A private contractor to serve as Deputy Country Representative is needed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to work with its Pakistan Transition Initiative (PTI) Regional Team. The selected vendor will represent the USAID Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) in discussions with U.S., Pakistani, and international NGO personnel specific to security and development concerns in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, or FATAs, which includes the North West Frontier Province (NWFP).
supports the Government of Pakistan's development efforts to better integrate FATA/NWFP into the political and economic mainstream of Pakistan. PTI also supports the Government of Pakistan in identifying community priorities and addressing some of the region's most immediate needs, which requires close coordination with ongoing USAID, State Department, and Department of Defense activities in the region.
The Islamabad-based position, which requires frequent travel to Peshawar, pays in the $71,674-$93,175 range, plus a "danger allowance," according to the notice.