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 Asia, Strategic Planning Office (ASIA/SPO).
If you are interested in applying, please read the vacancy announcement in its entirety and follow the instructions listed under "HOW TO APPLY".
14-0118-SS is open concurrently with this announcement and has an area of consideration of status candidates.
You will analyze issues and recommend policy positions to be adopted with regards to gender issues. Ensure policy analysis and participate in interagency and international forums, reconciling competing U.S. interests. Ensure effective implementation of decisions and agreements. Serve as the Asia Bureau lead on assigned projects, including the development and implementation of the Agency’s Women, Peace, and Security National Action Plan. Implement the Agency’s Trafficking in Persons Action Plan. Serve as principal advisor for the analysis, planning, budgeting, design, approval, justification, monitoring, implementation, and evaluation of USAID development programs of gender issues.
You will participate in inter-agency, national, and/or international special work groups, task forces, or expert panels related to gender on special projects. Resolve far-reaching operating issues and problems that change how the agency provides foreign assistance for gender programming. Participate in boards and committees as a representative of USAID in dealing with gender policy matters. Prepare reports and/or written analyses regarding USAID policies and positions on difficult or complex matters as they relate specifically to women’s issues in Asia.