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Chief of Party for Ukraine OEG New Agriculture Harvest Activity

Kyiv

  • Organization: Tetra Tech - Modern Cooking for Healthy Forests
  • Location: Kyiv
  • Grade: Senior level - Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Democratic Governance
    • Agriculture and Forestry
    • Public Policy and Administration
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

Tetra Tech International Development (International Development Jobs - Tetra Tech) is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Chief of Party position on a USAID-funded Ukraine - OEG: New Agriculture – Harvest Activity in Ukraine.

The Activity aims to enable male and female grain and oilseed farmers, including marginalized and underserved groups, to return production of important food export crops to the pre-war levels while improving production efficiency and profitability, and will position farmers to market their crops more successfully and profitably.

This will be a long-term position (with a five-year project duration estimate) and will be based in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Responsibilities:

The Chief of Party (COP) will serve as the primary point of contact with USAID/Ukraine regarding day-to-day implementation and management matters relating to the contract, ensure activities and results are implemented in a timely manner within the approved budget, ensure the quality control of all activities and deliverables performed under the contract, and provide a strategic vision for the activity to make sustainable progress while balancing the interest of various stakeholders and ensuring benefits of the interventions reach the target population in the selected territories.

Qualifications:

* Masters’ degree from an accredited college or university in relevant fields such as development, economics, agriculture, rural development, business administration or a similar field; or a bachelor’s degree in similar fields with at least 12 years of relevant work experience in lieu of the master’s degree;

* Minimum of ten (10) years of experience managing complex development or private sector projects;

*Prior experience with and working knowledge of US government administrative and financial policies, procedures, rules and regulations;

* Relevant experience working in sustainable rural development, economic development, private sector development, small and medium agri-business development, conflict/ transitional post-conflict and vulnerable climate areas, alliance building activities and/or related fields;

* Knowledge of economic-growth, agribusiness in a developing country and reconstruction context, and experience forming effective and productive relationships with relevant stakeholder counterparts, both public and private. Knowledge and experience of the current Ukrainian socio-economic, political and agribusiness context will be considered as a plus;

* Demonstrated track record of collaborating and communicating successfully at a professional and senior level with the US Government, with officials at all relevant levels of host country governments, private sector enterprises, as well as other donors;

* Fluent spoken, written and reading abilities in English;

* Working proficiency of spoken, written, and reading in Ukrainian preferred;

* Ukraine Nationals and women are strongly 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/3sJKwY4

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.

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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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