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

Supports grants and contracts for the organization; Keep abreast of new developments and emerging issues by attending meetings, workshops, and conferences.
In collaboration with supervisors and/or senior program staff, plans and implements events and technical convenings from design through evaluation.
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.
Researches, plans, analyzes, and organizes technical and/or statistical information and develops 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.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in science field, business, economics, public policy or another relevant field.
At least 4 - 6 years’ professional experience, ideally including positions working for or supporting government agencies, international development organizations, major donors, or research organizations/institutions.
Experience implementing, supporting or measuring programs in developing country context is preferred.
Experience planning and implementing events and/or convenings is strongly preferred, facilitation experience a plus.
Track record of solving problems by identifying areas for improvement, iterating, and delivering results.
Track record of building trusted relationships with colleagues and partners.

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