USAID/Mali has an immediate opening for an experienced U.S. / TCN Resident Hire or Eligible Family Member (EFM) for a Communications and Reporting Officer (CRO) who will work in USAID/Mali’s Program Office in Bamako, Mali and reports to the Supervisory Program Officer or designee. The CRO serves as the coordinator for USAID (and U.S. Government – USG) regular and ad hoc reporting requirements.
The CRO will use his/her wide range of communications; performance management; and program management knowledge, skills, and abilities, and experience to undertake the following responsibilities:
The CRO will review and draft sections of key documents for Program Office and USAID Front Office final approval that outline the strategic and programmatic direction and evaluation of USAID and U.S. Embassy programs.
To be considered for this position applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Local U.S. residents, Eligible Family members or local TCN;
- A Bachelor’s in economics, communication/English, political science, government, sociology/rural sociology, public administration, international development, human rights, business administration/management, development/area studies, and social studies. A graduate degree is preferred.
- A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in a field related to (but not limited to) reporting, writing/edition, communication, and/or performance management. Previous experience with U.S. Government agencies, other donor or international organizations, consulting companies, public relations, press or communication is preferred. Relevant experience is defined as some combination of experience in developing, managing evaluation and assessing project; performance-based management and budgeting; strategic planning; communications (document preparation, editing, presentation preparation, etc.) and project reporting.
- Must be fluent English speaker and have strong English writing skills. French Language is highly desirable. Excellent written and oral presentation communication skills in English. Demonstrated ability to edit technical documents into user friendly formats. Ability to prepare presentations. Some ability to speak and read French (level 2) is preferred.
How to obtain Solicitation: Detailed statement of duties and the qualification requirements for the position are available on the USAID website https://www.usaid.gov/mali/partnership-opportunities/local-vacancy, and U.S. Embassy website https://mali.usembassy.gov
How to Apply: Human Resources Management Office – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure consideration of application for the intended position, please reference the solicitation number on your application, and as the subject line in any email, cover letter and any other attached pages.
Deadline for submission is: March 7, 2018 at 17h00 GMT