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Director of Business Management

About EnCompass, LLC

EnCompass LLC is a women-owned, mid size business consulting firm working in International Development, and offering innovative and customized solutions for leadership, capacity strengthening, technical assistance, and monitoring and evaluation. We have experience in more than 70 countries and a team of more than 100 staff and 1,200 experts around the globe. We partner with government and multilateral agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations around the world, offering thought leadership, rich diversity, and technical expertise in global health, inclusive development, education, human rights, and food security. Founded in 1999, EnCompass began as a virtual organization supporting clients and implementing work through a network of staff and expert consultants. Today, we have more than 300 full-time staff and a Global Consulting Network, our vetted database of specialists, through which we engage, on average, 200 consultants each year.

Duties

EnCompass LLC is seeking a Director of Business Management to design, implement, and oversee successful business practices and processes within the Learning & Leadership Development (L&LD) and Gender Equity & Inclusive Practices (GEIP) practice areas.

The person in this role will lead staff in accordance with the company’s good business practices, policies, and values.

The Director of Business Management will work closely with the Vice President of L&LD and GEIP, practice area Directors and Associate Directors, and the leaders and staff of the Talent Management, Finance, Business Development, Contracts, and Operations teams to ensure practice area productivity and efficiency, including implementing business strategies and processes, monitoring and evaluating financial performance of the projects, allocating and assigning resources, and supervising designated employees.

This is a full-time position located at the EnCompass principal office in Silver Spring, Maryland, and follows the EnCompass flexible hybrid work model with split time between telework and the office.

  • Processes Support the Vice President (VP) by managing and assisting with day-to-day business operations of the L&LD and GEIP practice areas (e.g., financial forecasting/tracking, profitability, overhead, budget analysis and planning)
  • Work with appropriate managers and staff to design, oversee, and manage the streamlining of business processes L&LD and GEIP to ensure they are efficient and productive.

Qualifications

Academic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma and 18 years of experience; Associate’s degree and 16 years of experience; Bachelor’s degree and 14 years of experience; Master’s degree and 12 years of experience; or doctoral degree and 10 years of experience.
  • Degree in business management, business administration, international development, leadership, or related field if held

Experience and Skills Required

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience overseeing corporate, program, and project-level finance (including forecasting financial standing), human resources, and operations for U.S. Government funded projects and organizations (USAID strongly preferred)
  • Prior experience managing budget tools including direct experience in forecasting, management of indirect costs, billability, and other financial processes for complex and long-term international development contracts
  • Experience leading or managing U.S. government contracts under a variety of contract mechanisms
  • Experience supervising individuals and teams with a focus on professional growth
  • Business development experience including cost proposals and strategies
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and business insight
  • Proven experience with business and strategy development processes
  • Ability to work in a collaborative work environment that utilizes
  • Appreciative Inquiry, and to guide and model strengths-based approaches for the team
  • Ability to confidently engage with staff at all levels to define needs and expectations

Application instructions

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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