Tetra Tech ARD, (http://www.ardinc.com) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tetra Tech, a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Tetra Tech ARD specializes in water resources and infrastructure, agriculture and economic growth, environment and natural resources, land tenure and property rights, democracy and governance, and knowledge management. Since 1977 we have led 600 projects in Asia, Europe, Eurasia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, working with clients such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Asian Development Bank, World Bank, and others. Tetra Tech ARD is accepting expressions of interest from qualified senior level candidates for a Chief of Party for upcoming USAID-funded agricultural development programming in coastal Bangladesh.
Responsibilities: This position will be Bangladesh-based will involve travel in the country’s coastal areas. The COP will be responsible for leading all technical, financial and administrative aspects of the program and will coordinate closely with USAID in developing, implementing, and revising the project’s overall field strategy. The COP will be the principal link between USAID, Tetra Tech ARD, and other partners and provide overall strategic and technical guidance to subcontractors and grant recipients. The COP will provide comprehensive expert technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the program, including monitoring and evaluation, and reporting to USAID.
*A minimum of 7 years of relevant technical experience in a relevant fields such as agribusiness development, agricultural growth, food security or climate change adaptation, *A minimum of 5 years experience direct supervision of professional and support staff *Experience with USAID-funded agriculture and economic growth programs preferred *Knowledgeable and experienced regarding program planning, design, development, management, financial analysis, implementation and performance-based monitoring and reporting of USAID-supported programs and activities *Proven ability to develop strong collaborative working relationships with counterparts, other implementers and international organizations and donors; *Strong management, supervisory, and staff development skills. *Experience working in complex environments *Minimum Masters degree in a relevant field *Experience in South Asia and knowledge of Bengali preferred
Applicants are requested to email full, current CV in reverse chronological format email@example.com Please refer to ‘BangladeshCOP’ in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted.
Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations – in the U.S. and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.