ProSync

Sr. Program Specialist/Project Analyst

ID
2020-3533
# of Openings
1
Category
Program Management
Clearance Level
Top Secret
Location
US-DC-
Posted
7/28/2020

Overview

ProSync Technology is a leader in the Intelligence Community built on a community of talented and committed individuals. With a heritage built on supporting National Security and telecommunications industry we deliver solutions in Hardware Engineering, Intelligence Analysis, Cyber Defense, Research and Software Development. If you are ready for a new and exciting career we invite you to apply to be a part of our team, ProSync, Professionals In-Sync.

 

ProSync is currently looking for a Sr. Program Specialist/Project Analyst to join our team! The Program Specialist shall assit in coordinating aspects of the Bureau's SCA/STA managed regional Economic Support Funds (ESF) for the Indo-Pacific.

Responsibilities

 Position Duties Include the Following:

  • Prepares annual program and project recommendations, and presents these to the SCA/FO for decision.
  • Provides guidance to two junior program managers/specialists with responsibilities for the oversight of projects in the energy, trade, and infrastructure focus areas.
  • Coordinates the development and implementation by the Indo-Pacific program management team of program management principles and processes in the areas of strategic planning, operational planning, program and project management, and monitoring, evaluation, and learning.
  • Works with implementing partners to ensure the effective execution of SCA’s foreign assistance.
  • Develops contacts with representatives of civil society, think tanks, and other government agencies working in the region to further create opportunities for the most effective possible programming.
  • Maintains, updates, and develops as necessary, systems for the efficient and accessible retrieval of documents regarding the allocation, notification, transfer, and implementation of SCA regional programs.
  • As needed, assists with other SCA/STA managed ESF programs under the governance and security pillars of the Indo-Pacific strategy, as well as SCA’s Sri Lanka and Maldives program.
  • Manages complex budget requests to Congress, identification of implementers, project design, developing program plans and performance reports required by the Director of Foreign Assistance and the Office of Management and Budget, and monitoring and evaluation of program performance.
  • Following fiscal year allocations, develops goals, objectives, and programs.
  • Requests funding proposals consistent with the Congressional budget request and SCA front office policy priorities for regional integration.
  • Summarizes and prioritizes funding programming proposals for front office approval through a draft Decision Memo. After approval, the incumbent drafts a Congressional Notification for Hill approval of activities, and drafts implementation agreements, which can be contracts, grants, or interagency agreements for review and approval by the SCA/STA front office.
  • Provides guidance to implementing partners.
  • Reviews implementer program and financial reports.
  • Assists the STAR Team in monitoring award parameters, including scopes of work, budgets, timelines, and indicators to ensure program objectives are met.
  • May travel to assess early-phase project viability, monitor ongoing programs, and drafts evaluation reports.
  • Prepares all bureau reporting for this OU required by the Office of the Director for Foreign Assistance for the South Asia Regional Operating Unit.
  • Communicates SCA/STA’s Indo-Pacific regional foreign assistance program objectives to other State Department and U.S. government offices involved in programming and allotting foreign assistance funds including, but not limited to, regional bureaus, Office of Acquisitions Management, Office of the Legal Advisor, Congressional Liaison office, Office of Management and Budget, USAID offices, foreign government officials, international financial institutions such as the World Bank, and non-governmental organizations.
  • In coordination with the Team Lead and SCA leadership, responds to external requests for information, including from Congress, regarding SCA/STA’s regional ESF funds.
  • Provides briefings, status reviews, and advice to the other SCA/STA staff, senior SCA officials, and interagency partners on regional ESF programming.
  • Maintains, updates, and develops, as necessary, systems for the efficient and accessible retrieval of documents regarding the allocation, notification, transfer, and implementation of regional ESF funds.
  • Tracks the payments of implementers and is responsible for maintaining the regional ESF program and organizational files.
  • Participates in policy and donor coordination meetings, as appropriate, and tracks current funding going into South Asia, both U.S. and non-U.S. funding.
  • Applies internal control measures to protect organizational integrity and prevent unauthorized use or misappropriation of sensitive and classified material; reports instances of security violations/problems to the appropriate supervisory/management official; assumes full responsibility for safeguarding all classified and sensitive but unclassified material and equipment in assignment area(s).

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in managing programs (program management). At least 7 of the 10 years, managing large programs with an annual budget of at least $50 million.
  • Experience provide guidance and oversight to junior officers
  • Experience working within time constraints and under pressure.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and general administrative practices.
  • Superior attention to detail, strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Superior interpersonal skills and proven ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work independently on projects and issues within overall policy guidelines
  • Experience meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced, office environment
  • Knowledge of international affairs

Clearance Requirement

  • U.S. Citizenship and Top Secret Clearance Required 

ProSync Technology

ProSync's executive team creates and expands business opportunities, recruits talented and intelligent technology professionals, and fosters a company culture that empowers ProSync professionals to shape and mold the direction of their careers and the direction of ProSync. Employees of ProSync Technology Group, LLC and applicants for employment shall be afforded equal opportunity in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, disability, sex, age, or marital status.

   

Email Staffing@prosync.com for more specifics regarding the position.

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