USPSC Regional Advisor (Multiple Positions)
USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
About the organization
The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is the office within USAID that is responsible for providing emergency non-food humanitarian assistance in response to international crises and disasters. OFDA is part of the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) and is organized into six divisions.
**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**
The RA will be responsible for program analysis, strategy development, and coordination with relief agencies, other donors, and USG interagency partners, as well as reporting to OFDA/Washington. The RA will maintain close coordination and collaboration with USAID and Embassy staff across the affected region and in the relevant regional offices.
This position requires an individual who is able to travel outside of the country where he/she is based, on short notice for two to three weeks at a time, or longer, on occasion. The RA will serve as the primary contact and liaison for ongoing disaster activities related to disaster response, preparedness, mitigation, and training programs. The RA will work to increase the capability of host governments, IOs, and NGOs to respond and prepare for disasters in the affected region. The RA also will be responsible for disaster analysis, program monitoring, overseeing NGO partner implementation, reporting to OFDA/Washington, and liaising with USAID Missions and U.S. Embassies.
**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 specific country; and nine (9) years of progressively demonstrated experience in emergency relief, DRR and/or disaster preparedness programming and management, which must include five (5) years of overseas field experience as demonstrated by short-term deployments or assignments in emergency situations. Substantial overseas field experience is highly preferred.
Master’s degree with study in, but not limited to, international relations, development, economics, food policy, or a specific country; and seven (7) years of progressively demonstrated experience in emergency relief, DRR and/or disaster preparedness programming and management, which must include three (3) years of overseas field experience as demonstrated by short-term deployments or assignments in emergency situations. Substantial overseas field experience is highly preferred.
$90,621 - $117,810
Contact email: [email protected]
**Please see http://www.ofdajobs.net for full solicitation for this position.**
Position Title: Regional Advisor (Multiple Positions)
Solicitation Number: 720FDA19B00065
Salary Level: GS-14 Equivalent: $90,621 - $117,810
Issuance Date: July 24, 2019
Closing Date: August 21, 2019
Closing Time: 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time
Equal Opportunity Employment
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