Sustainable Livelihoods Specialist, Tanzania Natural Resource Management activity (NRM)
Tetra Tech International Development Services , is seeking to hire a qualified Sustainable Livelihoods Specialist, to provide technical and managerial oversight in the development and implementation of strategies to increase environmentally-friendly market-based economic opportunities in priority ecosystems for the most vulnerable populations, for an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded biodiversity conservation initiative. The purpose of the activity is to support and strengthen capacity in Tanzania for biodiversity conservation in a manner that i) increases private sector engagement in conservation and NRM; ii) builds the capacity of public sector and civil society; iii) improves the enabling environment; and iv) enhances knowledge management across sectors. Activity interventions together will reduce threats to biodiversity in Tanzania while moving Tanzanian institutions further on their journey to self-reliance.
*7+ years’ experience designing and implementing rural natural resource-based sustainable livelihoods programs, with communities living within the priority ecosystems; experience with sustainable agriculture preferred.
*Experience understanding and improving the socio-economic circumstances of vulnerable populations living within the priority ecosystems.
*Master’s degree or equivalent, in a relevant discipline.
*Excellent communication skills in English.
Tanzanian candidates, especially women and people with disabilities, are encouraged 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.
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees – 20,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts 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 an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.