USPSC Information Officer

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 Information Officer will:

• Liaise with OFDA’s regional and Washington, D.C. offices, USAID Missions, the U.S. Embassy, Department of Defense, and other USG personnel, as well as 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 Latin America in information products.
• Draft field-produced information products for LAC teams in the region and Washington.
• 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.
• Assist in the preparation of agendas and briefings for official USG visitors.
• Obtain appropriate clearances for all information products produced.
• Attend humanitarian coordination and other meetings and collaborate closely with information counterparts from humanitarian organizations, including UN agencies and NGOs, to ensure that all relevant humanitarian information is obtained and incorporated into OFDA field products and provided to Washington, D.C.-based IOs in a timely manner.

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, political science, or disaster management) and three (3) years of relevant work experience with the USG, private voluntary organization (PVO)/NGO, international organization or UN Agency. Such experience must have a humanitarian focus and include on-the-ground field experience in needs assessment, analysis, or reporting on emergency relief program operations, or post-emergency rehabilitation. Fluency in written and oral Spanish is required.

OR

Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, political science, or disaster management) and two (2) years of relevant work experience with the USG, PVO/NGO, international organization or UN Agency. Such experience must have a humanitarian focus and include on-the-ground field experience in needs assessment, analysis, or reporting on emergency relief program operations, or post-emergency rehabilitation. Fluency in written and oral Spanish is required.

Salary

$53,805 - $69,951

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

SOLICITATION NUMBER: 720FDA19B00099

ISSUANCE DATE: September 5, 2019
CLOSING DATE AND TIME: October 17, 2019, 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time

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