Senior Technical Specialists- Ukraine Decentralization Activity

  • Senior-level, Field assignment
  • Posted on 22 July 2020
  • Ukraine
  • Closing on 21 August 2020
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Job Description

Tetra Tech International Development Services (http://www.tetratech.com/intdev), headquartered in Arlington, Virginia in the United States is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) position on an anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project in Ukraine. The goal of this project is to continue USG support to the Government of Ukraine in implementing a more decentralized, transparent, and community-focused governance model. This Activity will strengthen and deepen democratic governance reforms and institution-building in Ukraine and ensure that more decisions and policies are being set at the local level, with more resources flowing from the central government down to local communities.

The 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 Kyiv, Ukraine or other project cities as determined by project needs.

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

*Municipal Service Delivery

*Citizen Participation

*Public Financial Management

*Revenue Generation

*Local Economic Development

*Institutional Development

*Policy Analysis and Research

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 Ukrainian and/or Russian is preferred;

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

*Qualified applicants from Ukraine 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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