OTI Deputy Country Representative -Littorals Regional Initiative
USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives
About the organization
In support of U.S. foreign policy, USAID’s Office of Transition
Initiatives seizes emerging windows of opportunity in the political landscape to promote
stability, peace and democracy by catalyzing local initiatives through adaptive and agile
programming. We work in critical crises at critical times to make critical differences that help
countries transition from conflict and turmoil toward peace and democracy. Our programs
put comparatively small amounts of money on small targets, stressing speed, calculated
risk-taking and innovation, to strengthen the resilience of our partners and beneficiaries,
keeping transitional countries on a positive trajectory.
Represent OTI interests during meetings with USAID Mission personnel, U.S. Embassy staff, host-country government officials, international organizations, indigenous and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and international donors interested in CPS/OTI activities;
Provide guidance on the identification and development of projects that meet OTI funding criteria, further OTI programmatic objectives, and complement other projects and programs implemented by other OTI offices, U.S. government agencies and donor organizations;
Provide support for the design and execution of programs that follow OTI’s quick impact programming model in embassies or USAID Missions. Support to embassies and USAID Missions will include attendance and/or facilitation of program management processes for follow-on programming, including rolling assessments, strategy review sessions, program performance reviews and management reviews;
Review proposals and grant concepts and work with diverse groups, many of which have not previously had international funding;
For a full list of duties, please see the solicitation at www.OTIjobs.net.
At a minimum, the offeror must have:
A Master’s Degree with five (5) years of work experience;
A Bachelor’s Degree with seven (7) years of work experience;
Five (5) years of project management experience with any of the following organizations, including but not limited to: a non-governmental organization in community development, mediation/arbitration, conflict resolution, democracy and governance, international law, human rights activities, and/or political analysis; an international assistance organization, or a U.S. Government foreign affairs agency;
One (1) year of overseas field experience (in person or virtual). A virtual temporary duty (TDY) is defined as work that would have been conducted in an overseas location if not for the global COVID pandemic;
For a full list of qualifications, please see the solicitation at www.OTIjobs.net.
Contact email: [email protected]
Please see the solicitation at www.OTIjobs.net.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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