General Call for Organizational Development, Professional Development, and Coaching Consultants, USAID GHTASC

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Last update: Jan 16, 2023 Last update: Jan 16, 2023


Deadline: Feb 28, 2023 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: USA USA
Organization: EnCompass LLC
Job type: Contract, 12 months +
English English
Work experience: From 10 years
Date posted: Jan 13, 2023


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Position Description

Please note that this is a general call for consultants, and not a job posting for a specific role.

EnCompass LLC is seeking consultants with expertise in Organizational Development, Professional Development, and/or Leadership Coaching to support the Bureau of Global Health, Office of Professional Development and Management Support, Professional and Organizational Development Team (GH/PDMS/POD) through the Global Health Training, Advisory, and Support Contract (GHTASC). We are looking for individuals who are highly organized, detail-oriented, proactive, and have excellent communication skills.

The consultants will work under the direct oversight of a GHTASC technical staff member and in close collaboration with various teams across USAID’s Bureau for Global Health. The consultant will be responsible for ensuring deliverables are completed on schedule and in accordance with Encompass’s and USAID’s quality standards.

Consultants will be expected to develop and deliver professional development (PD) and/or organizational development (OD) courses, workshops, events, interventions, etc. as assignments are available. Consultants specializing in leadership coaching will be expected to plan for a specified number of 1-hour coaching sessions based on the needs of the coaching client.

Specific LOE, deliverables, and periods of performance for specific assignments will be communicated by the project point of contact as assignments become available.

The consultant work will largely take place remotely, with some potential for in-person work in the Washington, DC area or worldwide.

Must be legally authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship.

 Position Duties and Responsibilities

Illustrative tasks for the consultant position include:

  • Develop designs, materials, agendas, tools, presentations, etc. for requested professional development activities.
  • Facilitate requested courses and workshops.
  • Plan, design, and deliver organizational development retreats and workshops in collaboration with the USAID team requesting the intervention.
  • Develop retreat and follow-up materials as requested by the client, using USAID’s branding and marking requirements.
  • Plan for and deliver a specified number of 1-hour leadership coaching sessions with coaching clients as assigned.


  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 10 years’ experience in organizational development, professional development, or coaching
  • ICF certification highly desirable for coaches
  • Experience working with USAID and knowledge of USAID policies and practices highly desirable
  • Positive attitude and energetic presence
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong writing and synthesis skills; ability to convert technically complex concepts into plain language and able to communicate to a variety of audiences with a high degree of cultural sensitivity
  • Fluent in the use of Google Meet, Adobe Connect, WebEx, and/or Zoom, as well as Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Ability to engage with staff and clients to define needs and expectations, collaborate on projects, and communicate results
  • Knowledge of the principles of learning, including adult learning, learning styles, participatory methods, instructional design, Appreciative Inquiry, whole systems design, e-learning, and related topics
  • Fluency in language(s) other than English preferred

How to Apply

Please submit CV and cover letter, and complete the application.

EnCompass LLC is a progressive Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote, celebrate, and support a diverse and inclusive organizational culture and workforce. We are committed to providing all of our employees with an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where all are treated with dignity and respect. We do not tolerate, and explicitly prohibit, discrimination or harassment of any kind, at any time, in all aspects of employment. This includes recruitment, hiring, promotions, disciplinary measures, terminations, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs, and training. EnCompass also does not tolerate retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment. Our continuing commitment to the principle of Equal Opportunity Employment for all means all employment decisions are based only on the job requirements, the candidate’s qualifications, and the needs of EnCompass as a business—not on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, belief, sex (including pregnancy and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability status, veteran status, genetic information, HIV status, family/marital/parental status, or any other status protected by the laws and regulations in the jurisdictions where we work.

For US based positions: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

If you require accommodations in line with the Americans with Disabilities Act to complete your application, please call 301-287-8700, provide your contact information and a description of your accessibility issue. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case-basis, and we will call you back within approximately 3 business days.

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