Tetra Tech International Development Services
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Deputy Chief of Party, Operations

Tetra Tech International Development Services, (https://careers.tetratechintdev.com) headquartered in Arlington, VA, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for Deputy Chief of Party, Operations position on an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded environment and natural resources project in Zambia.

The purpose of the project is to reduce deforestation and forest degradation attributed to charcoal production and consumption in selected province(s) in Zambia.

Tetra Tech will support the Zambian government to fulfill its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet REDD+ goals by promoting alternatives to charcoal as fuel and energy sources and will contribute to biodiversity conservation and sustainable forest management in Zambia.

Working under the overall direction of the Chief of Party (COP) the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) Operations will be responsible for overseeing the project’s financial management, human resources department, procurement, and administrative operations. The DCOP will closely coordinate and collaborate with project administrative, financial and contracts staff, and will manage relationships with program stakeholders, including governmental institutions, and both local and international organizations.


  • 7+ years of personnel management experience, as well as experience managing large-scale complex projects
  • Experience with USAID contracts of similar size and scope is strongly preferred
  • Strong existing relationships with public and private sector networks,
  • Strong understanding of the local Zambian context.

How to apply

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

Cover Letter

CV in reverse chronological format

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 high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. With more than 17,000 associates working together, Tetra Tech provides clear solutions to complex problems 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 over 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

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