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Posted by:USAID Philippineson October 29, 2019 5:30 pm
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SOLICITATION NUMBER: 72049219R00003 (Re-solicitation)

ISSUANCE DATE: September 30, 2019

CLOSING DATE/TIME: November 14, 2019 / 9:00a.m. (PH time)


SUBJECT: Solicitation for a Resident-Hire US Personal Service Contractor (USPSC) Development Outreach and communications (DOC) Writer

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from qualified residenthire U.S. citizens to provide services as described on the USAID website: https://www.usaid.gov/philippines/careers.

Strong outreach and communications continues to be a high priority for the highest levels of both USAID and the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines. The DOC Writer position is pivotal in advancing in USAID’s outreach and communications vision, which is: “Strengthened U.S.-Philippines, Pacific Islands and Mongolia partnerships to achieve mutual development goals.”

The DOC Writer coordinates with USAID/Philippines, Pacific Islands and Mongolia’s mission based in Manila, Philippines, USAID/Washington offices, USAID implementing partners and U.S. Embassies in the Philippines, Pacific Islands and Mongolia to develop and disseminate external communications products. The DOC Writer is a key member of the mission DOC Team and a contributor to the mission’s Outreach and Communications strategy.


To be considered for this position candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • The candidate must be a resident-hire U.S. citizen

* (Resident hire means a U.S. citizen who, at the time of hire as a PSC, resides in the cooperating country as a spouse or dependent of a U.S. citizen employed by a U.S. government agency or under any U.S. government-financed contract or agreement, or for reasons other than for employment with a U.S. government agency or under any U.S. government-financed contract or agreement. A U.S. citizen for purposes of this definition also includes persons who at the time of contracting are lawfully admitted permanent residents of the United States.)

  • The candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant field. Relevant fields include: communications, journalism, public relations or affairs, international development, international affairs, advertising or marketing.
  • The candidate must have a minimum of five years of relevant experience. Relevant experience is defined as work in communications, journalism, international development, public relations or public affairs, international relations or social studies. Experience working in a developing country context preferred.
  • The candidate must have a minimum of two years’ experience writing and editing in English, including but not limited to: stories, press releases, speeches, fact sheets, social media content and articles.
  • The candidate must be a native English speaker, with fluency in both written and spoken English. Familiarity with American English preferred. Proficiency in Philippine languages is a plus.


Further details on the statement of duties, evaluation and selection factors and how to apply can be found in the USAID website: https://www.usaid.gov/philippines/careers

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