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 nearly 300 projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E), Research and Learning across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, agriculture and food security, economic growth, education, environment, global health and humanitarian assistance.
Job Title: Professional Development Coordinator
Department/Location: Washington, D.C
Reports To: Home Office Program Director
Type: Regular Full-Time
Overview: IBTCI is currently seeking a Professional Development Coordinator for USAID’s Global Health Technical Professionals Program. The Program will serve as a primary entry point for junior and mid-level technical professionals who are new to USAID. The Program focuses on three key components, 1) Identify, recruit, place and support a pool of technical professionals (TPs); 2) Oversee and support the professional career development of the TPs; and 3) Conduct diversity initiative outreach events and exchanges to serve all global health (GH) hiring mechanisms.
Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Work closely with the Deputy Program Director/Head of Professional Development to provide professional and career development information to TPs.
• In coordination with the Deputy Program Director establish individual professional development budgets for each TP on an annual basis.
• Develop professional development goals of TPs and identify resources to ensure they align with TPs performance standards and relevant USAID policies
• Support TPs pursuit of developmental activities, access to technical information and relevant training activities.
• Design services (e.g. data management, fiscal responsibility, training needs forecasting, so forth) to implement professional development program activities that address identified training needs.
• Maintain a variety of manual and electronic files and/or records for providing up-to-date reference and complying with regulatory requirements and established guidelines.
• Monitor professional development services (such of TPs course outcomes, training staff, so forth) to ensure performance outcomes are achieved within objective and budget.
• Participate in meetings, workshops and seminars for conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions.
• Research a variety of information (such as courses, materials, training consultants, so forth) to develop new programs that meet staff training needs.
• Respond to inquiries to resolve problems, providing information and/or referring to appropriate personnel.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Proven ability to engage underrepresented populations, bridge differences through dialogue, and promote cultural competence across all constituencies
• Demonstrated ability to facilitate partnerships and mobilize leaders from diverse institutional and community sectors to build and sustain a diverse and inclusive culture
• Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion
• Prior experience working on a USAID-funded project a plus
• Minimum of 2 years of experience supporting the design, implementation and evaluation of professional career development within any of the following: education, non-profit or governmental organizations;
• Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and interpersonal skills;
• Highly organized with exquisite attention to detail.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree in sociology, professional development, Organizational Leadership or a related field.
Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment.
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.
Work Authorization: Must be authorized to work in the USA.
No phone calls please. All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.
IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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.