USPSC Program Officer (Multiple Positions)
USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
About the organization
Yemen has long been one of the poorest countries in the Middle East, with social and economic indicators among the worst in the world. Political instability, civil unrest, environmental degradation, and lack of capacity within the national government created a context where even moderate hazards have significant negative impact on the Yemeni populace. OFDA, along with DCHA/Office of Food for Peace (FFP), have been responding to crises in Yemen since 2011. In March of 2015, civil war broke out and, for conflict-affected populations in Yemen, conditions within the country deteriorated even further. OFDA is responsible for facilitating humanitarian coordination, information management and security support to ensure relief agencies are able to provide a rapid and strategic response to identify needs on behalf of the USG.
For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position requires an individual who is able to reside in Budapest, Hungary. It also requires willingness to travel outside of Hungary on short notice for possibly extended periods of time.
This position requires effective daily coordination with representatives from other USAID offices, the U.S. Embassy, other USG agencies, U.S. military representatives, relevant U.N. agencies, NGOs, as well as with relevant donor representatives. The PO must be prepared to function effectively in a challenging and restrictive work environment and be willing to strictly adhere to U.S. Embassy security guidelines.
Under the guidance of the Program Coordinator (PC) for Yemen or his/her designee, and in coordination with the Regional Advisor (RA) for Yemen, the PO will monitor OFDA-funded programs, liaise with the NGO community, provide assessments when appropriate, and make program recommendations. The PO will work to increase the capability of host governments, public international organizations, and NGOs to respond and prepare for disasters in Yemen. The PO will be responsible for disaster analysis, program monitoring, overseeing NGO partner implementation, reporting to OFDA regional and Washington, D.C.-based staff, and liaising with the Department of Defense, USAID Mission, and U.S. Embassy staff as needed.
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 study in, but not limited to, international relations, development, economics, food policy, or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in emergency relief and humanitarian assistance or international development, which must include at least one (1) year of international experience working in humanitarian assistance. This experience must include one or more of the following: emergency relief operations, monitoring and evaluating humanitarian programs, or needs assessment and analysis.
Master’s degree with study in, but not limited to, international relations, development, economics, food policy, or a related field, and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in emergency relief and humanitarian assistance or international development, which must include at least one (1) year of international experience working in humanitarian assistance. This experience must include one or more of the following: emergency relief operations, monitoring and evaluating humanitarian programs, or needs assessment and analysis.
$64,490 - $83,840
Contact email: [email protected]
Please see http://www.ofdajobs.net for full solicitation for this position.
Position Title: Program Officer (Multiple Positions)
Solicitation Number: 720FDA19B00032
Salary Level: GS-12 Equivalent: $64,490 - $83,840
Issuance Date: May 1, 2019
Closing Date: Open and continuous through September 11, 2019 with Three (3) Review Periods closing on:
May 22, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time
July 17, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time
September 11, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time
Closing Time: 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time
Via email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
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The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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