Social Solutions

Program Analyst

Job Locations US-DC-GHSI
ID
2021-1763
# of Openings
1
Category
GHSI - Public Health

Overview

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.

Overview of the Position

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted Social Solutions to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:

 

Title: Program Analyst 

Location: Washington D.C

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Salary Range:n GS-9

 

The TB Program Analyst provides support to the TB Division, performing a variety of both complex and routine administrative and analytical duties related to the Global Accelerator to End TB. These duties range from administrative-type tasks such as scheduling briefings and meetings, processing administrative requests, and maintaining program files, to more complex analytical-type tasks such as collecting, compiling, and analyzing data for various program documents and designing and maintaining spreadsheets in support of financial tracking systems. The Program Analyst will also work with members of the TB Division to assist with logistics, tracking and systems development for the Global Accelerator to End TB, and other duties and support as required.

 

The Program Analyst provides support to the TB Division located in the Infectious Diseases Office of the Bureau for Global Health. This position will be responsible for performing a variety of both complex and routine administrative and analytical duties to support the Project Management Team and TB Division as a whole.

 

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 be familiar with TB technical issues and policies, as well as all projects and activities operating within the Global Accelerator to End TB.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsibilities

  • Works with USAID TB Division’s Project Management Team, the TB Division Chief, on Accelerator-related activities and participates in all necessary technical and managerial meetings.
  • Researches, plans, analyzes, and organizes technical and/or statistical information and develop data for use in briefings, publications, and reports to ensure materials are reflective of USAID TB priorities and are accurate in terms of wording surrounding data
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data for use in regular and ad hoc reporting on the status of programs from various sources such as cooperating agency reports, USAID reports, documents, and technical staff. Ensures that schedules and deadlines are met.
  • Create and analyze budgets and financial tracking sheets to be used by the technical teams to track anticipated incremental funding, funding modifications, and assist in financial monitoring (e.g. track financial status and determine quarterly accruals for funded projects) and prepare financial action forms to facilitate annual obligations.
  • Provides operational support to the TB Division on multiple cooperative agreements, contracts, and grants.  This includes working with the Division’s technical and project management staff, the Management Bureau Office of Acquisitions and Assistance, and external partners to ensure that the projects are administered effectively and efficiently.  
  • Provide program related administrative and financial support to systems, databases, and file maintenance and assists in the design and upkeep of spreadsheets and databases to support these systems for the Accelerator.  These systems are used to effectively monitor country programs and inform the teams of any upcoming issues, deadlines, financial updates, and action items on a weekly basis related to the Accelerator.
  • Coordinates efforts among technical staff in the preparation of various program documents and correspondence such as; memos and waivers, amendments, project authorization documents, Congressional Notifications, Technical Notifications, and requests, ensuring that all documentation is complete and in compliance with USAID rules, regulations, and standards.
  • Coordinate procurement-related actions and approval requests with the Office of Acquisition and Assistance (OAA). This includes key personnel changes, budget realignments, extensions, ceiling increases, incremental funding and other actions.
  • Drafts program external and internal communications related to the Accelerator, such as cables, memoranda, and letters that seek approval or request information relative to program matters and keeps an organized record of previous responses to recycle if appropriate.  Supports the Communications  in the development of portfolio communications material for external and internal audiences to ensure that products are accurate, timely, compelling, and in line with agency branding policies
  • Schedules meetings, reserves rooms, maintains the team calendar, and compiles documents for meetings and train program assistants on the above.  Also takes notes at those meetings to later disseminate to all necessary parties and follows up on all action items.  Participates in the meetings and provides recommendations, context, and information as needed.  Coordinates onboarding new staff. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 

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.

  • Bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant work experience or a Masters' degree and 1 year of relevant work eperience. Demonstrated interest in health policy, health financing, health advocacy and/or governance preferred.
  • Requires proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel spreadsheet skills, PowerPoint, Internet, and Gmail, along with all Google applications. 
  • Experience in the use of database applications and presentation software desirable. 
  • Candidate must have strong attention to detail and organizational skills.  Experience and knowledge of public health/tuberculosis preferred.
  • Must have excellent writing skills in English.  Oral and written communications skills and the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to reports and financial tracking systems.  Must be proficient with basic financial management and budgeting concepts.  Must have excellent Excel skills.

Equal Employer

Social Solutions offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.socialsolutions.biz.


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

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