Program Analyst I

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 USAID’s Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation, in the Innovation, Technology and Research (ITR) Hub, which leads USAID in experimentation and innovation to transform development. The ITR Hub takes smart risks to test new ideas and partner with others to scale impact, bringing together diverse partners to transform how we save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance, and help people progress beyond assistance.

To transform development by opening it to people everywhere with good ideas, promoting new and deepening existing partnerships, bringing data and evidence to bear, and harnessing scientific and technological advances.

ITR’s collaborative approach supports USAID’s mandate to be on the forefront of science and technology, incorporates breakthrough innovations into our programs and policies, and applies the latest tools, like artificial intelligence and evidence-based approaches to development priorities, countering malign influences and engaging new private sector partners.

The Program Analyst I is a full-time position that will be a key member of the ITR Development Innovations Ventures (DIV team). The position is fully integrated into the DIV team and works closely with DIV staff and contacts.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, public policy or a relevant field.
At least 4-6 years professional experience including positions working for or supporting social enterprises and/or businesses, impact evaluations, venture capital, management consulting, impact investing, and/or grant-making.
Experience implementing, supporting or measuring programs in developing country context is preferred.
Quantitative and statistics skills, along with experience with survey design, literature reviews, and randomized controlled trials is preferred.
Track record of solving problems by identifying areas for improvement, iterating, and delivering results.
Track record of building trusted relationships with partners.

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