Technical Advisor Job NY- Economic Empowerment

Technical Advisor Job

Announcement of Technical Advisor Job, The Technical Advisor will develop, adapt, and disseminate microenterprise models and establish strong institutional relationships with industry, public-sector partners, donors, and other partners to expand microenterprise programming.

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Technical Advisor Job Discription

A Technical Advisor for Economic Empowerment provides technical support and guidance to IRC’s Economic Empowerment (EE) oriented programs in nearly 30 U.S. cities, as well as support for IRC’s European work.

A Technical Advisor assists field offices in identifying and implementing sustainable, cost-effective workforce programs and services that promote clients’ economic well-being and self-reliance.

By designing, adapting, and disseminating microenterprise models, the Technical Advisor will expand microenterprise programming in collaboration with the private sector, public sector, non-profit organizations, and other partners.

Responsibilities For Technical Advisor Job NY

Here in this section, you can see some responsibilities for technical job work but these are not limited.

Technical Support to Field Offices NY

  •  In addition to ensuring the technical soundness and quality of IRC’s RAI EE programs, provide development support to microenterprises and asset building programs
  • Providing remote and on-site technical support to program designers, developers, implementers, monitors and evaluates with an emphasis on microenterprise and asset building programs
  • Create and adapt tools, policies, and curricula to support standard program delivery, particularly in the area of entrepreneurship-specific training curricula
  • As a member of IRC’s economic opportunity center’s internal loan committee, participate actively and be accountable
  • Establish best practices and develop resources for replication of successful EE models, focusing on microenterprises and asset building
  • Implement EE program-related technical training
  • Expand IRC capability by leveraging internal and external technical resources
  • Monitor the EE program’s successes and challenges and report them to the USP senior management

Strategy, policy & institutional capacity building

  • Incorporate microenterprise and asset-building programs into the development of organizational strategy and policy with an emphasis on the role they play in promoting economic wellbeing in the US and globally.
  • Incorporate microenterprise best practices with other core activities and encourage internal and external learning
  • Engage in research and consultation on trends in EE programs, in particular, microenterprise development
  • Helping field offices recruit and select new EE employees

Business Development and Representation

  • In collaboration with local field offices, research and document sustainable microenterprise funding models
  • To achieve USP economic well-being outcomes by attracting funds and technical assistance
  • Develop partnerships with corporations and institutions that provide opportunities for in-kind support and volunteerism that assist our clients’ businesses to grow
  • Support the EE program and related initiatives by cultivating relationships with donors and academics
  • Develop concepts for EE programs, especially for microenterprise and asset-building programs
  • Providing technical review of proposals prepared by field staff and providing guidance and support to field offices with regards to obtaining funding

Assessment & Evaluation Technical Advisor Job

  • Make sure economic empowerment methodologies are evidence-based
  • Monitoring, analyzing and compiling key economic indicators
  • Tools for measuring and evaluating EE programs should be adapted and developed based on evidence
  • Contribute to the improvement of program impact and cost-effectiveness through new evidence, ideas, and analyses
  • The network and external partners should be aware of and share best practices


Position reports to Deputy Director, Economic Empowerment
The TA maintains close working relationships with Executive Directors, and technical staff in the field offices, staff in the Program Quality & Innovation unit, Research, Analysis, and Learning unit, Resource Acquisition, and Institutional Partnerships & Philanthropy teams. The TA is also expected to develop and maintain external relationships with corporate partners, public agencies, peer service providers, and research institutions across the country.

Requirements For Technical Advisor work

  • A master’s or postgraduate degree in business, finance, economics, community development or a related field is required;
  • The required experience should possess progressive responsibility in implementating microenterprise development or similar programming over the past five years.
  • An understanding of the design, monitoring, and evaluation of programs, and the ability to track outcomes;
  • Ideally, you should have experience with financial capabilities or workforce development in serving low-income immigrant and refugee communities.
  • A track record of securing public and private funding, particularly for microenterprises
  • A proven track record of building strong relationships with partners and donors
  • Communication, team building, and interpersonal skills are excellent
  • Strategic and creative thinking skills are essential.
  • A proven ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time, meet deadlines, and work under pressure with strong organizational skills
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