The Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (GH/MCHN) serves as the Agency’s technical and policy lead on maternal and newborn health, child survival, immunization, nutrition, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), with a focus on preventing child and maternal deaths. Cross-cutting activities managed by the Office in support of this goal address private sector partnerships, community health systems, social and behavior change, multilateral partnerships, gender, and monitoring and evaluation. This position will reside with GH/MCHN and will support the work of the Nutrition and Environmental Health Division (GH/MCHN/NEH). The NEH Division provides global technical leadership and support to USAID missions to improve nutrition, WASH, and maternal and child health strategies, policies and programming. The NEH Division also manages the Congressionally mandated USAID Child Blindness Program.
The Junior Program Analyst will primarily support the MCHN/NEH as a PHI Institutional Support Contractor (ISC). In this role, the selected candidate will report to the NEH Division leadership and support the administration and management of the division. The junior program analyst provides support to technical staff, performing a variety of both complex and routine administrative, project management and analytical duties ranging from administrative tasks such as scheduling briefings and meetings and maintaining program files, to more complex tasks such as collecting, compiling, and analyzing data for various program documents, and creating and maintaining spreadsheets for financial tracking systems. The individual must maintain a working knowledge of USAID policies and procedures, particularly with respect to Agency policies and regulations, corporate practices and procedures, including budgeting and financial management. The analyst will also be knowledgeable about technical areas and provide administrative, management and financial guidance on activities. The position will work closely with the NEH division technical staff and provide input on various technical and managerial issues, as well as attending administrative and technical meetings with implementing partner organizations. The analyst ranks tasks in order of importance and impending deadlines and handles several complicated tasks simultaneously. The individual is expected to become familiar with office/division technical issues and policies.
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