Integra Government Services International, LLC is a professional services firm that focuses on economic and institutional development matters worldwide. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Integra provides technical and managerial expertise to clients on matters related to economic development through trade, investment, the application of science and technology (including information and communications technologies), improved business enabling environments, and enterprise and institutional development.
The Project Specialist position is designed for a well-organized, highly motivated individual to provide project management support to several of the firm’s international projects. The individual will work closely with the firm’s Associate, gaining extensive exposure to project operations and the business development process within the field of international development. In addition to the growth potential and learning opportunities, Integra offers an outstanding firm culture. International travel may be required.
The Project Specialist will have responsibility for the following functions:
Project Support: Perform project backstopping for USAID and other donor organization projects. Responsibilities will include project reporting, budget tracking and analysis, reviewing consultant timesheets and expense reports, assisting with project recruitment, submitting credentials and travel approval requests, conducting project launch and close out activities, and providing administrative support as required. The Project Specialist will maintain client relationships at the operational level of each project, and assist with project contractual compliance and adherence to federal regulations.
Business Development: Assist with budget preparation and support the development of project proposals and technical reports, including background research, pricing information, editing and layout assistance. Assist in the development of various business development management systems. Coordinate the preparation of contracts and subcontracts as necessary, with guidance.
Communications: Assist in the development of communications materials for the firm, including the creation of content for Integra’s website. Experience with Word Press is considered an asset but not required.
In addition to the above responsibilities, the Project Specialist will also perform various types of research (project and non-project), contribute to Integra’s communication and outreach efforts, and assist in the development of various project management systems. The Project Specialist may provide technical support as needed, and international travel may be required.
- BA/BS degree in related field (business, economics, international relations). Masters degree preferred.
- At least 1-2 years experience in international development
- Strong financial skills required, including experience with project budgeting and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
- Strong organizational skills, writing, research, quantitative and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work as part of a team, prioritize and multi-task under tight deadlines
- Excellent command of English, foreign language skills a plus
- Desire to learn and implement best practices in the international development
- Cultural understanding and overseas experience highly preferred
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to email@example.com. Please include “Project Specialist” in the subject line of the e-mail. No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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