USPSC Deputy Manager for Operations/Deputy Team Leader for Operations (Multiple Positions)

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

To address humanitarian crises in numerous locations across the world, OFDA has created the
RMT and DART structures. The Washington-based RMTs support the USG’s humanitarian
assistance efforts in response to slow onset, rapid onset, and complex emergencies in multiple,
varying locations, offering operational support to the field-based DARTs and serve as the focal
point for coordination among USG interagency partners and other key stakeholders in Washington.

The OFDA team members in the field are responsible for coordinating the USG’s humanitarian
response to countries in need, establishing programs to meet clearly defined humanitarian needs,
and for overseeing OFDA’s current and future humanitarian assistance programming. This
solicitation is intended to establish the Deputy Manager for Operations (DMO) cadre and fill
multiple DMO and DART Deputy Team Leader for Operations (DLO) positions.

Duties

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

The DMO cadre is responsible for serving as OFDA’s leads for supporting operational response,
both in Washington and the field. Intermittent with RMT service, the USPSC will be expected to
serve on DARTs in the DLO role. The RMT DMO and DART DLO support day-to-day activities
of the RMT and DART, respectively – including staffing, organization, communication, and
disaster assistance resources – and supervise the Operations Section that comprises administration,communications and records, logistics, safety and security, military liaison, and when needed, Urban Search and Rescue coordination units. The DMO and DLO manage internal team issues, helping to solve or elevate problems that impact team efficiency. When not engaged on an active response, these staff will conduct scheduled rotations between the four teams within the Operations Division (Disaster Assistance Support Program, Military Liaison Team, Operations Support Team, and Overseas Administration) to acquire additional familiarity and provide back-fill for staff working responses.

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 international relations, administration, disaster management (or a related field) and at
least (9) years of progressively responsible relevant experience, particularly working in the areas
of administration, operations management, disaster management, emergency relief or
humanitarian assistance.

OR

Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including but not
limited to international relations, administration, disaster management (or a related field) and at
least (7) years of progressively responsible relevant experience, particularly working in the areas
of administration, operations management, disaster management, emergency relief or
humanitarian assistance.

OR

At least twelve (12) years of progressively responsible relevant experience working in particularly
working in the areas of administration, operations management, disaster management, emergency
relief or humanitarian assistance.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

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