SWIFT 6 IDIQ Manager and Stabilization/Transition Advisor, International Development

October 17 2022
Arlington , Virginia , United States

Background:

Nathan is a leading provider of analytic and economic consultancy services worldwide. In the past decade, we have implemented more than 120 projects in more than 50 countries leveraging our global presence in Washington DC, London, and India. From improved transparency and deeper stakeholder engagement to more effective policies and more resilient businesses, we deliver results that impact economic growth, human development, and poverty reduction. We are passionate about applying our deep analytical expertise and advanced proprietary tools to generate economic solutions tailored to our clients’ unique challenges. Nathan focuses on a range of economic development subject matter areas including Trade & Logistics; Economic Policy & Governance; Private Sector Development; Women’s Economic Empowerment; and Financial Solutions. 

Nathan is seeking an IDIQ Manager for the anticipated USAID Office of Transition Initiatives (USAID/OTI) Support Which Implements Fast Transition (SWIFT) IDIQ a global contract that implements political transition programming. The IDIQ Manager will provide technical guidance on work in transition contexts and support business development needs under the IDIQ. They will also serve as Nathan’s designated person for the overall and day-to-day management of contract performance of the Task Orders and coordination and communications with the OTI TOCOR. 


Job Description:

Project Management

·Serve as the primary point of contact with the IDIQ COR and CO;

·Responsible for the administration and management of the IDIQ, including submitting IDIQ-level reporting requirements;

·Responsible for coordination across Task Orders including mentoring, training, and guiding Task Order staff;

·Work with USAID to resolve issues (across Task Orders or at individual Task Order levels) and share lessons learned and best practices;

·Serve in field-based operational or program role on specific task orders including start-up or close-out support, temporary coverage, surge needs, or specific program support or technical assignments;

·Ensure compliance with corporate and client regulations.

Business Development

·Serve as technical lead, technical writer, or technical advisor for relevant stabilization-related proposals;

·Foster relationships with the Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) and other USAID offices and agencies;

·Market and outreach to key clients, partners, and stakeholders across stabilization-related work.

·Enhance Nathan’s reputation capital by participating in conferences, working groups, and other professional networks;

·Other duties as required.




Qualifications:

·Advanced degree in a relevant field in conflict resolution and stabilization, international affairs, or other relevant technical areas required.

·At least 10 years of project management experience required with a USG foreign affairs agency, international assistance organization, or non-governmental organization, in community development, economic development, mediation/arbitration, conflict resolution and stabilization, youth and workforce development, democracy and governance, international law, human rights activities, and/or political analysis;

·Experience with grants development, design, and delivery;

·Experience living and or working in countries undergoing political instability or conflict-affected environments preferred;

·Proven experience and knowledge of FAR, USAID ADS, AIDAR, and business practices;

·     Prior Chief of Party and/or field-based technical and management experience with OTI;

·     Demonstrated leadership, decision-making, team building, and management skills;

·     Positive track record of leading and writing winning USAID and other donor-funded proposals.

Nathan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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