The Development Credit Authority (DCA) Office in USAID is seeking a highly motivated DCA Partner Trainer and Technical Assistance Specialist to support USAID guarantee projects. The analyst will not require building/facility access. THIS IS A REMOTE POSITION.
Background: Since 1999, DCA has provided technical expertise and support services to USAID field offices in over 76 countries in the structuring, pricing, risk mitigation, and monitoring of over 500 credit guarantees. These guarantees have mobilized over $5.2 billion globally in private sector lending to spur economic growth and job creation.
Office Structure and Mission: For each guarantee, DCA provides project development, risk assessment and portfolio monitoring services to Mission field offices. DCA is organized into functional and regional teams consisting of several analysts, who manage new transactions and the active portfolio of guarantees. In addition to providing client services to USAID Missions, the office monitors and manages the Agency’s legacy credit portfolio, serves as the central technical repository of credit-related information and best practices, and serves as an advisor to senior leadership on the broader issues of access to capital and the growth of capital markets.
The partner trainer and technical assistance specialist will assist the Development Credit Authority in the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3/DC) to support a network of partnerships and DCA transactions to unlock private capital in support of USAID’s development objectives. The analyst will perform financial analysis, monitor and report on guarantee performance.
The analyst should possess strong analytical skills and previous experience in one of the following:
1) financial sector development, 2) small business development, or 3) data management and analysis.
Must demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks and work within a team setting, strong writing skills, and attention to detail.
Excel and MS Word ability required.
Bachelor degree required.
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Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.
Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.