Chief of Party, USAID Tayar Improved Disaster Risk Management Project, Nepal

Nepal
Apply by 24 August 2018
Entry-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 14 May 2018

Job Description

Chief of Party, USAID Tayar Improved Disaster Risk Management Project, Nepal

Tetra Tech International Development Services is looking for a Chief of Party (COP) for the upcoming 5-year USAID-funded disaster risk management initiative. The purpose of the project is to strengthen disaster risk management capacity and institutions in Nepal in a way that is inclusive, makes use of known best practices and technological interventions, and is adaptive to changing circumstances. The project will improve national level systems and institutions, build capacity at the municipal level, and support national and municipal level institutions to strengthen disaster response. The COP will be responsible for leading and overseeing all technical and administrative aspects of the project.

Qualifications:

*Master’s degree in a relevant discipline required.

*Minimum 7 years of experience in director-level role leading and managing complex development programs and multi-disciplinary teams in the Asia region, preferably as a COP for USAID-funded projects.

*Minimum 10 years of experience working in one or more technical disciplines: disaster risk management (including mitigation, preparedness and recovery), gender equality and social inclusion, resilience, decentralization of services and municipal strengthening, organizational capacity building, urban land use planning, 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.

*Strong familiarity and experience with the political, social, economic, environmental, and cultural context in Nepal.

*Excellent communication skills in English. Nepali language skills preferred.

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.

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Apply online at: http://ow.ly/TZDc30l7hf5

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—16,000 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 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, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 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 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.

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