Deputy Chief of Party (Lebanon Water, Sanitation and Conservation (WSC) Project)
Tetra Tech International Development Services headquartered in Arlington, VA is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Deputy Chief of Party candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Water, Sanitation and Conservation (WSC) Project in Lebanon. The goal of this project is to enhance conservation and protection of Lebanon’s water resources through improvements to public water and wastewater infrastructure, improved efficiency of water and wastewater management, and conservation of water resources.
Position Description: With oversight over technical implementation, the DCOP serves as the principal point of contact in Lebanon for procedural and substantive matters in the absence of the Chief of Party (COP). The DCOP must be able to demonstrate that s/he has the requisite experience to effectively backstop and reinforce the team’s other long and short-term specialists; ensure the project focus remains on achieving results; and manage an effective monitoring and reporting system. This is anticipated to be a full-time position based in Lebanon.
* Advanced degree in water resources management, hydrology, business, civil engineering, and environmental and resource management, or related field.
*Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience on projects in a development context similar to Lebanon;
*Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in managing projects for water and wastewater infrastructure, economic growth, and conservation of water resources in Lebanon
*Experience leading international donor-supported programs of relevant size and complexity, USAID experience a plus;
*Professional proficiency in Arabic, and English is required;
*Prior experience living and working in Lebanon or other countries in Middle East strongly preferred;
* Qualified applicants from Lebanon highly encouraged to apply.