USPCS Humanitarian Advisor

USAID/Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)

About the organization

The Office of Global Policy, Partnerships, Programs, and Communication (G3PC) directs the Bureau’s leadership in global humanitarian policy, showcases BHA’s life-saving work through strategic communication and information, and manages collaboration with external stakeholders, including public and private partners, international and multilateral organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and academic institutions, and the U.S. Interagency. The office is organized into seven divisions, namely, Humanitarian Policy and International Systems; Humanitarian Multilateral; Humanitarian Organizations and Partnerships; Private Sector Engagement, Diaspora, and Innovation; Global Capacity and Leadership Development; U.S. Engagement, Strategy, and Programs; and Strategic Communications and Humanitarian Information.
The Humanitarian Policy and International Systems Division guides USAID’s engagement in humanitarian policy issues, both developing internal BHA guidance on humanitarian policy

Duties

*For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position, please view the solicitation at www.bhajobs.net.*
The Humanitarian Advisor is part of the Humanitarian Policy and International Systems Division which provides critical analysis on humanitarian policy issues, works closely with high-ranking officials within the international community, manages humanitarian policy awards, and serves as a key source of information on humanitarian issues and humanitarian policy for the office. He/She will help plan organizational strategies and responses to humanitarian crises, actively work with members of UN delegations on USG positions on humanitarian issues, provide effective liaisons 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 Advisor will also raise critical issues with the UN on behalf of BHA 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 and the Humanitarian Advisor will receive general guidance but will be expected to execute independent judgment and analysis. He/She will assist and support the Humanitarian Policy and International Systems

Qualifications

**For the education and experience requirements for this position, please view the solicitation at www.bhajobs.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, disaster management, public policy or a related field) plus a minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience working in emergency relief, humanitarian assistance and/or humanitarian policy issues, of which at least two (2) years were spent working directly on response 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, disaster management, public policy or a related field) plus a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience working in emergency relief, humanitarian assistance, and/or humanitarian policy issues, of which at least two (2) years were spent working directly on response issues.

Salary

$ 103,690 - $ 134,798 equivalent to GS-13 (includes locality pay)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

**Please visit www.bhajobs.net for the full solicitation for this position.**

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