Business Development Associate

Posted Date 1 week ago(3/9/2018 2:07 PM)
Regular Full-Time


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 two 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:                  Business Development

Reports To:                                    VP Finance or his designee

Type:                                             Regular Full-Time

Classification:                               Non-exempt



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 highly skilled professional who has previous experience in a similar role. 


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

 Under the supervision of VP Finance or his designee:


  • Conduct market research to identify and evaluate specific business opportunities and market trends.
  • Maintain Business Development Tracker and potential procurements across IBTCI Practices.
  • Administration of contact and resume databases.
  • Coordinate and prepare expressions of interest.
  • Recruitment of staff and consultants for on-going projects and bids.
  • Coordinate proposal efforts, including recruitment, partnering, non-technical writing and production.
  • Manage corporate website and develop/update marketing materials.
  • 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/tasks as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 0-3 years’ experience and/or familiarity with international development preferred; familiarity with USAID operations a plus.
  • Fluency in oral and written English language.
  • Excellent writing, research and organizational skills.
  • Full proficiency in MS Office suite including Word and PowerPoint is required. 
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Proven ability to function as part of and to contribute to a team effort required.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Intermediate Excel skills required.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines required.


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


Working Environment: Work is typically performed in a corporate 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 not have supervisory responsibilities.


Travel:  None


Work Authorization:  Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.A.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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.


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