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Accenture Development Partnerships-Business Development Senior Manager

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00625237


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Organization: Accenture Strategy
Level:  Senior Manager
Location: Washington DC

Travel: up to 50%

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


Accenture Development Partnerships 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.

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. Management Consulting professionals design and implement solutions that integrate strategy, technology and people to enable improvements that create value for clients.

Job Description


A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Serve as client account lead for Accenture Development Partnerships USAID-funded program portfolio. Responsible for developing, qualifying and closing deal opportunities with leading INGO partners, implementers, corporate partnerships and bilateral/multilateral donors spanning strategy, management consulting, digital, and technology.
  • Provides solutions to complex problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational and program objectives.
  • Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.
  • Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.
  • Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.  Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility.
  • Manages teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with international development sector clients preferably with either large INGOs, private foundations, private sector implementers, bilateral/multilateral donors, and governments
  • Minimum of 3 years external consulting firm experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of USAID sales and business development experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Digital Technologies and/or Innovation

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Executive level presence and influence with USAID partners and implementers.
  • 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

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


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