, accounting, finance, program management, public administration.

Evaluations:

Applications that do not meet the required minimum qualifications will not be scored. Candidates meeting the required qualifications for the position will be evaluated based on information presented in the application. USAID reserves the right to conduct interviews with the top ranked short-listed candidates. If the interview is conducted, the interview will be one of the determining factors in the final selection.


USAID IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of age, race, color, sex, creed, national origin, lawful political affiliation, non-disqualifying handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, affiliation with an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

Qualifications:

Experience: Excellent skills required in handling and manipulating data in spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. The incumbent should also be adept at the use of Microsoft Word and Powerpoint, and be able to quickly learn new programs and online tools specific to USAID.  Equally important, the incumbent must be a self-starter able to work effectively without supervision in a fast-moving and complex office environment.


Job Knowledge: Knowledge of Accounting and budget are required 


Skills:Excellent skills required in handling and manipulating data in spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. The incumbent should also be adept at the use of Microsoft Word and Powerpoint, and be able to quickly learn new programs and online tools specific to USAID.  Equally important, the incumbent must be a self-starter able to work effectively without supervision in a fast-moving and complex office environment.


Language: Fluency in written and spoken English (Level IV) and French are required.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:

Benefits: Insert in accordance with Mission policy and local labor laws]


Allowances: [Insert in accordance with Mission policy and local labor laws]

Other Information:

  1. USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Country National and with a Third Country National for Personal Services Abroad,” including contract clause “General Provisions,” available at https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/aidar_0.pdf

  2. Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at https://www.usaid.gov/forms

  3. Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/aapds-cibs

  4. Ethical Conduct.  By the acceptance of a USAID personal services contract as an individual, the contractor will be acknowledging receipt of the “Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch,” available from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, in accordance with General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations

How to Apply

How to Apply:

Read  SOLICITATION   Carefully


 


 


Eligible applicants are required to complete this on-line application process and submit any applicable required documents by [e.g., 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)] on the closing date of this announcement. 


If applying on-line poses an extreme hardship, you must contact the human resources office no later than [e.g., two, three, etc.] business days prior to the closing date of this vacancy announcement. An alternative application method will be provided upon approval of the hardship notification. After this time, requests to apply via alternative methods will not be granted. 


Please note that all required documents must be received by the closing date, via online or alternative methods, and that we will determine your eligibility and qualifications based solely on the material received by the closing date. 

Required Documents:

  • Current Resume

  • Certificates

  • Degree with Transcripts

  • Degree without Degree

  • List of References

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.


For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.


Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Port-au-Prince.