USPSC, Assessment and Analytics Advisor (Multiple Positions)

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

As part of OFDA’s PSPM Division, the CCS Team provides expert technical guidance in disaster assessment & analytics, humanitarian information management, humanitarian protection, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to ensure that OFDA’s emergency programming is effective, efficient, accountable, and evidence-based. As the scale and severity of humanitarian crises grow globally and humanitarian access steadily decreases, OFDA is increasingly called upon to ensure its strategy and budgeting decisions are based on comprehensive needs assessments and data analysis, that it’s programs are effectively monitored and evaluated, and that its programs are designed and implemented in a way that protects its beneficiaries from harm. The CCS Team is responsible for leading OFDA’s efforts in these technical fields.

Duties

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

This position could require travel up to 20 percent of the time.

Expert Technical Guidance and Assistance
● Contribute to the strategic introduction of assessment, data, and analytics into OFDA’s response systems, policies, practices, and culture.
● Serve as an expert source of information and technical guidance related to assessment, data, and analytics for OFDA.
● Work with regional teams to develop and implement appropriate and comprehensive assessment, data, and analytics strategies, tailored to their regional context and assessment and data needs.
● Provide technical feedback to OFDA partners on the quality, relevance, and effectiveness of the assessment, data, and analytics aspects of their programs.
● Provide assessment, data, and analytics technical guidance for country portfolios, regional portfolios, global initiatives, or for specific awards.
● Advise regional teams and OFDA partners on appropriate strategies and activities to ensure assessment, data, and analytics principles and best practices are mainstreamed in emergency response, early recovery, and disaster risk reduction programming.
● Review and encourage inclusion of assessment, data, and analytics best practices in response strategies, project designs, and implementation plans, and other OFDA documents.

Qualifications

**For the education and experience requirements for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**

Bachelor’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to statistics, mathematics, computer science, data analytics, engineering, international studies, political science, economics, anthropology, history, public health, sociology, or disaster management) and minimum of seven (7) years of relevant work experience with the U.S. Government, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, United Nations Agencies, foundations, or private firms. Such experience must have a humanitarian, development, or transition focus. Experience must also meet the following requirements:

● Offerors must have at least one (1) year of professional field experience outside the United States on humanitarian, development, or transition programs.
● Offerors must have at least one (1) year of experience designing, supporting, implementing, managing, advising, or evaluating a humanitarian program.
● Offerors must have at least two (2) years of experience directly related to assessment, analytics, or data.

OR

Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to statistics, mathematics, computer science, data analytics, engineering, international studies, political science, economics, anthropology, history, public health, sociology, or

Salary

$99,172 - $128,920

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

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