USPSC Program Coordinator for Venezuela
USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
About the organization
The Venezuela Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) and Response Management Team (RMT) are responsible for coordinating USAID’s humanitarian response to Venezuela, establishing programs to meet clearly defined humanitarian needs, and for overseeing OFDA’s current and future humanitarian assistance programming. The Program Coordinator will be supervised by the DART Team Leader or is or her designate. The Team Leader is responsible for managing staff, programs, and operations in Venezuela and adjacent countries. The Program Coordinator for Venezuela will monitor OFDA-funded programs, liaise with the IO and NGO community, provide assessments when appropriate, and make program recommendations.
OFDA requires the services of a Program Coordinator to meet its objectives of programming, monitoring, coordinating, and evaluating USG humanitarian programs in Venezuela and/or adjacent countries.
** For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net**
This position requires an individual to reside the following potential duty stations including, but not limited to: Caracas, Venezuela; Bogota, Colombia; San Jose, Costa Rica; Miami, Florida; or Washington, D.C. based on the needs of the response and as determined in consultation with the U.S. Embassy and the USAID Mission and subject to security and programmatic considerations. The individual must be prepared to function effectively in a challenging and restrictive work environment and be willing to adhere strictly to U.S. Embassy security guidelines.
The Program Coordinator will manage response planning, assessing, reporting, personnel tracking, information analysis, and documentation activities and makes recommendations based on an analysis of information. The Program Coordinator may also serve as the Acting Team Leader when the Team Leader is absent. Working directly under the guidance and supervision of the Team Leader, the Program Coordinator will:
Engage in substantial coordination with the RMT, other offices, PSPM members, the U.S. Embassy as well as representatives from other USG agencies, other donor governments, and UN/private voluntary organizations/NGOs/IOs to develop an inclusive US response. A highly collaborative work style is required.
**For the education and experience requirement 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, economics, public health, disaster management or a related field), plus seven (7) years of progressively demonstrated experience in emergency relief, disaster risk reduction and/or disaster preparedness programming and management. One (1) year of this experience must have been obtained overseas as demonstrated by short-term deployments or assignments in emergency situations. Professional working proficiency of Spanish required.
Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including but not limited to international relations, economics, public health, disaster management or a related field), plus five (5) years of progressively demonstrated experience in emergency relief, disaster risk reduction and/or disaster preparedness programming and management. One (1) year of this experience must have been obtained overseas as demonstrated by short-term deployments or assignments in emergency situations. Professional working proficiency of Spanish required.
Contact email: [email protected]
**Please see http://www.ofdajobs.net for full solicitation for this position**
SOLICITATION NO.: 720FDA19B00073
ISSUANCE DATE: July 31, 2019
CLOSING DATE AND TIME FOR RECEIPT OF OFFERS: September 10, 2019, 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time
Equal Opportunity Employment
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