International Development Group
  • Home Office
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Full Time

This is a professional position providing home office financial, contractual, management and technical management for IDG projects. The individual in this position is tasked with managing a portfolio of projects in a manner consistent with IDG's ethics/compliance standards and with technical and other objectives specified in the contract. Successful performance includes enabling projects to achieve quality programming and development outcomes. The Manager reports to the Senior Manager, and also participates in new business initiatives within International Development Group LLC.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Operations

  • Provide day-to-day support to country teams, including communicating and assisting with field-office requests and overseeing field team's adherence to contract requirements and government regulations.
  • Prepare and review approval requests for project related activities; monitor compliance with approval requests
  • Oversee financial aspects of the assigned projects by reviewing monthly invoices to ensure accuracy and compliance with contract provisions
  • Responsible for monitoring monthly costs using contract budget monitor, tracking contract expenditures against budget and total obligated funds
  • Review and determine causes for variances to the budget and ensures that senior management is aware of the status of budget performance and driving factors
  • Manages consultant and subcontract administration including call order/task order management, budgets, and invoice review, and reviews deliverables to ensure they meet technical and quality standards
  • Recruit long- and short-term country personnel in accordance with IDG's practice and relevant U.S. government regulations
  • Conduct periodic field visits to monitor project administration, including conducting training, conducting quality control reviews, or responding to audits, providing input to work planning, if/as needed, conducting technical research, and performing other operational tasks
  • Review and provide comments on project technical work and project reports, as needed
  • Identify issues or potential risks and makes informed decisions on how to address the issues, communicating with senior management
  • Supervise, develop, and evaluate assigned staff; Ensure staff receive regular constructive performance feedback, prompt resolution of problems, and the time and opportunity to grow professionally
  • Support office vendor management
  • Supports the Senior Manager and Director of Operations as requested
  • Perform other duties as requested

Business Development

  • Responsible for management of proposal efforts including driving proposal conceptualization, teaming, and staffing
  • Assist in identifying new business leads and generating the intelligence
  • Edit and/or write proposal elements, provide key inputs to the cost proposal and ensure consistency between the technical and cost proposals
  • Lead the production and submission of the proposals expressions of interest, and capabilities statements
  • Represent the Company at meetings with other companies, potential clients, and industry events
  • Generate marketing materials, presentations, and the company's website

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working on new business initiatives
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in project management experience preferably with a USAID contractor(s)
  • Experience in budgeting, developing pricing strategies, and cost proposals desired
  • Thorough knowledge of USAID regulations and policies (including AIDAR and FAR regulations)
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite required; familiarity with graphic design software (Publisher, Photoshop, CorelDRAW) preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team in a culturally diverse environment
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills, superb time management and attention to detail
  • Experience living or working in developing countries preferred
  • Willingness to travel and work abroad in less developed countries for at least 4 to 8 weeks per year
  • Fluency in a second language preferred
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