USPSC Regional Advisor/Deputy Team Leader
USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
About the organization
To fulfill its mandate, and to effectively respond to disasters worldwide, OFDA has established six regional offices in the following locations: San Jose, Costa Rica; Nairobi, Kenya; Dakar, Senegal; Pretoria, South Africa; Budapest, Hungary; and Bangkok, Thailand. OFDA also has other, smaller sub-regional and program offices around the world.
The regional offices are headed by Senior Regional Advisors (SRAs), who work closely with Team Leaders in Washington, DC and report to the appropriate Division Director. SRAs serve as the regional team leaders for all response, preparedness and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) activities. SRAs serve as key interlocutors with embassies and missions in a disaster, and may serve as the DART Leader, if needed.
**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position, please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**
The Regional Advisor/Deputy Team Leader is required to reside in Adana, Turkey 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 Regional Advisor/Deputy Team Leader is responsible for supporting the Team Leader with managing Syria response activities, setting the strategy for the response, overseeing the three functional areas of the team (Planning, Coordination, and Operations), and ensuring actions of these functional areas support the response strategy and goals. The Regional Advisor/Deputy Team Leader is under the leadership of the Team Leader and aims to achieve the following key results:
Effectively execute OFDA’s mandate and mission for the humanitarian response.
Ensure strategic focus, productivity, and morale through purposeful leadership.
Maintain an influential role in representing humanitarian principles and beneficiary and partner needs with USG decision makers.
Leverage OFDA’s response systems to achieve optimal outcomes for the response team and beneficiaries.
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 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 nine (9) years of progressively demonstrated experience in emergency relief, DRR, and/or disaster preparedness programming and management. Three (3) years of this experience must have been obtained overseas as demonstrated by short-term deployments or assignments in emergency situations.
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 seven (7) years of progressively demonstrated experience in emergency relief, DRR, and/or disaster preparedness programming and management. Three (3) years of this experience must have been obtained overseas as demonstrated by short-term deployments or assignments in emergency situations.
$92,977 - $120,868
Contact email: [email protected]
Please visit http://www.ofdajobs.net for the full solicitation for this position.
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