The Country Representative is a member of the Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Stabilization (CPS) Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) Asia Regional Team, reports to the OTI Regional Team Lead or their designee and will initially be worldwide but will be reassigned to a post in Southeast Asia upon the receipt of a NSDD-38. The incumbent may be required to travel regionally as necessary. The Country Representative’s principal responsibility will be development, oversight, and management of CPS/OTI's Burma country program. The incumbent will represent OTI’s mission and programs to senior-level government officials, in-country visitors, senior officials from other international organizations, bilateral donors, and local government officials.
This program anticipates prioritizing civilian protection against Regime violence by working with local communities in Ethnic Organization controlled areas of Burma, to advance U.S. and Congressional policy objectives reflected in the passage of the 2021 BURMA Act. The position will require close coordination with OTI staff and regional missions/embassies supported by USAID's regional staff in Southeast Asia.