USPSC Logistics Specialist (Multiple Positions)

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

The Logistics Unit is part of the Operation Support Team in OFDA’s OPS Division. The core function of the Logistics Unit is to manage and execute all phases of the direct delivery of non-food humanitarian assistance, including the acquisition of commodities, and facilitating and coordinating transport and logistical arrangements. In addition, the unit maintains OFDA’s worldwide disaster relief stockpiles and maintains relationships with other governmental and non-governmental entities that are capable of supporting OFDA’s execution of its humanitarian interventions.

Duties

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

The Logistics Specialist will provide support for various operational aspects of OPS, as listed below:

Rapid Onset and Complex Emergency Response:
• Coordinate with OFDA/Disaster Response Divisions to plan logistics responses to declared disasters, including Urban Search and Rescue (USAR), airlift, sealift, local purchase of disaster relief supplies, and supply chain support.
• Implement and maintain a complete information tracking system that contains detailed and accurate data about logistical responses and on quantities of material dispatched for specific disasters.
• As needed, serve as a technical authority on field assessment missions on DARTs which may require immediate (within 24 hours) deployment overseas for an extended period of time.
• When in the field, assess the host nation's capability to provide an effective response to specific logistical issues especially in the areas of warehousing, air, sea and ground transportation.
• Employ the International Assistance Systems Concept of Operations during response activation to support domestic response activities.

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, management, or logistics operations), plus seven (7) years of relevant experience working in the logistics field, two (2) years of which must include disaster logistics operations based in the field with an NGO or Intergovernmental Organization.

OR

Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, management, or logistics operations), plus five (5) years of relevant experience working in the logistics field, two (2) years of which must include disaster logistics operations based in the field with an NGO or Intergovernmental Organization.

Salary

$102,663 - $133,465

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

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