Chief of Party (Tanzania Natural Resource Management activity (NRM))
Tetra Tech International Development Services, 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.
*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.