Supply Chain Risk Specialist
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation
Washington, DC United States
Application deadline 01/05/2024
Type of Position Full-time
Education Requirement High school/GED

This position is part of the US. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Office of Development Policy (ODP), Environmental and Social (E&S) Risk Assessment Division. As the agency’s Supply Chain Risk Specialist, you will support the development of guidance on supply chain due diligence within environmental and social assessments and will conduct screenings, assessments, and monitoring of DFC investments through a supply chain risk lens.

Major Duties:

    • Develops procedures and supports implementation on supply chain risk screening, due diligence assessment, and monitoring (with an initial focus on the solar sector). This includes assessing existing traceability protocols, chain of custody methodologies, supply chain mapping, and social compliance audit and certification programs.
    • Disseminates good practices documentation related to supply chain risks including the integration into updated ODP Environmental and Social Risk Assessment procedures. Keeps current on relevant supply chain and forced labor-related policies, tools, and activities of other development finance operations.
    • Liaises with forced labor- or supply chain- focused civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), technical organizations, and specialists in other development finance institutions to build strategic partnerships and opportunities for institutional learning.
    • Conducts screening, assessments, and monitoring through a supply chain risk lens and is a source for supply chain risk assessment policies, tools, and resources for fellow ODP Environmental & Social Risk Analysts on projects under consideration for DFC support.
    • Provides training (formal and one-on-one), guidance and briefings to DFC Project Managers and Investment Officers, in other DFC departments, and to ODP Analysts to facilitate their assistance in identifying and communicating supply chain and forced labor-related risks to clients.

Please Note: This is a Bargaining unit position represented by AFGE, local 1534.

Conditions of Employment:

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
    • Must submit resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
    • Suitability for Federal employment, as determined by a background investigation
    • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
    • Within 30 days of your start date, you will be required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450)
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance
    • This position will require foreign travel to developing countries


Applicants must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements no later than the closing date of this announcement.

You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your ability to 1) Identify and assess social risks in international supply chains, including assessing working conditions and identifying forced labor and human rights risks; and 2) Draft or disseminate policies and/or procedures on supply chain risk screening, due diligence assessment, and monitoring.

Note: Education is not substitutional at this grade level.

Please Note: Applicants may be asked to produce a writing sample during the interview stage.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

This announcement may be used to fill similar positions, if additional vacancies occur.

Additional Information:

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and are claiming 5-points veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility showing type of discharge/character of service. If you are claiming 10-point veterans’ preference, you must submit documentation from the Departments of Veterans Affairs (VA) showing type of discharge/character of service and your disability percentage. You may also submit an SF-15, “Application for 10-Point Veterans’ Preference” plus the documents listed in this form to support the claim for veteran preference. For more information on veterans’ preference visit:

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

Telework Suitability: The duties of this position are suitable for telework. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Stipulations of Employment: Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

Work Schedule: This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

Miscellaneous: DFC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized for this position.

**Applications for this position are only accepted through USAJOBS and must be received by 11:59 pm (ET) on May 1, 2024 to be considered.