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Chief of Party – Transforming Market Systems Activity

Honduras
Jul 28, 2017
Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a Chief of Party position on an upcoming USAID-funded program in Honduras - Transforming Market Systems Activity that is designed to foster competitive, resilient, and inclusive market systems that provide increased economic opportunities that incorporate poor, marginalized Hondurans and reduce incentives to migrate.

 

Position Description/Summary: The COP will be responsible for leading all technical, financial and administrative aspects of the program and will coordinate closely with USAID in developing, implementing, and revising the project’s overall field strategy. The COP will be the principal link between USAID, Tetra Tech ARD, and other partners and provide overall strategic and technical guidance to subcontractors. The COP will provide comprehensive expert technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the program, including monitoring, evaluation and learning, and reporting to USAID.

 

Responsibilities:

* Provide leadership and technical expertise for the project and expatriate and local teams;

* Develop strategic objectives and confirm project compliance with USAID regulations;

* Manage the project’s implementation, including overall responsibility for personnel and efficient budgeting and financial management;
* Oversee technical activities of the project and ensure that impact is achieving the results defined in the contract;

* Evaluate and document project progress and lessons learned;

* Assume responsibility for overall USAID contract management ensuring quality control and timeliness of deliverables.

 

Qualifications:

* Master’s degree in related field

* At least ten (10) years of professional experience in designing and implementing projects focused on market systems, agribusiness/marketing, business enabling environment, rural economic development, and/or Collaborating Learning and Adapting (CLA);

* Experience with USAID or other donor-funded project is required, Chief of Party experience preferred;

* Experience managing donor funded programs in Latin America preferred;

* Professional fluency in English and Spanish required;

* Honduran 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.

 

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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—16,000 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 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.