Managing Director – Abt Britain
An opportunity has emerged for a highly experienced and visionary Director to lead the growth of Abt Associates Britain office.
The Director will be the public face of Abt Britain, responsible for leading organic growth in the UK market. They will play a significant role in creating a high profile with DFID and other donors, generating interest and support and identifying the business development pipeline in that market.
The successful candidate will draw on their extensive international development sector knowledge, stellar industry reputation and deep relevant networks to build strong DFID relationships and maximise brand leverage. They will work closely with senior colleagues from Australia, the US and the UK to; shape strategic direction, establish business plans, delegate performance accountabilities, lead on capture efforts and, serving as an Abt representative, establish effective and efficient working relationships with Abt Britain stakeholders.
Bringing an innovative leadership style and exceptional business acumen and technical knowledge to the role, the successful individual will have an outstanding track record of business development success. With at least 10 years of development-related experience, particularly in the areas of international health, wealth creation, governance, women’s empowerment, agriculture and food security or climate change you will have a proven ability to lead and manage a growing business or practice in international development or professional consulting with experience supporting or implementing overseas international development projects at the field level.
An attractive executive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
Further Information and Application Details
Applications should be made online via our dedicated careers website and include a current CV as well as a cover letter that addresses each of the key selection criteria outlined in the Terms of Reference.
Applications close: Sunday, 28th July 2019 – 5pm (AEST)
We welcome and thank all applicants.
Abt Associates – Who We Are
Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women. Abt Associates is a child safe organisation and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.
For more information about our company and what we do visit our website at www.abtassociates.com