Program Officer/Senior Program Officer (Energy), MC-301-4b/4a

Millennium Challenge Corporation

About the organization

Our model is defined by principles of selectivity, country ownership, transparency, and a focus on results. Our values identify who we are and what is important to us. MCC’s values are CLEAR - Collaboration, Learning, Excellence, Accountability and Respect. We recruit staff that will embody and uphold these values.

This position is located in the Infrastructure, Environment and Private Sector (IEPS) Division, Department of Compact Operations (DCO), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

Duties

Performs a variety of recurring assignments associated with the management and oversight of the design, development, and implementation of energy sector programs and projects in MCC Compacts. As required, prepares or Assists in the development of plans for energy sector programs and projects in compact development and in implementation including overall power sector analysis, project scheduling, budgeting, change management, contract administration, and project controls. Provides support as the energy sector lead for the assigned multi-disciplinary country team consisting of a combination of MCC staff, consultants and contractors overseeing country programs involving energy projects. Works on multiple countries concurrently.
Participates in projects in context of political-economy, environmental, social, and health and safety contexts or other variables and unknowns affecting planning, design and operational criteria and often- present critical challenges with respect to costs and economics. Participates in the design and development of Compacts, including, but not limited to: sectoral assessment of constraints analyses, concept papers, and proposals; collection and analysis of data and information to finalize proposals; coordination with consultants on feasibility assessments and on project appraisal; drafting portions of the internal investment memorandum and other decision documents, supporting such inputs with appropriate analyses and supporting studies.Uses

Qualifications

Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 4c (GS-11) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

To qualify for pay band 4A you must meet the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 4b (GS-12) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

Salary

$77.000 to $134,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please submit your complete application to the contact email provided.
Your complete applications MUST include:
1. Résumé.
2. Peace Corps service/certification of noncompetitive status letter.
3. Transcript (not required but suggested as it may help you to qualify at a higher grade).
4. Email from you including one of the following statements:

I closed my Peace Corps service on (mm/dd/yyyy). Since that date was less than one year ago, I have noncompetitive eligibility.

OR

I closed my Peace Corps service on (mm/dd/yyyy). However, I am/was enrolled in a full-time graduate program at [university name] from mm/dd/yyyy until (mm/dd/yyyy). I therefore have X months of noncompetitive eligibility left.

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