Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement 16-AID-001 (Re-advertisement) – Internship Opportunity: Democracy and Governance Office.
Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement (Re-advertisement) – Supervisory Maternal Health Advisor, GS-14 (SOL-388-16-000011)
Applicable for US Citizens / Third Country Nationals Only
The incumbent will be a Mission Program Office Geographic Information System (GIS) Intern. S/he will be a member of the Program Office, Data Team and will work with the Mission GIS Specialist to help integrate GIS and spatial analysis into Mission project planning, monitoring and evaluating, and reporting. The Intern will be responsible for helping to manage the Mission database which includes GIS related information. In addition, s/he will generate cartographic products and analysis.
The Office of Democracy and Governance at USAID/Bangladesh manages programs to promote effective and democratic governance and protect human rights; including working with political parties and civil society to create space for peaceful political expression, ensure transparency and accountability in public institutions, strengthen legislative processes, and improve elections; combatting trafficking in persons; and strengthening the capacity of local government to respond to citizen needs.
In order for better preparedness to reduce disaster risks OFDHA’s programs support the Government of Bangladesh through new construction and rehabilitation of Multi-purpose Cyclone Shelters, training of hospital personnel to manage mass casualties after an earthquake, providing search and rescue tools to Fire Service and Civil Defense volunteers, strengthening local disaster management committees, improving the current early warning system and developing hazard specific disaster management plan. The intern being an integral part of OFDHA team will work closely with other members of the team and assist OFDHA in implementing disaster risk reduction programs.
Last updated: September 12, 2016