Social Solutions

  • Budget Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/13/2018 8:29 AM)
    ID
    2018-1325
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Public Health
  • Overview

    Social Solutions International, Inc. is a woman and minority-owned company. Social Solutions emphasizes 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 United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:

                     

    Title: 

    Budget Analyst 

    United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Global Health, Office of HIV/AIDS, Supply Chain for Health Division (GH/OHA/SCH), Supply Chain Management Branch (GH/OHA/SCH/SCM)

     

    Salary Range: $68,036 – $88,450 (GS-11 equivalent)

     

    Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled

     

     

    BACKGROUND:

    The Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) is the center of HIV/AIDS technical leadership for the Agency and has primary responsibility for the Agency’s HIV/AIDS program. OHA provides strategic direction, technical leadership, and support to field programs in HIV/AIDS. It provides input to decisions concerning the strategic allocation of financial and human resources in the sector and assists in designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating HIV/AIDS programming.

    The Supply Chain for Health (SCH) Division provides strategic and technical leadership on supply chain issues to ensure adequate quantity and quality of essential commodities for people affected by HIV/AIDS and related infections. SCH is responsible for managing the largest public health supply chain in the world. Specifically, the Division is responsible for:

    • Operating a sustainable central procurement operation and managing the supply chain for HIV/AIDS commodities. This includes procuring and distributing pharmaceuticals and other commodities needed to provide care and treatment of persons with HIV/AIDS and related infections;
    • Providing technical support and leadership to USAID Missions in strengthening partner country capacity to ensure a safe, secure, reliable, and sustainable supply chain system;
    • Coordinating with other US Government agencies, international organizations, and donors to provide global leadership on supply chain issues;
    • Providing rapid response in emergency situations and potential stock-outs
    • Tracking and reporting the HIV/AIDS Working Capital Fund;

    Responsibilities

    The Budget Analyst is a critical member of the SCH Management Branch and plays an important role in ensuring that the US Government’s investments in the fight against HIV/AIDS are being used effectively and efficiently. SCH leadership looks to the Budget Analyst to quickly begin adding value in the following roles and responsibilities:

    Manage and maintain all financial records for the SCH team

    • File contract documents, financial statements and work plan budgets
    • Update financial tracking documents to reflect current status of funds
    • Compile quarterly reports for PEPFAR and Global Health Bureau
    • Ensure financial reports meet USAID needs for reporting
    • Monitor GHSC budget/pipeline per contract and initiate incremental funding actions as needed.

    Support the annual budget formulation process at Headquarters and in the field

    • Provide virtual or in-country support to Missions during their annual budget formulation process (COP preparation).
    • Assist Mission staff with financial management processes to support the efficient and effective use of PEPFAR funds.
    • Provide technical assistance on tracking and analyzing outlays and pipeline to SCH backstops and Mission activity managers.

    Collect, interpret and analyze financial data to present findings and propose solutions

    • Conduct special analyses and prepare routine and special reports and briefings for senior management, as required.
    • Provide accurate and timely budget information for decision-making at all levels of the organization.

    Liaise with and provide support to other Bureau and Office teams on budget-related issues

    • Collaborate on topics that enhance program implementation, such as strategic information (monitoring and evaluation), expenditure analysis, cross-Bureau projects and/or program policy and execution.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree and a minimum of three (3) years of relevant professional experience OR Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience.            
    • Experience in budget analysis, project administration and management procedures (preferred).
    • Expertise in the use of Microsoft Excel and the ability to work with large and complex spreadsheetsand pivot tables.
    • Expertise in detailed work with complex budget and financial information
    • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented working style.
    • Experience and/or familiarity with federal budget processes (preferred).
    • Experience and/or familiarity with PEPFAR procedures and processes (preferred).
    • Ability to work independently with limited supervision;
    • Ability to recognize areas of weakness with a willingness to learn;
    • Ability to work within diverse teams;
    • Strong interpersonal communication and excellent oral presentation and writing skills;
    • Ability to travel to developing countries;
    • US Citizenship or permanent residency
    • Capability of obtaining and maintaining, at a minimum, a Facilities Access clearance.

    International travel approximately 20%.

    Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming needs.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

    • None required.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    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.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    The Analyst will work in a fast-paced environment in an active office.

    Social Solutions International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.social solutions.biz

     

    Social Solutions is an 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, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

                     

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