USPSC Field Operations Advisor/Senior Advisor

USAID/Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)

About the organization

The Field Platform Operations (FPO) Team sits within the Field Operations Division within FARO. The FPO Team oversees the financial management of BHA’s administrative budgets and procurement activities for its field offices, coordinates administrative operations and ensures consistency in the application of policy across all BHA field offices. It administers entitlements for field staff, as well as for civil-military staff. The FPO Team manages a budget of $56 million and oversees the operational and administrative support of about 56 field platforms.

The FPO Team enhances and supports BHA/FARO’s capacity to respond to disasters by serving as the Responsible Unit for the Administrative Coordinator/Officer (AC/AO) positions on Disaster Assistance Response Teams (DARTs) and Response Management Teams (RMTs). DART ACs/AOs liaise and coordinate all administrative matters between USAID Mission and U.S. Embassy staff and DART members, inclusive of local procurements, funds mana...

Duties

**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position, please view the solicitation at www.bhajobs.net.**
At the GS-13 level:
The Field Operations Advisors will:
● Provide expert advice on Agency practices and policies as they relate to USPSCs; contract management and procurement planning; and a range of workforce, organizational, and human resource functions.
● Analyze and apply complex policies to make recommendations for senior management consideration as it relates to administrative operations in BHA’s field offices.
● Review actions coming to FPO Leadership for clearance and/or approval, and/or provide clearance when delegated.
● Review and negotiate memoranda of understanding with USAID Missions and U.S. Embassies for a range of administrative support services that would be made available to new BHA field staff and offices.
● Liaise with USAID Mission staff on the recruitment and onboarding of locally employed administrative staff.

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.)

For the GS-13 equivalent level:
High School Diploma plus a minimum of eleven (11) years of work experience working in government, a large organization, a business setting, or an overseas setting, with responsibilities related to project management, operational or administrative management, financial management, personnel support, procurement, humanitarian assistance operations, or emergency management.

Experience must include two (2) years of work in administrative operations overseas or work in support of international programs.

OR

Bachelor’s degree and seven (7) years of work experience working in government, a large organization, a business setting, or an overseas setting, with responsibilities related to project management, operational or administrative management, financial management, personnel support, procurement, humanitarian assistance operations, or emergency management. Experience must include two (2) years of work in administrative operations overseas or work in support of international programs.

Salary

$106,823 - $164,102

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

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