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.
USAID Southern Africa Environment Program Highlights, Vol 4, April 2015
Leading apparel manufacturers and retail buyers, policy-makers, government officials, think tanks, business associations, and diplomats will gather at the Embassy of the Republic of Botswana, April 29, 2015 at 4:30PM for a reception featuring a status update on the renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the upcoming pan-African apparel trade show, Source Africa.
The Regional Energy Specialist is responsible for field management of the USAID/Southern Africa regional energy portfolio which includes activities under the President’s Power Africa and Global Climate Change initiatives. Power Africa seeks to strengthen legal, regulatory, and enabling environments in Sub-Saharan Africa to facilitate greater private sector participation and investment in the electricity sector to support sustainable economic development. The Global Climate Change initiative seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by accelerating the deployment of clean energy technologies, policies, regulations, and practices. The Specialist designs and manages primarily clean energy activities and provides technical and representational leadership to ensure USAID/Southern Africa programming sustainably supports US Government objectives in the Southern Africa region.
Last updated: August 25, 2015