United States of America: OTI Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Integrator

Organization: US Agency for International Development
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 24 Feb 2020

The OTI Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Integrator is a full-time Personal Services Contract (PSC) position at the GS-13 equivalent level and located in Washington D.C. Offers for this position are due no later than February 24, 2020 at 1:00pm Eastern Time. For full information about this position, as well as instructions on how to apply, please read the entire solicitation at beta.SAM.gov

INTRODUCTION:

The CVE Integrator position utilizes experience and skills gained from working in and around preventing/countering violent extremism policy and programming to help coordinate and integrate the Agency and interagency’s CVE policy. The CVE Integrator is supervised by the Agency’s CVE Coordinator or his/her designee.

The incumbent for this position will be expected to initially work with the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) Front Office, which provides management and oversight for the Agency’s CVE Sector Council under the leadership of the Agency’s CVE Coordinator. Given the interagency nature of this work, the incumbent may be required to work with any Agency bureau for short or long periods of time. The vast majority of the workload for this position will be in direct support of P/CVE policy issues.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direct supervision of the USAID CVE Coordinator or his/her designee, the CVE Integrator will perform the following duties:

Note: Duties and responsibilities are listed in order of importance for this position

· Manage and oversee the USAID CVE Sector Council, comprised of approximately 30 representatives from USAID’s Bureaus and Independent Offices (B/IOs);

· Organize and coordinate CVE Sector Council meetings, including setting the agenda and following up on decisions. Maintains and updates CVE Sector Council policies and key documents;

· Serve as a CVE subject matter expert to USAID’s Bureaus and Independent Offices (B/IOs) and Missions. Co-facilitate Agency-mandated training curriculum on complexity awareness, monitoring and evaluation, and CVE USAID Missions;

· Provide guidance and assistance to USAID field programs on CVE programming and technical resources;

· Integrate Agency policy on P/CVE issues and efforts internally and with the interagency and external partners at the direction of the Agency’s CVE Coordinator;

· Serve as a liaison with other foreign assistance donors, the Department of State, Department of Defense, National Security entities, Congress, on counterterrorism and violent extremist issues.

· Represent and articulate USAID’s subject matter knowledge regarding CVE issues in a variety of settings, including academic think-tank, and other forums among the community of practice;

· Plan and facilitate an annual CVE Summit for Agency representatives;

· Provide P/CVE guidance on policy matters to the Agency’s CVE Coordinator and Serve as a resource regarding current P/CVE programming best practices, including developing and editing of talking points, briefers, and other official documents;

· Prioritize and coordinate Agency taskers related to P/CVE issues. Respond to requests for information on the Agency’s position on the direction, scope and policies around CVE;

· Perform services under this scope of work at physical locations other than Washington headquarters, including within other USAID bureaus or other USG agencies not to exceed six months.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP:

It is expected that the CVE Integrator will take direction from and will initially report to the Agency’s CVE Coordinator or his/her designee.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

The supervisor will provide administrative directions in terms of broadly defined missions or functions. The employee will independently plan, design, and carry out programs, projects, studies or other work assignments. The employee’s work will be considered technically authoritative and normally accepted without significant change, and will be reviewed in terms of fulfillment of program objectives, influence on the overall program, or contribution to the advancement of the objective.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

At a minimum, the offeror must have:

(1) A Master’s Degree with five (5) years of work experience;

OR

A Bachelor’s Degree with seven (7) years of work experience;

AND

(2) Four (4) years of project management experience with a U.S. Government foreign affairs agency, international or domestic assistance organization, or non-governmental organization in community development, economic development, mediation/arbitration, conflict resolution, democracy and governance, international law, human rights activities, and/or political analysis;

Please direct questions about this position or the offer process to the OTI Recruitment Team at [email protected].

How to apply:

For full information about this position, as well as instructions on how to apply, please visit beta.SAM.gov

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