Program Analyst- GDL

Social Solutions International, Inc.

About the organization

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.

Duties

This position is located in the U.S. Global Development Lab’s (Lab) Administrative Management Services Office. The Lab is an organization established to harness the power of Science, Technology, Innovation and Partnership (STIP) to significantly accelerate the achievement of foreign policy and development goals. The Lab’s two part mission is: 1) produce breakthrough development innovations; and 2) accelerate the transformation of the U.S. development enterprise.

Responsibilities
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.

Serve as the relationship manager and programmatic point of contact
Respond to request for information, analysis and/or assistance
Provide partners with up-to-date information on USAID, the US Global Development Lab
Responsible for communication outreach to include promoting program
Track program activities and progress

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience
Understanding of USAID’s mission and programs as they relate to a variety of administrative processes
Strong leadership and administrative skills, which may include documentation/presentation review, project analysis, and technical and programmatic administrative support activities
Must be well-organized, experienced in multi-tasking situations and highly motivated
Excellent written and communication skills and confidence interfacing with government and non-government officials
Manages various operational activities in support of one or more programs, based upon knowledge of programs objectives and requirements
Small to mid-level project management skills
Ability to problem solve and conduct independent analysis leading to recommendations

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