Microenterprise Development Program Analyst

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

REQ#: RQ80197

Travel Required: 25-50%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

The candidate will support the Microenterprise Development Program of a federal agency in Washington, DC. The goal of the program is to provide small business loans and technical assistance to entrepreneurs in order to help them reach economic self-sufficiency. The Program Analyst will be responsible for providing both technical and administrative support to the organizations implementing the program across the country. Technical support may take the form of supporting organizations with their program design, lending, and training operations, while administrative support will come in the form of grants management. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in the microfinance and community development fields, and also experience working with underserved populations.

Duties include:

  • Provide Technical Assistance to community-based organization in order to help them achieve their lending and training targets
  • Organize an annual meeting, along with in-person and virtual lesson sharing activities in order to share best practices and establish a sense of community within the network
  • Monitor program performance and assist in the design/modification of monitoring protocols
  • Provide guidance to grantees regarding strategies for improving project performance and/or overcoming identified obstacles
  • Collect and analyze programmatic and financial reports related to program objectives
  • Draft and publish Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA)
  • Conduct grant processing and management activities
  • Enter relevant data (reports, actions, communications) into grants management system
  • Prepare reports and recommendations and present them to senior leadership
  • Oversee and manage site visits with agencies, associations, and other entities funded by the agency
  • Provide support on a range of analytical tasks to support decision making
  • Develop presentations and present them at various formal and informal settings
  • Promote the program with outside organizations

This position is based in Washington, DC and requires domestic travel 6-8 times a year. Travel will be reimbursed as per Federal travel regulations. 

Education

Requires BS/BA degree. MS/MBA preferred.

Experience

Requires 5-8 years of experience.

Unique/Additional Requirements

  • Direct working knowledge of the microenterprise development field
  • Experience with microfinance, loan underwriting, credit assessment, and portfolio management highly desired
  • Knowledge and experience of working with a resettlement agency or community-based organization preferred
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to think creatively and solve problems
  • Experience in project/program monitoring
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • The ability to travel domestically six to eight times per year is required
  • Computer proficiency, especially MS Office tools such as Excel and SharePoint
  • Experience working with immigrants, refugees, and underserved populations is preferred    
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance

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