Multilateral Policy Analyst

11 Sep, 2021


Multilateral Policy Analyst

Social Solutions International
Washington, DC

The Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL), Office of Development Cooperation (PPL/DC) is a dynamic, fast-paced office that works to coordinate and strengthen USAID engagement and partnership with international partners, including bilateral donors and multilateral and philanthropic organizations. The Mulilateral Policy Analyst is responsible for supporting USAID efforts to advance the global development priorities of the U.S. Government on the international stage, with a particular emphasis on global health and global health security. You will analyze and track development policy issues, including those focused on health; develop and implement strategic approaches to advancing USAID policy priorities; build relationships with international partners; provide guidance to Agency leadership on development and health policy issues; participate in high-level meetings; and support other emerging priorities as required. This position will interface directly with Agency and interagency leadership


  • Draft briefing papers, talking points, and other materials for Agency leadership, often under very tight deadlines;
  • Prepare Agency leadership for participation in international meetings and/or negotiations, with a focus on those related to health policy and global health security;
  • Build and maintain Agency relationships with international partners, including multilateral organizations focused on health;
  • Build relationships and maintain routine communication with interagency colleagues, including those from the Departments of State and Health and Human Services, on issues related to diplomatic engagement and multilateral affairs;
  • Engage in strategic planning efforts, including through developing engagement strategies for specific partners or groups of partners;
  • Collect and analyze information on United Nations (UN) policies and activities as related to health;
  • Draft meeting notes, correspondence, reports, summaries, and other documents;
  • Plan and organize USAID’s participation in international events, such as the World Health Assembly and World Health Organization Executive Board meetings;
  • Review and analyze data on international aid in the health sector;
  • Support knowledge management on multilateral affairs and philanthropic engagement;
  • Collect and respond to requests for information.; and
  • Develop standard operating procedures.


Qualification at the GS-12 equivalent Multilateral Policy Analyst level requires a Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Alternately, an individual may qualify at the  GS-12 equivalent Multilateral Policy Analyst level with a with a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience.


Other qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree with five years work experience, or bachelor’s degree with seven years work experience;
  • Background in international development and global health;
  • Strong oral, presentation, and written communications skills;
  • Experienced with drafting and editing a wide variety of written products, including briefing memos, strategy papers, discussion notes, etc;
  • Demonstrated skills in strategic thinking and qualitative analysis;
  • Highly motivated with an acute attention to detail and the ability to multitask and prioritize competing demands;
  • Ability to work independently to deliver high-quality work products;
  • Experience with multilateral and/or global health organizations preferred; and
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a background investigation and must obtain and maintain a favorable adjudication as applicable to their position/duties.

In order to fully evaluate your eligibility, your resume must include relevant paid and non-paid experience showing dates held with month, year and hours worked per week for each position.

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Job posted: 2021-09-11