Diaspora Specialist

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

The Diaspora Specialist is part of USAID/OFDA’s Public-Private Engagement Team (PPET), which guides and informs the USG and the general public, including religious and community groups; diaspora communities; non-profits; corporations and businesses about the most effective ways for the general public to support international disaster relief and recovery. The PPET provides resources and conducts public awareness activities designed to empower private donors to most effectively help people affected by disasters overseas.

Duties

**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**

This role requires significant interaction with the general public and USG offices, demanding strong diplomatic, facilitation, and communication skills to accurately represent U.S. positions in complex multilateral settings.

Qualifications

**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, human rights, economics, public health, disaster management, public policy, or a related field) and a minimum of five (5) years of work experience with the USG, Private Voluntary Organization (PVO), NGO, Public International Organization (PIO), or UN Agency, with direct experience working in emergency relief, humanitarian assistance or a related field, including two (2) years working directly on diaspora issues.

OR

Master’s degree with significant study in, or pertinent to, the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, human rights, economics, public health, disaster management,
public policy, or a related field) plus and a minimum of (4) years of work experience with the USG, PVO, NGO, PIO, or UN Agency, with direct experience working in emergency relief, humanitarian assistance or a related field, including two (2) years working directly on diaspora issues.

Salary

$83,398- $108,422

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

**Please visit http://www.ofdajobs.net for the full solicitation for this position.**

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