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Technical Officer

Washington, D.C., USAWashingtonD.C.USA
Full-time

The Technical officer will support the Global Education Director and the leads in the technical areas of the GE Department in a variety of new business development and technical support roles.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for business development and education projects.
  • Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area.
  • Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.
  • Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports.
  • Works closely with GE Director, GE's senior management team and Proposal Development Leads (PDLs) to ensure business development activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Drafts Bid Justification memos and supports capture planning and proposal development by conducting desk research, competitor analyses, supporting partnering strategies, and developing job descriptions for key personnel position.
  • Writes, contributes and edits proposal sections (capabilities statements, personnel, past performance), technical reports and documents
  • Contribute to events planning and management
  • Assist with recruiting and interviewing consultants and candidates for new projects
  • Assist PDLs to manage hiring and payment of consultants
  • Supports the GE director in the annual business planning process by compiling inputs and providing support for business development initiatives including conferences and meetings.
  • Assist GE Director to track the status of all business proposals by maintaining and updating GE’s Proposal Log, and liaising with the G3E BD team as appropriate.
  • Provides administrative and operational support to all GE teams, including managing consultant agreements,
  • Maintain and update GE databases for key personnel and consultants to facilitate recruitment during proposal period.
  • Support GE Director with other operations tasks as assigned and provide recommendations on process improvements
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent • Economics, Education, Human Development,, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
  • Ability to problem solve and implement corrective action as needed.
  • In-depth functional knowledge of the global education sector and related areas in the organization.
  • General understanding of the competitive environment and other organizations working in the global education filed
  • Strong diagnostic, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with colleagues and peers within the organization as well as work independently on assigned tasks.
  • Ability to manage tasks with own initiative and with minimal supervision.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to reach mutual points of agreement and benefit among peers and colleagues.
  • Typically requires 2 to 5 years of experience in education, or social sciences or related field.
  • Informed of current program developments in division/unit/technical area.
  • Years of work experience that demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of technical issues.
  • Ability to manage operational activities, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Spanish or French language skills preferred
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.
Compensation/Benefits: 

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Organization Info

Fhi 360

Overview
Headquarters: 
Washington, DC, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1974
About Us
Mission: 

To improve lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions for human development.

Why Work For Us?: 

We Believe…

…the key to improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable people lies in generating, sharing, and applying knowledge.

…sustainability comes from improving the capacity of individuals and countries to address their needs.

…in partnerships with governments, civil society organizations, the private sector, and communities.

…in approaches that address human needs as a whole

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Sep 11 2019
Active Until: 
Oct 11 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Fhi 360
industry: 
Nonprofit