Humanitarian Assistance Officer (Global Capacity Management Team Lead/Global Capacity and Leadership Development Division) (U.S. Citizens only)

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Application deadline in 12 days: Sunday 30 Jun 2024 at 12:00 UTC

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The Humanitarian Assistance Officer will: ● Lead the Global Capacity Management Team and serve as an expert on capacity building/sharing and leadership development for the humanitarian response system with an aim to improve the capacity and performance of humanitarian actors, including local actors, at the global level. ● Build and strengthen partnerships with other stakeholders engaged in this area of expertise, including with internal USG stakeholders and external actors. ● Advise BHA, Agency leadership, and various internal U.S. Government and external stakeholders, and articulate new developments and effective approaches to humanitarian assistance in this area of expertise. ● Serve as a technical liaison, coordinating efforts and ensuring alignment with USAID programs, policies, and approaches to humanitarian assistance. ● Participate in Agency- and Bureau-led Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility efforts, playing a leading role with respect to this area of expertise. ● Be responsible for the development of strategies, plans, program guidance, and dissemination of research results for Agency-wide application and incorporation into humanitarian assistance programs. ● Maintain a strong understanding of the USG interagency, humanitarian policy issues, BHA’s coordination responsibilities, to help inform strategy toward the areas of expertise. ● Manage the Team, including in identifying, distributing, and balancing workload and tasks among employees to ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team tasks; represent the team consensus and convey the team's findings and recommendations. ● Become certified and serve as an Agreement Officer’s Representative/Contracting Officer’s Representative (AOR/COR), performing a wide range of award management functions. Serve as an expert in award management functions, advising the team and providing oversight on related activities to ensure successful management of awards. ● Sign-up for and serve as needed multiple times throughout the year on Washington-based Response Management Teams (RMTs), which provide services and support to Disaster Assistance Response Teams (DARTs) deployed in response to disasters. ● Perform other duties as assigned. Future of Work Designation: This position is based in Washington DC and is eligible for up to two days of telework a week. Approval of telework is based on the discretion of the supervisor and needs of the team. Qualifications: ● Must be a U.S. citizen. ● Must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, FSL-03 or GS-13, of this position. ● Overseas experience working on rapid response, political complex crises assistance programs, is preferred. ● The Team Lead position requires a specific clearance level based on organizational location. Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain the security clearance level associated with the position for which they have been selected. Interested candidates should submit (in PDF or Microsoft Word Format): ● Resume/CV; ● Cover letter (one page or less) including a statement on how the applicant meets the specialized experience qualifications; ● Three professional references with at least one current or former supervisor; ● Stated security clearance level, if applicable; ● Stated U.S. citizenship (if citizenship is not stated, application will not be considered).

Please submit your application package to Subject line must be as follows specific to the position and office being applied to. Subject lines must read: “FSL Application: Office of Global Policy, Partnerships, Programs, and Communications HAO-FSL-02-BHA.”Application submissions are required by 11:59 p.m. EST on 06/30/2024. Packages not submitted by the deadline with the specified subject line—or incomplete packages—will not receive consideration.

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