Tetra Tech International Development Services (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev),** headquartered in Arlington, VA is seeking to hire a qualified Chief of Party to lead all technical and administrative aspects of an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded biodiversity conservation initiative. The purpose of the activity is to support and strengthen capacity in Tanzania for biodiversity conservation in a manner that i) increases private sector engagement in conservation and NRM; ii) builds the capacity of public sector and civil society; iii) improves the enabling environment; and iv) enhances knowledge management across sectors. Activity interventions together will reduce threats to biodiversity in Tanzania while moving Tanzanian institutions further on their journey to self-reliance.
Deadline Date: Wednesday, 13 May 2020
Organization: Tetra Tech
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
*Minimum of 7 years in a director-level role leading and managing complex development programs and multi-disciplinary teams in the Africa Region, preferably as a Chief of Party for a USAID-funded project.
*Not less than 10 years’ project experience working in one or more technical disciplines: biodiversity conservation, forestry, natural resources management, environmental policy/law, conservation finance, sustainable livelihoods, land-use planning, and/or other relevant technical areas.
*Proven track record managing multi-disciplinary development programs and teams, engaging effectively with stakeholders, fostering collaborative learning and adaptive management, and understanding and addressing the needs of the most vulnerable.
*Excellent communication skills in English.
*Strong familiarity with the policy, social, economic, environmental, and cultural context in Tanzania desired.
*Minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is required.
Tanzanian candidates, especially women and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:
* Cover Letter
* CV in reverse chronological format
Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.
Apply online at: https://bit.ly/COPTanzania
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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees – 20,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.