USPSC Senior Award Process and Management Advisor (Multiple Positions)
USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
About the organization
To achieve OFDA’s mandate to provide timely life-saving and emergency humanitarian assistance, OFDA strives to ensure consistent, organization-wide compliance of USG and USAID acquisition and assistance policy and legal requirements while maintaining maximum efficiency, effectiveness, and flexibility in its award making and management processes. USG and OFDA award making and management involves implementing and overseeing various Federal assistance and acquisition mechanisms including but not limited to grants, cooperative agreements, interagency agreements, fixed-amount awards, contracts, purchase orders, and simplified acquisition awards with a wide range of recipients including U.S. and non-U.S. NGOs, non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations, and public international organizations.
*For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position, please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.*
At the GS-13 level:
At this grade level, the Senior Award Process and Management Advisor will perform these duties and responsibilities with limited guidance and supervision from the AARM Team Leader or his/her designee. Additionally, he/she will take on a limited level of responsibility for management and coordination in his/her area of responsibility. He/she will also take on a limited level of responsibility for contributing to select policy decisions, and representing the office and its interests to other parties.
Acquisition & Assistance Policy and Guidance:
• Demonstrate an expert understanding of federal and USAID award making and management regulations and policies including but not limited to the Code of Federal Regulations, Office of Management and Budget Circulars, the Federal Acquisition Regulations, Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulations, and USAID Automated Directive Series.
• Exercise judgment and decision-making related to acquisition and assistance policies and regulations.
• Act as an expert and technical advisor on acquisition and assistance matters to support staff and office management.
Bachelor’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, business, project management, acquisition, assistance, and management) plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in acquisition and assistance functions related to USG procurement planning and solicitation, acquisition or assistance award administration, and advising/managing staff on USG award making and management, which must include at least three (3) years of working in international development, emergency relief program operations, or post-emergency rehabilitation or reconstruction aid.
Bachelor’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, business, project management, acquisition, assistance, and management) plus nine (9) years of progressively responsible experience in acquisition and assistance functions related to USG procurement planning and solicitation, acquisition or assistance award administration, and advising/managing staff on award making and management, which must include at least three (3) years managing a team handling multiple, competing priorities in a high-pressure environment and three (3) years working in international development, emergency relief program operations, or post-emergency rehabilitation or reconstruction aid.
$99,172 - $128,920 equivalent to GS-13 (includes locality pay). $117,191 - $152,352 equivalent to GS-14 (includes locality pay).
Contact email: [email protected]
**Please visit http://www.ofdajobs.net for the full solicitation for this position.**
Equal Opportunity Employment
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