USPSC Training Specialist (Multiple Positions)

USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

About the organization

The HPGE Division serves as the principal focal point for humanitarian policy development, engagement and institutional relationships with IOs and other donor governments. As one of the core teams in the HPGE Division, the Global Capacity and Leadership Development Team (GlobalCLD) focuses on intergovernmental trainings within the USG, specifically related to OFDA’s role in humanitarian assistance and disaster response, as well as humanitarian capacity and leadership development in the broader international community. HPGE’s GlobalCLD Team is responsible for developing and maintaining humanitarian assistance specific courses, as well as tailoring them for different audiences across the interagency.
The Training Specialist position serves as an integral part of the GlobalCLD Team within the HPGE Division.

Duties

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

The Training Specialist is an integral part of the GlobalCLD team, which coordinates closely with other parts of HPGE and OFDA, develops curriculum for humanitarian training courses, and facilitates training for other USAID Bureaus and federal agencies on international humanitarian architecture, USG humanitarian assistance, and disaster response. Detailed knowledge of humanitarian issues, training development, facilitation experience, and working in an international setting is required.
The Training Specialist will provide dedicated support to the Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader on course management services including needs assessments, development, design, implementation, and evaluation. The work requires applying a rigorous analytical and detail-oriented approach to the full scope of the training process.
The role requires interaction with other offices, demanding strong diplomatic, facilitation, and communication skills to accurately represent U.S. positions in a complex multilateral setting. Contacts will be within the USG, training counterparts in UN and other agencies, experts, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Contacts occur in a wide variety of planned and unplanned, formal and informal settings, including open meetings, and conferences.

Qualifications

**For the education and experience requirements for this position please view the solicitation at www.ofdajobs.net.**

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, international relations, training, disaster management, public policy or a related field) plus a minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience working on training and curriculum development and on emergency relief and humanitarian assistance issues. Experience developing training programs for adult learners and executives in an international setting is required.

OR

Master’s degree with significant study in or pertinent to the specialized field (including, but not limited to, international relations, training, disaster management, public policy or a related field) plus a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience working on training and curriculum development and on emergency relief and humanitarian assistance issues. Experience developing training programs for adult learners and executives in an international setting is required.

Salary

$99,172 - $128,920

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

SOLICITATION NUMBER: 720FDA19B00107
ISSUANCE DATE: September 10, 2019
CLOSING DATE AND TIME: Open and continuous through June 9, 2020 with Three (3) Review Periods

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