Advisors – Liberia Conservation Works Activity (Liberia CWA)

  • Mid-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 13 November 2020
  • Liberia
  • Closing on 13 December 2020
  • Proposal

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services (https://careers.tetratechintdev.com), headquartered in Arlington, VA, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for the USAID-funded Liberia Conservation Works Activity (Liberia CWA).

Policy Advisor: The Policy Advisor will conduct and manage policy analyses in the forest and land sectors and will provide policy and technical guidance to the COP and to other technical staff. This long-term position is based in Monrovia, Liberia.

Responsibilities:

* Develop, implement, and provide technical and managerial oversight over Liberia CWA’s strategy for policy analysis and advocacy;

* Collaborate with members of the Liberia CWA project team to identify policy challenges in the forest and land sectors;

* Design and implement policy analyses, toolkits, guides and other resources

* Contribute written input to program planning and reports;

* Coordinate with cross-cutting services – Communications, Institutional Strengthening and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) team to develop and implement policy advocacy tools that are relevant across project activities;

* Coordinate with government and civil society institutions and provide thought leadership on policy matters in the forest and land sectors.

Gender, Youth, and Social Inclusion Advisor: The Gender, Youth, and Social Inclusion (GYSI) Advisor will be responsible for leading the implementation and monitoring the integration of women, youth and vulnerable populations into Liberia CWA activities. This long-term position is based in Monrovia, Liberia.

Responsibilities:

* Develop, implement, and provide technical and managerial oversight over Liberia CWA’s GYSI strategy;

* Collaborate with members of the Liberia CWA project team to integrate GYSI considerations into technical work planning, activities, reports, workshops, and leadership;

* Design and implement gender and youth analyses, toolkits, guides and other resources

* Contribute written input to program planning and reports;

* Coordinate with cross-cutting services – Communications, Institutional Strengthening and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) team to develop and implement GYSI-responsive interventions across project activities;

* Build capacity among staff, partners and other stakeholders around GYSI.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant technical area;

* At least five (5) years of experience related the technical area, preferably in Liberian context;

* Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders, including government officials, project staff and/or donor agencies to advocate for GYSI;

* USAID experience preferred;

* Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

* Liberian nationals are strongly 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.

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.

About the Organization

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With more than 17,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

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