Sr. Business Development Special Casual

Sr. Business Development Special Casual

02 Sep 2021
District of Columbia, Washington, 20001 Washington USA

Sr. Business Development Special Casual

Job Description

EDC has worked successfully in the international development community for decades and wishes to continue these efforts.

Position Summary:

EDC works in the international development arena and conducts research for use in the development of proposals in response to the expected solicitations. The Business Development Special Casual is a short-term position that will help identify and recruit staff, research information relating to the upcoming solicitations, contact potential partner organizations to help set up appointments, and assist with formulating strategies. This will include collecting information, helping to filter and analyze the information, and identifying appropriate local NGOs who may form a part of a program consortium. International travel may be required.

The Business Development Special Casual in this position is expected to communicate clearly and courteously; to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, consultants, collaborators, co-workers, field sites, and funders; and to work respectfully with EDC colleagues. The job requires adherence to EDC policies and procedures. S/he will also convey organizational philosophy and values.

This is a short-term part time position which does not include the standard EDC benefits package.


This position requires educational achievement; excellent writing skills; demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility; ability to work independently and effectively in groups; and strong interpersonal & organizational skills. Specific requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent
  • Specific technical expertise relevant to the proposed project.
  • Excellent analytical skills and aptitude for details
  • Capacity to work in difficult conditions and function well under pressure
  • Proficiency in English and the host country language(s)
  • Minimum of 12 years international experience required; experience in a developing country required
  • Ability to travel internationally with short notice may be required.

Please note that a strong candidate has been identified

Additional Information

EDC is committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce and ensuring an equitable and highly inclusive work environment. EDC is a smoke-free workplace, and offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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