JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

DevTech Systems, Inc.

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Public Financial Management
Economic Development Specialist

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465218
Date Posted: 09/03/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economic Development Specialist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Arlington, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
F -- International Economics
H3 -- Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents
Public Financial Management
International Development
Domestic Resource Mobilization
Small and Medium Enterprises
Business development
proposal development
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economic Development Specialist will contribute to DevTech's overall Public Financial Management portfolio, including project management, technical work, and business development initiatives.


Provide technical and programmatic backstopping to DevTech projects in Economic Growth and PFM, such support may include developing workplans, monitoring evaluation and learning plans, and progress reports
Provide technical assistance on DevTech projects in areas related to economic growth, PFM, and trade reform
Provide technical and project management support for other projects as may arise, such as local government development, DRM, among others

Conduct research on upcoming bids, including gathering and analyzing country specific data, developing approaches, and identifying partners
Participate in proposal ideation, including technical and managerial approaches
Contribute to technical writing


Master level degree in economics, economic development, trade, public administration or related field of study
Demonstrated excellent writing and communication skills in English
At least eight years working in international economic development in fields such as trade, PFM, DRM, business environment, and economic growth.
Experience in winning new business in economic development
Experience working on USAID project proposals and project implementation
Fluency in English
Candidates must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 10/31/2020