The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through ZemiTek and partnered with CAMRIS International, LLC, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Economic Growth, Environment and Agriculture Trade Program Analayst with the United States Agency for International Development/Bureau of Africa/Office of Sustainability and Development (SD)/ Economic Growth, Environment and Agriculture Trade Program Analayst (EGEA).
With more than 30 years’ experience providing information technology (IT) and management consulting services worldwide, Rosa Caldas, formed ZemiTek in 2007. Based in the Washington, DC metro area, ZemiTek delivers solutions to the federal government by supporting agencies such as USAID, US Patent and Trademark Office, US Department of Justice, US Department of Agriculture, and Department of Homeland Security, among others; and internationally to their missions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
CAMRIS International, LLC is among the top 20 USAID contractors for the third year in a row. CAMRIS realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective programs and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, CAMRIS combines proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The Bureau for Africa (AFR) is the USAID/Washington operating unit charged with managing USAID economic development and trade programs in Africa. The Office of Sustainable Development (AFR/SD) has the responsibility of providing technical support for these programs. AFR/SD’s technical responsibilities span across all areas of economic development – economic growth, trade, investment, agriculture, the environment, global climate change, biodiversity, water, democracy and governance, education and health. The Office’s work falls into four main components: providing technical assistance to Africa Missions; operationalizing Presidential Initiatives and global strategies; undertaking research and pilot activities to improve development programs in Africa; and support to USAID leadership and other USG departments and agencies including in developing policy. AFR/SD identifies and addresses crosscutting development issues and opportunities, such as gender equality and women’s empowerment; tracks budget resources across the continent; and provides guidance on overall program and budgeting strategy. The Bureau for Africa’s SD/EGEA team seeks an energetic, organized Program Analyst.
The Analyst will provide support for SD’s Prosper Africa work, coordinate with the SD/Program team, and support the AFR/SD Front Office as needed. The Program Analyst provides support to technical staff, performing a variety of both complex and routine administrative and analytical duties. These duties range from administrative-type tasks such as scheduling briefings, conferences, and meetings and maintaining program files to more complex analytical tasks such as collecting, compiling, and analyzing data for various program documents; reviewing, analyzing, summarizing, and disseminating guidance and other pertinent information such as articles and reports; and coordinating, reviewing, and drafting briefers for senior officials. The Program Analyst handles several tasks simultaneously, ranking tasks in order of importance and impending deadlines, and identifies for SD technical staff and management any items that require their attention. The incumbent must develop a working knowledge of USAID policies, guidelines, and programs, as well as Agency practices and procedures. The Program Analyst is a member of the SD Economic Growth, Environment and Agriculture (EGEA) Division’s Trade Team and reports to the Trade Team Lead.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The Program Analyst will support the following duties, as they relate to the Prosper Africa Initiative:
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
Full vaccination against COVID-19, defined as two doses of Moderna, two doses of Pfizer, or one dose of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, is required for this position.
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