Senior Technical Specialists – Nepal Civil Society and Media Activity

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 15 December 2020
  • Nepal
  • Closing on 13 February 2021
  • Talent pool

Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev), headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for potential Senior Technical Specialist positions on an anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project in Nepal. The goal of this project is to improve the effectiveness of civil society organizations and media actors, with priority at the municipal level, in strengthening public and private sector accountability, advancing and protecting fundamental freedoms, and improving equitable access to higher quality public services.

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 Kathmandu, Nepal or other project cities as determined by project needs.

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

* Media Sector Strengthening

* Citizen Engagement

*Gender Equity and Social Inclusion

* Public and Private Sector Accountability

* Civil Society Strengthening

* Legal and Policy Framework

Qualifications:

*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;

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

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

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

*Qualified applicants from Nepal 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 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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