Foreign Assistance Coordinator (Papua New Guinea)

Washington, DC
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Program & Project Management
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: TUV03052

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Job Summary:

Tuvli, an Akima company, is hiring for a Foreign Assistance Coordinator to support our DoS client located in Washington, DC. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements effective strategies for monitoring and coordinating SPCPS implementation in line with the SPCPS objectives.

  • Works closely with State Foreign Assistance Coordination Office (F) to track and provide input on budget processes for foreign assistance (FA), including Prevention and Stabilization Funds (PSF), that has the potential to achieve SPCPS objectives.

  • Helps CSO an U.S. Embassy Port Moresby align FA by providing regular reporting and convening coordination meetings.

  • Provides analyses of relevant strategic guidance such as USAID plans, the PNG integrated country Strategy, and functional bureau strategies, as well as objectives of other foreign donors and multilateral groupings (such as Partners of Blue Pacific, the Quad, EU, Australia, the UN, and others).

  • Helps CSO coordinate with USG agencies to leverage resources and ensure harmonization of efforts in PNG.

  • Provides technical support to in-country programs in the development of proposals and assistance programs to ensure they align with SPCPS objectives.

  • Conducts regular assessments to identify gaps in donor and FA coordination and propose solutions to problems that arise.

  • Maintains a strong understanding of key policy and program developments affecting U.S. foreign assistance programs anSPCPS implementation.

  • Ensures that project documents adhere to SPCPS and GFA guidelines and are accurate, complete, and timely.

  • Represents CSO in relevant meetings related to foreign assistance and other relevant areas contact information.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, processes, and techniques for the development and implementation of conflict prevention and stabilization programs.

  • Knowledge of U.S diplomatic engagement, foreign assistance, and security cooperation and assistance processes, policies, and programs.

  • Ability to provide process clarity and technical guidance to support country-specific implementation efforts, including facilitating regular engagement with the appropriate Bureaus/offices and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) throughout the U.S. Government, including the Intelligence Community (IC) and/or Department of Defense.

  • Ability to integrate and coordinate efforts that involve substantial depth and breadth, require numerous interrelationships, and necessitate the application of complex variables or new methodologies in carrying out the organization’s essential conflict prevention and stabilization programs in collaboration with partner agencies, foreign governments, multilateral organizations, NGOs, and civil societies.

  • Experience developing and maintaining tracking systems for USG assistance or budgets.

  • Ability and availability to travel to fragile and conflict-affected states.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience

  • Able to obtain a Public Trust

  • Pacific Island experience preferred, but not required.

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