Friday, December 18, 2015

Business Development Intern Position with IBTCI

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. (Tysons, Virginia) based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over 100 countries and has implemented over 225 projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including education, health, economic growth, humanitarian assistance, global climate change and democracy & governance.

Position Summary:
The Business Development Intern will provide proposal development and project-related administrative and logistical support and assistance. S/he will report to the Development Director. This is a temporary part time job opportunity working up to 28 hours per week.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Business Development Support
  • Assists with recruitment listing ads online, monitor recruitment applications, and follow-up with candidates, as requested.
  • Searches of consultant databases to short list consultants and staff; maintain recruitment matrices for specific positions, as requested.
  • Format consultant CVs and Past Performance Reports as per guidelines provided by his/her supervisor.
  • Helps conduct employment history verifications and reference checks.
  • Other business development support, as required.
Project/TO Management Support
  • Provides administrative support to project-related support staff (completing paperwork, obtaining travel itineraries and cost estimates from travel agent, securing MEDEX insurance and visas, drafts consulting agreements and country clearance cable requests etc.), as requested.
  • Provides administrative support to consultants throughout their assignments (reviewing invoices, obtaining travel advances, assisting consultants in filling out paperwork, etc.), as requested.
  • Provide formatting support for reports as required.
Administrative Support
  • Creates, maintains, and updates consultant and assignment files - cleans up the electronic files for completed/closed assignments or tasks.
  • Provide copy-editing and formatting support for proposals and reports, as required.
  • Helps maintain project consultant database or roster updates.
  • Photocopies, scans, arranges courier delivery or pick-up, arranges document printing.
  • Coordinates and supports meetings held in project space: reserves meeting rooms and consultant workspace, arrange catering, manage set-up and cleanup of consultant workspace and meeting rooms, and assists with preparation and copying of agendas, meeting notes, and other materials, as requested.
  • Any other duties as assigned.
College senior or Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs, Economics, Business, English or other relevant area.

  • Excellent writing, research and organizational ability.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under deadlines.
  • Prior work experience in International Development is a plus.
To Apply:

Please send your cover letter, a detailed CV, salary history and 3 references here: