DAI is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 80 countries. Our development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.
Development Coordinator, Africa (4)
Notice to Applicants: This posting is for 2 openings in DAI’s Africa region. The openings in each region/division are posted individually. Please apply directly to the Development Coordinator opening to which you would like to be considered.
Job Title/Grade: Development Coordinator (Grade 4)
Department: Africa Region. DAI traces its corporate roots to Sub-Saharan Africa. Today, we help African governments, businesses, private organizations, and communities overcome their most pressing challenges.
Date: February 11, 2019
Program Description: DAI‘s entry-level rotation program is a year-long training and development program designed to introduce new professionals with an interest in international development to the important aspects of the business. Through a series of phases, Development Coordinators will learn the basics of business development, project management and operations, federal compliance, internal audit, project finance, and technical excellence at DAI and gain a holistic view of the international development business. Upon successful completion of the rotation program, Development Coordinators will have the opportunity to apply to a full-time Associate position in DAI’s Delivery unit directly supporting projects in the Africa Region.
Function of the Position:
Development Coordinators will be assigned to the Africa region and will support the work of the Business Development unit, Project Management unit, the Internal Audit unit, the Project Finance unit, and the Technical Services unit during a year-long rotation. Each phase has a specific set of tasks and duties that align with the responsibilities of each department. This position is most appropriate for someone who likes a fast-paced work environment, teamwork, and developing diverse responsibilities. The roles and responsibilities for each rotation are outlined below.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Phase 1 - Delivery - Project Management (6 months)
Internal Audit & Project Finance – Integrated Program Phase 1
Phase 2 - Business Development (6 months)
Technical Services - Integrated Program Phase 2
The anticipated start date for this position is June 17, 2019.
Supervisory Requirements: None
DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. EOE – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
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