Opportunity in Washington, DC
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through ZemiTek partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Program Management Specialist
United States Agency for International Development/Bureau of Africa/Office of Sustainability and Development (SD)/ Conflict, Peacebuilding, and Governance Division (CPG)
With more than 30 years’ experience providing information technology (IT) and management consulting services worldwide, Rosa Caldas, formed ZemiTek in 2007. Based in the Washington, DC metro area, ZemiTek delivers solutions to the federal government by supporting agencies such as USAID, US Patent and Trademark Office, US Department of Justice, US Department of Agriculture, and Department of Homeland Security, among others; and internationally to their missions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
CAMRIS International is among the top 20 USAID contractors for the third year in a row. CAMRIS realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective programs and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, CAMRIS combines proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
AFR’s Office of Sustainable Development (SD) serves as the bureau’s “think tank” and provides technical analysis and other support to AFR’s leadership in Washington and to the Missions in sub-Saharan Africa. The office supports the overarching goals of ensuring the strategic, coordinated, and effective use of U.S. foreign assistance for development on the continent. AFR/SD also provides intellectual leadership and conducts economic, social, and political analysis critical to the development of AFR strategies, policies, budgets, and activities. AFR/SD , represents the Bureau in a wide range of inter-agency and donor meetings and helps shape inter-agency and donor decisions on complex and sensitive development issues.
The Conflict, Peacebuilding, and Governance Division (CPG) in AFR/SD serves as AFR's primary unit that deals with conflict mitigation, countering violent extremism, and the promotion of democracy, human rights, and good governance (DRG) in Africa. The Division is responsible for technical support and analysis of related issues for long-term planning as well as short-term policy development and crisis response. The approach includes assessments, supporting activities, developing strategies and policy, and monitoring and evaluation. The CPG Division likewise serves as AFR's technical interface with USAID colleagues in technical bureaus focusing on DRG; and peace and security issues.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The incumbent will provide a broad range of administrative, programmatic and technical assistance to AFR/SD/CPG and the AFR/SD Program Team, including program budgeting, procurement planning, evaluation, and reporting requirements. The Management Specialist will be responsible for:
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER
EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The contractor must have: