The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Southern Africa Trade Hub (SA Trade Hub), in partnership with the Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) and the Department of Policy and Strategic Planning, recently conducted an investor roadmap audit in Lesotho
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Leading apparel manufacturers and retail buyers, government officials, business associations, and diplomats gathered at the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana on April 29 for a reception on the renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the upcoming pan-African apparel trade show, Source Africa, to be held in Cape Town June 9-11.
The incumbent will serve as the senior Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) Foreign Service National (FSN) in the REED. S/he is expected to have professional expertise in the areas of Gender Based Violence, human rights, rule of law and the judicial sector, civil society development, good governance and anti-corruption. The incumbent is expected to work with minimal supervision to apply this expertise to program and strategy development, project management and evaluation of development programs in South Africa and throughout the USAID/Southern Africa region. This will include demand driven DRG technical support to both USAID presence and non-presence countries in the Southern Africa region.
The incumbent serves as a Payment Specialist and principal Authorized Certifying Officer (PS/ACO) for the Regional Financial Management Office (RFMO) of USAID/Southern Africa, providing financial management services to USAID/South Africa and client missions in Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland, as well as the RIG/Pretoria office. The incumbent is responsible for the final review and certification of vouchers for payment. S/he is responsible for ensuring that funds are available for payment, the services for which bills have been presented have been rendered, that advances of funds prior to rendition of services are legally proper and that vouchers and computations are correct.
Last updated: June 17, 2015