Program Officer

Millennium Challenge Corporation

About the organization

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is an innovative and independent U.S. foreign aid agency that is helping lead the fight against global poverty. Created by the U.S. Congress in January 2004, MCC is changing the conversation on how best to deliver smart U.S. foreign assistance by focusing on good policies, country ownership, and results. MCC is advancing American values and interests by reducing global poverty through economic growth. The MCC model fulfills this mission by focusing on policy reforms, economic growth opportunities that deliver tangible results and shared learning on what is and is not working. This approach makes development assistance more effective, improves the lives of the world’s poor and creates the markets of the future, with whom companies can do business and trade. MCC forms partnerships with some of the world’s poorest countries, but only those committed to: good governance economic freedom, and investments in their citizens.

Duties

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is recruiting a Program Officer and/or Senior Program Officer who will serve as a member of the Environmental and Social Performance (ESP) Practice Group. The Program Officer and/or Senior Program Officer will collaborate with MCC staff and MCC country partners to apply international principles and best industry practices into the management of environmental and social risks and opportunities across MCC Programs.

Qualifications

MCC is looking for someone with one year or more of experience providing technical and administrative support on the assessment of environmental and social risks/impacts and/or implementing environmental and social performance standards within development projects, such as roads, agriculture, energy or water infrastructure. While French language proficiency is not a requirement, it is highly desirable.

SPECIAL NOTE: Applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Candidates should apply through USAJOBS at (see https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531883800).

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