USPSC Humanitarian Policy Advisor

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

OFDA provides non-food humanitarian assistance in response to international crises and disasters. The HPGE Division serves as the principal focal point for humanitarian policy development, engagement and institutional relationships with international organizations and other donor governments. HPGE tracks trends and policy developments in the humanitarian assistance field; engages in policy discussion with other donors and multilateral agencies; recommends strategies for action to DCHA Bureau; initiates policy and internal guidance for the organization; maintains global relationships with implementing partners; leads OFDA’s communications and social media outreach; and serves as the primary interlocutor on strategic issues with OFDA’s other federal partners on global issues.

Duties

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Humanitarian Policy Advisor is part of a humanitarian team that provides critical analysis on humanitarian policy issues, works closely with high-ranking officials within the international community, and serves as a key source of information on humanitarian issues for the office. He/She will help plan organizational strategies and responses to humanitarian crises; actively work with the HPGE Division on U.S. positions on humanitarian issues; effectively liaise 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 Policy Advisor will also raise critical issues on behalf of OFDA, DCHA offices and other USG agencies 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 Policy Advisor will receive general guidance but will be expected to execute independent judgment and analysis.

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, human rights, economics, public health, disaster management, public policy or a related field) and a minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience working on policy issues, two (2) years of which were working on policy issues on behalf of the USG.

OR

Master’s degree with significant study in, or pertinent to, the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, human rights, economics, public health, disaster management, public policy or a related field) and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience working on policy issues, two (2) years of which were working on policy issues on behalf of the USG.

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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