Position: Resilience Program Coordinator, FSN-11, USAID/MALI
Brief Description of Position: The Resilience Program Coordinator (RPC) coordinates efforts among multiple USG offices and activities, as well as with other donors, to bridge the gap between short-term humanitarian assistance and long-term development efforts. S/he will be responsible for overseeing and monitoring the implementation of the Resilience Development Objective (DO) under the USAlD/Mali’s five-year Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) for the period of 2016-2020 strategy that establishes resilience goals, and identifies core programming principles that ensure humanitarian and development assistance are effectively coordinated, and build off each other to achieve these goals. The RPC will be the Mission’s liaison officer with the Sahel Regional Office (SRO) in Dakar and with the Center for Resilience (C4R) in Washington D.C, for ensuring that USAID/Mali’s resilience strategy and programs are aligned with the regional and headquarters efforts as well as with Agency and donor best practices. The Resilience Program Coordinator is under the supervision of the Supervisory Program Officer.
Minimum Qualifications: To be considered for this position, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications:
- All Malian Citizens and Local Residents with a valid work permit at the time of application;
- A minimum of a Master degree in agricultural economics, economics, political economy, rural sociology is required.
- Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the implementation and/or management of development activities/projects. Demonstrated professional experience in the area of international aid in a developing country, including a minimum of 5 years of development or humanitarian assistance work, or related work for donors, the GOM, or other private institutions. Prior work experience and/or knowledge with a donor institution/agency are highly desirable.
- English and French languages fluency at level 4 proficiency. Knowledge of one local language is a plus.
- Job Knowledge: The incumbent is required to have: the ability to establish and maintain contacts with high-level Donors and GOM officials, civil society leaders and actors, and private sector leaders; the ability to communicate at an advanced level, both orally and in writing in English as well as French; the ability to analyze and prepare technical reports; the ability to analyze issues based on reading, discussion and observation in order to provide prompt and succinct written and oral recommendations, options and strategies; demonstrated experience in the use of office software (MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint) and internet technology; the ability to take initiative and identify objectives and priorities and manage time effectively to achieve results while working in a team context; the proven ability to convene productive meetings; excellent interpersonal skills are essential.
- Candidates must comply with the minimum age for employment i.e. 18 years and the maximum age i.e. 53 years.
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
Where to submit application:
Email Applications: submit your application on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate the Vacancy Reference Number in the subject line of your email: USAID-HR-PRM-001-2018-RPC.
Please note that all cv/resume’s and cover letters must be in English, otherwise the application package is incomplete and will be rejected.
Local Address for Application Submission:
Supervisory Executive Officer
U.S Agency for International Development
BP 34, Bamako-Mali
Application deadline is January 25, 2018 at 5:00 pm