USPSC Humanitarian Policy Deputy Team Leader

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

The HPGE Division serves as the principal focal point for humanitarian policy development, engagement and institutional relationships with international organizations and other donor governments. The Humanitarian Policy Team guides USAID’s engagement in humanitarian policy issues, both developing internal OFDA guidance on humanitarian policy and practices and engaging other USG counterparts to develop and advance USG humanitarian policy positions. The team engages heavily with the UN, participates in a range of global fora, serves on advisory boards of research and learning institutions, hosts special events with the international community, and develops and maintains bilateral donor relationships with both traditional and global rising actors.
The Humanitarian Policy Deputy Team Leader is part of the Humanitarian Policy Team, serving as an integral part of the HPGE Division which closely coordinates with other parts of the USG community on humanitarian issues.

Duties

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

The Humanitarian Policy Deputy Team Leader is part of the Humanitarian Policy 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 and policy for the office. The Deputy Team Leader will help plan organizational strategies and responses to humanitarian crises; actively work with members of UN delegations 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 Deputy Team Leader will also raise critical issues with the UN 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.
The Deputy Team Leader 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.**

(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) plus minimum of nine (9) years of progressively responsible professional experience working in emergency relief and humanitarian assistance, development, or post-conflict settings with a minimum of two (2) years on humanitarian policy issues. A minimum of one (1) year of working directly on response issues required.

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) plus minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience working on emergency relief and humanitarian assistance, development, or post-conflict settings with a minimum of two (2) years on humanitarian policy issues. A minimum of one (1) year of working directly on response issues required.

Salary

$117,191 - $152,352

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

Position Title: Humanitarian Policy Deputy Team Leader
Solicitation Number: 720FDA19B00064
Salary Level: GS-14 Equivalent: $117,191 - $152,352
Issuance Date: July 3, 2019
Closing Date: July 24, 2019
Closing Time: 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time

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