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    Summary

    This position is part of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Office. The incumbent of this position is responsible for projects associated with Power Africa initiatives and/or other energy-related projects.

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    Responsibilities

    • Conducts industry-specific research and administrative services to facilitate the evaluation of Power Africa and other energy-related development projects in Africa.
    • Evaluates the potential of development projects to impact U.S. exports and job creation; promote host country economic development; receive implementation financing; and support USG foreign policy priorities.
    • Makes preliminary determinations of the project?s ability to meet USTDA funding criteria.
    • Develops and maintains business relationships with embassy officials, government officials, and private sector representatives in the U.S. and assigned countries.
    • Represents the Agency in a variety of forums related to Power Africa to provide information about, explain, advocate, and defend USTDA program activities.
    • Tracks ongoing and completed Power Africa and energy-related projects to assess commercial and developmental impact, assist Evaluations Office with monitoring project developments.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1140 Trade Specialist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596370300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.