Program Development Officer

US
# of Openings
1
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

 

CAMRIS is currently seeking a Program Development Officers (PDOs) to provide support to USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI). The objective of the Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) is to provide OTI with the means to support U.S. foreign policy objectives by helping local partners advance peace and democracy in priority countries in transition.

Responsibilities

  • Help identify potential grantees and develop and design grants that respond appropriately to the political transition issues/objectives.
  • Complete grants database fields for grant writing and reporting and coordinate procurement requirements.
  • Monitor and evaluate grantees and provide technical assistance to grantees as required.
  • May be required to travel extensively throughout the stationed country. 

Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor's degree; a master's degree is preffered.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience with project design, development and management with development-type projects.
  • Must be familiar with community participation-type projects and/or those that have a political focus.
  • Able to understand and analyze national, regional, and local politics, and have the creativity and analytical capacity to design program instruments that respond positively to these events.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships.
  • Prior experience with USAID is highly desirable.

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