Cross-cutting Democracy and Governance Advisor
Solicitation number : SOL-695-17-000001
Vacancy Announcement : No. 2016-27
Opening Date : December 07, 2016
Closing Date : December 20, 2016 at 12:00
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
The Cross-Cutting Democracy and Governance (DG) Advisor provides technical expertise to the USAID/Burundi office across the full scope of its democracy and governance portfolio, as well as cross-cutting programming with other USAID/Burundi technical program areas including HIV/AIDS, malaria, food aid and nutrition, maternal and child health, and youth development. In line with USAID’s global strategy in Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) which positions DRG as integral to USAID’s overall development agenda, the Cross-Cutting Advisor will support all funding streams including PEPFAR, PMI, and DA and ESF funded programs to ensure the integration of DRG principles and practices across USAID’s portfolio to improve development outcomes.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Education : The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in political science, law, economics, or a related field. Work Experience : At least five years of progressively responsible experience in the design and management of development or humanitarian programs. Experience in democracy and governance is highly desirable. Language Proficiency : English language proficiency (Level IV) and French language proficiency (Level III).
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
The application form is available at http://burundi.usembassy.gov/employment-opportunities.html. Interested applicants for this position must submit the DS-174 application form and a current résumé or curriculum vitae that provides additional information.