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Program Officer (Program and Budget Analyst), FSL-0343-04
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Job Expired 29 Feb 2024
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Organization: Bureau for Resilience, Environment, and Food Security, Center for Agriculture-Led Growth (REFS/CA)
Location of Position: Washington, DC
Open Period: February 8, 2024 – February 29, 2024
Appointment Type: This is an excepted service, time-limited appointment, not-to-exceed two years and nine months.
Salary: (USD) 87,223 – 128,106 per year
Number of Vacancies: One

Description of Organization: The position is located in REFS/CA. REFS coordinates across USAID Missions, Bureaus, and Independent Offices (M/B/IOs) to foster a world in which all people have sustained access to safe water, nutritious food, a healthy environment, and improved livelihoods as a result of inclusive, locally-driven development strategies that protect the planet and our future. REFS oversees four high-level, integrated efforts in support of this mission: (1) Feed the Future, guided by the Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS), (2) the USAID Multi-Sector Nutrition Strategy, (3) the U.S. Global Water Strategy, and (4) efforts to increase resilience in areas of recurrent humanitarian crisis. REFS also leads or co-leads the implementation of the President’s Emergency Plan for Adaptation and Resilience (PREPARE), the U.S. Government's (USG's) contribution to the global effort to address the impacts of the climate crisis; the U.S. Plan to Conserve Global Forests; the Just Energy Transition Partnership; the Save Our Seas Initiative; and the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment in coordination with the Department of State. To deliver on this work, REFS partners with other Federal Departments and Agencies, USAID M/B/IOs, universities, civil society, and other public sector and private sector actors.


Within REFS, CA leads the Agency’s agriculture work. Through technical assistance, training, and curated learning products, CA supports USAID Missions’ programming, policy, and partnership work in agriculture input systems, production systems, market systems, and finance. Through strategic engagement and partnership, CA influences global agricultural investments and agendas. CA also manages global research and analysis investments to generate agriculture innovations and evidence for widespread application.

Description of Position: Please see Attachment 1 in the attached pdf.


  • Must be a U.S. citizen;
  • Must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-11/ FS-5 of this position. Examples of specialized experience include:
    • Coordinating and supporting the design and management of international development, agriculture, research, or similar programs;
    • Financial management, tracking, reporting, and ensuring compliance, such as for Government contracts or grants, international development, or research programs; and
    • Managing diverse professional relationships, including information sharing, reporting, and process coordination; and
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Secret-level security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in financial management, budget development, execution, and tracking;
  • Degree in biological sciences, agriculture, or related fields;
  • Demonstrated experience in compliance with diverse processes, policies, and standards; and
  • Strong writing and communication skills with experience in strategic communications, outreach, public relations, global engagement, or interagency/multi stakeholder coordination.

Interested candidates should submit a:

  • Resume/CV, and
  • A short written statement of interest.

Please submit your application package to with the subject line: “FSL APPLICATION PACKAGE: Program Officer (Program and Budget Analyst), FL-0343-04, REFS/Center for Agriculture-Led Growth, P#32645.” Application submissions are required by 11:59 p.m. EST, February 29, 2024. Incomplete packages or packages not submitted by the deadline with the specified subject line will not receive consideration.

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Questions concerning this vacancy may be directed to Jerry Glover at

This position is no longer open.