Full-Time

Sr Investment

Policy and Trade Advisor, Usaid/Zambia

Posted on 5/10/2024

Dexis Consulting Group

Dexis Consulting Group

201-500 employees

Supports international development with technology

Consulting
Social Impact

Senior

Lusaka, Zambia

Required Skills
Communications
Word/Pages/Docs
Requirements
  • 10+ years of experience in economic policy analysis, finance, international trade and/or investment
  • Experience in USAID supporting investment-related interventions
  • Demonstrated experience in a developing country context, preferably in Africa
  • Experience working in complex, dynamic, multi-faceted, fast-past environments
  • Experience working and collaborating with U.S. Government agencies and private sector organizations
  • Knowledge of relevant disciplines including economics, trade, policy, private sector development, and finance required
  • Experience in written and oral communication involving coordinating, negotiating and motivating individuals to take action
  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams, often with high pressure and time constraints
  • Proficient in Google (Docs, Drive, etc.) and Microsoft (MS Word, Excel, etc.) applications
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; skilled at analyzing and presenting information through reports and discussions to effectively support senior level officials responsible for providing guidance and direction across the interagency and to work across teams and with various levels of leadership
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members at all levels as well as inter-agency colleagues in the United States and Africa, U.S. and African government officials, donors, private sector officials, and implementing partners
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally
Responsibilities
  • Advise USAID and U.S. Embassy Zambia leadership on U.S. and African private sector priorities across a range of industries
  • Support the development of strategic partnerships with U.S. and African businesses
  • Guide finance and investment-related interventions across the EDEV portfolio
  • Engage with other relevant technical offices across USAID/Zambia
  • Draft and/or edit reports, briefing papers, talking points, blogs, newsletter articles, journal articles, and social media input
  • Prepare presentations for senior officials for meetings and events
  • Help develop and respond to information requests and reporting requirements
  • Provide advisory support to IPT-related TECs and award kick-offs
  • Coaching and mentoring EDEV staff on IPT areas

Dexis Consulting Group

Dexis Consulting Group

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Dexis Consulting Group's main product involves leveraging a range of technologies and methods to support international development initiatives, working with leading global engagement agencies across 80 countries.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Arlington, Virginia

Founded

2001

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

13%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

32%
INACTIVE