Senior Impact Management and Monitoring Specialist (Climate and Infrastructure) – US Development Finance Corporation (formerly Overseas Private Investment Corporation OPIC)
Location: Washington DC
This position is part of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, Office of Development Policy. As a Senior Impact Management and Monitoring Specialist (Climate and Infrastructure), you will be part of a team and responsible for monitoring, reporting, and sharing lessons learned on the infrastructure and climate-linked projects and portfolio impact performance.
Helps to define DFC’s approach to impact management and monitoring in coordination with the Environmental, Social, and Economic teams in ODP, and across the DFC’s monitoring functions.
Provides guidance to drive effective and high-quality impact management of infrastructure and climate projects consistent with DFC’s Impact Quotient (IQ).
Assesses development impact as part of the investment due diligence process and builds DFC’s impact management capability by providing impact management advice for infrastructure and climate projects to maximize development outcomes.
Develops a results table for each investment comprised of impact metrics based on the IQ score and defines the monitoring plan for the investment to collect impact metrics to track actual impact of investments.
Defines the impact monitoring plan for investments, including site visits for validation in coordination with the Environmental, Social, and Economic teams in ODP.
Analyzes collected data on impact metrics from project Results Tables and Development Outcomes Surveys (DOS-008), to track actual impact of investments, ensuring analysis is timely and high quality.
Assesses portfolio and investment performance against their initial development objectives, determining when course corrections are required and completing exit reviews, feeding back learning to the investment teams and the broader agency.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
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
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 includes:
- Experience measuring and managing the impact of climate change on infrastructure investments and/or projects, including management of output and outcome data, outcome results, and proxies for outcomes; and
- Experience in impact data collection, analysis, ongoing monitoring, and reporting with a focus on the use of data for decision-making; and
- A proven track record in project management, analysis, and reporting.
MA in business or related field preferred.
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 job does not have an education qualification requirement.
How You Will Be Evaluated
Once the announcement has closed, a review of your résumé and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
All qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Analytical Thinking
- Impact Management and Monitoring
- Interpersonal Communication
- Written Communication
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents:
- Cover Letter, optional
- College Transcript(s), if qualifying based on education
- Veterans’ Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g., DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)
- Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program documentation, if applicable (e.g., Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section of this vacancy.The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date to receive consideration.
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