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Deputy Chief of Party for Sustainable, Transformational and Accessible Water Interventions (STAWI)

Tetra Tech International Development  is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for Deputy Chief of Party on an anticipated USAID-funded program in Kenya.


The anticipated five-year USAID-funded STAWI Activity will seek to improve water security in target counties in northern (Turkana, Marsabit, Samburu, Isiolo, Wajir, Garissa) and southeastern (Taita Taveta, Makueni, Kitui) Kenya by working closely with county governments and water service providers. The anticipated objectives of the STAWI Activity are to improve water resources and service governance, strengthen water service delivery, improve access to and management of water for productive use, and integrate activities within collaboration, learning, and adaptation-based framework. The potential position will be based in Kenya for the life of project.



* Provide technical leadership for the entire Activity, achieving target results for program indicators.

* Work with the Chief of Party and various technical leads to identify potential risks to successful Activity implementation and recommend and implement appropriate adjustments.

* Manage in-country technical leads and ensure the development of high-quality deliverables and the provision of strong technical support to project partners.

* Support program work planning



* Master’s Degree (or higher) in a relevant field preferred.

* At least five (5) years of demonstrated experience directly supervising staff implementing water resources governance and service delivery activities. 

* At least five (5) years of experience working on USAID or other donor-funded projects.

* Strong professional experience across STAWI technical objectives, including water resources management and governance, water service delivery, water accessibility for productive use, and collaboration learning and adaptation.

* Recent and relevant professional experience in Kenya, ideally working with STAWI Activity’s target counties in northern (Turkana, Marsabit, Samburu, Isiolo, Wajir, Garissa) and southeastern Kenya (Taita Taveta, Makueni, Kitui).

* Professional fluency in English required.

* Kenyan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Women are also highly encouraged to apply.