Strategic Interagency Team Leader

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

INTRODUCTION

DCHA/OFDA provides non-food humanitarian assistance in response to international crises and disasters. The Humanitarian Policy and Global Engagement (HPGE) section serves as the principal focal point for humanitarian policy development, engagement and institutional relationships with international organizations and other donor governments. HPGE tracks trends and policy developments in the humanitarian assistance field; engages in policy discussion with other donors and multilateral agencies; recommends strategies for action to DCHA; initiates policy and internal guidance for the organization; maintains global relationships with implementing partners; leads OFDA’s communications and social media outreach; and serves as the primary interlocutor on strategic issues with OFDA’s other federal partners on global issues.

Duties

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Strategic Interagency Team Leader provides critical analysis on disaster and coordination issues, works closely with high-ranking officials within the international community, organizes quarterly coordination forums, initiates creative new approaches to partnership, serves as a key source of information on humanitarian issues pertaining to the interagency for the office, and manages the interagency team. The Team Leader will help plan organizational strategies and responses to humanitarian crises, actively work with other members of DCHA Bureau, and anticipate and prepare documents and briefing memos on humanitarian issues for important meetings and events.

The Interagency Team Leader will also manage critical issues within the interagency community on behalf of OFDA and must have the ability to both multi-task and be very detail oriented and results oriented. The assignment requires providing expert analytical and advisory support on a wide range of humanitarian issues for the planning, development and execution of U.S. foreign policy objectives within a broad and complex environment. The work requires applying a rigorous analytical approach to data and the Strategic Interagency Team Leader will receive general guidance but will be expected to execute independent judgment and analysis.

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) plus nine (9) years of progressively responsible experience working on humanitarian assistance and interagency issues. Offerors must demonstrate work experience with a humanitarian organization such as a USG foreign assistance agency, UN, international organization, or international humanitarian NGO.

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 seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience working on humanitarian assistance and interagency issues. Offerors must demonstrate work experience with a humanitarian organization such as a USG foreign assistance agency, UN, international organization, or international humanitarian NGO.

Salary

$117,191 - $152,352

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

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