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(DDI) Partnership Advisor

Washington, D.C.

The Kenya-Trusant Group is hiring a Partnership Advisor to join our team to provide administrative and related institutional support services to the USAID Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI).  

Job Description

  • Facilitate knowledge sharing and capacity building among USAID and staff worldwide.
  • Nurture relationships with both internal and external partners and stakeholders at all levels and support the design and/or facilitate events and learning opportunities for a globally dispersed community of practitioners and staff with varying levels of expertise.
  • Strategize on how best to engage the private sector directly with the CoP as well as bring learnings, best practices, and priority topics from the private sector to USAID.
  • Contribute to research on the needs of USAID staff in Washington and in the field, as well as other efforts to evolve the Agency’s approach to Bureau/Division and position the Agency as a thought leader in this space.
  • Be responsible for activities in the PACE (Partnering to Accelerate Entrepreneurship) portfolio to support accelerators, incubators, and other technical assistance providers to early-stage companies in the developing world.
  • Support PACE grants and other entrepreneurship-focused initiatives, including liaising with grantees and gathering and compiling performance monitoring data on grants.
  • Manage existing entrepreneurship-related research initiatives and plan additional research on impact investing and support of entrepreneurs.
  • Become familiar with tools and techniques for creating individual private sector partnership activities and use those skills to build specific activities related to PACE, entrepreneurship, or impact investing.

Qualifications

  • Must have current Secret clearance.
  • Has three to ten years of experience and a B.A./B.S. or M.A./M.S. degree. Typically performs all functional duties independently.
 
  THE KENJYA-TRUSANT GROUP, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that was established in 2015 as a merger between The Kenjya Group, Inc. and Trusant Technologies, LLC. Our mission is to implement, support and protect the nation’s advanced technology systems, business processes and high-technology facilities. Working with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, state and local governments, and commercial clients, Kenjya-Trusant provides cyber protection, information technology, engineering, construction management and acquisition support services. We are a small company with big company benefits, including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and a culture of teamwork and continuous learning. Come grow with us!
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