Assistant Manager for Business Development Unit – US based remote

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Tetra Tech International Development (International Development Jobs – Tetra Tech) is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a full-time Assistant Manager to join its Business Development Unit (BDU).

Position Description: The Assistant Manager is accountable for providing administrative support and developing specialized knowledge on best practices of proposal development and subcontractor management at all stages of the proposal cycle. Applicants should be open to periodic international travel for new business development as post-pandemic health and safety conditions allow and should be able to take on assignments that may involve 2-3 weeks from home in developing countries.

The position can be fully remote from a continental US-based location or hybrid within a commutable distance to either one of our office locations in Burlington, VT or Arlington, VA.


* Provide the highest levels of administrative and management support across the proposal lifecycle;

* Coordinate (US-based and foreign) subcontractor relationships, and manage subcontractor proposal inputs, including qualifications statements, past performance references and budgets;

* Undertake analytical and research tasks to support technical proposal development to achieve results related to strengthening democracy and governance, environment and land and natural resources management, agricultural development, water and sanitation, women’s empowerment, and other key development outcomes;

* Support efforts to recruit high-quality candidates and present them effectively in proposals;

* Conduct compliance checks and gap analysis of proposals against client requirements;

* Support pre-proposal capture work, including desk-based research and overseas, on-the-ground preparation;

* Learn Tetra Tech’s proposal best practices and actively support the maintenance and continual improvement of proposal processes and related tools; and

* Provide ad-hoc support for BDU’s pipeline information management and market intelligence gathering efforts.


* Minimum bachelor’s degree, preferably in an area related to one of the firm’s practice areas, required;

* Minimum of either two years of professional experience, or a master’s degree preferred;

* Relevant experience in a developing country desired (service in a volunteer program is considered relevant);

* Polished writing abilities and capacity to synthesize large volumes of information into key messages;

* English fluency required; Spanish proficiency strongly preferred;

* Experience with budget development and analysis, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel required;

* Excellent detail orientation and high levels of organization;

* Must be an energetic, enthusiastic, and positive collaborative team player; and

* Current U.S. work authorization required at the time of application.

How to apply

To be considered, please submit the following:

* Cover Letter

* CV

Please ensure that only the requested documents noted above are submitted. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Apply online at:

Application deadline is Monday, July 22, 2024.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities.

Tetra Tech International Development is committed to safeguarding and technical excellence in equality and social inclusion. Our team of dedicated Gender, Youth, and Social Inclusion (GYSI) advisers work closely with our staff and partners to share international norms and best practices to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalized groups. Tetra Tech International Development is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives that aim to expand inclusion and an authentic sense of belonging to all our staff regardless of background.

Pay Transparency Statement:

We are committed to taking a thoughtful, compliant and equitable approach to employment compensation and rate setting. We commit to providing a holistic comprehensive salary analysis, including reviews of individual skill sets and compensable factors related to qualifications, business needs, internal compensation data, and industry and labor market surveys. The anticipated pay range for this position is $52,000 to $58,000 annually. Please view our benefits at Life at Tetra Tech – Tetra Tech.

Reasonable Accommodations:

We are dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide helpful and reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees — 28,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans employer.

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