Client Solutions Architect, Economic Growth and Agriculture at Abt Associates

  • Full Time
  • USA

Abt Associates

Client Solutions Architect

Job Type: Full-time
Job Category: Donor Relations/Grants Management
Hiring Organization: Abt Associates
Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree + 9 years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree + 7 years of relevant experience, or Ph.D. + 4 years of relevant experience
Experience: 5-9 years
Deadline: March 15, 2024
Location: United States of America (USA)

The World at Abt

At Abt Associates, we’re dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing issues and enhancing global quality of life. With over 3,000 professionals across 50+ countries, we’re united in our pursuit of creating a more equitable world. Our culture fosters collaboration and flexibility, ensuring a balance between personal well-being and professional growth.

The Opportunity

As the Client Solutions Architect (CSA) for Economic Growth and Agriculture, you’ll play a pivotal role in Abt’s Resilient Economies Portfolio team. Your responsibilities include leading technical writing for USAID proposals, contributing to solution development, and engaging with program delivery teams to ensure client-centric solutions. Your expertise will drive growth in Abt’s Resilient Economies portfolio, focusing on economic growth, governance, trade, agriculture market systems, and food security.

Core Responsibilities

New Business and Proposal Development (70%)

  • Serve as a lead technical writer for USAID proposals.
  • Contribute to capture and proposal design efforts within the Resilient Economies portfolio.
  • Integrate equity, digital solutions, and monitoring & evaluation into new business activities.

Strategy and Thought Leadership (20%)

  • Support the development of growth strategies in agriculture, climate resilience, and economic governance.
  • Contribute to inclusive and climate-resilient economies, emphasizing opportunities for marginalized groups.
  • Share knowledge to guide development and delivery of concepts and products.

Program Implementation (10%)

  • Coordinate with delivery and capabilities organizations to obtain expertise for bids.
  • Support the translation of technical vision into project implementation.
  • Serve as a technical advisor on projects and engage in client conversations to ensure satisfaction.

What We Value

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s/Ph.D. degree with relevant experience.
  • Professional experience in international development, specifically in agriculture and/or economic growth.
  • Demonstrated success in business development and client relationship management.
  • Expertise in devising inclusive economic opportunities.
  • Ability to work independently and in a matrixed environment.
  • Commitment to Abt’s mission and equity-centered approach.

What We Offer

Abt Associates offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, flexible schedules, and professional development opportunities. We’re committed to fostering diversity and providing equal employment opportunities.

Salary Range: Approximately $120,888 – $193,420 annually, based on internal equity and market analysis.

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