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Business Development Research Specialist - The QED Group, India Office

Zoek Pin Pakhru-in, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 14 days ago

Overview QED is a global consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience providing data-driven and insightful solutions in close to 100 countries. We are passionate about transforming lives through knowledge-based solutions. Leveraging deep expertise in monitoring, evaluation, global health, and learning, we help our clients collect, analyze, visualize, and ultimately use data in more effective ways. Our work maximizes results through the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovation, organizational development, and evidence-based decision-making. Background QED seeks one or more India-based BD Research Specialist to improve our company's capture research and proposal competitiveness. As BD Research Specialist, one’s duties will include conducting capture research in areas such as country context, client pain points, hot button issues, competitive landscape, international and local partnering, security concerns, and more. To be successful in this role, one should have experience in business development, ideally in the international development industry. QED’s primary clients are USAID, . Department of State, and . Department of Defense. BD Research Specialist will report to the BD Research Manager. Responsibilities Conduct capture research (client needs/hot button issues, competitive landscape, potential partners, country/security context, etc.) to inform proposal development for opportunities with QED’s primary market research in the monitoring & evaluation, learning, and capacity building in international development industry to help QED identify potential opportunities as well as strategic to opportunity capture plans through effective analysis, summarization, and inclusion of research capture findings to Business Development Research Manager, Proposal Managers, and QED senior miscellaneous and administrative business development tasks, as necessary. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Business, International Affairs, or similar area of experience in business development or research in a related with QED’s primary clients, namely USAID, . Department of State, and/or . Department of Defense. Additionally, familiarity with other donors such as World Bank, ADB, and DFID is market research and analytical skills, including the ability to anticipate and/or identify client needs, hot button issues, and potential to capture, summarize, and effectively communicate research findings through documentation or live presentation to BD Managers and QED senior leadershipExceptional interpersonal and communication with Microsoft 365 suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. How to Apply To apply for this position please follow the following steps:Complete the online application. Attach your resume/CV. Click on this link to complete a USAID Biodata/1420 form, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample. Submit your application, resume/CV, completed biodata, and any additional note that applications submitted by other means; or without either a resume/CV and/or biodata may not be considered. Only finalists will be contacted; no phone calls please. A submitted application to QED in response to a position on a bid or proposal, indicates your agreement to be included in our submission to the client at least on an illustrative named basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. AA/V/D. Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started. (function(d, s, id) { var js; if ((id) || typeof(icimsAsyncLoadScript) === 'undefined') return; var jobtargetJssdkParams = new Array(); jobtargetJssdkParams 'id' = id; jobtargetJssdkParams 'data-applicant-info' = 'false'; icimsAsyncLoadScript('###### jobtargetJssdkParams); }(document, 'script', 'jobtarget-jssdk')); Application FAQsSoftware Powered by iCIMS

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