Program Associate At International Business & Technical Consultants

International Business & Technical Consultants

Program Associate, MERL

Job type: Regular Full-Time
Job category: Administrative
Hiring Organization: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI)
Education level: Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred)
Experience: At least 1 year
Deadline: April 25, 2024
Location: Vienna, VA, USA

About Us:

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) is a U.S.-based international development consulting company established in 1987. IBTCI specializes in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) across various sectors including conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, agriculture, economic growth, and global health.

Job Title: Program Associate, MERL

Department/Location: MERL- Vienna, VA
Reports To: MERL Director
Type: Regular Full-Time
Classification: Non-exempt
Clearance Required: N/A


The Program Associate will support the Program Management and Business Development functions at IBTCI. This role involves assisting field offices and corporate headquarters. The ideal candidate must be fluent in English, have good liaison skills, and proficiency in MS Office suite. Prior work experience in public health is desirable, and international development experience is a plus.


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare request forms for consultants and field staff.
  • Review contracts and prepare corporate subcontract requests.
  • Support recruitment of staff/consultants and logistics coordination.
  • Provide support to Programs including qualitative analysis, literature review, and statistical analysis.
  • Assist in business development efforts including proposal management and recruitment.

Additional Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain overall program lines of communications.
  • Coordinate with HR staff for processing personnel forms.
  • Edit/format program reports and documents as needed.
  • Maintain accurate electronic filing of project files.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of work experience.
  • Previous administrative experience, preferably with a USAID-funded project.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required. Knowledge of another language is desired.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Background in public health desirable.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience with international development preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in health, international affairs, or related field; Master’s preferred

Working Environment:

Work is typically performed in an office environment. This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.


International travel possible and may include travel to fragile and/conflict-prone zones.

Work Authorization:

Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S.A. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

About the Organization:

IBTCI specializes in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL), Institutional Support (IS), and other areas across various sectors. The organization is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination or harassment.

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