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    Summary

    USAID is the world's premier international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. USAID works to help lift lives, build communities, and advance democracy. USAID's work advances U.S. national security and economic prosperity; demonstrates American generosity; and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience. We operate in five regions of the world: Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe and Eurasia. 

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    Responsibilities

    - Serves as a technical resources to foreign assistance activities in the areas of humanitarian response, food assistance, stabilization, democracy, human rights and governance.

    - Supports activities within the sector by researching, reviewing and analyzing data and providing assistance and advice on sector issues.

    - Assists in coordinating and managing strategies, policies, concepts, procedures, and guidelines for establishing programs in the crisis, stabilization, democracy, human rights and governance sectors.

    - Analyzes constraints to development, both sector-wide and country-specific, and recommends courses of action.

    - Coordinates program development, implementation, and performance monitoring plans. Coordinates assigned activities with other USAID Bureaus and Offices, the Department of State, other USG agencies, other donors, and the private sector.

    - Develops and manages financial instruments (Contracts, Cooperative Agreements, and Grants) requiring business skills to manage relationships with implementing partners and other Agency partners.

    - Acts as USG representative in formal and informal settings related to the position and as a member of the diplomatic community.

    - Participates and assist in the development of plans and programs for technical assistance, strategic planning, and other activities within the sector.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - A Foreign Service Officer generally spends the majority of their career assigned to the Agency's overseas missions and works in assigned developing countries with a variety of challenges (civil war, political unrest, lack of modern conveniences).

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    SFS - Advancement to Senior Foreign Service on a merit basis is possible for employees who secure tenure and satisfy the requirements of promotion boards.

  • Job family (Series)

    0341 Administrative Officer

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