Deputy Chief of Party Technical – Indonesia Local Governance Enabling Environment (L-GEE) Program

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 6 March 2020
  • Indonesia
  • Closing on 5 April 2020
  • Proposal

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services, headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a Deputy Chief of Party Technical (DCOP-Tech) position on an anticipated USAID funded ($30-$39 million) program in Indonesia.

The goal of the Local Governance Enabling Environment activity (L-GEE) is for the citizens of Indonesia to benefit from effective local government by increasing the quality of policy implementation and service delivery at the subnational level.

The activity will achieve this goal through three interrelated intermediate results (IR):

IR 1: Coherence between national and subnational policies strengthened

IR 2: Performance of local service delivery enhanced

IR 3: Local budget allocation and execution improved


Working under the overall direction of the Chief of Party (COP), the DCOP-Tech will lead a multidisciplinary team that ensures successful activity implementation by providing technical guidance at the component level. S/he will ensure cohesiveness across the technical team and the necessary operational efficiencies required to implement sound technical strategies that achieve project goals. S/he will also supervise the planning, design, quality, and follow-up of technical activities. This is anticipated to be a five-year role.


The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in local governance programming in the context of decentralization as well as have proven experience managing complex programs. Additionally, s/he should possess:

* Bachelor’s Degree in related field, Master’s Degree highly preferred;

* At least seven years of demonstrated experience in managing projects around local governance, policy development, institutional strengthening, service delivery, and local budget allocation and execution;

* Direct experience working and managing USAID-funded programs in Indonesia strongly preferred;

* Excellent oral and written skills in English;

* Preferred fluency in the Indonesian Language (spoken and written)

* Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills;

* Indonesian 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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