USPSC Protection Team Leader

USAID/Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)

About the organization

INTRODUCTION

The Office of Technical and Program Quality (TPQ) leads the Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance's (BHA) efforts to ensure high quality programmatic and technical leadership, oversight, and guidance. TPQ captures, applies, and strengthens capacity in technical best practices and contextually appropriate programmatic approaches focused on all dimensions of BHA programming from humanitarian response and transition into longer-term resilience programming, as well as risk analysis and early warning. TPQ is responsible for providing policy, normative guidance, tools, facilitation, and capacity building to assist the BHA in achieving optimal humanitarian outcomes through strategic design, consistent and effective performance monitoring, comprehensive and appropriate evaluation, and purposeful learning across the full spectrum of BHA responses and programming.

Duties

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Management:
● Manage the team in accordance with its functional statement in support of TPQ’s Vision
and Mission.
● Conduct quality assurance on staff work products, ensuring that written communications and presentations are clear, concise, accurate and error-free.
● Proactively problem-solve and mitigate risks before they arise.
● Create and maintain a collaborative and effective team environment while setting the tone and example for open communication and regular coordination; a work environment conducive to mutual respect; clear expectations for performance; and clear delegations of roles, responsibilities, and authority.
● Create and ensure the team management and supervision structure is in place; develop staffing solicitations; ensure performance evaluations, staff development plans, and training are in place for the entire team; and effectively address performance issues as needed.
● Mentor subordinates to build technical and other professional skills which meet the professional goals of staff and the needs of BHA.
● Create a culture of civility and respect whereby both managers and employees are expected to behave professionally at all times.
● Work with division and TPQ leadership to identify and address structural barriers to diversity, equity, and inclusion in TPQ.

Qualifications

**For the education and experience requirements for this position, please view the solicitation at www.bhajobs.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, social services, international relations, human rights, humanitarian affairs, public health, gender studies, disaster management, or a related field plus nine (9) years of progressively responsible work experience. Three (3) years of the relevant experience must be directly related to advising, assessing, designing, monitoring, managing, implementing or evaluating protection, gender, accountability to affected populations, prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse, child protection, GBV, and psychosocial support programming in fragile or disaster-affected contexts overseas.

OR

Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field including, but not limited to, social services, international relations, human rights, humanitarian affairs, public health, gender studies, disaster management, or a related field plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible work experience. Three (3) years of the relevant experience must be directly related to advising,

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

**Please visit www.bhajobs.net for the full solicitation for this position.**

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