Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Country Director candidates for the CCBO program based in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Position Description/Summary: The CCBO activity is a five-year initiative of USAID which will serve as USAID’s flagship program to target ocean plastics directly at their source in cities and towns. The project works to prevent ocean plastic pollution by building capacity and commitment for Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling (3Rs) and solid waste management (SWM) in urban and peri-urban settings, particularly in riverine and coastal areas. CCBO works with multiple USAID missions on country-specific implementation of national and local activities, and with USAID/Washington on global-level activities.
The Vietnam Country Director will be responsible for overall supervision and implementation of programs in the CCBO Vietnam. The Vietnam office will have approximately four to six staff members headed by a Country Director. The Vietnam Country Director will report to the USAID CCBO Asia Regional Director based in Manila, Philippines. The Country Director will also work closely with the Technical Team members located in HQ, to support high quality coordination and mentoring of technical staff in CCBO Vietnam country office.
* Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, Master’s degree preferred.
* Minimum of 10 years of experience in international development required.
* Significant experience on projects/activities funded by USAID required.
* Experience in one or more of the following technical disciplines preferred: waste management, recycling, municipal management, service delivery, community engagement, hydrology/water resources, biodiversity, environmental infrastructure development, public policy and governance, conservation finance, sustainable livelihoods, or other technical areas.
* Familiarity with building capacity and commitment for Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling (3Rs) and solid waste management, community engagement/development/social behavior change.
* Project management and oversight experience including specific knowledge of USAID rules and regulations required.
* Experience in the supervision and mentoring of teams.
* Experience providing oversight of budget /financial/administration and procurement, human resources management and monitoring and evaluation.
* Private sector engagement /private sector experience.
* Significant experience in Southeast Asia required.
*Please note: Only Vietnamese citizens are eligible for this position.
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.