Manager: Crisis, Conflict and Governance

Employer
IBTCI
Location
Tysons, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
Jun 10, 2021
Ref
2135987523
Discipline
Economics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
We are International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a global consulting firm working some of the most complex and impactful development problems worldwide. We work on programs that help government agencies, private companies and donors improve the lives of others. At IBTCI you will be part of an inclusive team that provides expert solutions and advice to understand and address critical problems while giving you opportunities to succeed and grow.

Job Title: Manager, CCG

Department/Location: Crisis, Conflict and Governance/Vienna, VA

Reports To: Principal or designee

Type: Regular Full-Time

Classification: Exempt

Overview: IBTCI is currently seeking a motivated Manager for our Crisis, Conflict & Governance practice to support its international development work. CCG current priorities include work in Humanitarian/Disaster Assistance as well as Conflict Prevention and Stabilization. The position tasks include managing several technical programs, business development, and contributing to technical delivery of MERL activities. This is a full-time position based in our Headquarters in Vienna, VA. The manager is expected to contribute to the management and ongoing success of IBTCI.

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

Technical
  • Prepare technical deliverables in coordination with senior staff.
  • Provide technical expertise in MERL and one of practices sectors of expertise, including quantitative and qualitative data collection, data analyses, and reporting.
  • Provide technical inputs and/or training in support of projects.
  • Prepare technical deliverables in coordination with senior staff.
  • Work independently on basic MERL or CCG concepts and methodologies. Tasks could include:
    • Technical tasks on monitoring, evaluations, research, learning, practice projects.
    • Research for field-based projects as needed.

Management
  • Partner with Project Directors with management of contracts and task orders.
  • Manage small projects of no more than $500K as Project Director. Tasks could include:
    • Manage contract implementation including research/technical, logistical, budgetary and operational aspects of contract.
    • Initiate development of consultant and sub-contractor contracts and purchase order agreements.
    • Manage consultant recruitments for short and long-term positions.
    • Prepare, compile and/or edit program reports and work plans.
    • Monitor project budgets and realign when necessary.


Business Development
  • Collaborate with senior staff on larger business development initiatives/proposals.
  • Serve as technical lead/writer on small proposals (no more than $500K). Tasks could include:
    • Initiate and follow through on new business development opportunities.
    • Participate in proposal preparation activities.
    • Collaborate on technical and non-technical sections of proposals.
    • Represent IBTCI in business development or project implementation meetings with partners and/or clients.
    • Manage consultant recruitment for proposals and short term technical assistance activities.
    • Serve as point of contact on the technical side for partner organizations.

Additional Duties/Tasks
  • Attend management and business development meetings as required.
  • Attend client meetings as required.
  • Any other duties as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:
  • At least 3 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and/or foreign assistance activities.
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience, predominantly in international development or related work with a Master's degree required or 7 years with a Bachelor's degree.
  • Strong communications skills required.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required. Working knowledge of another language preferred.

Education:

Bachelor's degree in International Affairs, International Development, Policy Analysis, Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration and/or Statistics/Social Research required. Master's degree preferred.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated experience in one of the following sectors: security, rule of law, health, economic growth, democracy and governance, food security, environment, social well-being.
  • Experience start-up and implementation support for international development projects.
  • Experience in all aspects of the proposal process: capture management, partnering, research, recruitment, writing, red-teaming, support to costing.
  • Familiarity with the development consulting and NGO community and its actors preferred.
  • Overseas experience working in the development sector.
  • Demonstrable results oriented, flexibility and problem solving skills.


Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment.

Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position may supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: International travel may be required and may include travel to fragile and/or conflict-prone zones.

Work Authorization: Candidate must be authorized to work in in the U.S.A. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

No phone calls please. All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

About the Organization:

IBTCI has been in business since 1987. We specialize in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL), Institutional Support (IS), Financial & Risk Management (FRM), Supply Chain Management & Procurement (SCMP); Social & Behavior Change (SBC) and Capacity Building. We provide these services across many sectors including, but not limited to, agriculture, resilience & food security, conflict & crisis, democracy & governance, economic growth & trade, education, energy & Infrastructure, environment & climate change, global health & WASH and humanitarian and disaster assistance. At IBTCI, our colleagues are encouraged to collaborate and be part of the solution while getting the tools and guidance needed to grow and support our clients' missions.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identification, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability, or unable to use the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact the Talent Acquisition team at TalentAcquisition@ibtci.com (Do not send your resume to this account, for consideration please apply in our career page).

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