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* 1.BASIC REQUIREMENT - Choose one answer that best describes your education and experience.
  1. I have successfully completed four full years of education above high school leading to a bachelor�s degree in behavioral or social science or a related discipline appropriate to the position.
  2. I possess a combination of at least three years of general experience, one year of which was equivalent to at least the GS-4 grade level in the Federal service, and education that provided knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field .
  3. I possess four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates my acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
  4. I do not meet any of the requirements as described.


* 2.GS-15 - In addition to the Basic Requirement, choose one answer that best describes your experience.
  1. I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service performing work in or directly related to the position advertised in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not meet the requirement as described above.


* 3.Select the function that best describes your experience applying public health analytical methods and techniques to international Family Planning/Reproductive Health topics in order to make recommendations.
  1. Analyzed health statistics, program and financial data reports and provided technical recommendations
  2. Led policy development and designed project guidelines to support Family Planning/Reproductive Health program objectives based upon analysis and evaluations
  3. Participated on assessments of program/project performance and impact
  4. None of the above


* 4.Which statement best describes your highest level of experience orally communicating the organization's strategic plan and values in Family Planning/Reproductive Health by integrating them into the team's strategies, objectives, work plans and work products and services?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  5. I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.


* 5.Have you presented technical information to national and international audiences, with varying awareness levels, to obtain 'buy-in' on international or host government initiatives on Family Planning/Reproductive Health?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Which statement best describes your highest level of experience addressing complex administrative or operational issues during the course of meeting agency, bureau or mission program goals and objectives in Family Planning/Reproductive Health.
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  5. I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.


* 7.Which statement best describes your highest level of experience providing technical advice and guidance on programmatic and policy matters related to Family Planning/Reproductive Health?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  5. I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.


* 8.Have you supervised staff carrying out complex, integrated international Family Planning/Reproductive Health programs in developing countries?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.Select the statement that best describes your experience in international Family Planning/Reproductive Health program/project design in multiple developing country settings.
  1. Designed comprehensive programs in support of multiple country strategic plans.
  2. Assisted in the development of program designs for community organizations.
  3. Provided technical assistance for the development of project designs.
  4. None of the above.


* 10.Which statement best describes your highest level of experience analyzing and evaluating organizational and operational problems within an international public health setting and developing solutions to the problems?
  1. I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  5. I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.


* 11.Select the documents you have written related to international public health to inform senior management or other decision making bodies.
  1. Briefing papers
  2. Summary of findings
  3. Technical reports
  4. Issue Papers
  5. Project documentation (e.g. implementation letters, contracts)
  6. None of the above


* 12.Select the statement that best summarizes your experience applying public health analytical methods and techniques to Family Planning/Reproductive Health issues.
  1. Analyzed health statistics, program and financial data reports and provided technical recommendations on issues related to sound programming
  2. Led policy development and designed project guidelines required to support Family Planning/Reproductive Health program objectives based upon data analysis
  3. Participated in assessments of program/project research, performance and impact
  4. None of the above


* 13.Select the answer that best describes the functions that you have performed in the design and evaluation of international Family Planning/Reproductive Health programs.
  1. Designed and evaluated program strategies with host country counterparts at the national, district or community level.
  2. Designed and evaluated global strategies for international programs for Family Planning/Reproductive Health.
  3. Led strategic planning, policy development and technical assistance for civil society organizations.
  4. Reviewed sustainability strategies and policies and provided technical input.
  5. None of the above.


* 14.Select the statement that best describes your experience working with programs to further country ownership and capacity building of local institutions, as it pertains to public health and specifically Family Planning/Reproductive Health programs.
  1. Managed programs relating to strengthening the capacity of a local institution or human resource planning for a country
  2. Monitored or developed systems to track the progress of a country's human resource planning initiatives
  3. Identified and promoted initiatives that improve the impact of resources use and sustainability
  4. Provided advice and guidance on policies and programs in concert with public health programs
  5. None of the above


* 15.Select the statement that best describes your experience in international health contract/grant program management.
  1. Executed program and project management functions for international Family Planning/Reproductive Health programs
  2. Managed Family Planning/Reproductive Health projects and program sustainability
  3. Assisted in project management and guided implementation. Provided administrative, technical programmatic counsel and audit planning
  4. Acted as a technical resource for Health/Family Planning project managers, identifying, contextualizing and recommending best practices and programmatic lessons learned
  5. None of the above


* 16.Select the statement that best summarizes your experience applying public health analytical methods and techniques to international Family Planning/Reproductive Health topics.
  1. Analyzed health statistics, program and financial data reports and provided technical recommendations on issues related to sound Family Planning/Reproductive Health programming
  2. Led policy development and designed project guidelines required to support Family Planning/Reproductive Health program objectives based upon data analysis
  3. Participated in assessments of program/project research, performance and impact
  4. None of the above


* 17.Select the answer that best describes your experience with research information, findings and statistics related to international family planning and reproductive health projects and programs?
  1. I have used statistical techniques to analyze data and to make recommendations to others.
  2. I have collected, recorded and assembled statistical data for others for a project or program.
  3. I have used research findings to make programmatic recommendations, to persuade others and to implement findings.
  4. I have supervised others who have prepared and presented research information and findings in the development and design of international public health policy and programs.
  5. None of the above.






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