USPSC, Interagency Specialist (Multiple Positions)

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. 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; 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.

The Interagency Specialist position serves as an integral part of the HPGE Division and 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 Interagency Specialist will provide critical analysis on humanitarian and coordination issues, works closely with officials within the USG disaster response and humanitarian assistance community, organize high-level events, initiate creative new approaches to partnerships, and serve as a key source of information on humanitarian issues pertaining to the interagency for the office. He/She will provide strategic insights to organizational strategies and responses to humanitarian crises, actively work with other members of the office, and anticipate and prepare documents and briefing memos on humanitarian issues for key meetings and events.

The Interagency Specialist will manage critical issues within the interagency community on behalf of OFDA and must have the ability to both multi-task and be detail oriented and results oriented. The assignment requires providing expert analytical and advisory support on a wide range of humanitarian issues for the planning, development and execution of U.S. foreign policy objectives within a broad and complex environment. The work requires rigorous analytical and strategic thinking.

The Interagency Specialist will develop and maintain relationships within OFDA and throughout the USG interagency, to advance OFDA’s interests.

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) plus seven (7) years of experience working on interagency coordination, partnerships and/or policy engagement; domestic disaster response; and/or international humanitarian assistance.

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 five (5) years of experience on interagency coordination, partnerships and/or policy engagement; domestic disaster response; and/or international humanitarian assistance.

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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