Managing Director, Environmental & Social Monitoring
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
Washington, DC United States
Application deadline 07/08/2024
Type of Position Full-time
Education Requirement High school/GED

This position is part of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Office of Development Policy (ODP), Environmental & Social (E&S) Risk Assessment Division. The Managing Director supervises a team responsible for monitoring DFC’s active projects for E&S statutory and policy compliance; developing reporting and incident tracking frameworks; and managing E&S compliance and performance dashboards that contribute to the development of DFC’s learning agenda.

Major Duties:

  • Serves as a first level supervisor, leading the Environmental & Social (E&S) Monitoring Team.
  • Oversees development of the Agency’s overall environmental and social risk and impact monitoring strategy, as well as the Monitoring team’s annual work plan and goals.
  • Establishes metric and analysis systems to assess efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with relevant environmental and social risk policies and procedures; develops and manages dashboards of overall environmental and social risk and impact monitoring data, such as overall portfolio compliance and performance.
  • Establishes and oversees a reporting framework for internal and external reporting of compliance and performance status on environmental and social risk and impact monitoring data.
  • Establishes and oversees a framework for incident tracking and reporting.
  • Coordinates with other DFC monitoring functions, including DFC’s Office of General Counsel, Office of Financial and Portfolio Management, and ODP’s Development Impact Division to support overall project compliance, identify cross-cutting monitoring goals, and share monitoring results and lessons learned.
  • Engages with Congressional and other external stakeholders with respect to environmental and social risk and impact monitoring matters.

Please Note: This is not a Bargaining unit position.

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
  • Selection may require completion of a one-year supervisory or managerial probationary period unless met during prior Federal service
  • 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-15 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your ability to 1) Design environmental and social monitoring systems and/or dashboards; 2) Develop or implement procedures for corrective action and/or other project follow-up actions and documentation related to environmental and social performance, including escalation of non-compliances and serious incidents; 3) Develop and implement programs for communicating environmental and social monitoring outcomes to a variety of audiences, from project proponents to external stakeholders and decision-makers; and 4) Lead, train and/or mentor others.

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.

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 July 8.