IS INVITING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:
USAID Project Management Specialist for the Bureau of Humanitarian Assistant (BHA )
(Position is open to all Burkina nationals and
those eligible for permanent residence and authorization to work in Burkina Faso)
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is the leading U.S. Government agency responsible for the U.S. foreign development assistance with the twofold purpose of furthering America's interests while improving lives in the developing world. USAID carries out U.S. foreign policy by promoting broad-scale human progress at the same time it expands stable, free societies, creates markets and trade partners for the United States, and fosters good will abroad. Spending less than 1 percent of the total federal budget, USAID works in over 100 countries to:
Promote broadly shared economic prosperity; Strengthen democracy and good governance; Protect human rights; Improve global health, Advance food security and agriculture; Improve environmental sustainability; Further education; Help societies prevent and recover from conflicts; and Provide humanitarian assistance in the wake of natural and man-made disasters.
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT #
: Ouaga-2021-024 FSN/11
BHA Specialist - FSN-11
BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION :
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) is responsible for facilitating and coordinating U.S. Government (USG) humanitarian assistance overseas in response to all types of international disasters. The Bureau responds to an average of 75 disasters in more than 70 countries every year. In addition to responding to disasters, BHA helps crisis?affected communities by building on our humanitarian responses and supporting early recovery efforts that restore and protect basic systems and services. BHA is the largest provider of humanitarian assistance in the world. In FY 2020, USAID provided over $7.2 billion in humanitarian assistance. This includes more than $385 million in targeted resilience and food security activities in 11 countries, including Burkina Faso.
The incumbent, along with the BHA Burkina Faso Team Leader and with technical support from the BHA Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal, will contribute to the effective design, implementation and management of BHA programs (emergency and resilience) in Burkina Faso. His/her primary responsibilities are to (1) monitor, report and advise on the implementation and performance of ongoing BHA programs; (2) undertake assessments and review stakeholder reporting and analysis to inform funding decisions, program designs or modifications; and (3) represent BHA in internal and external fora and ensure coordination of BHA activities with related USG and external efforts. The incumbent will work under the supervision of the BHA/Burkina Faso Team Leader and will be required to coordinate with a range of stakeholders. This position requires a highly collaborative, proactive, proactive work style and work-related travel.
The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained under Career section of US Embassy website at https://bf.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/
CLOSING DATE : August 14, 2021
Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:
NOTE: Please include the Reference of the Vacancy Announcement you are applying for.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.