Director of Administration and Finance – Tajikistan Sustainable Agriculture and Land Tenure (SALT) Activity

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 20 November 2019
  • Tajikistan
  • Closing on 19 January 2020
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Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for potential expert positions on an anticipated USAID funded program focused in the Khatlon region of Tajikistan. The goal of this Activity is to assist the Government of Tajikistan (GOT) to reduce hunger, malnutrition, and poverty of smallholder farmers by developing more productive and efficient agriculture systems, building the resilience of smallholders, and improving the enabling environment to facilitate long-term growth.

The anticipated components of this Activity are:

  1. Enhanced agriculture systems through improved productivity and access to markets as well as increased availability and consumption of diverse and nutritious foods.
  2. Strengthened resilience of vulnerable smallholders through diversification of livelihoods, strengthened institutions, improved natural resource management, and increased inclusivity of the agricultural system.
  3. Improved enabling environment through effective land governance management and systems, access to and use of agronomic and land information for both public and private stakeholders, and a strengthened policy environment at the national and local levels.

Position Description: Working under the direction of the Chief of Party (COP), the Director of Administration and Finance will be responsible for the project’s financial management, HR, procurement, and administration while ensuring compliance with USAID, local laws, and Tetra Tech rules and regulations. This is anticipated to be a full-time position based in the Khatlon region of Tajikistan.


* University degree or higher in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or similar field is required;

* Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in Financial Management and Administration; grants management experience highly desirable;

* Minimum of three (3) years working experience in a senior supervisory role related to accounting, payroll, procurement and logistical support services in Tajikistan or similar context;

* Work experience providing contractual and financial oversight to USAID-funded projects of similar size and complexity;

* Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment;

* Detail oriented, and ability to prioritize tasks and support program implementation while ensuring adherence to required policies and protocols;

* Accounting/audit certifications highly preferred;

* Advanced Excel skills and experience with Quickbooks required;

* Professional proficiency in Tajik or Russian, and English is required;

* Qualified applicants from Tajikistan are highly 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, multi-billion 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 20,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

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