Program Analyst

Social Solutions International
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 06

Position description

Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.

The incumbent provides assistance to one or more Hub work streams in the areas of research, analysis, reporting, programming, policy, planning, and/or internal program operations. The incumbent serves as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, resolving inquiries and coordinating with others where appropriate. The incumbent will work with implementing partners as part of a team under the guidance of team lead, A/CORs and Senior Activity Managers, where appropriate, to build internal and external relationships and monitor and support progress toward completion of programmatic goals. The incumbent supports various components of programs and team which may involve the selection process, grant management, M&E, and engagement.

The Program Analyst will play a pivotal role in supporting the management of the ITR Hub’s administration, oversight, and implementation of its new Information and Communication Technology (ICT) policy initiative, Promoting American Approaches to ICT Policy and Regulation (ProICT) to support developing country host governments adopt frameworks that advance an inclusive and secure internet in their countries. The ideal candidate will have an enthusiasm for leveraging digital connectivity and technology to spur development outcomes and an interest in learning how to further its safe and effective use through policy. The successful candidate will have strong communication and coordination skills.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least of 4 years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of USAID’s mission, programs, and countries of operation, with experience in the Asia region preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with U.S. government agencies and interagency consultation processes preferred
  • Background knowledge or familiarity with U.S. policy on information and communications technology, and the policy formation process preferred but not required
  • Experience working on digital technology and ICT for development preferred
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills, which may include documentation/presentation review, project management, and programmatic administrative support activities
  • Must be well-organized, experienced in multitasking situations and highly motivated
  • Excellent written and communication skills and confidence interfacing with government and non-government officials
  • Manages various and simultaneous operational activities, based upon knowledge of programs objectives and requirements
  • Mid-level to advanced project management skills

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