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Tetra Tech ARD Chief of Party Job in Kenya – USAID KIWASH Program



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Dec 5, 2013

Chief of Party – Kenya
 
Tetra Tech ARD, headquartered in Burlington, Vermont is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Chief of Party position on a USAID-funded program in Kenya.

Position Description / Summary: USAID’s Kenya Integrated Wash Program (KIWASH)

Program Goal:  at-scale adoption of sustainable models of WASH service delivery for a healthy, productive and resilient Kenya

Program Objectives:

  • Institutionalize catalytic models of sustainable service delivery
  • Strengthen governance for resilient and sustainable management of WASH services and water resources.
KIWASH will include the following five components:
  • Scaled up market-based WASH service delivery models
  • Increased access to sustainable financing/credit for WASH services
  • Improved access to integrated WASH and nutrition services
  • Increased environmental sustainability of WASH services
  • Strengthened WASH services and water resources institutions
Responsibilities:
  • Manage the project’s implementation, including overall responsibility for personnel and efficient budgeting and financial management.
  • Serve as the principal link between USAID, Tetra Tech, and other partners, including interactions with Government of Kenya officials and key figures in the water and wastewater sector; and
  • Ensure quality and timely submittal of all project deliverables.
Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in engineering, public administration/management, finance, or other relevant fields;
  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of experience as a Chief of Party or Project Director/Manager on large donor-funded projects; experience on USAID-funded projects preferred.
  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience with successful water, sanitation and hygiene projects or institutional strengthening programs;
  • Demonstrated experience in institutional strengthening of institutions, capacity building, market based approaches to infrastructure planning, and public outreach;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of management of local construction contracts;
  • Professional experience in East Africa required; professional experience in Kenya preferred;
  • Fluency in English required; knowledge of French highly desirable.
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV in reverse chronological format
  • A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference.
Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech ARD’s ad posted.

Apply on-line at: 

https://careers.tetratechintdev.com/ARDCareers/App/InternationalPostingDetail.aspx?PostingId=656

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered.

No phone calls will be accepted.

Tetra Tech is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations- in the U.S and overseas.

We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace.
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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