USPSC Private Sector Advisor

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

The Private Sector Advisor serves as an integral part of the HPGE Division and will closely coordinate with other USAID Bureaus and Offices on private sector engagement. The position assists with implementing Agency private sector engagement policy. The Private Sector Advisor will report directly to the Public Private Engagement Team Leader.

Duties

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

The Private Sector Advisor is part of the team that builds and strengthens partnerships with the private sector. To accomplish this mission, the Private Sector Advisor will collaborate with colleagues throughout OFDA, primarily in Washington, but also with field colleagues as needed. The Private Sector Advisor will also build strong relationships within USAID, engaging with Bureaus which house initiatives focused on driving innovation through public-private sector engagement. In addition, the Private Sector Advisor must build relationships across the broader USG interagency, to include the Departments of State, Commerce, Treasury, Defense, Health and Human Services, and Homeland Security, particularly the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The Private Sector Advisor will also collaborate regularly with the USAID’s Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI), which is a critical liaison between USAID/OFDA and those wishing to assist in the wake of a disaster.

Qualifications

**For the education and experience requirements for this position, please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**

Bachelor’s degree with study in, or pertinent to, the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, economics, business management) plus a minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience, of which four (4) have been in, or working with, the private sector, and of which two (2) years have been working in emergency relief, disaster risk reduction, disaster preparedness or international development.

OR

Master’s degree with study in, or pertinent to, the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, economics, or business management) plus a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience, of which four (4) have been in, or working with, the private sector, and of which two (2) years have been working in emergency relief, disaster risk reduction, disaster preparedness or international development.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

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