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Research Associate for International Development

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IMPAQ International, LLC
Location: Washington D.C., USA
Last Date: November 10, 2010

IMPAQ International, LLC

Research Associate for International Development 

Location

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Washington, DC 20005

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Negotiable

Vice President

 Overview 

IMPAQ International is a growing and dynamic social/economic research organization providing high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, and technical assistance for U.S. and international government agencies. IMPAQ specializes in designing and implementing research projects to evaluate the effectiveness and cost/benefit of social programs.  IMPAQ offers two corporate locations: one in downtown Washington, DC, and another in Columbia, MD which was recently named #2 on Money magazine’s list of America’s Best Small Cities! 

Job Profile 

IMPAQ is seeking an entrepreneurial, highly motivated Research Associate International to help expand IMPAQ’s international development work.  The successful candidate will play a key role in ongoing research and technical assistance projects. The successful candidate will also work with technical staff and contract administrators to identify business opportunities and prepare proposals.  

Duties include:

§   Track business intelligence leading up to bid opportunities

§   Prepare proposals for donor agencies such as USAID, MCC, and other domestic and foreign governments

§   Write proposal sections in collaboration with other technical staff

§   Review proposals for full compliance with the requirements of the RFPs/RFAs

§   Coordinate new business proposals process including proposal kick-off through delivery.

§   Travel to the field as need to lead/support program development efforts.

§   Manage the  implementation of programs

§   Provide short-term technical assistance to field programs 

Qualifications

§   Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

§   Flexible, team-oriented attitude

§   Strong organizational skills

§   Master’s degree in international development/affairs, economics, or relevant field

§   Minimum 5 years professional experience, with 3 years of development country context experience.

§   Experience writing proposals for USAID, MCC, and/or other foreign assistance donors.

§   Excellent writing skills.

§   Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in cross-cultural settings

§   High accuracy and attention to detail.

§   Strong computer skills that include MS Office and desktop publishing.

§   Ability to work well independently with limited supervision

§   Ability to travel overseas on short-term assignments.

§   Strong project management skills

§   Strong interest in evaluations, donor assistance impact, and related issues.

§   Proficiency in Spanish, French, or other foreign language is a plus 

Level of responsibility and salary commensurate with background and experience.  IMPAQ offers a highly competitive benefits package including 401K savings and profit sharing plans; medical and dental health plans; vacation, holiday and sick leave benefits; life, short-term and long-term disability insurance.  IMPAQ offers a collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   

Application 

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to app1yon1ine09@impaqint.com with “International Research Associate” in the subject line of the email.  For further information about IMPAQ International, please visit our website at www.impaqint.com .

 

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