Project Associate
Posted on 2/10/2024
Dexis Consulting Group

201-500 employees

Dexis supports leaders and communities in building a more stable world.
Company Overview
Dexis is a professional services firm that solves the most pressing social challenges in complex environments, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous world. We advance the mission of leading global engagement agencies, including USAID, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. We specialize in stabilization and conflict mitigation, security sector assistance, rule of law, anti-corruption, and inclusive economic growth.
Consulting
Social Impact

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2001

Headquarters

Arlington, Virginia

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

21%
Locations
Virginia, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Public Policy
Salesforce
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
CategoriesNew
Sales & Account Management
Legal & Compliance
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in social science, international development, public policy, business, finance or related field
  • 0 - 2 years of experience working in an international development or USG contracting environment
  • Understanding of USG procurement and compliance regulations
  • Skills in budget development and financial tracking using Microsoft Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office Products
  • Fluent English speaker
Responsibilities
  • Provides support across the areas of project management, business development, and technical backstopping
  • Provides general project operations assistance to project technical staff and backstops projects/country programs on a regular basis through e-mail and virtual meetings
  • Provides scheduled and ad-hoc financial and/or budget reports
  • Review expense reports and subcontractor invoices
  • Compiles, analyzes, and summarizes financial and project operational data using various database programs for inclusion in reports or presentation materials
  • Assist in contract compliance and tracking financials, including budget and expenses
  • Manages external consultants for various project assignments including developing scopes of work, reviewing expense reports, and approving deliverables
  • Recruits, screens, and onboards project staff and consultants on an as needed basis; write scopes of work and engage directly with consultants
  • Maintains filing system for project administrative, financial, and technical documents in Dexis knowledge management systems
  • Research new business development opportunities in capture efforts
  • Provide direct support to live business development opportunities, writing past performance sections, staffing and workplans
  • Writes sections of proposals, and recruits and interviews potential candidates
  • Manage small proposal efforts including liaising with potential staff and partners
Desired Qualifications
  • Proficiency in Spanish
  • 1-3 years of project planning and budget control experience in USG contracting, research, non-profit or international development environment
  • Experience working donor-funded projects (experience with State Department projects highly desirable) as well as exposure to developing countries
  • Prior experience with business development
  • Knowledge of Salesforce
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance