Senior Economist / Program Manager

Crown Agents USA, Washington DC, United States

Skill Required:, HR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
19th March, 2017

Job Description

Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Program Manager/Senior Economist for an anticipated USAID IDIQ located in Washington DC.

Crown Agents USA

We are change agents for greater global prosperity, delivering practical innovations in economic governance and tradehumanitarian solutions and food securityhealth systemsmonitoring, evaluation, and learning; and, supply chain as a partner of the US Government.

As a subsidiary of Crown Agents Limited, we leverage the expertise, resources, and network amassed from over 180 years of international development experience. Crown Agents works in 100+ countries, with on-the-ground presence in more than 35 and 13 permanent corporate offices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We are wholly owned by a nonprofit foundation, allowing us to combine corporate agility with a commitment to reinvesting our profits in transforming lives.

Located in Washington, DC and incorporated in 1998, Crown Agents USA provides technical assistance and support to clients such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Department of State (DoS), and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

Project Description

The anticipated IDIQ will serve to support rapid sustainable and equitable economic growth in USAID assisted countries. The IDIQ will enable USAID to provide sound development policy advice and take a lead role in promoting the Public Financial management (PFM) and sectorial policies that foster sustainable economic growth.

Specific Responsibilities

  • The anticipated Program Manager will be the primary liaison between Crown Agents and USAID
  • Provide support for technical leadership and guidance for PFM projects
  • Manage the delivery of the work to budget, specification, and time
  • Monitor progress against the contract, identify issues, and implement corrective actions
  • Identify project risk and mitigation strategies, as needed
  • Ensure projects are compliant with terms and conditions of USAID and CA-USA policies
  • Prepare reports for review by USAID


  • Master’s in Economics or other related fields

  • At least 10 years of professional in international development, expertise in public revenue policy and administration, expenditure policy and management, macroeconomic analysis and structural reform, and other issues of public financial management

  • Technical expertise in policy and capacity building issues with respect to regulatory issues’ including gender equity and leadership

  • Previous project management experience as a project manager responsible for recruitment of technical experts, and supervising for a variety of tasks for PFM projects

  • At least 5 years of senior level experience working in a developing country

Application Process

. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability gender identity, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Crown Agents USA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants who are veterans or who have disabilities and are unable to fully use our company application system. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify our Recruiting Department at gram Files

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