USPSC Syria Response Program Coordinator

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

OFDA has been responding to humanitarian needs resulting from the conflict in Syria since February 2012. The USG has allocated over $10.5 billion in humanitarian assistance to support humanitarian programs. USAID’s programs are currently being managed by a DART, located in Adana, Turkey and Amman, Jordan, and supported by an RMT in Washington, D.C. USAID anticipates significant additional humanitarian programming in 2020 and beyond.

The DART and RMT are responsible for coordinating USAID’s humanitarian response to Syria, establishing programs to meet clearly defined humanitarian needs, and for overseeing OFDA’s current and future humanitarian assistance programming. The DART is overseen by a Regional Team Leader, with Country Team Leaders in both Turkey and Jordan, each managing staff, programs, and operations in those respective countries. The Program Coordinator will be based as needed in Adana, Turkey and/or Amman, Jordan to monitor OFDA-funded programs.

Duties

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

The position requires the individual to reside in Adana, Turkey and/or Amman, Jordan, as determined in consultation with the Embassy and the Mission and subject to security and programmatic considerations. The selectee must be prepared to function effectively in challenging and restrictive work environment and be willing to strictly adhere to U.S. Embassy security guidelines.

The Program Coordinator for the Syria Response manages response planning, assessing, reporting, personnel tracking, information analysis, and documentation activities and makes recommendations based on an analysis of information. The Program Coordinator may also serve as the Acting Team Leader when the Team Leader is absent. Working directly under the guidance and supervision of the Team Leader, the Program Coordinator will:

• Engage in substantial coordination with the RMT, other offices, PSPM members, the U.S. Embassy as well as representatives from other USG agencies, other donor governments, and UN/private voluntary organizations/NGOs/IOs to develop an inclusive US response. A highly collaborative work style is required.
• Serve in a critical role in the development and implementation of OFDA’s Syria humanitarian response plans and strategy.
• Identify potential UN and NGO partners for possible OFDA funding

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, economics, public health, disaster management or a related field), plus a minimum of seven (7) years of progressively demonstrated experience in emergency relief, disaster risk reduction and/or disaster preparedness programming and management. One (1) year of this experience must have been obtained overseas as demonstrated by short-term deployments or assignments in emergency situations.
OR
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 a minimum of five (5) years of progressively demonstrated experience in emergency relief, disaster risk reduction and/or disaster preparedness programming and management. One (1) year of this experience must have been obtained overseas as demonstrated by short-term deployments or assignments in emergency situations.

Salary

$78,681 - $102,288

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

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