USPSC Systems and Capacity Building Unit Lead
USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
About the organization
The Overseas Administration Team (OAT) enhances and supports OFDA’s capacity to respond to disasters through operational and administrative support to disaster responses. It manages a cadre of humanitarian experts to provide surge support and operational and administrative support to field offices. OAT consists of the following four units: Field Operations Unit; Support Relief Group (SRG) Unit; Systems and Capacity Building Unit; and Operations Administration Unit. In addition, the Team Lead and Deputy Team Lead serve as the Responsible Unit for the Administrative Coordinator and Officer (AC/AO) positions for DARTs and RMTs, ensuring a qualified cadre of AC/AOs, who provide administrative and operational support on OFDA’s responses.
**For the complete list of duties and responsibilities for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**
The Systems and Capacity Building Unit Lead will:
• Oversee and manage the day-to-day operations of the Systems and Capacity Building Unit, including the delegation of assignments and supervision of unit staff members;
• Provide expert advice on the development of systems and processes to control inherent management vulnerabilities that emanate from implementing new initiatives, such as establishing new field and DART offices, or deploying field humanitarian personnel. Ensure that risks are minimized and that basic management principles and internal controls are reflected in operations;
• Oversee the development of standard operating procedures and toolkits to enable OAT staff to more efficiently and effectively support its customers;
• Develop and enhance onboarding tools and resources for the team;
• Develop and maintain an online resource portal that serves as a central collection site for reference materials and a forum to provide information to field and SRG staff;
• Oversee the design and implementation of systems and processes that enhance the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the administrative response positions, including the development of handbooks and toolkits;
• Design and facilitate training sessions for team staff and for other internal customers as needed;
**For the education and experience requirements for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of nine (9) years of relevant experience in public or business administration, management, or international relations, including experience in financial management and budget formulation for personnel or office operations; procurement or office space planning; and customer service. Experience must include at least two (2) years of work in administrative operations overseas or work in support of international programs.
Master’s degree and a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in public or business administration, management, or international relations, including experience in financial management and budget formulation for personnel or office operations; procurement or office space planning; and customer service. Experience must include at least two (2) years of work in administrative operations overseas or work in support of international programs.
Contact email: [email protected]
**Please see http://www.ofdajobs.net for full solicitation for this position.**
POSITION TITLE: Systems and Capacity Building Unit Lead
ISSUANCE DATE: August 30, 2019
CLOSING DATE AND TIME: September 24, 2019, 12:00 P.M Eastern Time
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