Program Analyst

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 6 October 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 6 September 2018

Job Description

Job Title: Program Analyst

Location: Washington, DC

Program: USAID - Global Development Lab / Center of Digital Innovations

US Citizen: Yes

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Clearance:

Apprio is an innovator of specialized technology and program solutions for the federal health, defense, and homeland security markets. The company provides services in technology transformation, organizational excellence, health IT & solutions, emergency response management, and international development. Apprio delivers the methodologies, discipline and expertise provided by the large integrators, with the cost structure and collaboration offered by smaller firms. Year after year we’ve grown by 50% or more due to our holistic approach in delivering solutions, thought-leadership, and synergistic teams to address our client’s needs.

Job Description:

Apprio is seeking an experienced Program Analyst to support our fully funded contract with USAID in Washington, DC. The Program Analyst provides support to technical staff, performing a variety of both complex and analytical duties. These duties range from routine tasks such as 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 work closely with the team and provide input on related technical and managerial issues. The program analyst will also work with other members of the team to assist in areas such as country backstopping, overall administrative support and other duties

Responsibilities:

  • Supports grants and contracts for the organization; Keep abreast of new developments and emerging issues by attending meetings, workshops and conferences.
  • Provides assistance to technical staff and recipient organizations to ensure that financial and technical reports are prepared and submitted as required;
  • Assists 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 rules, regulations, and standards;
  • Prepares budgets and financial tracking sheets to be used by the team;
  • Researches, plans, analyze, and organize technical and/or statistical information and develop data for use in briefings, publications, and reports;
  • Prepares program communications such as cables, memoranda, and letters that seek approval or request information relative to program matters;
  • Collects and compiles data for use in regular and ad hoc reporting on the status of programs from various sources such as cooperating agency reports, reports and documents, and technical staff and ensures that schedules and deadlines are met;
  • Collects and makes arrangements for distribution of material to the USAID missions, USAID/W offices, host country institutions, and cooperating agencies;
  • Maintains/or provides assistance with administrative and financial tracking systems, and assists in the design and maintenance of spreadsheets and databases to support these systems; and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Participates in country team activities as needed;
  • Provides short term backstopping support as requested for Technical staff;
  • Researches, plans, analyze, and organize technical and/or statistical information and develop data for use in briefings, publications, and reports;

Additional Responsibility:

  • Provides technical assistance as requested or assigned. Works with USAID staff on general management-related activities;
  • Demonstrated familiarity with and understanding of developing and monitoring both qualitative and quantitative results indicators; technical familiarity with evaluation methods and standards under the USAID Evaluation Policy a plus.
  • Proactively and creatively oversee compliance with regulatory and administrative procedures, including results frameworks and data calls, as need.

Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree

Certification Preferred: N/A

Required Experience: 4 to 6 years of experience

Requirement Knowledge:

Requires proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel spreadsheet skills, PowerPoint, Internet and e-mail applications.

Experience in the use of database applications and presentation software desirable.

Candidate must have strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

Experience in project administration and management procedures preferred.

Apprio offers a collegial and supportive environment focused on its greatest assets…its people. With a competitive compensation and benefits program designed to attract, motivate, and develop our people; we pride ourselves on creating a culture of teamwork, client focus, and fun. Our benefits program allows our employees to select the features that make the most sense for their individual and/or dependent(s) needs. Features include medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, retirement savings, and a competitive paid time off program. Apprio is an equal employment opportunity company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About the Organization

Apprio is an innovator of specialized technology and program solutions for the federal health, defense, and homeland security markets. The company provides services in technology transformation, organizational excellence, health IT & solutions, emergency response management, and international development. Apprio delivers the methodologies, discipline and expertise provided by the large integrators, with the cost structure and collaboration offered by smaller firms. Year after year we’ve grown by 50% or more due to our holistic approach in delivering solutions, thought-leadership, and synergistic teams to address our client’s needs.