Humanitarian Assistance Officer (Team Lead)

  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Humanitarian and Crisis Response, Project Management
  • Deadline:



Opening and Closing Dates


Description of Position: The Humanitarian Assistance Officer will:
● Lead the team in identifying, distributing, and balancing workload and tasks among employees to
ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team tasks; represent the team consensus and convey the
team’s findings and recommendations.
● Advise BHA, Agency leadership, and host-country governments on new developments and effective
approaches to humanitarian assistance; articulates the benefits of interventions to effectively reach
specific target audiences.
● Provide technical liaison with other USG Agencies, Congress, donors, multilateral banks, and PVOs
to coordinate their efforts with USAID programs, policies, and approaches to humanitarian assistance.
● Maintain responsibility for the development of strategies, plans, program guidance, and dissemination
of research results for Agency-wide application and incorporation into humanitarian assistance
● Maintain liaison with sources of information inside and outside BHA to assess and review new or
unusual circumstances, variations in approach and incomplete or conflicting information.
● Inform stakeholders of changes in organizational programs and operations, conducting briefings on
major program changes in particular those impacting humanitarian assistance programs and operations
● Sign-up for and serve as needed multiple times throughout the year on Washington-based Response
Management Teams (RMTs), which provide services and support to Disaster Assistance Response
Teams (DARTs) deployed in response to disasters.


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