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Transition, Sustainability, and Knowledge Management Advisor


Updated 2/21/2019


Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates to be considered for a Transition, Sustainability, and Knowledge Management Advisor on the INL funded Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) in Kabul, Afghanistan.


The Advisor will collaborate with JSSP staff and management to develop JSSP policy for knowledge management to support the sustainability and effective transition of project activities to GIRoA counterparts.  The Advisor will also collaborate with JSSP staff and management to develop an action plan to collect, store and transfer all knowledge to justice institutions and other counterpart institutions by the end of the program.



* Develop a repository where all training materials, handbooks, procedures, policies, lessons-learned and other materials used throughout the program;

* Educate JSSP team members on optimizing knowledge sharing and knowledge management internally and externally as part of overall JSSP transition and sustainability efforts;

* Develop and maintain a coherent and integrated knowledge management and knowledge sharing service structure driven by counterpart institutions’ needs;

* Establish standard practices and tools for JSSP knowledge management and sustainability;

* Identify and mentor leadership at counterpart institutions to adopt organizational and departmental level structures to successfully manage transition and sustainability related knowledge;

* Identify the need for any resources necessary to effectuate transition and sustainability of knowledge at counterpart institutions;

* Advise the JSSP team on Scope of Work and Work Plan objectives related to achieving transition, sustainability and knowledge management;

* Actively engage JSSP M&E Team to ensure that relevant CMS information and data are accurately reflected in project documents;

* Provide a written quarterly updates that will be shared with INL Kabul that describing the advancement of JSSP activities by the close date of JSSP;

* Provide ongoing presentations to INL representatives and other relevant parties;

* Provide a Final Report to the Tetra Tech Home Office that fully describes JSSP’s efforts to transition ownership of all justice sector programming to GIRoA as reflected in the Tetra Tech contractual SOW; Conduct a final presentation to INL representatives other relevant parties.


Essential Qualifications and Competencies:

* Master’s degree in knowledge management and/or development related area (Information, Communication, Law, Public Policy, Development Management, etc.) required;

* Minimum of 5 years’ overall relevant professional experience including knowledge management;

* Experience in developing/managing knowledge management systems/programs;

* Comprehensive understanding of the Afghanistan governmental structure and processes;

* Excellent communication skills, including public speaking and writing;

* Must be an energetic and enthusiastic and positive team player, strongly motivating and collaborative;

* Superior interpersonal skills which include the ability to interact in a constructive, cooperative, and harmonious manner;

* Must be able to adapt to changes in a fast paced, stressful, and intense work environment and maintain a positive attitude;

* Willingness to endure austere living conditions and the inherent danger of living and working in Afghanistan;

* Speaking and reading proficiency in Dari or Pashtu helpful;

* Must be an American National (AN) or Third Country National (TCN);

* Ability to obtain a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) Clearance required.


To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* A letter of application explaining individual qualifications and competencies for this opportunity;
* A current resume / CV in reverse chronological format;
* A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference.


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—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.