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Manager, ISPI Business Development and Project Management

Tysons, Virginia, US
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Nov 26, 2021

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Academic / Research
Project Management
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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, ISPI Business Development and Project Management Department/Location: Vienna, VAReports To: Principal/Senior ManagerType: Regular Full-Time Overview: International Business and Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a US-based international development consulting company, is seeking a detail-oriented Manager to work with our Institutional Support and Program Implementation (ISPI) practice to work in our Vienna, VA home office. This full-time position starts immediately. IBTCI is seeking a skilled professional who has previous business development and project management experience in the field of international development.

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:Business Development (75%)Opportunity Identification, Tracking, and Partnerships Lead or contribute to support opportunity identification, qualification, teaming research/strategy, and capture planning development for USAID, Department of State, and other USG agency opportunities. Lead or contribute to developing winning capture strategies, establishing partnerships, and shaping new business opportunities to match company capabilities and experience. Update competitor analysis, including win history, leadership, relevant work experience, and performance for priority opportunities.Proposal Management Finalize teaming agreements with partner(s). Prepare RFP compliance checks. Perform on-line, documentary and in-person research and analysis, as appropriate. Coordinate with partner(s) other departments as needed on proposal calendar, personnel/recruitment, win theme discussions, technical inputs, review team meetings, compliance, and cost to ensure high-quality, on-schedule proposal development. Supervise business development associates and consultants as needed. Ensure timeliness and compliance of technical and cost proposals per solicitation requirements. Oversee completion of all proposal components working in collaboration with the proposal team.Proposal Development Contribute to the project management structure and strategy and identification of key personnel. Draft or contribute to management, personnel, and/or tailored corporate capabilities and past performance proposal sections.Project Management and Support (25%)Manage contract implementation including research, logistical, budgetary, and operational aspects of selected ISPI contracts.Initiate development of consultant and sub-contractor contracts and purchase order agreements.Manage consultant recruitments for short- and long-term contract personnel positions, including reviewing position descriptions and ensuring broad outreach to attract a broad and capable talent pool in coordination with operations teams.Monitory relevant networks and help build pipeline of potential personnel in priority client areas.Serve as the primary liaison with contract partners.Support and supervise contract personnel on selected ISPI contracts.Contribute to contract reports, work plans, staffing plans, and other deliverables as necessary.Review monthly contract invoices; monitor project budgets and realign when necessary.

Minimum Requirements:At least three (3) years of business development experience in international development/foreign assistance/ Global Operations.At least five (5) years of relevant work experience with a Bachelors degree.Experience managing capture and proposal process and resources for contract bids.Experience and familiarity with USAID Requests for Information (RFIs) and Requests for Proposal (RFPs).Demonstrated ability to track opportunities, lead captures plans, and manage business development pipelines for the company and its technical practices.Experience contributing to the development of institutional support proposals, including drafting of capabilities, personnel, and management sections.Experience managing or coordinating USAID or other international development contracts.Strong leadership and communications skills.Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team and assess priorities. Education:Bachelors Degree in marketing, international affairs, economics, business management, English, or related field.PreferredKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Masters degree in international development or related field.Previous supervisory experience.Experience living or working overseas, especially in a developing country context.Proficiency in at least one other languageWorking Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment. Currently the company is allowing for remote work due to COVID- 19 in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) area. This can be updated by the company.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 does have 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 the U.S.A. Visa sponsorship is not available for this positionAbout the Organization: IBTCIhas 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 servicesacross 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 areencouraged 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 not send your resume to this account, for consideration please apply in our career page).
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