Business Development Associate

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.

United States of America

About Us

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over three hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

Job Title: Business Development Associate

Department/Location: Vienna, VA

Reports To: Business Development Management

Type: Regular Full-Time

Classification: Non-Exempt

Clearance Required: N/A

Overview: International Business and Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a US-based international development consulting company, is seeking a Business Development Associate with experience to work in our Vienna, VA home office. This full-time position starts immediately. IBTCI is seeking a skilled professional who has previous experience in a similar role.

This position is based in IBTCI’s home office located in Vienna, VA (currently in Hybrid mode, going to office twice a week).

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research to identify and evaluate specific business opportunities and market trends.
  • Maintain business development trackers and potential procurements across IBTCI Practices.
  • Administration of contact and resume databases.
  • Coordinate and prepare expressions of interest.
  • Support recruitment of staff and consultants for on-going projects and bids.
  • Coordinate proposal efforts, including recruitment, partnering, non-technical writing and production.
  • Support the development of materials for our corporate website, and develop and update marketing materials as needed.
  • Assist with company/ staff membership, workshop and conference attendance.
  • Coordinate with cost proposal team to prepare cost proposals.
  • Draft non-technical sections on proposals.
  • Liaise with partner organizations on business development related activities.
  • Coordinate and support business development meetings.
  • Format CVs, bios, and past performance information for proposals, marketing materials and website.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least one year of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent writing, research and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work autonomously.
  • Proven ability to function as part of and to contribute to a team effort required.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Intermediate MS Office skills required.
  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and Powerpoint required.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required, fluency in another language preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs, Economics, Business/Business Administration, English or related field.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous international development business development experience.
  • Previous experience with USAID, USDoS, and/ or MCC preferred.
  • Knowledge in one or more of IBTCI’s service areas.
  • Working level proficiency in Spanish, French or Arabic.

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment. Currently the company is allowing for Hybrid work 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 not 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 position

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.

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 & human capacity development, 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.

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 [email protected] (Do not send your resume to this account, for consideration please apply in our career page, https://careers.ibtci.com/jobs).

How to apply

https://careers.ibtci.com/jobs/3877?lang=en-us


Deadline: 10-May-24