Engility Corporation, building on IRG’s legacy in international development, seeks an IDIQ Manager – Power Africa Expansion for its home office in Alexandria, Virginia to provide project management, capture management and technical oversight for task orders to be issued under the prospective USAID Power Africa Expansion IDIQ. As such, you may be asked to lead proposal/business development activities; as well as project design, implementation, oversight, and contract compliance activities in the Africa Region, with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The role will be tightly focused on achieving IRG’s growth expectations through winning new business at the Task Order level and providing professional project management oversight for task orders under implementation. The successful candidate will:
  • Maintain and develop customer and subcontractor relationships in support of the company’s growth strategy
    Identify and qualify new business consistent with the company’s existing capture management processes
  • Lead and collaborate with matrixed teams to develop the winning proposal responses and, ensure submissions are compliant with all bid requirements inclusive of those specified as part of the IDIQ umbrella contract.
  • Possess domain knowledge in a relevant energy sector discipline, such as: regulation and power markets; public private partnerships and transactions; utility management; renewables; or climate change and green growth.
  • Serve as a senior project manager providing oversight, operational and administrative support and overall quality assurance and quality control to field offices and staff.
Project activities typically relate to legal and regulatory energy sector reform; energy sector transformation via public private partnership mechanisms or other innovative energy sector financing and project development.
Overseas travel will be required.
Representative Activities:
  • Lead IRG’s capture and proposal efforts for specific Task Orders, inclusive of interfacing with the customer(s), teammates and meeting internal requirements.
  • Establish a robust opportunity pipeline for the SSA Region, make Bid/No
  • Bid recommendations and champion bids through gate reviews.
  • Identify and source Subject Matter Expert support (e.g. from within IRG, via IRG’s Power Africa Expansion IDIQ consortium partners, independent consultants, etc.) to develop a winning proposal
  • Author sections of each Task Order proposal, as appropriate.
  • Support fulfillment of IDIQ umbrella reporting requirements such as collecting metrics and issuing related contractual reports, participation in contract-required meetings, overseeing the maintenance of the contract-defined websites as required, etc.
  • Lead the formation of IDIQ specific collateral materials, as appropriate.
  • Plan, manage, and oversee project budget and LOE expenditures, including monthly tracking of revenue, profitability, accruals, and review of local account reports from the project offices.
  • Guide project start-up and close out activities
  • Coordinate activities of Headquarters administrative support staff, and support senior management in the supervision of personnel assigned to specific projects. May be delegated full supervision on specific contracts
  • Lead the preparation of quarterly project reviews for active task orders.
  • Participate in short-term assignments as required on projects, both domestically and overseas.
This is a contingent position based on funding from the customer.
  • Possess well-established business relationships in the USAID and international energy development community.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage customers at all levels in order to: elicit customer needs; present corporate capabilities; assess competitive position; develop win strategy; and define responsive service offerings
  • Proven record of developing and executing win strategies, and developing winning task order proposals
  • Hands-on experience with business development, capture and proposal collaboration tools.
  • Detailed knowledge of contracting and acquisition in the Government Services market, specifically USAID acquisition
  • Effective at identifying, selecting and negotiating with subcontractors as part of the win strategy
  • Advanced degree in law, international relations, energy policy, economics, business, engineering, or related field
  • At least 12 years of progressively responsible technical and management experience of the type listed in the preamble above
  • Minimum of three years of the above experience in a developing country
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, customer relationship skills
  • Exemplary work ethic, judgment and independent initiative attuned to meeting deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; English fluency required
  • Fluency in French, Portuguese or any African language
  • Prior Africa/Sub-Saharan Africa experience in the energy sector is strongly preferred
  • Prior experience with infrastructure public private partnerships and/or energy project development in a development or emerging economy context
  • Previous experience of working on USAID, Millennium Challenge Corporation or other donor-funded projects preferred
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.