Deputy Disaster Assistance Response Team Leader for Venezuela
USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
About the organization
The Venezuela DART and RMT are responsible for coordinating USAID’s humanitarian response to Venezuela, establishing programs to meet clearly defined humanitarian needs, and for overseeing OFDA’s current and future humanitarian assistance programming. The DART is overseen by a Team Leader, managing staff, programs, and operations in Venezuela and adjacent countries. This solicitation is for a Deputy DART Leader, who will manage day to day operations, monitor OFDA-funded humanitarian assistance programs, liaise with the IO and NGO community, provide assessments, and make program recommendations when appropriate.
SDOSs are part of the Disaster Response Team (DRT) within AFD and ALE Divisions. This team consists of five regional groups, each covering the following areas: EMCA, Asia and the Pacific (ASIA), LAC, SWAN, ECA and Sudan. Each regional group is managed by a Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader.
**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net**
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The place of performance for this position will be Worldwide with the following potential duty stations including, but not limited to: Caracas, Venezuela; Bogota, Colombia; San Jose, Costa Rica; Miami, Florida; and Washington, D.C. based on the needs of the response and as determined in consultation with the U.S. Embassy and the USAID Mission and subject to security and programmatic considerations. The individual must be prepared to function effectively in a challenging and restrictive work environment and be willing to adhere strictly to U.S. Embassy security guidelines.
The Deputy DART Leader is responsible for supporting the Country Team Leader with managing DART activities, setting the strategy for the response, overseeing the three functional areas of the DART (Planning, Coordination, and Operations) and ensuring actions of these functional areas support the response strategy and goals.
**For the education and experience requirements for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net**
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
(Determines basic eligibility for the position. Offerors who do not meet all of the education and experience factors are considered NOT qualified for the position.)
Bachelor's degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to international relations, economics, public health, disaster management, or a related field), plus nine (9) years of progressively demonstrated experience in emergency relief, disaster risk reduction, and/or disaster preparedness programming and management. Three (3) years of this experience must have been obtained overseas as demonstrated by short-term deployments or assignments in emergency situations.
Master's degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, economics, public health, disaster management, or a related field), plus seven (7) years of progressively demonstrated experience in emergency relief, disaster risk reduction, and/or disaster preparedness programming and management. Three (3) years of this experience must have been obtained overseas as demonstrated by short-term deployments or assignments in emergency situations.
$90,621 - $117,810
Contact email: [email protected]
**Please see http://www.ofdajobs.net for full solicitation for this position.**
Position Title: Deputy Disaster Assistance Response Team Leader for Venezuela
Solicitation Number: 720FDA19B00088
Salary Level: GS-14 Equivalent: $117,191 - $152,352
Issuance Date: August 20, 2019
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
Closing Time: 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time
Equal Opportunity Employment
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