USPSC Support Relief Group Logistics Specialist (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.

Duties

**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position please view the solicitation at https://www.ofdajobs.net**

Rapid Onset and Complex Emergency Response:
• Coordinate with OFDA/Disaster Response Divisions to plan logistics responses to declared disasters, including Urban Search and Rescue (USAR), airlift, sealift, local purchase of disaster relief supplies, and supply chain support;
• Implement and maintain complete information tracking system that contains detailed and accurate data about logistical responses and on quantities of material dispatched for specific disasters;
• As needed, serve as a technical authority on field assessment missions on DARTs which may require immediate (within 24 hours) deployment overseas for an extended period of time;
• When in the field, assess the host nation's capability to provide an effective response to specific logistical issues especially in the areas of warehousing, air, sea and ground transportation;
• Employ the International Assistance Systems Concept of Operations during response activation to support domestic response activities.

Procurement and Transport:
• Assist in the procurement of emergency relief commodities and services;
• Manage current procurement mechanisms, transport contracts, and other third party contracts, and assist in the modifications of awards as necessary.

Qualifications

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, management, or logistics operations), and at least seven (7) years of relevant experience working in the logistics field, two (2) years of which must include disaster logistics operations based in the field with an NGO or Intergovernmental Organization. Strong computer skills with supply-chain management software, SAP, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel and other database programs are highly preferred. Relevant vocational training/qualifications, e.g. APICS, MCIPS, Certification in Humanitarian Logistics, etc., are desirable.

OR

Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including but not limited to, international relations, management, or logistics operations), and at least five (5) years of relevant experience working in the logistics field, two (2) years of which must include disaster logistics operations based in the field with an NGO or Intergovernmental Organization. Strong computer skills with supply-chain management software, SAP, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel and other database programs are highly preferred. Relevant vocational training/qualifications, e.g. APICS, MCIPS, Certification in Humanitarian Logistics, etc, are desirable.

Salary

GS-13 Equivalent: $76,687 - $99,691

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

**Please see http://www.ofdajobs.net for full solicitation for this position.**

Request for Personal Service Contractor

United States Agency for International Development
Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

Position Title: Support Relief Group Logistics Specialist (Multiple Positions)
Solicitation Number: 720FDA18B00090
Salary Level: GS-13 Equivalent: $76,687 - $99,691
Issuance Date: July 1, 2019
Closing Date: July 23, 2019
Closing Time: 12:00 P.M. Eastern Time

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