Senior Development Impact Specialist

Organization
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
Location
Washington, DC
Job Type
Full-time, permanent
Deadline for Applications
01/16/2024
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted on USAJOBS by 11:59 pm (ET) on January 16th, 2024 to be considered.
Where to Apply
https://dfc.usajobs.gov/job/766350900
Tags
Full-time

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This position is part of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Office of Development Policy (ODP), Development Impact Division. This position assesses the expected development impacts of prospective DFC projects, with a particular focus on direct lending and investments for projects in the energy, agriculture and food security, health, climate, infrastructure, and women’s economic empowerment sectors.

Major Duties:
– Assesses expected development impact of DFC projects, with a particular focus on direct lending and investments for projects in the energy, agriculture and food security, health, climate, infrastructure, and women’s economic empowerment sectors.
– Conducts development impact clearances as part of the investment due diligence process based on DFC’s impact framework, the Impact Quotient (IQ) and defines the monitoring plan for the investment to track actual impact of investments.
– Works closely with investment teams to provide high-quality, timely development impact assessment, sharing concerns, opportunities to maximize impact, and lessons learned.
– Works with Monitoring & Analytics group to monitor and manage the impact performance of DFC projects, with a particular focus on direct lending and investments for projects in the energy, agriculture and food security, health, climate, infrastructure, and women’s economic empowerment sectors.
– Represents DFC and builds DFC’s brand within the impact management sector and contributes to the development of DFC’s thought leadership materials.

Please Note: This is a Bargaining unit position represented by AFGE, local 1534.

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
– Within 30 days of your start date, you will be required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450)
– Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance
– This position will require foreign travel to developing countries

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

You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your ability to 1) Assess the development impact of international investments and/or projects in at least one of the following sectors: energy, agriculture & food security, health, climate, infrastructure and/or women’s economic empowerment; AND 2) Communicate key insights to decision-makers to maximize project and/or portfolio/program impact.

Note: Education is not substitutional at this grade level.

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:
If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and are claiming 5-points veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility showing type of discharge/character of service. If you are claiming 10-point veterans’ preference, you must submit documentation from the Departments of Veterans Affairs (VA) showing type of discharge/character of service and your disability percentage. You may also submit an SF-15, “Application for 10-Point Veterans’ Preference” plus the documents listed in this form to support the claim for veteran preference. For more information on veterans’ preference visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans.

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/verify/).

Telework Suitability: The duties of this position are 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.

Stipulations of Employment: Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

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

Miscellaneous: DFC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit https://www.e-verify.gov/.

Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized for this position.