Job Description

Job Summary

About the Agency

USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia. For more information on USAID please click on the link: www.usaid.gov
This position is located in the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC in the Bureau for the Middle East, Office of Technical Services (ME/TS). 
If you are interested in applying, please read the vacancy announcement in its entirety and follow the instructions listed under "HOW TO APPLY". 

Duties

As a Regional Program Coordinator, you will assist with plans and designs for mission-specific projects to ensure coordinated and focused support for established and/or proposed program objectives.  Exercise independent judgment and apply broad technical knowledge of international conditions and trends.  Prepare and assure preparation of design and implementation documents, concepts, and decision papers, briefing memoranda, reports, authorizations, and Congressional Notifications.

You will assist the Bureau and Missions in advancing the state-of-the-art of the international cooperation discipline, and in improving approaches in activity management.  Serve as a technical expert on the most challenging reform, strategic planning and programming; processes. Provide expert analysis and advice on Middle East programs on undefined issues and elements for programs essential to USAID’s mission, such as major agency reforms and programs of national scope and impact.

You will design and participate in broad international cooperation assessments, and participate in results framework development and review. Present and defend positions, as required, before strategic, budget, program design and implementation, results reporting, and closeout plan reviews. Provide guidance to Program Objective teams, DO Teams, and/or other groups. Coordinate information and builds consensus from various organizations involved in the preparation and approval of various documents.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel

Relocation Authorized

  • No