Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement 2017-21 – Project Management Specialist (Democracy), FSN-11

Bangladesh Vacancy Announcement 2017-21 – Project Management Specialist (Democracy), FSN-11

The Project Management Specialist (Democracy) provides advice and analysis to the Office of Democracy and Governance (DG) on national electoral politics, processes, and institutions including the Parliament of Bangladesh, political parties, the conduct of elections, related initiatives in civil society, citizen awareness and participation, and other related issues. S/he is responsible for managing activities related to political institutions and process strengthening activities of the democracy and governance portfolio under the DG Office and other associated good governance activities as assigned. S/he will act as the Mission's Contracting/Agreement Officer's Representative (C/AOR) for national political institutions and process strengthening related contracts, cooperative agreements, and grants.

The incumbent will be expected to provide leadership and focus for USAID/Bangladesh’s programs related to elections, national legislative strengthening, as well as political parties and competition. S/he will be the Mission’s primary link with other organizations in Bangladesh focusing on these issues, particularly NGOs, other donors and international agencies, research organizations, and the Government of Bangladesh. S/he may also be tasked to represent the Mission on the Local Consultative Group (LCG) for Subgroup on Political Governance and others as assigned.  The position will also engage on activities related to Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), particularly as it relates to activities that reduce political violence and encourage dialogue and mediation between political rivals.   

Applications for Employment:

Application Form AID-302-3

Note: We appreciate your interest in USAID. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Additionally, only candidates that are interviewed will be notified if the position is filled.

Issuing Country 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (All day)