Temporary Business Development Associate

Dexis Consulting Group

Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world.

Dexis embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and strives to build and maintain a safe environment where we celebrate diverse backgrounds, treat everyone with respect, and value the unique lived experiences each person brings based on their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, military or veteran status, national origin, age, marital status or family status and related conditions.

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.

About the Position

Dexis is seeking a Business Development (BD) Associate to work closely with the Lead BD Manager and the wider BD Support Services (BDSS) team to support new business development efforts at Dexis. Key areas of responsibility include supporting BDSS daily operations such as tracking new opportunities, refining BD tools and processes, conducting desk research, and other administrative projects.

This is a temporary role with an expected duration of 4-5 months, roughly May through mid-September 2023, to cover for a team member’s parental leave. This position can be remote, based in the United States. This is preferably a full-time position, though part-time candidates will be considered.

Responsibilities

BD Systems and Processes (30%)

  • Provides general operations and administrative assistance to the BDSS team
  • Conducts corporate opportunity tracking and sharing of new business opportunities and intelligence.
  • Supports the maintenance and improvement of BDSS team tools, processes, and information platforms including SharePoint and Salesforce.
  • Maintains filing system for administrative, financial, and technical documents in Dexis BDSS knowledge management systems.
  • Provides administrative support such as reviewing and processing consultant invoices and expense reports.
  • Other administrative support as required.

Bid Support (30%)

  • Conducts desk research and analysis of business opportunities, target countries, clients, partners, and competitors, and drafts reports based on findings, as needed.
  • Reviews and formats CVs to support recruitment for proposals.
  • Works in concert with bid managers to perform timely administrative and coordination tasks for live bids.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student, or recent graduate.
  • Understanding of international development, with sensitivity to and interest in other cultures and belief systems.
  • Excellent online research skills.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience supporting proposal development for USAID, Department of State, or other U.S. federal agencies and departments.
  • Experience using SharePoint and Salesforce.
  • Excellent computer and research, data analysis and synthesis, and presentation skills.
  • Interest and knowledge in technical areas such as stabilization and conflict mitigation; monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL), institutional strengthening, rule of law, anti-corruption, and staff augmentation.

Personal Competencies

The successful candidate should be:

  • Curious, with a love for learning new things and developing skills.
  • Motivated, taking the initiative and adapting to changing requirements as needed.
  • Organized, able to prioritize competing tasks, keep good records, and manage limited time.
  • Conscientious, demonstrating personal integrity.
  • Communicative, using plain language to share ideas in writing and speech.
  • Collaborative, working productively with all Dexis and external counterparts.
  • Vigilant, identifying emerging issues and proposing possible solutions.

Dexis is on a mission to help solve today’s most pressing global political, social, and economic challenges and create a world where all people are safe and prosperous. As a Dexis employee, you will be challenged, empowered, and mentored. Our motto is “find a way or make a way” — that’s how Dexis goes “all in.” How will you?

If you are passionate about this opportunity, apply now!

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

Dexis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, military service, veteran status, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, childbirth and related medical conditions, including lactation, or any other protected class under applicable law.

If you are hired for a position that is paid from the Dexis home office, you will be required to submit proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine unless you qualify for a legally recognized medical or religious exception to the vaccine requirement. This does not apply to AL, AZ, FL, KS, MT, NH, ND, or TX residents.

How to apply

View Job Opportunity – Dexis Consulting Group (dexisonline.com)


Deadline: 15 Apr 2023