Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Job Announcement: Resident Threshold Director, MC-301-2D; on the Threshold program, see

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This position is located in the Threshold Programs Division within the Department of Policy and Evaluation (DPE), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

This is a full-time, term position that will last 5 YEARS. MCC has the option of extending this term appointment.

The Resident Director Threshold will be physically based in Lomé, Togo.

Although the position is advertised equivalent to SES/SL in pay, MCC uses a pay banded system to compensate employees. This position is pay band MC-2D which is generally equal to SES/SL pay only.

  • Provides ongoing guidance, advice, technical feedback, and support to the entity designated by the government of the threshold country to implement the program (the "accountable entity").
  • Leads the management, oversight, and support activities of a multidisciplinary threshold program team based at MCC headquarters in Washington, DC, including oversight during in-country missions by MCC staff and MCC consultants.
  • Assists the government's accountable entity and other divisions of the partner country government in ensuring that program implementation is in accordance with MCC policies, guidelines, and standards.
  • Keeps the U.S. Chief of Mission (COM) informed regarding threshold program activities in country, and, as appropriate, attending and participating in USG country team meetings, Congressional delegation (CODEL) visits, and other briefings for senior USG officials.
  • Ensures proper management of MCC approvals and other internal control procedures, as well as audit and monitoring and evaluation efforts.
  • Serves as an observer on the board of directors of the accountable entity and exercising MCC's rights and authorities as designated in the threshold program grant agreement and any supplemental agreements.
  • Performs site visits and reports on the progress of threshold program implementation to key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Organizes public outreach and representational events related to the implementation of the threshold program.
  • Works with staff at post to ensure delivery of administrative services to be provided through an International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS) agreement. Assists in the preparation of analytical, background, and public diplomacy [JB emphasis] materials, and assists in preparing for and conducting meetings and events, including outreach.
  • Manages, and reports on MCC's in-country presence, including procurement, staffing, budgeting, financial, and asset management needs, and coordinate in-country visits by MCC staff and technical advisors. ...

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