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.
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.
Requires BS/BA degree. MS/MBA preferred.
Requires 5-8 years of experience.
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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