Thursday, August 16, 2012
EMPLOYMENT: USAID Management and Program Analyst (Food Security/Land Tenure)
The Development Resources and Disaster Assistance Division (DRDAD) is responsible for coordinating USDA participation in technical assistance, training, and development programs undertaken on behalf of developing nations. This position will be administratively assigned to FAS/OCBD/DRDA/RDNR. The incumbent will be located in and work directly with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), at their headquarters offices located in Washington, D.C., but will require 30%-40% travel, including to developing countries, sometimes under strenuous conditions in remote locations.
USAID leads the implementation of the Presidential food security initiative, Feed the Future (FTF). This Advisor position is located in USAID’s Bureau for Food Security, Office of Country Strategy and Implementation, Technical Support Division (USAID/BFS/CSI/TSD). Among its technical implementation responsibilities, BFS/CSI is tasked with providing technical support to USAID Feed the Future Focus Country missions, as well as to missions in countries aligned and affiliated with Feed the Future, in agriculture, nutrition, gender, poverty reduction and natural resource management issues. CSI/TSD works to achieve these objectives in collaboration with a wide range of partners in Washington and in the field, in other USAID bureaus and other U.S. Government agencies. Working closely with USAID’s Natural Resource Management Office’s Land Tenure Unit, the incumbent will work with regional and national organizations and field missions, and coordinate with both senior staff and technical staff in the agency and interagency to develop programs, policies and strategies to increase the poverty-reducing impact of FTF’s agriculture and economic resilience investments.
You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position and be able to be security cleared for assignment. This is an excepted service appointment not to exceed 5 years.
Deadline: August 27, 2012