Humanitarian Assistance Officer (Team Lead) (U.S. Citizens only)

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Application deadline 9 days ago: Wednesday 10 Apr 2024 at 12:00 UTC

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The Humanitarian Assistance Officer (HAO) will lead the Personnel, Experience, Training, Equipment Readiness (PETER) team in identifying, distributing, and balancing workload and tasks among employees to ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team tasks across 5 major workstreams - education and enablement, readiness, data and analytics, IT helpdesk, and application development. They will represent the team consensus and convey the team's findings and recommendations to various stakeholders within BHA. The incumbent will advise BHA, Agency leadership, and host-country governments on new developments and effective approaches to humanitarian assistance; articulate the benefits of interventions to effectively reach specific target audiences; provide technical liaison with other USG Agencies,, and other stakeholders to coordinate their efforts with USAID operations and approaches to humanitarian assistance; develop strategies, plans, program guidance, and dissemination of research results for Agency-wide application and incorporation into humanitarian assistance programs; maintain liaison with sources of information inside and outside BHA to assess and review new or unusual circumstances, variations in approach and incomplete or conflicting information; inform stakeholders of changes in organizational programs and operations, conducting briefings on major program changes in particular those impacting humanitarian assistance programs and operations overseas. The incumbent will sign-up for on-call response assignments and serve on Washington-based Response Management Teams (RMTs) and/or Disaster Assistance Response Teams (DARTs) deployed in response to disasters.

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