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Millennium Challenge Corporation Advisor

United States, D.C., Washington
May 10, 2024

Millennium Challenge Corporation Advisor

About Palladium:

Palladium is a global company working to design, develop and
deliver positive impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the
globe; broaden access to health, water, power, and infrastructure; build
enduring, sustainable, and transformative institutions and market systems to
address global challenges; and conserve the natural world. We operate in over
90 countries and have a workforce of 4,000 talented, motivated, and diverse
staff of all religions, races, languages, and gender identities.

This Opportunity:

The purpose of this role is to provide advice to Palladium staff
in relation to the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and support all
business development and operational aspects regarding the MCC as a client and
for MCC funded business opportunities. This is a consultancy.

You and Your Career:

If you are a problem-solver, collaborator, and doer, and you have
expertise in business development, we are interested in hearing from

Reporting and Supervision:

The role will report directly to the Director,
Strategic Growth with the following reporting requirements:

  • Attendance of all weekly meetings
  • A monthly management report on business development KPI's
  • Exception reports as and when required
  • Quarterly reports in relation to business development pipeline, results, as well as inputs for the firm's quarterly results statement
  • Any other reporting requested

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support all
    MCC related business development tasks and coordinate business development
    ensuring profitable business development strategies that drive business growth
    across all Palladium practice areas. This needs to be achieved with minimal
    business risks and with due consideration for corporate and statutory
    compliance requirements
  • Provide
    support for the development and implementation of Palladium's MCC business
    development strategy
  • Support staff
    with relationship building, strategic partnerships and growth of Palladium's business regarding MCC-funded opportunities
  • Identification and coordination of
    business development of MCC-related opportunities
  • Support Portfolios develop and grow their MCC
    business development pipeline through effective and proactive
    identification, prioritization, management, and reporting of MCC-funded
  • Support
    with monitoring of progress and outputs on new MCC-related bids, tenders
    and targets, including revenue and margins for these as needed
  • Collaborate with regional business
    partners, portfolio leads, and pricing teams to develop winning commercial
    and pricing strategies for MCC proposals
  • Facilitate and oversee collaboration
    across the organization and promote one Palladium culture and coherence in
  • Work
    closely with proposal teams to provide technical inputs and write
    technical sections of the proposal when necessary
  • Build strategic partnerships aimed at broadening
    Palladium's value proposition to the MCC
  • Liaise and coordinate as needed with GISI suit of
  • Working
    closely with Palladium hub offices in Brisbane, London, and Washington
  • Contribute
    on the development of thought leadership pieces as part of positioning
    Palladium for more business opportunities regarding the MCC

Competencies Required:

  • Works with respect and dignity for all colleagues
  • Substantial experience in working with the MCC and/or capturing and developing MCC funded proposals
  • A deep understanding of MCC and/or MCA bidding process and compliance
  • Knowledge of economic development trends, integration of gender and social inclusion and climate change
  • Previous experience in managing MCC projects desired
  • Previous employment at MCC or in-depth engagement with the MCC
  • Substantial experience in marketing of services and developing business plans
  • Ability to develop high level strategic relationships in an international environment
  • Strong networking and partnership management skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, with multiple/simultaneous bid efforts, and across time zone challenges
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Diversity & Inclusion
- Palladium is committed to embedding equity, diversity, and
inclusion into everything we do. We welcome applications from all sections of
society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity,
success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve
diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive
equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal
characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic
background, age, race, gender identity and expression, religion, ethnicity,
sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous

you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or
you are a neurodivergent individual or for any other circumstance, please email
our team at accessibility@thepalladiumgroup.com and we will
be in touch to discuss.

Safeguarding - We define
Safeguarding as "the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our
people, clients and the communities we work with from harm". We are committed
to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium
are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to
an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a
rigorous due diligence process.

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