Accenture Development Partnerships - Manager (North America)


September 14, 2021

We are:
Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP) is a global group in Global Strategy and Consulting. ADP works with clients in the international development sector to address social, economic and political issues. Accenture offers its capabilities as part of a cost effective business model to address these challenges and make a positive impact to lives of others. Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP) has a deep understanding of the international development sector—where it has been, and its future potential. Since 2003, our teams have applied business and technology solutions to build capacity and strengthen programs for development organizations around the globe. We are a nexus player, working across government, business and civil society, and at the intersection of international development and digital technologies.
We bring breakthrough thinking and approaches from the private sector to help development organizations deliver sustainable outcomes to drive effectiveness today and prepare for tomorrow. By tapping into the best of Accenture's ecosystem and alliance partners—global reach, extensive capabilities, cross-industry perspectives and a skilled workforce—we can provide end-to-end solutions
You are:
You have energy and drive in abundance, along with personal resilience, a passion for serving clients, and a love of continual learning. You have a flair for breaking down processes into logical parts and constructing crystal-clear reasoning and analyses—an aptitude you use to decimate problems. Communication and people skills? You have both in spades, and as a manager you’re a natural at appreciating diverse perspectives and bringing out the best in team
The work:
The key aspects of this role are to lead high quality consulting engagements and business development across a portfolio of ADP clients and to help develop strategic market offerings. The Manager may also provide support on developing ADP impact area and/or capabilities. Key activities will include:

  • Developing, qualifying, selling, and delivering opportunities with leading INGOs, foundations, donors, businesses, governments, multilaterals, and ventures.

  • Driving ADP practice development for key growth areas. May include leading or supporting strategy development and annual planning, account planning, market positioning strategy/ thought leadership, offering development, learning agenda, Accenture commercial interlocks

  • Serve as oversight for projects as appropriate.

  • Manages teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

  • Travel: For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts

Here's what you need:

  • Minimum of 4 years of strategy consulting experience with international development sector clients; one or more of the following preferred:

    • Large INGOs

    • Private foundations

    • Private sector

    • Bilateral/multilateral donors

    • Governments

  • A Bachelor’s Degree

Bonus Points if:

  • You have an advanced degree (MBA, MPP)

  • Strong quantitative skills and analytical thinker with 2-3 years of prior experience in driving insights using statistics or data analysis

  • You have a minimum of 4 years of experience working in Strategy & Partnerships

  • You have experience working in low and/or middle-income countries and have an understanding of global health sector (key stakeholders, issues, etc.)

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Executive level presence with senior partners and clients

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

  • Entrepreneurial skills

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Excellent leadership and management skills

  • Highly motivated, individually driven, organized and ability to manage a large pipeline and active project portfolio

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

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