USPSC Support Relief Group Shelter and Settlements Advisor
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.**
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The responsibilities of an S&S Advisor will include the following:
• Conduct initial sector-specific assessments and make expert technical recommendations for appropriate activities, both for the initial disaster response phase and for longer-term disaster risk reduction (DRR) related to shelter and settlements sector activities. Assessments may be conducted at the local, regional, sub-regional, or national level, and may be related to disaster response or to comprehensive strategy development.
• Actively represent OFDA in emergency shelter sector discussions and activities, serve as a USG shelter and settlements sector resource person, and display expert technical and organizational leadership in sectoral activity commensurate with the role as a primary resource person for shelter and settlements.
• Contribute to OFDA thinking on shelter and settlements sector activities, formulate shelter and settlements sector strategies and recommendations, and provide technical support for OFDA field offices, other offices within USAID, and to OFDA’s PSPM Division.
• Exercise independent judgment and decision-making related to shelter and settlements activities, both in the Washington, D.C. and in the field.
**For the education and experience requirements for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**
II. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION
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, urban and regional planning, architecture, civil engineering, emergency construction, or economic development) plus nine (9) years of progressively responsible experience working in international humanitarian shelter and settlements relief and response, of which at least three (3) years were obtained overseas in field-level humanitarian shelter and settlements sector project activities.
Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to, urban and regional planning, architecture, civil engineering, emergency construction, or economic development) plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience working in international humanitarian shelter and settlements relief and response, of which at least two (2) years were obtained overseas in field-level humanitarian shelter and settlements sector project activities.
$90,621 - $117,810
Contact email: [email protected]
**Please see http://www.ofdajobs.net for full solicitation for this position.**
SOLICITATION NUMBER: 720FDA19B00101
ISSUANCE DATE: September 10, 2019
CLOSING DATE AND TIME: October 8, 2019, 12:00 P.M. Eastern
Equal Opportunity Employment
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