Professional Development Advisor, USPSC Resident Hire GS-12

Vacancy Announcement

(Announcement Number: 17-04)


USAID/Nepal invites applications for employment from all interested and qualified U.S Citizens for the position of Professional Development Advisor in the USAID/Nepal Director’s Office (DIR) under a Personal Services Contract (PSC), subject to availability of funds. 

OPEN TO: All interested and qualified U.S. Citizens currently residing in Nepal.

POSITION: Professional Development Advisor, USPSC Resident Hire GS-12 ($62,722-$81,541 per annum). Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value based upon the candidate’s past salary, work history and educational background.


OPENING DATE: June 23, 2017

CLOSING DATE: July 7, 2017, 5:00 P.M Kathmandu Time

PERFORMANCE PERIOD: Six months, with possibility of extension, subject to continuing needs of the position and availability of funds.

WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours per week


U.S. Citizen who at the time of hire as a PSC resides in the cooperating country.

U.S Citizen RESIDENT hire PSC IS eligible for FICA, health insurance and life insurance in accordance with USAID policy.  RESIDENT hire Contractors are not eligible for any other fringe benefits.

As a RESIDENT hire, no moving, lodging or RELOCATION travel expenses will be extended to successful applicants.

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION: The Advisor will provide technical and management support for FSN empowerment activities, including support for the extensive review, analysis, and implementation of personnel approaches designed to maximize employee engagement and leadership.  S/he will coordinate extensively with the Executive Office, with particular attention to FSN oriented human resource and professional development requirements. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The Advisor will be required to have the academic background and work experience necessary to immediately support FSN empowerment initiatives.  S/he must possess expert-level technical knowledge and have demonstrated expertise in career development and mentorship, limited project management and project design, and oversight. The Advisor will be expected to quickly learn the unique nature of FSN professional development fundamentals, including by engaging with Nepal Mission staff, other Missions,, and USAID/Washington.  The Advisor will be expected to serve as a mentor for USAID’s Nepali staff and engage with American Junior Officers to proactively enhance their capacity and technical knowledge.


Issuing Country 
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 4:15am