USPSC Information Officer for Syria DART
USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
About the organization
OFDA has been responding to humanitarian needs resulting from the conflict in Syria since February 2012. The USG has allocated over $9.5 billion in humanitarian assistance to support humanitarian programs. USAID’s programs are currently being managed by a DART, located in Turkey and Jordan, and supported by an RMT in Washington, DC. USAID anticipates significant additional humanitarian programming in 2020 and beyond.
The DART and RMT are responsible for coordinating the USG’s humanitarian response to Syria, establishing programs to meet clearly defined humanitarian needs, and overseeing OFDA’s current and future humanitarian assistance programming. OFDA has Team Leaders in both Turkey and Jordan, each managing staff, programs, and operations in those respective countries. This solicitation is for the IO to be located in Amman, Jordan. The IO compiles and disseminates information about USG humanitarian activities to internal USG audiences and external partners.
**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position, please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**
This position requires an individual who can reside in Amman, Jordan, as determined in consultation with the U.S. Embassy and the USAID Mission and subject to security and programmatic considerations. The selectee must be prepared to function effectively in a challenging and restrictive work environment and be willing to strictly adhere to U.S. Embassy security guidelines.
The IO compiles, drafts, and disseminates information about humanitarian conditions and USG humanitarian response activities for internal USG and external audiences. The IO will:
• Liaise with OFDA’s Regional and Washington, D.C. Offices, USAID Mission, the U.S. Embassy, the Department of Defense, and other USG personnel, as well as other donor government representatives and UN/Private Voluntary Organizations/NGOs/international organizations to present an inclusive and comprehensive picture of U.S. humanitarian response efforts for Syria in information products.
• Draft field-produced information products for Syria response teams in the region and the United States.
• Produce field notes, trip reports, meeting and call notes, updates, reporting cables, public reports, and other information products as needed.
• Manage data and produce or facilitate the production of a range of visual information products, such as maps, photos, tables, and charts.
**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, economics, public health, disaster management, or a related field) plus three (3) years of progressively responsible experience working in producing written products under tight deadlines in a challenging, fast-paced environment. Demonstrated familiarity with the USG and three (3) months of overseas experience, and working knowledge of, and interest in, humanitarian issues.
Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, economics, public health, disaster management, or a related field) plus two (2) years of years of progressively demonstrated experience producing written products under tight deadlines in a challenging, fast-paced environment. Demonstrated familiarity with the USG and three (3) months overseas experience, and working knowledge of, and interest in, humanitarian issues.
$55,204 - $71,764
Contact email: [email protected]
**Please visit http://www.ofdajobs.net for the full solicitation for this position.**
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