USPSC Humanitarian Program and Administrative Specialist

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is the office within USAID that is responsible for providing emergency non-food humanitarian assistance in response to international crises and disasters. OFDA is part of the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) and is organized into six divisions.

Duties

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

The Humanitarian Program and Administrative Specialist is responsible for a broad spectrum of activities, encompassing financial and budget management; administrative and organizational support; program monitoring and reporting; and input to policy guidance.

The Humanitarian Program and Administrative Specialist provides direct administrative and program/policy support to the SHA, and administrative support to the USAID Senior Development Advisor (SDA). He/she serves as a key source of information on humanitarian issues and policies as well as humanitarian organizations and programs based in Geneva in support of USUN Geneva interests. He/she will support the SHA in planning USUN strategies and responses to humanitarian crises, coordinating with other donors on USG responses and policy positions; liaising with the UN humanitarian organizations in Geneva, reporting within USUN Geneva and to Washington; and organizing visits, meetings and events in support of USG humanitarian objectives.

The Humanitarian Program and Administrative Specialist must have the ability to multi-task; combining strong organizational and administrative skills with the ability to write and provide strategic input on humanitarian issues; communicate effectively with other nationalities; and work well within a team.

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, human rights, economics, public health, disaster management, public policy or a related field) plus three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience working on policy issues in a USG or international organization setting.

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 two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience working on policy issues in a USG or international organization setting.

Salary

$53,062 - $68,983

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

Position Title: Humanitarian Program and Administrative Specialist
Solicitation Number: 720FDA19B00035
Salary Level: GS-11 Equivalent: $53,062 - $68,983
Issuance Date: July 18, 2019
Closing Date: August 20, 2019
Closing Time: 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time

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