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SSG harnesses the talent of our passionate, action-oriented team members to change the world. We deliver realistic, actionable solutions to help our clients turn insights into reality, cutting through complexities to solve global challenges.

You will do your best work and you will work your hardest at SSG. Whether it is food security, violent extremism, climate change, sustainable fisheries, or human trafficking, our team works on the big issues and has big responsibilities. Our diverse team of professionals are whip-smart, well-informed doers who thrive in high-paced, action-oriented environments.

We’re Growing and So Can You

SSG was founded around a decade ago and today we employ dozens of experts at our headquarters in Burlington, Vermont; offices in Washington, D.C. and Seattle; and field staff located in over 10 countries. Our clients include leading donor agencies, Fortune 500 companies, development banks, NGOs, and foundations.

Join our team. A new adventure awaits.

Build the future. Be yourself. Make a difference.

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant will play a key role in SSG’s Finance department, and will be responsible for Accounts Receivable, including generating monthly invoices, posting cash receipts, reconciling balance sheet accounts, and other related responsibilities. The Staff Accountant will apply knowledge of accounting terminology and use spreadsheets and/or automated accounting systems, and will work closely with SSG’s staff across departments to ensure accurate and timely invoicing. This is a full-time position based in Burlington, VT.

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Technical Experts - Agriculture And Food Systems Development

SSG Advisors is seeking qualified technical experts for an upcoming small business set-aside that will be focused on agriculture and food systems development. The work will focus on four primary areas: Transforming Lives – Nutrition, Health, and Well-Being Transforming Agriculture  – Research, Innovation, and Technical Change Inclusive Growth – Gender and Marginalized Populations Sustainable Growth – Climate Variability and Ecology

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Team Lead, Nicaragua Rapid Education And Risk Analysis

SSG is recruiting for Team Lead for a 30 day consultancy to conduct a Rapid Education and Risk Analysis (RERA) in Nicaragua. The RERA will inform the design, implementation, and program assumptions of the current portfolio and future activities for USAID Nicaragua.

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Education Specialist, Nicaragua Rapid Education And Risk Analysis

SSG is recruiting for an Education Specialist for a 30 day consultancy to participate in a Rapid Education and Risk Analysis (RERA) in Nicaragua. The RERA will inform the design, implementation, and program assumptions of the current portfolio and future activities for USAID Nicaragua.  

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Risk Specialist, Nicaragua Rapid Education And Risk Analysis

SSG is recruiting for a Risk Specialist for a 30 day consultancy to participate in a Rapid Education and Risk Analysis (RERA) in Nicaragua. The RERA will inform the design, implementation, and program assumptions of the current portfolio and future activities for USAID Nicaragua.

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Private Sector Engagement Specialist, Southern Africa

We are seeking a Private Sector Engagement Specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded conservation and water resource management project in Southern Africa. Based in South Africa, the anticipated 5-year project will focus on improving water resource management and access to safe drinking water and sanitation services, as well as strengthening community resilience and conserving biodiversity in Southern Africa. The Private Sector Engagement Specialist will lead the development of public-private partnership initiatives for this project – exploring, implementing, and advocating for opportunities to engage the private sector, public sector, and community groups in innovative, shared value partnerships to advance project goals. S/he will provide technical expertise on public-private partnership development, including strategies for outreach to the private sector. S/he will also represent SSG on public-private sector issues at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donors.

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Engagement & Knowledge Management Specialist

The Engagement & Knowledge Management Specialist will play a key role in SSG's work promoting private sector engagement in global development. S/he will lead and support on-going and on-demand communications, insights, and knowledge management activities. This position will report  to the Project Director.  

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Senior Associate, Inclusive Markets

The Senior Associate will play a key role on the Inclusive Markets team, while also serving across SSG’s practice areas as a technical resource on topics such as private sector engagement, value chain development, food security, financial inclusion, mobilizing investment and private capital, corporate sustainability, trade and competitiveness. S/he will play a critical technical role in providing expert advice and facilitation of cross-sectoral partnerships on behalf of SSG clients (donor agencies, corporations, and non-profits around the world). S/he must be able to work seamlessly across cultures and sectors to identify, forge and manage compelling and impactful collaborations. The Senior Associate will also help drive company growth through business development focused primarily on private sector, donor, non-profits and foundation clients. S/he will serve as a thought leader, both within the company and through public speaking engagements, writing, etc.

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Project Analyst, Inclusive Markets

The Project Analyst will provide critical project implementation and business development support to our Inclusive Markets team, focused on private sector development, corporate sustainability, food security, supply chain development, trade and competitiveness, and financial inclusion. This is a full-time position based in Burlington, VT. Ability to travel internationally on short notice, and US work authorization required.

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Benefits of Being Part of SSG

Team members at SSG have access to a 401k retirement plan; healthcare, including vision and dental; a generous and competitive salary; opportunity for relocation reimbursement; and commuter benefits.

SSG has an atmosphere that fosters creativity and innovation. Employees enjoy opportunities for growth and professional development through field immersion, workshops, trainings, brownbags, and project updates. We have a collaborative work environment with an open floor plan, breakout rooms, and Ergo workstations. We have a lot to celebrate and do so with frequent social events, happy hours, and team gatherings.