Policy Analyst (Office on Trafficking in Persons)

Clearance Level
None
Category
Functional Experts
Location
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ104270

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

As a policy analyst in the Office on Trafficking in Persons, the candidate will provide authoritative advice, consultation and technical assistance on the design, development, implementation, management, and coordination of the Human Trafficking program policies. Duties include:

  • Draft and edit policy, regulations and program guidance (e.g., Fact Sheets, Program Instruction, and other policy guidance) for dissemination to grantees and federal partners regarding implementation of human trafficking programs, inter-agency agreements, public-private partnerships, responding to policy recommendations of external stakeholders, and a wide range of issues impacting the anti-trafficking field.

  • Provide consultation on policy issues for field and grantee recipients, as requested.

  • Provide feedback on proposed legislation, regulations from other Federal agencies and internal initiatives.

  • Assist with analysis of national anti-trafficking policies regarding design, development and coordination of the Federal Anti-Trafficking Programs at HHS.

  • Provide technical assistance, guidance and training on agreements, policies, and procedures to grantees, Federal Partners, and other stakeholders.

  • Track and remain current on Human Trafficking relevant issues including child welfare systems, housing, homeless and runaway youth, demand, prevention, etc.

  • Assist in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, congressional inquiries, inquiries and questions from other stakeholders.

  • Coordinate the internal and external review of policy positions, SWIFT requests, interagency reports, and provides recommendations to management based on feedback received.

  • Conduct research to inform the development of talking points, background papers, memorandums, reports, briefings, analyses, and other materials.

  • Provide recommendations and proposals to improve program and policy development.

  • Engage non-governmental stakeholders to obtain expert input to advance mission of the Office on Trafficking in Persons.

  • Support inter-agency and intra-agency coordination functions, including working group meetings, task forces, and advisory councils.

  • Support development and review of content for meeting agendas, reports, and responses to executive and Congressional inquiries.

Education

At a minimum requires BS/BA degree in Law, Public Policy, Public Health, Public Administration. Advanced degree preferred.

Experience

  • Requires 4 years of related experience

  • Understanding of human trafficking; direct experience in the field preferred

  • Extensive experience preparing legislative analysis

  • Policy development experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including copyediting skills

  • Strong analytical and research skills

  • Ability to multi-task and perform in a fast-paced environment with short turnaround times

  • Experience incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including [communities of color], in the consideration of impacts and outcomes of a decision-making process.

  • An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.