Senior Technical Specialists – Georgia Local Self Government Strengthening Activity

  • Senior-level, Field assignment
  • Posted on 13 January 2021
  • Georgia
  • Closing on 12 February 2021
  • Talent pool

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services (, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for Senior Technical Specialist positions on an anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project in Georgia. The goal of this project is to support Georgia’s ongoing decentralization reform and enhance the effectiveness, accountability, and citizen-responsiveness of target local governments in Georgia. This will be achieved by strengthening national institutional capacities, legislative frameworks, and partnerships for meaningful decentralization; improving subnational public administration and accountability systems; enhancing subnational capacity to deliver inclusive, accessible, and citizen-responsive public services; and engaging and empowering communities to hold subnational governments accountable.

The Senior Technical Specialists will provide technical and management support to activities within their field of expertise to achieve project outcomes. Positions may be for long-term project staff or opportunities for short-term technical assignments, and may be based in Tbilisi or other project cities as determined by project needs.

Tetra Tech seeks candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

* Municipal government and decentralization

* Public Administration

* Integrity and accountability of municipal governments and officials

* Public financial management

* E-governance applications

* Local Economic Development and planning

* Civic engagement, including youth and vulnerable groups

* Gender and social inclusion


*Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field (Master’s preferred);

*Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant professional experience;

*Demonstrated expertise in analytical, writing, and training skills;

*Demonstrated understanding of general monitoring and evaluation practices;

*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as cultural and political sensitivity;

*Professional written and spoken proficiency in English and Georgian is preferred;

*Prior experience living and working in Georgia (preferred);

*Qualified applicants from Georgia 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 indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s IDS ad posted.

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 450 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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