Business Development/ Proposal Development Consultant

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 100 countries and implemented over 300 projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies, and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) and institutional support across many areas and sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, agriculture, economic growth, food security, education, environment, and global health.

Assignment Title: Business Development/ Proposal Development Consultant

Department/Location: Business Development

Technical Point of Contact: Director, Business Development

Type: Consultant

Classification: Consultancy

Clearance required: N/A

Please note this is a surge consultancy for a period of up to 3 months.


International Business and Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a US-based international development consulting company, is seeking a dynamic Business Development/Proposal Development Consultant with experience to work in our Vienna, VA home office or remotely in the DMV Area. This position will be assisting with full life-cycle proposal management including coordination of color review meetings.


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead capture activities, including conducting research, analyzing competition and potential partners, etc.
  • Read and interpret solicitations to identify critical items required for compliant responses.
  • Help develop win themes.
  • Coordinate live full life-cycle proposals, ensuring timeliness and compliance of technical and cost proposals by providing oversight on proposal outlines, calendars, compliance checklists, recruitment, trackers, etc.
  • Facilitate white boarding sessions.
  • Lead proposal color review meetings.
  • Assist with all proposal components working in collaboration with the BD and Technical teams.
  • Ensure technical cost proposals meet all solicitation requirements.
  • Coordinate with business development team and other departments as needed
  • This position does not authorize/require the consultant to directly communicate with IBTCI clients.
  • This position does not authorize/require the consultant to have decision making authority on final work product.
  • Any other job duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 8 years of business development experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience with USAID proposal Submissions. Ability and willingness to work with all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated experience with US donor-funded RFP/RFA/RFQs, particularly USAID, US DoS, and MCC.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage proposals, including analysis of RFP, translation into a work structure breakdown, development and cost proposal management.
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required; fluency in another language preferred.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Concentration in International Development, International Business, Marketing or a related field preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities.
  • In-depth proposal management skills strongly preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs, International Development, Economics, Business Administration, English or related field.

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: N/A

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,

How to apply

Deadline: 10-May-24