USPSC, Military Liaison Team Unit Lead (Multiple Positions)

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

USAID civil-military coordination program areas of common interest between USAID and Department of Defense (DoD) include, but are not limited to, humanitarian assistance (disaster response), countering violent extremism, strategic communications, conflict prevention and mitigation, counter-insurgency, post-conflict reconstruction and stabilization, resiliency, and transformational development. To ensure cohesion among policy goals and operational execution, USAID assigns Senior and Deputy Development Advisors (S/DDAs) and OFDA Humanitarian Assistance Advisors/Military (HAA/Ms) to DoD Geographic Combatant Commands (CCMDs), U.S. Special Operations Command, and the Pentagon. At all points, policy and operational guidance is coordinated with broader technical guidance from the relevant USAID bureau, office, and/or team.

Duties

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Military Liaison Team Unit Lead will work across the full spectrum of MLT activities to support the Operations Division and OFDA in the following:

Organization Management:
● Build coalitions internally within USAID and with other federal agencies and humanitarian organizations related to civil-military coordination in foreign disaster responses to achieve common goals;
● Anticipate the needs of the organization regarding developments in the area of civil-military affairs;
● Exercise good judgment to make necessary, difficult decisions under pressure to ensure the success of OFDA’s mission;
● Prepare analyses, briefings, and documents and attend meetings as required;
● Propose efficiencies to ensure a high level of customer service, including troubleshooting issues and proposing new processes such as standard operating procedures and other critical resources and proactively problem-solve and mitigate risks before they arise;
● Independently perform periodic reviews on effectiveness and assess the needs of civil-military engagements to ensure OFDA resources are being properly utilized to support civil-military engagement in disaster relief;

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 plus nine (9) years relevant work experience (including but not limited to the U.S. Government, an international organization, or a non-governmental or non-profit organization in the field of international relations, human rights, economics, food policy, public health, gender studies, civilian-led international disaster response or disaster management or a related field) of which at least three (3) years will have been in a management or leadership capacity in a stressful environment.

OR

Master’s degree plus seven (7) years of relevant work experience (including but not limited to the U.S. Government, an international organization, or a non-governmental or non-profit organization in the field of international relations, human rights, economics, food policy, public health, gender studies, civilian-led international disaster response or disaster management or a related field) of which at least three (3) years will have been in a management or leadership capacity in a stressful environment.

Salary

$117,191 - $152,352

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

SOLICITATION NUMBER: 720FDA19B00095
ISSUANCE DATE: August 29, 2019
CLOSING DATE AND TIME: July 21, 2021 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time

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