Chief of Party, Recycling in Jordan Activity

  • Mid-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 19 July 2019
  • Jordan
  • Closing on 18 September 2019
  • Proposal

Job Description

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 for the anticipated 5-year USAID-funded Recycle Jordan Activity. The Recycle Jordan activity will work with private recycling firms, the commercial sector, and the Government of Jordan to increase commercial sector utilization of recycling services in Amman. The activity aims to expand and improve private sector-led recycling services; generate greater demand for and utilization of recycling services within the Amman commercial sector; and increase local and national government support for solid waste management.

The Chief of Party’s responsibilities include providing overall programmatic leadership, including contractual performance and risk management, work planning and reporting, financial management, administration and personnel management, high-level client and counterpart dialogue, and communications for the project.


* Master’s degree in a relevant field;

* Progressively senior experience in Solid Waste Management with municipalities, national governments and private sector;

* Understanding and familiarity with recycling services and systems;

* Leadership of institutional and regulatory strengthening programs;

* Experience guiding private sector development initiatives;

* Experience leading teams and managing budgets of at least $2M/year;

* Demonstrated high levels of professional integrity and attention to solid financial, human resources and procurement oversight;

* Experience in Jordan/ the Middle East highly desirable.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

Apply online at:

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 high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. With more than 17,000 associates working together, Tetra Tech provides clear solutions to complex problems 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 Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients. 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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