The Development Assistance Specialist (USADF Liaison and Micro-Grid Specialist) position is located in the Interagency Transactions Office, PATA Office of the Coordinator, in Pretoria, South Africa. The US African Development Foundation (USADF) is a USG agency supporting Power Africa, which provides grants to African enterprises, co-operatives, and community-based organizations to build capacity and expand economic activities. Power Africa cooperates with USADF to leverage funding to promote technical, managerial, and organizational improvements in the energy sector, and provides assistance in project design and business planning. The Specialist serves as the principal liaison between PATA and USADF activities, including off-grid and micro-grid solutions that deploy renewable resources and stimulate economic activity. The Specialist also supports the design and implementation of USADF activities in Power Africa targeted countries and ensures strategic alignment of USADF activities under the overall Power Africa strategy. The Specialist works under the supervision of the Supervisory General Development Officer with the Specialist receiving portfolio guidance from both USADF and PATA.