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Technical Advisors for Scaling Up Investment in Weather and Climate Services on Senegal Activity

Dakar

  • Organization: Tetra Tech - Modern Cooking for Healthy Forests
  • Location: Dakar
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Environment
    • Meteorology, Geology and Geography
    • Climate Change
    • Impact investing, Social venture capital
  • Closing Date: Closed

Tetra Tech International Development (International Development Jobs - Tetra Tech) is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Technical Specialists on an anticipated five-year USAID-funded Scaling Up Investment in Weather and Climate Information Services Activity in Senegal.

The purpose of the Activity is to enhance resilience, productivity, and nutritional outcomes in fishing and agriculture systems (i.e., farming, livestock, pastoralism) through expanding the use of WCIS and early warning systems for flood control and drought forecast in the face of increased climate uncertainty and weather hazards.

Responsibilities:
Technical Advisors will provide technical leadership and activity oversight across several areas of anticipated focus for the project.

* Weather and Climate Information Services

* Disaster management and early warning

* Fisheries and aquaculture

* Agriculture, food security and nutrition

* Pastoralism/livestock management

* Climate adaptation and resilience

* Private Sector Development Specialists

* Data, analytics, and information management

* Training and institutional capacity strengthening

Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree in related field, master’s degree highly preferred.

* At least 8 years of technical experience in related field.

* USAID project experience preferred.

* Proven leadership, organizational and writing skills required

* Fluency in French is required, and professional knowledge of English is preferred

* Qualified applicants from Senegal highly encouraged to apply.

To be considered, applicants must submit the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV in reverse chronological format

Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s IDS ad posted.

Apply online at: https://bit.ly/3Lbg4fN

Please ensure 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.

At Tetra 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.

Tetra Tech 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.

Reasonable Accommodations

We are dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page or contact our Global Talent Operations team. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Tetra Tech 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 — 27,000 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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