Overview

  • Organization TypeDevelopment Consulting
  • Staff251-500
  • Development Budget50 Million - 100 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
Crown Agents is an international development company employing over 600 personnel worldwide with a presence in more than 40 countries, subsidiaries in 12 countries, and permanent staff working on the ground in 22 corporate offices in Africa, Asia Latin America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  Crown Agents provides direct assistance, management consulting, and human and institutional development for public and private sector clients in customs and trade facilitation, public financial management, procurement, logistics, and health systems strengthening. Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of CA Group, provides direct procurement services, technical assistance, and training to improve health outcomes, establish good governance, and stimulate economic growth across the developing world.  Established practice areas include Health, Supply Chain Services, Food Security and M&E. Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), and the Gates Foundation.   SECTORS AND SERVICES We help countries, and public sector entities within those countries, to grow. We do this by working in partnership with our clients to transfer the skills, ideas and materials each one needs. Through training, advice, outsourced management and sharing experience we help governments to improve governance, support economic growth and reduce poverty.   Procurement and logistics We consolidate cargoes, arrange freight forwarding, air and sea charter, customs clearance and in-country delivery. We specialise in delivery to difficult and often dangerous destinations. On request we provide product inspection and testing, vendor assessment and ethical audits.   Health We specialise in health procurement and logistics services, and in technical assistance to health programmes, often to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. Malaria and TB. Crown Agents is a major provider of contraceptives throughout the developing world.   Public financial management Our clients' revenues are enhanced through our strengthening and modernising their public financial management systems at national, state and local levels. Our expertise is in policy formulation and in developing revenue authorities (particularly customs and tax), debt and cash management and the budgetary process.   Customs and trade facilitation An authority in the field of capacity strengthening, we work in partnership with our clients to achieve durable systematic change. This includes improving the ability of trade and customs authorities to support development, inward investment, economic growth an international trade.   Tax Reform Crown Agents understands the central role that taxation systems have in strengthening accountability, governance and in the general promotion of stable civil society. As a company we work in close partnership with our clients to achieve sustainable growth, build better business processes and create managed change programmes designed to increase state revenue.   Consulting Through consultancy, advice and training we achieve management change in public finance management and expenditure management at institutional, organisational and individual levels.   IT We build transparency and accountability into revenue and debt management operations through developing and introducing new IT solutions.   Training Our commitment to transferring knowledge and skills through training underpins everything we do. Training and capacity building is integral to our projects. We provide a comprehensive range of independent and practical courses, workshops and seminars directly related to development and management.   Engineering Our engineers provide specialist skills and project management services in IT, communications, vehicles and mobile plant, vehicle fleet management and civil engineering.   International banking and Investment services Crown Agents Bank, authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority, provides banking and other services to donors, governments, clients and other organisations. Among its specialist services is an international pension and payroll service to clients in thirty-five countries.   Legal advisory services CA Legal provides commercial legal services internationally to institutions, public bodies and companies. It specialises in development finance, project finance, public finance, legal reform and construction.   Humanitarian assistance Our Crisis Response Team is on constant call to respond immediately to humanitarian needs in procurement, quality assurance and inspection, and air charter.

Where is Crown Agents USA

Careers

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Chief of Party, Zimbabwe
    Zimbabwe
  • fad
    Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Recruiter
    United States
  • Technical Assistant - Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWSNET) 7
    United States

Staff at Crown Agents USA have experience in

Sectors

  • logistics / supplies
  • procurement process
  • development
  • health systems
  • reproductive health

Funders

  • united states agency for international development
  • department for international development
  • millennium challenge corporation
  • bill & melinda gates foundation
  • international monetary fund

Countries

  • botswana
  • sudan
  • kenya
  • zimbabwe
  • nigeria

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Contact Crown Agents USA

Current staff

Former staff

Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington, DC
  • 1129 20th Street, Northwest, Suite 500

Experience

Primary sectors

Procurement Process
Logistics / Supplies
Monitoring / Evaluation
Personnel / Human Resources
Events / Training
Private Sector Development
Economic Policy
Public Administration
Architecture / Design
Reproductive Health

Contract Awards

USAID contract in Ethiopia: AID663C00060042829 September 2006

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
29 Jun 2011

USAID contract in Tanzania: AID621C00070000330 January 2007

United States Agency for International Development - USAID
25 Jun 2011

Fund manager for the Global Poverty Action Fund10 February 2011

Department for International Development - DFID
10 Feb 2011

Capacity Building for Punjab Government Efficiency Project in Pakistan19 January 2011

Asian Development Bank - ADB
19 Jan 2011

Infrastructure & Institutions Emergency Recovery in Haiti21 July 2010

World Bank - WB
21 Jul 2010
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