USPSC Senior Humanitarian Program Officer

USAID/Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)

About the organization

The Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) is committed to fostering an equitable and inclusive workplace with a diverse workforce. BHA encourages qualified candidates of all races/ethnicities, genders, cultural backgrounds, abilities, and socioeconomic statuses to apply.

To fulfill its mandate, and to effectively respond to disasters worldwide, BHA 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. BHA also has other, smaller sub-regional and program offices around the world.

The Office of Africa (OA) designs, provides, and assesses humanitarian assistance, including assistance related to responding to, recovering from, and reducing the risk of man-made and natural disasters, while linking with other USAID investments that build resilience.

Duties

**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position, please view the solicitation at BHAJobs.usaid.gov.**

Working under the guidance and supervision of the Team Leader or delegate, the SHPO supports the USAID/Ethiopia Office of Relief and Resilience (R2) through the management of humanitarian, resilience, and DRR activities in Ethiopia, assisting with program analysis, strategy development, and coordination with partners in the humanitarian community. The SHPO will work closely with a program team that includes field-based Senior Humanitarian Advisors, Humanitarian Program Officers, and Program Management Specialists. This position requires effective daily coordination with several BHA staff members, as well as representatives from other USAID offices, Embassy staff, and the humanitarian community, and therefore requires a highly collaborative work style.

Qualifications

**For the education and experience requirements for this position, please view the solicitation at BHAJobs.usaid.gov.**

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and at least seven (7) years of work experience with a humanitarian
or development focus. This experience must include responsibility in determining budget levels, selecting programs for funding, or managing or evaluating programs. Experience must include one (1) year of cumulative overseas international experience in at least one of the following: humanitarian assistance, emergency management, relief, DRR, post-emergency rehabilitation, recovery, or resilience.

OR

Master’s degree in any discipline and at least five (5) years of work experience with a humanitarian or development focus. This experience must include responsibility in determining budget levels, selecting programs for funding, or managing or evaluating programs. Experience must include one (1) year of cumulative international experience in at least one of the following: humanitarian assistance, emergency management, relief, DRR, post-emergency rehabilitation, recovery, or resilience.

Salary

$84,546 - $109,908 equivalent to GS-13

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

**Please visit BHAJobs.usaid.gov for the full solicitation for this position.**

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