US nationals: Program Analyst (Water and Sanitation Research Specialist)

Washington, DC, US

This position is with the Foreign Agricultural Service of USDA, with the selected individual assigned to work with USAID’s Water Office.  The individual selected will support water and sanitation programming in both urban and rural settings throughout USAID’s portfolio, focusing on researching and disseminating best practices.  He/she will maintain contact with multi-lateral agencies, non-governmental organizations, and host governments to identify and share information on cost-effective approaches to water and sanitation programming.  He/she will advise USAID’s geographic bureaus and overseas missions on program design and the appropriate sequencing of interventions, will conduct quantitative and qualitative water and sanitation assessments, will assist the Water Office and missions with the monitoring of ongoing programs and with the evaluation of completed programs, and will participate in the design and facilitation of training courses that promote a better understanding of water, sanitation, and climate resilient international development.  He/she will travel periodically to the field to assist missions with strategy formulation, program and project design, impact measurement, and program evaluations.    

This is a GS-13 position, with a salary range of $92,145 to $119,794, requiring a significant level of experience conducting international water and sanitation research and identifying and sharing best practices, including conducting randomized control studies on key water and sanitation issues.  It is located at USAID headquarters in Washington, DC.  The position is open to all U.S. citizens.  It is a time-limited “Schedule B” appointment, for up to five years with the possibility of renewals.  A Secret security clearance must be obtained.    

The position has been posted on USAJobs, open from June 24 to July 18.  All applications must be made through USAJobs.  To access the announcement and apply for the position, please use the following link: