XLA is seeking a Technical Advisor to support the Office of Water Resources and Environment (WRE) at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Amman, Jordan. The candidate is expected to provide senior-level support to the WRE infrastructure team and must possess a strong knowledge of USAID business practices, policies, and procedures, particularly as they relate to construction and/or water projects. Additionally, he/she is also expected to possess strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
The infrastructure team is composed of three locally hired and highly qualified engineers including one senior team leader. The candidate would backfill a Foreign Service Officer position for up to a year to support this team leader and liaise between the WRE infrastructure team and the USAID office/mission leadership. Responsibilities would include:
Lastly, while the WRE infrastructure team comprises strong technical expertise, the incumbent is expected to compliment this technical expertise by shepherding internal USAID processes associated with project design and implementation. Expectations include:
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