Deputy Inspector General, ES-301-00

Announcement Number: 
Opening Date: 
Wed, 05/30/2018
Closing Date: 
Wed, 06/13/2018


The Deputy Inspector General is responsible for assisting the Inspector General (IG) in providing the overall direction and management of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Inspector General Act (as amended) requires the OIG to perform audits and investigations to help prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in the USAID’s programs and operations and to help improve the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of foreign assistance programs and operations. In addition to providing oversight of USAID, the OIG provides oversight of the U. S. African Development Foundation (USADF), the Inter-American Foundation (IAF), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). The Deputy Inspector General assists the Inspector General in the oversight of all core OIG functions and is Acting Inspector General in the IG’s absence.

Major responsibilities of the Deputy Inspector General include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible to the Inspector General for oversight of the OIG’s activities relating to audits, IT audits, evaluations, attestations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews, as well as criminal and administrative investigations of alleged fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement related to the programs and operations of USAID, USADF, IAF, MCC and OPIC.
  • Assists the Inspector General with OIG strategic and tactical planning in association with other senior leaders and in the review and approval of OIG products and reports.
  • Subject to the broad guidance of the Inspector General, directs and controls the operational activities of the OIG, including the allocation and use of the OIG’s budget, equipment, space, and human resources.
  • Assists the Inspector General in budget preparation and staff selection and other employee actions.
  • Ensures that appropriate policies and procedures have been established to guide OIG operations and activities.
  • Finalizes staff performance evaluations of all staff except those staff that report directly to the Inspector General. Assists the Inspector General in determining annual salary actions for all OIG staff. Provides leadership to OIG executives and staff for promoting cross-organization coordination, advancing inclusivity in decision making, and encouraging innovation.
  • Represents OIG interests across government and the oversight community.
  • Presents OIG work and best practices at external and internal conferences, workshops, and other forums.
  • Serves as spokesperson and chief executive officer for the OIG in the Inspector General’s absence.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Any questions concerning this notice may be directed to: 

Gilbert Traore, Human Capital, 202-712-5906,