Vacancy

US Government Partnership Specialist

ADPP Moçambique

ADPP is recruiting a US Government Partnership Specialist, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.

Duties
  • The USG-PS is responsible for developing relationships to the USG Agencies as well as US-based organizations and Contractors working in Mozambique
  • As part of his/her job, the USG-PS will be responsible for tracking and analyzing all new USG opportunities, guide the proposal process from start to finish – and contribute to the technical writing process of competitive proposals
  • Work with ADPP’s Country Director to build relationships with USG partners, including the USAID Mission, US Embassy as well as US Organizations and Contractors working in Mozambique
  • Collaborate closely with ADPP’s sister organization in the US: Planet Aid, to track and analyze any new opportunity and carry out all needed steps to develop highly competitive strategies and teaming arrangements
  • Prepare for and participate in meetings with relevant USG Agencies and partners in Maputo
  • Develop tailor-made PPP’s to be presented to USAID’s technical teams and other USG implementing partners in all technical areas
  • Prepare for and lead frequent field visits with USG partners to ADPP’s project sites within the areas of health, education and agriculture
  • Develop partner arrangements for specific opportunities; and negotiate scopes of work and budget
  • Draft and negotiate Pre-Teaming Agreements prior to solicitations become live
  • Serve as lead on live solicitations
  • Meet with potential prime partners as well as sub partners and other stakeholder
  • Negotiate final Teaming Agreements
  • Contribute to the design process and win-themes
  • Contribute to the writing process, either by being the lead - writer or contributing to the technical writing team
  • Conceptualize technical illustrations for the proposal narrative
  • Participate in reviews of the technical proposal section
  • Provide drafts and integrating write-ups into a complete and compliant section ready for submission. This includes write accurate, responsive, compliant, and compelling text: (Technical Approach, Results Framework, Personnel Write-Ups, Management Plan, Branding & Marking Plan, Environmental Compliance etc)
  • Complete all sections of the proposal, carry out final compliance review and submit
Requisites
  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Development or related field
  • Excellent networking and communications skills
  • 4-6 years’ experience in working with US government with demonstrable success
  • Demonstrated success in obtaining new business from US government, in particularly USAID
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills – particularly as they relate to assembling disparate pieces of knowledge and assumptions to form a clear picture of a client’s intentions before a solicitation is released
  • Knowledge of USG rules and regulations
  • Strong English proposal writing skills
  • Knowledge of USG regulations as they relate to PEPFAR, Feed the Future and other USG priorities and programs
Notes
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications

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  • Published 23.03.2016
  • Expires 15.04.2016
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