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Resettlement Specialist

East Timor
Tetra Tech International Development Services, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Resettlement Specialist position.  Senior-level and Short-term contract assignment.




Responsible for preparation and validation of Resettlement Policy Framework in Dili, Timor-Leste.




*Advanced degree in social science or any related technical field.

*15+ years of relevant and progressively responsible experience in any corporation or organization. 

*Must have commensurate experience with international guidelines related to involuntary resettlement (IFC Performance Standard 5 strongly preferred)

*Demonstrated experience in preparation and implementation of Resettlement Action Plans (RAP) Resettlement Policy Frameworks (RPF), and Livelihood Restoration Plans as well as demonstrated

*Experience with management of stakeholder engagement, resettlement and livelihood restoration activities at all stages of a project cycle – from conceptual stage to construction and closeout.

*Must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills in English.

*Similar levels (15+ years) of demonstrated experience in the planning and preparation of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

*Implementation of associated Environmental and Social Management Plans is strongly preferred,

*Portuguese and/or Indonesian language skills are a plus.

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.



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.