USPSC, Deputy Information Officer

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

The Deputy Information Officer (IO) will manage a team of IOs, which provides humanitarian assistance for the U.S. Government (USG) in response to natural disasters and complex emergencies. The Deputy IO oversees the day-to-day work of IOs who are monitoring and reporting on humanitarian conditions and response activities, compiling and disseminating information about USG humanitarian activities, and producing a wide range of public and internal information products. The Deputy IO plays a key role in response staffing, output quality control, task delegation, and information unit management.

Duties

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

The initial grade level of this position will be the equivalent of a GS-13 with the opportunity for advancement to the GS-14 equivalent after at least two years at the GS-13 level, if the individual receives a recommendation from the supervisor for advancement along with an Exceeds Fully Successful performance evaluation. Advancement to the GS-14 level is not guaranteed.

This position requires an individual who is able to reside in Washington, D.C., and is willing to deploy to disaster zones, including conflict-affected areas, often on short notice, as needed. The selectee must be prepared to function effectively in a challenging and restrictive work environment and be willing to strictly adhere to U.S. Embassy security guidelines.
The Deputy IO manages a team of IOs who compile, draft, and disseminate information about humanitarian conditions and USG humanitarian response activities for internal USG and external audiences. The Deputy IO manages the day-to-day operation of the regional portfolio, including staffing and deployment scheduling, and oversees the quality control of humanitarian reporting generated by the IOs.

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, economics, public health, disaster management or a related field) plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in communications, international development, and humanitarian response, with demonstrated overseas humanitarian experience. At least two (2) years of experience with humanitarian reporting for the USG.
OR

Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including but not limited to international relations, economics, public health, disaster management or a related field plus five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in communications, international development, and humanitarian response, with demonstrated overseas humanitarian experience. At least two (2) years of experience with humanitarian reporting for the USG.

Salary

$99,172 - $128,920

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

SOLICITATION NUMBER: 720FDA19B00082
ISSUANCE DATE: August 22, 2019
CLOSING DATE AND TIME: September 17, 2019,
12:00 P.M. Eastern Time

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