Humanitarian Policy Deputy Team Leader
USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
About the organization
The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is the office within USAID that is responsible for providing emergency non-food humanitarian assistance in response to international crises and disasters. OFDA is part of the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) and is organized into six divisions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Humanitarian Policy Deputy Team Leader is part of the Humanitarian Policy Team that provides critical analysis on humanitarian policy issues, works closely with high-ranking officials within the international community, and serves as a key source of information on humanitarian issues and policy for the office. The Humanitarian Policy Deputy Team Leader will help plan organizational strategies and responses to humanitarian crises; actively work with members of UN delegations on U.S. positions on humanitarian issues; effectively liaise with the UN offices in Geneva, Rome, and New York; and anticipate and prepare documents and briefing memos on humanitarian issues for important meetings and events. The Humanitarian Policy Deputy Team Leader will also raise critical issues with the UN on behalf of OFDA, DCHA offices, and other USG agencies, and must have the ability to multi-task. The assignment involves providing expert analytical and advisory support on humanitarian issues for the planning, development, and execution of U.S. foreign policy within a broad and complex geographic or functional specialty area. The work requires applying a rigorous analytical approach to data.
**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities 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) plus a minimum of nine (9) years of progressively responsible professional experience working in emergency relief and humanitarian assistance, development, or post-conflict settings with a minimum of two (2) years on humanitarian policy issues. A minimum of one (1) year of working directly on response issues required.
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 a minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience working on emergency relief and humanitarian assistance, development, or post-conflict settings with a minimum of two (2) years on humanitarian policy issues. A minimum of one (1) year of working directly on response issues required.
$121,316 - $157,709
Contact email: [email protected]
**Please visit http://www.ofdajobs.net for the full solicitation for this position.**
Equal Opportunity Employment
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