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April 1, 2020

The United States Government has committed J$95 million (US$700,000) to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in Jamaica.

March 24, 2020

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Jamaica is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Project Management Specialist.

OPEN TO:               All interested candidates. (Non-Jamaican applicants must possess legal residence within the country and a work permit).

POSITION:             Project Management Specialist (Energy)                           

OPENING DATE:     March 26, 2020

February 13, 2020

Access to electricity is central to Jamaica’s disaster response and the country's ability to rebound following a severe weather event. USAID /Jamaica is seeking innovative market-based and private sector led solutions to strengthen the ability of Jamaica’s energy sector to withstand or rebound quickly from weather-related shocks.

February 5, 2020

On September 20, 2019 USAID Development Credit Authority (DCA) finalized the agreement of 25 million dollar Loan Portfolio Guarantee with the National Commercial Bank Jamaica, which will increase access to finance for individuals, households, SMEs, entrepreneurs, and companies across the Caribbean region (Jamaica, the Eastern and Southern Caribbean) pursuing renewable energy sector endeavors. 

September 29, 2017

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking a PEPFAR Deputy Country Coordinator to work on a full-time basis.

OPEN TO:                 U.S. Citizens (Resident-hire only)

POSITION:              PEPFAR Deputy Country Coordinator                                 

OPENING DATE:    October 1, 2017

CLOSING DATE:     October 27, 2017 (4:00pm EST)

WORK HOURS:       Full-time; 40 hours/week