Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC company profile

USAID, LAB/(CTP), Staff Writer

Job Location:

Washington DC Area - Washington, DC, United States

Job Description:

USAID, LAB/Center for Transformational Partnerships (CTP), Trainer Support

Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC seeks a Support Trainer for institutional support services for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) LAB/Center for Transformational Partnerships (CTP). The Support Trainer will support the advancement of the Agency-wide promotion of effective private sector engagement and facilitation of public-private partnership building.


The Lab’s Center for Transformational Partnerships (CTP) wants to advance the ways that USAID
collaborates with partners in order to produce sustainable development impact. CTP develops global partnerships with a wide range of public and private sector stakeholders to expand the impact and sustainability of global development programming, and builds the capacity of the entire Agency to pursue partnerships of all types in order to end extreme poverty. Through private sector engagement (PSE), collective action, and the cultivation of entrepreneurial ecosystems, CTP is improving the policy and practice of private sector engagement throughout the Agency and is directly scaling breakthrough innovations through transformative partnerships.

You will support the advancement of Agency-wide private sector engagement; the facilitation of partnership building, development of advancing partnerships with the private sector; technical assistance support; and support the core mandate and activities of CTP. You will support USAID Washington and USAID Missions worldwide. You will also support private sector assessments and other partnerships-related advisory services to USAID Missions and Bureaus; building a community of practice focused on Private Sector Engagement (PSE); informing and shaping a research and thought leadership agenda; contributing to partnerships trainings or workshops; conducting due diligence on Agency strategic partners; creating outreach materials (i.e. marketing collateral); institutional support services targeted at USAID strategic engagement; and providing short-term technical expertise as-needed. This worldwide activity is intended for use by CTP as well as Missions, Bureaus, and Independent Offices. You will work in close coordination and collaboration with designated staff of CTP or other relevant offices.

Support Trainer

Knowledge Management and Training
Providing support to CTP - and potentially to other USAID units under specific circumstances - on training strategy, curriculum design, and training course development.
Illustrative Deliverables Include:
- Based on strategic direction and other parameters provided by CTP, help refine the CTP internal training and capacity building strategy and curriculum on private sector engagement and partnerships.
- Assist in the design and development of core training offerings, including classroom trainings, online trainings, and practitioner workshops or seminars. Offeror will be responsible for course methodology, modules and materials – with CTP providing technical content - to complement training objectives.
- Coordinate with relevant training POCs for other Agency courses where PSE themes are highlighted to ensure they have the most relevant and up-to-date information. For example, training courses for new Foreign Service Officers and the AOR/COR certification courses.
- Support delivery of classroom trainings and workshops by providing staff who can serve as on-site training coordinators
- Identify and provide personnel capable of delivering portions of CTP trainings and workshops, including the presentation of technical content.
- Work with USAID’s Human Resources team to ensure partnerships and private sector engagement trainings are consistent with Agency requirements and needs.
- Coordinate training budgets, trainer travel, and other key logistics.
- Conduct post training follow-up activities and evaluate the quality and impact of CTP training offerings.
- Work with CTP to develop lessons learned and knowledge products related to CTP’s provision of Advisory Services and determine ways to help CTP incorporate such lessons and knowledge in the professional development of CTP personnel.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: The following application materials must accompany applications: CV, Contact information for two references and Salary History. TO APPLY: Write Position Support Trainer on the subject line. Please submit all required documents listed above to Only finalists will be contacted. No telephone inquiries, please. Organization Information: Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC is a Woman Owned, equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements:

Support Trainer

Knowledge Management and Training
Providing support to CTP - and potentially to other USAID units under specific circumstances - on training strategy, curriculum design, and training course development.

How To Apply:

All Contact and Application Information is in the Body of each Job Description.

Contact Information:

Contact: Donald S. Hall
Chief Strategy Officer, Program Manager, USAID
Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC
Fax: 703-934-2028
Email: Donald S. Hall


August 7, 2017
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