Monitoring Evaluation Technical Writer / Business Development Support Consultant

  • Posted on 4 March 2021
  • Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
  • Remote position
  • Closing on 3 April 2021
  • Current

Job Description

Are you passionate about driving programs focused on foreign assistance? Do you want to be part of an organization that offers meaningful assignments and opportunities to expand your skills and expertise? 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.

Dexis is seeking experienced business development professionals and technical writers to support the design and writing of high-quality technical proposals in response USAID Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) activities. The consultant will be responsible for contributing to technical and win theme strategy and ensuring that all parts of the capture effort reflect and incorporate this strategy. The consultant will be responsible for preparations pre-RFP release to deliver a winning technical volume. The Monitoring Evaluation Technical Writer / Business Development Support Consultant will have a solid understanding of USAID’s approach to monitoring and evaluation and bring exceptional technical communication skills with the ability to communicate complex ideas into easy-to-understand documentation for technical and non-technical readers. This individual will lead business development capture and provide technical leadership and/or technical writing for winning proposals with USAID.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as lead or support writer on priority bids.
  • Review relevant background information for proposal to inform technical approach.
  • Participate in capture and pre-positioning activities, gather relevant technical inputs from staff and partners.
  • Lead and/or support the planning and facilitation of bid strategy, technical approach design, and proposal review sessions in coordination with Dexis and partner technical and business development teams.
  • Provide technical input in the areas of recruitment, partnering, and budget as relevant to the overall technical strategy of the proposal.
  • Draft technical approach and other proposal sections, as needed, including executive summaries, institutional capabilities, management plans, and implementation plans.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in international development, international relations, business administration, social sciences, or related field.
  • Minimum 8 years professional experience supporting USAID-funded international development program.
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing, and editing skills.
  • Demonstrated experience writing winning proposals for USAID.
  • Understanding of USAID Program Cycle and policies and frameworks including the Journey to Self-Reliance and Evaluation Policy, among others.
  • Understanding of USAID MEL platform contracts.
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and on a tight schedule.
  • Ability to work in multicultural teams.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience working with USAID program cycle, either on a MEL platform contract or within a program office.

About the Organization

Are you looking for a company that offers meaningful program assignments and opportunities to develop professional skills and expertise? At Dexis, staff are empowered to be part of the decision-making process and collaborate with colleagues and management across the company to satisfy our clients. We create transparency in our operations with our clients and employees; and we offer our people opportunities to grow and challenge themselves in meaningful ways. Dexis follows a "find a way or make a way" business directive, and we’re paving the way for innovative management solutions in the global development and security assistance arenas worldwide. As a Dexis employee you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. That’s how Dexis goes "all in.” How will you?

If you are passionate about this opportunity, submit your application by clicking the apply for this job online button.

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

Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.

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