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Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement # 72038822R00005 – Democracy, Rights, and Governance Portfolio Specialist, GS-11
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
GS-11 Full-time
Close on 15 Feb 2023
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Posted 3 months ago
Job Description

Applicable for US Citizens Only

The USAID/Bangladesh Resident Hire U.S. Personal Service Contractor (USPSC) Democracy, Human Rights and Governance Portfolio Specialist will assist the office with the implementation of high-priority U.S. Government initiatives under the Mission Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) 2020-2025, Development Objective 1 (DO-1) Improved Democratic Systems that Promote Transparency, Accountability, and Integrity, DO 2: Enhanced Opportunities for an Inclusive, Healthy, Educated Society and a Robust Economy and DO 3: Strengthened Resilience to Shocks and Stressors.

The operating year budget includes promoting democratic values and good governance, political-party strengthening, civil-society advocacy, reducing human trafficking, increasing respect for human rights, positive youth development, and improving labor rights and promoting private sector engagement in the RMG sector.

The Resident Hire USPSC will support the Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (DRG) Office management and four teams across the main functional areas of programming DRG efforts and administrative processes. The incumbent will focus on providing organizational and operational management support to assigned activities within the DRG office framework. Duties could include assisting with monitoring and evaluation, budget management, strategic communications and outreach, and program management and administrative support. Additional responsibilities also could include policy and strategy development and implementation; assisting with project design; coordination with donors, host-country government and the Embassy. Additional tasks could relate to U.S. government procurement regulations and procedures, including assistance and acquisition. The Resident Hire USPSC DRG Portfolio Specialist may be asked to provide policy guidance and suggest priority approaches for dealing with monitoring and evaluation, gender integration or other cross-cutting activities.

Definitions:

Resident Hire USPSC: A U.S. citizen or resident alien who, at the time of contract award, resides in the cooperating country for reasons other than U.S. government or non-U.S. government employment, or under any contract or other arrangement, that provides repatriation to the U.S.; or is a spouse or dependent of a U.S. citizen or resident alien who resides, or will reside, in the cooperating country for the purpose of U.S. government or non-U.S. government employment, or under any contract or other arrangement that provides repatriation to the U.S.

Opening Date: February 16, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

Application form for Employment: Application Form for Federal Employment: AID-309-2

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