Saturday, November 29, 2014

Tetra Tech ,Chief of Party PROTECT Job Vacancy in Tanzania



Tetra Tech ARD, (www.tetratechintdev.com) a leading international development consulting firm based in Burlington, Vermont and Washington, D.C., is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for Chief of Party on an anticipated five-year USAID funded project in Tanzania. PROTECT is a five year intervention that will address dynamics in Tanz
ania that threaten biodiversity conservation and inhabit private sector-led tourism growth. It will incorporate a series of integrate and overlapping interventions that support and strengthen capacity for biodiversity conservation. It will focus on policy, research and advocacy, institutional strengthening, nature-based economic strengthening and diversification and combat wildlife poaching and trafficking. This initiative is expecting to improve landscape-conservation, wildlife protection and tourism growth in Tanzania.
Responsibilities:**
The Chief of Party will be responsible for leading all technical, financial and administrative aspects of the program and will coordinate closely with GOT and USAID in developing, implementing, and revising the project’s overall field strategy. The COP will be the principal link between USAID, Tetra Tech ARD, GOT and other partners and provide overall strategic and technical guidance to subcontractors. The COP will provide comprehensive expert technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the program, including monitoring and reporting to USAID. Locals are encouraged to apply.
Qualifications:
* Advanced degree in relevant field.
* Minimum 10 years of senior level experience as Project Director or Chief of Party on donor-funded projects of similar magnitude and complexity;
* Minimum 5 years of international development experience in managing and implementing policy reform projects related to conservation and tourism;
* Expertise in policy and governance frameworks, and local capacity building strongly preferred;
* Experience developing alliances with the private sector is strongly preferred;
* Previous experience with conservation issues strongly preferred;
* Previous regional experience required; experience in Tanzania strongly preferred;
* Proficiency in written and oral English and Kiswahili required.
To be considered, applicants must submit the following as part of this on-line application process:
* A current CV in reverse chronological format
* A list of at least 4 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference.
How to apply:
Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.
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Tetra Tech is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations—in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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