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Sol. No. 72049220R00011: Supervisory Regional DOC Specialist

The Supervisory Regional Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) Specialist is expected to establish effective, collaborative relationships, and systems with USAID staff, implementing partners, and the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officers (PAOs). S/he leads the analysis, collection, and distribution of information associated with USAID’s foreign assistance program in the region. S/he maintains regular contact and collaborates with U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Sections (PAS) to ensure that the Senior Embassy personnel are properly apprised of USAID-managed public activities and projects and that policies and procedures regarding outreach communications are strictly adhered to and that the United States Government (USG) interests are protected. S/he also serves as principal liaison with the Agency’s Asia Bureau and Legislative and Public Affairs Bureau in Washington (USAID/LPA).

The Specialist is the head of the Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) Team, a unit that includes approximately six Foreign Service National (FSN) DOC Specialists and local hire U.S. Personal Services Contract DOC Specialists based in Manila Philippines, Suva Fiji and Port Moresby Papua New Guinea. S/he takes strategic direction from the USAID Mission Director and serves as the Mission Director’s main advisor on all public communications. The position is located in the Office of the Director and reports directly to the Mission Director.

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The candidate must be a resident-hire U.S. citizen.

* (Resident hire means a U.S. citizen who, at the time of hire as a PSC, resides in the cooperating country as a spouse or dependent of a U.S. citizen employed by a U.S. government agency or under any U.S. government-financed contract or agreement, or for reasons other than for employment with a U.S. government agency or under any U.S. government-financed contract or agreement. A U.S. citizen for purposes of this definition also includes persons who at the time of contracting are lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States.)


Offers must be received on or before the closing date and time specified in the cover letter via e-mail to: aidmnlhr@usaid.gov, with copy to: rsalud@usaid.gov. Please indicate the Solicitation Number in the subject line.

  1. Eligible offerors are required to complete and submit the offer form AID 309-2, “Offeror Information for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals,” available at http://www.usaid.gov/forms. Offerors are required to complete sections A through I. This form must be signed and scanned.
  2. Complete, current resume.
  3. Supplemental documentation specifically addressing the evaluation factors and qualifications shown in the solicitation (Section III. Evaluation and Selection Factors).
  4. A minimum of three and a maximum of five references, including two references who are direct supervisors who can provide information regarding the offeror’s knowledge.

To ensure consideration of applications for the intended position, offerors must prominently reference the Solicitation number (SOL NO. 72049220R00011) in the offer submission.

Last updated: October 05, 2020

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