Opportunity in Washington, DC
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through ZemiTek partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire a qualified individual for the following position:
Title: Regional Environmental Compliance Advisor (Consultant)
United States Agency for International Development/Bureau of Africa/ Economic Growth, Environment, Agriculture (EGEA/Environment Specific)
With more than 30 years’ experience providing information technology (IT) and management consulting services worldwide, Rosa Caldas, formed ZemiTek in 2007. Based in the Washington, DC metro area, ZemiTek delivers solutions to the federal government by supporting agencies such as USAID, US Patent and Trademark Office, US Department of Justice, US Department of Agriculture, and Department of Homeland Security, among others; and internationally to their missions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
CAMRIS International is among the top 20 USAID contractors for the third year in a row. CAMRIS realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective programs and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, CAMRIS combines proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The Regional Environmental Compliance Advisor – Consultant (RECA), under the technical direction of the Africa Bureau’s Bureau Environmental Officer (BEO) and in collaboration with Africa Bureau leadership, will be responsible for providing technical assistance to Africa missions and otherwise helping AFR/SD/EGEA meet its mandate to support USAID environment programming in the region, with particular focus on compliance with the Agency’s Environmental Procedures.
Natural resource management and environmental protection have an essential role to play in meeting all of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) development goals in sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to promoting the most effective implementation of the Africa Bureau’s funding devoted to this sector, the Bureau’s Office of Sustainable Development, Division of Economic Growth, Environment and Agriculture (AFR/SD/EGEA) has the responsibility to ensure that environmental considerations are incorporated into results planning, implementation, and monitoring, in compliance with USAID’s environmental regulations and in the interest of more effective program implementation. EGEA has a leadership role for the Bureau with regard to both of these broad objectives of Natural Resources Management (NRM) programming and environmental compliance, but works to achieve these objectives in collaboration with a wide range of partners across the bureau, in Washington and in the field, and in other USAID Bureaus and other U.S. Government agencies.
The RECA will be involved in the implementation of all aspects of EGEA’s environment program. S/he will work to support:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
ZemiTek and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
ZemiTek and CAMRIS International are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.