Water Security and Resilience Practice Lead – US based remote


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Water Security and Resilience Practice Lead – US based remote

TetraTech International Development ( InternationalDevelopment Jobs - Tetra Tech ) is currently accepting expressions of interest fromqualified candidates for a Water Security and Resilience Practice Lead within
our Water Security, Sanitation, and Hygiene Sector.
Position Description: Tetra Tech’s WaterSecurity, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WSSH) Sector assists governments, civil
society organizations, private sector actors, and communities to improve
policies and practices that contribute to water security and achieving
universal access to sustainable water and sanitation services.  The WSSH Sector currently leads multiple USAIDflagship global learning and technical assistance initiatives in addition to
multi-year programs in Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Tanzania,
Mozambique, Jordan and the West Bank. Tetra Tech supports local stakeholders to
design and expand market-based WSSH solutions; mobilize finance; improve
utility performance and strengthen water governance, while addressing systemic
water security challenges, including climate resiliency, adaptation, and
women’s empowerment.
The Water Security and ResiliencePractice Lead will provide thought leadership across the WSSH portfolio in
areas including but not limited to water conservation and source water
protection, surface and groundwater modeling, agriculture water management,
transboundary water governance and planning, water quality monitoring,
environmental flows, flood early warning systems and land use planning. As a
Senior Associate, the Practice Lead will support both program implementation
and new business development, primarily of USAID-funded projects. The position
can be fully remote from a continental US-based location or hybrid within a
commutable distance to either one of our office locations in Burlington, VT or
Arlington, VA. 
*Provide leadership for technical assignments relevant to the Practice Area
through strategic guidance to staff and project teams, as well as carrying out
technical assignments and providing direct technical assistance to projects as
*Identify, pursue, strategize, and aid the preparation of proposals in response
to WSSH sector opportunities, including countries in and emerging from
* Develop and lead marketing and positioning strategy related to water security
and resilience, including managing strategic client relationships and expanding
a network of global water security experts and implementation partners;
*Support WSSH staff in compiling learning from existing projects relevant to the
Practice Area and ensure learning is shared broadly across the Sector and
integrated into new business opportunities;
*Advance Tetra Tech’s thought leadership through technical products, white
papers, conference presentations, and events;
*Collaborate with specialists from across the company to integrate best
practices in water security and resilience into the Agriculture and Economic
Growth, Environment and Natural Resources, Democracy, Rights and Governance
*Providementorship and support the professional development of staff as a recognized
technical leader and point of contact for the Practice Area internally and
MinimumQualification Requirements:
*Minimum graduate degree in civil/environmental engineering, public policy, or a
related field;
* Minimum ten (10) years of relevant professional experience managing
USAID-funded Water Security, Sanitation and Hygiene (WSSH) projects, including
long-term overseas assignments;
*Experience working for or collaborating with partners in private sector,
academia, research institutions, and government ministries and agencies;
*Prior successful experience leading and writing proposals for USAID;
* Demonstrated intellectual leadership and contributions to improve
understanding and design of effective water security and resilience
*Experience designing implementation research studies and learning initiatives,
including quantitative and qualitative methods and data analysis;
*Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure on multiple concurrent
* Highly proficient in MS Office applications;
* Outstanding oral, written communications and presentation skills;
* Demonstrated detail orientation and exceptionally high levels of
* Position requires regular international travel (roughly 20% - 30%), including
potential travel to conflict and post-conflict countries;
* Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with poise and
professionalism; and
*Current U.S. work authorization is required at the time of application.
*Regional experience in the Middle East and/or Sub-Saharan Africa preferred; and
*Professionally proficient in French, Arabic or Spanish preferred.
To beconsidered, please submit the following:
*Cover Letter
* CV
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Pleaseensure that only the requested documents noted above are submitted. Only
candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
Application deadline is Wednesday, July 17,2024
AtTetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s
employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety
practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to
COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities.
TetraTech International Development is committed to safeguarding and technical
excellence in equality and social inclusion. Our team of dedicated Gender,
Youth, and Social Inclusion (GYSI) advisers work closely with our staff and
partners to share international norms and best practices to improve the
livelihoods of the world’s most marginalized groups. Tetra Tech International
Development is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to our
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives that aim to expand inclusion
and an authentic sense of belonging to all our staff regardless of background.
Pay Transparency and Benefits Statement:
Tetra Tech offers comprehensivebenefit options that allow employees to design a plan based on individual needs
and assists in planning for long-term financial security.  Available
benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, term life, disability,
accidental death & dismemberment coverage, Flexible Spending Account (FSA),
Health Spending Account (HSA), time off with pay, 401k retirement plan, and an
Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Please visit  Life at Tetra Tech - Tetra Tech  tolearn more about our benefits.
We are committed to taking athoughtful, compliant and equitable approach to employment compensation and
rate setting. We commit to providing a holistic comprehensive salary analysis,
including reviews of individual skill sets and compensable factors related to
qualifications, business needs, internal compensation data, and industry and
labor market surveys.  The anticipated pay range for this position is
$130,000 to $185,000 annually. 
We arededicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request
reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit  Tetra Tech’s DisabilityAssistance Page . Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in aninteractive process to provide helpful and reasonable accommodations for
TetraTech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with
local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our
reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees —
28,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for
challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in
water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and
international development. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative
Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans employer.

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