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    Summary

    This position is located in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Office of India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh Affairs (SCA/INSB). The Foreign Affairs Officer is responsible for developing and implementing policy decisions affecting Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, including managing the coordination and implementation of policy relating to trade, investment, and economic engagement in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

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    Responsibilities

    • Analyzes policy options pertinent to the assigned countries in the South and Central Asia region (e.g. trade, investment, and economic engagement in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka) and develops strategies to achieve government policy goals and objectives.
    • Interprets the significance of events or developments in the assigned countries to U.S. foreign policy aims, assessing them against a broad, but in-depth knowledge of the South and Central Asia region, to include language, history, and culture.
    • Works with embassies and posts to ensure that Department views and interests are considered and promoted with respect to current and emerging policy issues related to trade, investment, and economic engagement in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
    • Provides warning to senior levels of the Department of potential problems and issues affecting U.S. relations in assigned areas of responsibility. Advises on and assists in administration of the formulation and direction of foreign policy issues.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Occasional domestic or overseas travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0130 Foreign Affairs

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/587966500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.