Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development
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USAID employees in current, permanent, competitive service positions.
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. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip.
Within USAID, the Bureau for Democracy Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), brings together the wide-ranging technical expertise and global operational capabilities essential to crisis prevention, response, recovery, and transition efforts. The Bureau may establish a Crisis Working Group, led by the Assistant Administrator or a Deputy Assistant Administrator, for a specific crisis or political opening when increased DCHA coordination and management is needed to support high-level USAID and U.S. government engagement.
The Democracy Specialist position is located in DCHA's Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG).... He/She will provide strategic and technical leadership, advice, and support for the implementation of the Local Solutions (LS) initiative as well as other democracy, human rights and governance and cross-sectoral programs to the Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance as well as other parts of the Agency.
- Relevant experience (See Qualifications below)
- Must be able to maintain a security clearance.