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Abt Associates Global Development Digital Solutions Strategist in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Digital Solutions Strategist: Working closely with Abt US, Abt Australia and the Head of ITP, to lead the development and implementation of a digital strategy for Abt Britain, to define its value proposition in this space and grow its portfolio of programmes (aligned to Abt’s global digital strategy)

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work with the global account leads to identify the opportunities requiring digital and reflecting the digital content in OMS

  • Work with others in the digital horizontal to design solutions that will meet emerging USAID digital needs and differentiate Abt as an USAID partner of choice

  • Work with others in the digital horizontal on the building of those solutions at the right price point

  • Work with the digital horizontal to understand and leverage existing Abt platforms for Global Development (e.g., MEL platform, grants management platform)

  • Work with bid teams to integrate those solutions into bids, including contributing the writing of proposal content to meet the needs of the bid

  • Contribute to the knowledgebase of the One Abt Digital Team

  • Stay current in digital best practices, tool, and relevant privacy laws and data regulations through internal and external connections, trainings, and conferences

  • Collaborates with the communications team to market and promote Abt’s digital offerings, case studies, and differentiators

  • Maintain and build a network of global digital delivery partners

Preferred Qualifications

  • Substantial experience of supporting or working on the delivery of digital for USAID or other funding organizations

  • Knowledge of/ Thought leadership relating to the direction of digital in the Global South and other developing nations

  • Ability to work across thematic subject matter experts (Climate, Gender, Governance, Health and Economic Development) and the digital team to conceptualize and architect digital solutions

  • High degree of aptitude for complex stakeholder management and relationship building

  • Proven experience contributing and writing proposals for digital solutions as part of successful multi-million tenders would be an asset

  • Core Competencies

  • Delivers Results

  • Builds Internal and External Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty

  • Develops People

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree + Twelve years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree + Ten years of relevant experience, or PhD+ Eight years of relevant experience

This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of approximately $120,888.08 to $193,420.92 and may vary by ten percent depending on candidate geographic location. Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top global research firms and one of the international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.

At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.