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Chief of Party, Promote Women's Leadership Development (Promote WLD)

Jan 08, 2019

Tetra Tech International Development Services, headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified administrative and technical candidates for a USAID-Funded project in Afghanistan. The qualified candidate will support the delivery of a gender focused project whose aim is to provide 25,000 women with leadership training to give them the skills necessary not only to perform in their jobs, but also to rise to meaningful leadership positions in their careers.



*Providing overall management of the project, including liaising and coordinating with USAID and Tetra Tech’s home office;

*Ensuring quality oversight of all services and products provided by the project, including those from long-term and short-term staff and subcontractors; and

*Coordinating and assuming the role of official spokesperson of project activities with senior Mission, Embassy, Congressional delegations/other VIPs and GIRoA officials.



*A Master's degree in a related field of expertise preferred;

*A minimum of 10 years of work experience in international development programming;

*Demonstrated management experience including prior experience working on gender development projects funded by USAID or by other major donors;

*Experience liaising with high level Afghanistan Officials

*Extensive experience monitoring and evaluating development assistance and economic growth programs in complex, culturally diverse settings;

*Excellent English language reporting, writing, and presentation skills required;

*Knowledge of relevant federal regulations and procedures as well as work experience in post-conflict countries required;

*Previous experience as a COP is highly desirable; and

*Fluency in English is required.

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. Deadline for applications is January 14 ,2019.


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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—17,000 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.