Chief of Party (Egypt IWSSTA)
Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Burlington, VT is currently accepting expressions of interest from candidates for a potential Chief of Party position for an upcoming USAID-funded water program in Egypt. The purpose of this program is to improve water sector management and governance through targeted technical assistance to water companies.
Chief of Party:
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 strategy. The COP will be the principal link between USAID, Tetra Tech, and other partners and provide overall strategic and technical guidance to subcontractors. The COP will provide comprehensive expert technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the program, including monitoring and evaluation, and reporting to USAID. S/he will ensure the project is on scope, schedule and budget at all times. The COP will ensure that all procurement, recruitment and financial dealings are properly processed, documented and reported. This would be a full-time position, based in Egypt.
*Master’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, economics, finance, public administration, water resources management, business management, or other relevant fields;
*Minimum of 15 years of experience, 10 of which in international development programming, managing water sector programs in natural resource constrained environments, including: water utility (or other public services) management, public sector reform, or water and wastewater infrastructure development activities;
*Minimum of 5 years of successful experience in leadership positions, equivalent to a Chief of Party, on medium to large-scale USAID-funded projects;
*Demonstrated ability to manage multi-million dollar budgets, lead complex teams in different locations and perform remote personnel management;
*Demonstrated ability to work effectively with senior national and local government officials, public interest and community groups, and private industry representatives, which often hold differing views or interests;
*Previous relevant experience in Egypt and/or the Middle East region;
*Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations is preferred;
*Outstanding communication, management, and reporting skills;
*Fluency in written and oral English is required; Arabic is highly preferred.
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:
* Cover Letter
* CV in reverse chronological format