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Senior Technical Specialists – Transforming Market Systems Activity

Honduras
Jul 28, 2017
Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for Senior Technical Advisors/Specialists 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.

 

We are looking for Senior Technical Specialist in the following areas:

Agriculture

Market Systems

Business Enabling Environment

Tourism

Business Services

Logistics/Supply Chain

Financial Services

Monitoring Evaluation and Learning

Gender

Youth

Vulnerable Populations

 

Responsibilities:

* Demonstrated expertise in market systems, business enabling environment, value-added agriculture, tourism, business services, logistics/agricultural supply chain management, financial services, monitoring evaluation and learning (MEL), gender, youth and vulnerable populations. Particular experience working in the value chains of coffee, cacao, and other small-holder agriculture products common in Honduras preferred;

* Additional experience in one or more of the following fields is also expected: agribusiness, agricultural marketing, value chain development, agricultural credit, sustainable livelihoods, and/or rural development

* Management of project activities within their component areas. This will include planning and design of activities, implementation of activities directly through project staff, implementation of project activities through subcontracts and grants, monitoring and reporting on project activities, and management of project budgets; 

* Engage in discussions related to their component areas with stakeholders including USAID and Government of Honduras officials; 

* Active involvement in implementation of activities in their areas of responsibility including for example development of policy analyses and recommendations; 

* Staff management responsibility with teams located in the Tegucigalpa project office, and possibly field offices.

 

Qualifications:

* At least five (5-8) years of professional experience in their specific field;

* Experience with a donor-funded project is required;

* Academic degree in a related field, advanced degree preferred;

* 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.