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Task Order Manager - SWIFT Support
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Development Innovations Group (DIG) is seeking experts interested in long- and short-term positions for projects under the Support Which Implements Fast Transition (SWIFT) 5 IDIQ, which will provide technical services for USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI).

The objective of this Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is to provide  USAID’s OTI with the means to support U.S. foreign policy objectives by catalyzing local initiatives to advance stability, peace and democracy in response to complex political crises. OTI’s program team, comprised of OTI and Contractor personnel, will work on the ground to seize emerging windows of opportunity to provide adaptive and agile programming in countries or regions. To accomplish this, the SWIFT 5 IDIQ will be structured around two service areas/components: 1) Implementation of Transition Programs (herein after referred to as SWIFT-Programs); and, 2) OTI Program Operations Long-Term Technical Assistance (LTTA) Support (herein after referred to as SWIFT-Support).

1) Under the SWIFT-Programs component, through specific Task Orders, the Contractor will: a) establish, staff, manage, operate, and support a flexible, quick response mechanism capable of administering and implementing targeted activities under OTI Country or Regional Programs; and, b) provide support to program-funded USAID personnel.

2) Under the SWIFT- Support component, through specific Task Orders, the  Contractor will: a) recruit and deploy long term technical assistance to support OTI program operations, and, b) provide support to program-funded USAID personnel.

DIG is seeking junior, mid- and senior-level experts. Prior USAID experience and experience working overseas with country counterparts and institutions is highly desirable. Individuals with significant relevant experience working on similar donor-funded international development projects are also encouraged to apply.

Task Order Manager – SWIFT-Support

The home office-based Task Order Manager serves as the Contractor’s designated person for overall and day-to-day management of contract performance of the Task Order and coordination and communications with the OTI TOCOR. The Task Order Manager is responsible for managing the overall operations on the Task Order, which may include: communications, administration, logistics, procurement, staffing/recruitment, budgeting, finances, reporting and property. The Task Order Manager will ensure that activities implemented under the Task Order are managed and implemented in accordance with the approved budget, USAID regulations and procedures, and the specifications determined in the SOW.


Task Order Manager

Labor

Category 07

 

Education and Experience Requirements

OR Experience Requirements

(Substitution of Work Experience in Lieu of a Degree)

Level

Academic Degree

AND Years of Relevant Work Experience

Years of Work Experience

Senior

Bachelor’s

7

11

Mid

Bachelor’s

5

9

Junior

Bachelor’s

3

7

Application 

Interested candidates indicate the position for which they are applying, and should submit a brief cover letter, CV, salary history, and three references to info@developinnovations.com. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. DIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
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