Technical Advisor, Business Development – Stabilization Division

  • Contractor
  • United States of America
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Dexis Consulting Group profile




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Dexis Consulting Group

Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.

Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.

At Dexis, you will experience a corporate culture of inclusiveness, fairness, and trust. You will be given the means and mentorship needed to succeed, and your creativity will be rewarded.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Technical Advisor, Business Development will provide leadership and technical expertise to support the development of high-quality proposals. The International Development Division (IDEV) supports central and mission-funded United States Agency for International Development (USAID) programs in Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL), Stabilization, and Governance practice areas. The Stabilization practice provides technical and operational excellence for field-based, United States Government (USG)-funded stabilization, conflict prevention, and peacebuilding programming, including USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) programming.

The Technical Advisor, Business Development is responsible for supporting business development efforts for the Stabilization practice. The incumbent will be required to monitor global trends in stabilization-related programming, technical best practices, and funding. The Technical Advisor, Business Development, will be engaged in the full lifecycle of proposal development – including positioning, capture, proposal development, and strategic oversight of the opportunity until award. The Technical Advisor will be required to provide technical leadership at all phases of the proposal cycle and will provide high-quality writing support for proposals. The Technical Advisor will ensure Dexis maximizes opportunities in the Stabilization Practice area and will frequently collaborate across the IDEV Practice areas and Support Units at Dexis. Mentorship of team members across the organization will be a critical function of this job.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Business Development:

  • Leads capture efforts for stabilization-related, conflict mitigation, media, peacebuilding, youth and countering violent extremism bids in coordination with the IDEV divisional management.
  • Serves as technical lead or technical writer for relevant stabilization-related proposals for USAID and other USG clients. Provides technical guidance on stabilization-related elements for proposals outside of the Stabilization practice.
  • Cultivates relationships with relevant clients, including core clients of OTI and other USAID offices and missions, as well as other offices and agencies in the Department of State, and Department of Defense as appropriate.
  • Maximizes Dexis’ position under IDIQs held.
  • Cultivates partnerships with other firms for stabilization-related work.
  • Contributes to corporate and divisional recruitment pipelines.
  • Maximizes connections to identify and recommend candidates for long-term positions on proposals and potential consultants to support business development efforts.

Technical Leadership:

  • Represents Dexis at relevant industry forums, technical working groups, events, internal learning exchanges, and conferences.
  • Reviews and/or contributes to blogs, white papers, and case studies.
  • Provides technical advice and consultation to project management units, field offices, and new business teams.
  • Undertakes billable work for Dexis projects as needed.

Supervision and Leadership:

  • Attract, recruit, and recommend hiring of new staff members. Train and mentor manager and associate-level staff on the company’s management tools and systems.
  • Supervise, develop, and evaluate assigned staff. Ensure staff receive regular constructive performance feedback, prompt resolution of problems, and time and opportunity to grow and develop in key competency areas.
  • Supervise recruitment and hiring of staff for new projects; oversee staff training and development to ensure professionalism and skill enhancement.

General:

  • Demonstrate responsive customer service and maintain close working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders or customers.
  • International travel may be required (up to 25%).
  • Undertake any other duties which may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree – preferably in a relevant field, including political science, international development, or international relations. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of twelve years of progressively responsible relevant experience
  • Strong proposal experience with demonstrated winning record and business development experience, including leading the conceptualization and writing of technical USAID proposals.
  • Strong professional network, including ability to identify strategic key personnel candidates.
  • Ability to mentor and coach staff in a full range of tasks.
  • Exceptional communications skills; including ability to represent Dexis with diverse audiences at marketing events and in multiple cultural contexts.
  • Experience with project management, administration, reporting, monitoring, procurement and financial operations on USAID contracts.
  • OTI experience strongly preferred
  • Fluency in English required, foreign language proficiency highly preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work well under time constraints.
  • Experience living and working in a developing country preferred.

Dexis is on a mission to help solve today’s most pressing global political, social, and economic challenges and create a world where all people are safe and prosperous. As a Dexis employee, you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. Our motto is “find a way or make a way” — that’s how Dexis goes “all in.” How will you?

If you are passionate about this opportunity, apply now!

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Dexis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, military service, veteran status, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, childbirth and related medical conditions, including lactation, or any other protected class under applicable law.

If you are hired for a position that is paid from the Dexis home office, you will be required to submit proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine unless you qualify for a legally recognized medical or religious exception to the vaccine requirement. This does not apply to AL, AZ, FL, KS, MT, NH, ND, or TX residents.

How to apply

Jobs – Dexis Consulting Group (dexisonline.com)


Deadline: 31-Mar-24


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