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 Tanzania that threaten biodiversity conservation and
inhabit private sector-led tourism growth. It will incorporate a series of
integrate and overlap

ping 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.
Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s ad posted.
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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