Development Policy Operations Associate

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
Washington, D.C.
Job Type
Deadline for Applications
How to Apply
This announcement is set to close at 11:59 pm (EST) on March 23rd, 2023 OR after 150 applications have been received, whichever occurs first. Don't wait, apply today - all applications must be received prior to the closing date to receive consideration. Please read the Requirements and Required Documents sections of the USAJobs announcement prior to submitting an application.
Where to Apply

This position is part of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Office of Development Policy (ODP). The Development Policy Operations Associate will coordinate planning of ODP’s monitoring activities and visits to potential and active projects, support work on the intake of potential DFC investments into ODP’s policy clearance process, and collect and analyze data on ODP’s monitoring efforts to inform agency stakeholders.


Assists with the coordination of regular reviews within ODP of DFC’s investment portfolio to inform monitoring activities related to environmental and social risk and development impact of each investment. Monitors and tracks key elements of ODP’s work, such as investees’ compliance with conditions precedent and ODP site monitoring visits, among others, and produces data analysis as requested on these topics.
Ensures that ODP staff travel for due diligence and monitoring is coordinated with other agency site visits, and that these visits are recorded accurately and shared with deal teams.
Provides assistance to official record-keeping efforts for the clearance and monitoring processes.
Supports efforts to provide timely responses to a wide variety of internal and external information requests related to ODP’s monitoring work, including requests from other federal agencies, Congress, and the general public.
Supports ODP’s portfolio data analysis efforts by using Salesforce, Excel, and Tableau to visualize trends in the portfolio.

Conditions of Employment

Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
Must submit resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
Suitability for Federal employment, as determined by a background investigation
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period


Applicants must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements no later than the closing date of this announcement.

You may qualify at the GS-09 level, if you fulfill one of the following qualification requirements:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your ability to 1) compile and analyze qualitative and quantitative data; 2) draft reports, memos and/or procedural manuals; and 3) serve as a liaison to internal customers to ensure coordination of work efforts;


B. A master’s or equivalent graduate degree in an accredited or pre-accredited college or university; or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or possession of a LL.B. or J.D degree, if related. Graduate level education must demonstrate the competencies necessary to do the work of the position;


C. A combination of education and experience as listed above.

Please Note: Applicants may be asked to produce a writing sample during the interview stage.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

This announcement may be used to fill similar positions, if additional vacancies occur.

Additional information

Telework Suitability: The duties of this position is suitable for telework. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Work Schedule: This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

If selection is made below the full performance level, promotion up to the full performance level may be made without further competition. However, promotion(s) will depend on the performance of the incumbent and are not guaranteed.

Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized for this position.

Additional Information

This USAJobs announcement is set to close at 11:59 pm (EST) on March 23rd, 2023 OR after 150 applications have been received, whichever occurs first. Don’t wait, apply today – all applications must be received prior to the closing date to receive consideration.