INL/AME North Africa and the Sahel Program Advisor

  • Job Tracking ID: 512454-737781
  • Job Location: Washington, DC
    Washington
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 22, 2020
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

IEA Corp., an EverWatch company is in search of an INL/AME North Africa and the Sahel Program Advisor in Washington, DC. This position requires a Top Secret/SCI clearance but a candidate can start with a Top Secret clearance.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The North Africa and the Sahel Program Advisor provides programmatic, contractual, logistical, and administrative support to the INL/AME North Africa and the Sahel team to assist with all regional and bilateral portfolios. The Program Advisor will assist the INL/AME North Africa and the Sahel Team Lead and the other INL/AME North Africa and the Sahel team Program Officers in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the INL programs throughout the region. The Program Advisor will also work with his/her counterparts, such as INL sections at embassies, INL/EX, INL/CAP, etc., to ensure that INL programs address the priorities of the Department, Bureau, and post and that the programs are on track to meet outlined goals. The Program Advisor will organize and attend meetings, research background information, draft papers, review reports, and provide other programmatic and budget support related to the assigned portfolio in consultation with the Team Lead. The Program Advisor will regularly
travel in support of the INL/AME programs to the region.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
* Assist in design and implementation of INL programing through regular reporting, maintaining up-to-date project files, ensuring regular communication with posts and implementing partners, and ensuring programmatic activities support INL, Department, and U.S. government priorities.
* Track program budgets and pipelines for assigned projects.
* Support and advise the North Africa and the Sahel team in the coordination and obligation of funding onto INL implementing mechanisms, to include but not limited to contracts, grants, interagency agreements, and letters of agreement.
* Assist in drafting documents such as Statements of Work (SOWs), Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs), Interagency Agreements, Letters of Agreements, and program and project work plans and facilitate sub-obligations.
* Assist in compiling and analyzing program budget data, including project development and support costs and estimates.
* Assist in the preparation of programmatic and budgetary justifications, overviews, and responses to Department stakeholders.
* Assist in preparing program and project justifications and responses to congressional and oversight committees, including OMB, GAO, OIG, and the House and Senate committees on foreign appropriations.
* Assist in the preparation of background materials, reports, speeches, briefings, meeting notes, press guidance, and testimony on North Africa and Sahel issues for use by INL.
* Provide advice and support for budget and monitoring & evaluation efforts related to North Africa and the Sahel programs.
* Follow Department and office rules, regulations, and policies and protect sensitive and classified material.

Experience and Skills:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
* U.S. Citizenship.
* A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
* Two to four years’ experience in relevant field.
* Demonstrated knowledge of Federal regulations in regard to area of specific need.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
* Demonstrated experience facilitating organizational change.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
* Demonstrated superior interpersonal skills and proven ability to work well with others.
* Demonstrated excellent and demonstrated written and oral briefing skills.
* Demonstrated knowledge of project or program planning and execution.
* Demonstrated experience with project or program management.
* Demonstrated superior attention to detail and experience meeting tight deadlines in a fastpaced, office environment.
* Demonstrated experience and understanding of political, cultural, and criminal issues in the North Africa and Sahel regions.
* Current Top Secret Security clearance, eligible for SCI.
* A Graduate degree in a relevant field.
* More than two (02) years of demonstrated experience with implementing foreign assistance and/or demonstrated knowledge of INL responsibilities and skill sets.
* Demonstrated experience overseeing, managing, and/or advising on criminal justice reform programs or projects preferably in North Africa and the Sahel.
* Demonstrated experience working with U.S. government grants and contracts.
* Demonstrated French or Arabic language skills.
* Demonstrated experience overseeing, managing, and/or advising on gender-related programs or projects.

Ian, Evan & Alexander Corporation (IEA) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.