U.S. Agency for International Development
Location: Washington, D.C.
Job Announcement Number: 16-0057-DOT
USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip. For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov.
You are encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application package. Your application may not receive full consideration if you do not follow the instructions as outlined.
This position is located in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC, in the Human Capital and Talent Management (HCTM), Center for Performance Excellence (CPE), Performance Management (PM) Division. CPE/PM is responsible for managing, evaluating and recognizing exemplary performance. This includes managing all matters pertaining to the agency's Foreign Service (FS), Civil Service (CS), Senior Foreign Service (SFS) and Administratively Determined (AD) performance evaluation systems, as well as the administration of USAID's incentive, performance, and Presidential award programs, and pay for performance for the SFS. The incumbent will consult with business unit stakeholders to identify needs and develop assessment strategies tailored to meet current and future human capital needs. The position will also serve as a subject-matter expert on performance management processes and will lead the design, development and implementation of new performance management processes for the FS/SFS and CS. This will include training HR and business unit personnel on performance management practices and tools as well as the workforce.
AID-16-0057-DOT is open to All US Citizens concurrently with this announcement.
- Applications will only be accepted from United States Citizens.
- Relevant experience (see Qualifications below).
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
- Time in grade must be met by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
- Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service.
- Most recent SF-50 showing tenure code "1" or "2" (see Required Documents).
As an Personnel Psychologist, you will:
- Serve as a consultant to business unit stakeholders to identify needs and develop talent assessment strategies tailored to meet current and future human capital needs around performance and talent management;
- Serve as a subject-matter expert on performance management processes and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory guidelines (i.e. Uniform Guidelines on employee selection procedures, negotiated agreements, and EEO laws);
- Prepare comprehensive recommendations for improving/streamlining human capital operations, specifically around performance management;
- Manage and conduct job analyses, competency modeling, test validation and other measurement related research including preparation of technical reports;
- Design and revise USAID policies and operating procedures as they relate to human capital initiatives;
- Prepare and deliver presentations to educate, inform and influence stakeholders on performance management programs;
- Work with external contractors, overseeing various aspects of contract administration, quality control, contractors performance, financial tracking, and invoice processing;
- Train HR and business unit personnel on performance management practices and tools.
$107,325.00 to $139,523.00 / Per Year
Monday, December 7, 2015 to Monday, December 21, 2015
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