Tetra TechClosing Date : 2019-05-30
Duty Station : Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Organization: Tetra Tech
Country: Bangladesh
Closing date: 30 May 2019

Tetra Tech https://careers.tetratechintdev.com, is seeking to hire Tetra Tech also seeking to hire technical specialists to provide technical and management leadership to activities within their field of expertise for an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded ecosystem-based conservation initiative. The purpose of the activity is to advance co-management strategies to enable local communities to more effectively manage natural resources, safeguard critical ecosystems and biodiversity, and integrate ecosystem-based management into an environmental governance framework. The Activity will collaborate with and engage national government and local partners (government and non-government) in the effective management, protection and governance of critical forest and aquatic systems while advancing economic incentives to further biodiversity conservation targeting communities in regions with key biodiversity areas such as the Khulna Division with the Sundarbans Reserve Forest, the ecologically critical forest and wetland zones of northeastern Bangladesh in the Sylhet Division, and the forest and coastal zones in the Chittagong Division (excluding the Chittagong Hill Tracts).

Natural Resource Management Specialist:to provide technical and managerial oversight in the development and implementation of strategies to improve the conservation and management of forests, freshwater and coastal ecosystems.

* 7+ years experience designing and implementing natural resource conservation and management activities in Bangladesh including working with communities and the public sector to design and implement sustainable natural resource conservation and management solutions.

*Master s, or a Bachelor s degree and 15+ years of experience, in a relevant discipline; forest conservation, water resource and/or watershed management, coastal zone management.

*Excellent communication skills in English.

Conservation Finance Specialist:to work with stakeholders to improve financial investment in support of achieving national and local conservation goals (conservation investment leverage and planning).

* 7+ years experience working with stakeholders, at international, national and local levels, to plan, analyze, leverage and manage financial investments and/or other economic incentives in support of the conservation goals of national, regional, and local protected areas; successful experience leveraging a variety of funding sources from international donors, private sector and other private investors, payment for ecosystem services, royalties and public revenue.

* Master s, or a Bachelor s degree and 15+ years of experience, in relevant discipline.

* Excellent communication skills in English.

Biodiversity Conservation Specialist:to provide technical and managerial oversight to the project activities related to biodiversity conservation and protection of the ecosystems of the Sundarbans, the forests and wetlands of northeastern Bangladesh, and the forests and coastal zones in the Chittagong Division.

* 7+ years experience working in biodiversity conservation including working with stakeholders to establish, manage and monitor protected areas and biological corridors.

* Master s, or a Bachelor s degree and 15+ years of experience, in relevant discipline; biodiversity and ecology of Sundarbans and southeastern coastal, northeastern and southeastern forest and freshwater ecosystems.

* Excellent communication skills in English.

Protected Area Management Specialist:to provide technical and managerial oversight to partners and stakeholders in the development, implementation and monitoring of protected areas at the national and local levels.

* 7+ years experience working with stakeholders, at national and local levels, to establish, manage and monitor protected areas; experience with the establishment of protected areas and management plan development and implementation.

* Master s, or a Bachelor s degree and 15+ years of experience, in relevant discipline.

* Excellent communication skills in English.

Sustainable Livelihoods Specialist:to provide technical and managerial oversight in the development and implementation of strategies to increase market-based economic opportunities in the priority ecosystems (the Sundarbans, the forests and wetlands of northeastern Bangladesh, and the forests and coastal zones in the Chittagong Division) for the most vulnerable populations.

* 7+ years experience designing and implementing rural natural resource-based sustainable livelihoods programs, with communities living within the priority ecosystems.

* Experience understanding and improving the socio-economic circumstances of vulnerable populations living within the priority ecosystems.

* Master s, or a Bachelor s degree and 15+ years of experience, in relevant discipline; assessing and addressing climate risk and the implementation of economic empowerment strategies for vulnerable populations, micro-enterprise and value chain development to the benefit of vulnerable populations.

* Excellent communication skills in English.

Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist:to generate, capture and communicate knowledge and promote learning to further the activity s objectives.

*7+ years experience working with institutions, nationally and sub-nationally, to generate, document and communicate knowledge (evidence-based monitoring information, best practices, innovative models and lessons-learned).

*Experience developing information and knowledge management methods/tools in one or more technical disciplines such as natural resource management, water security, biodiversity conservation, sustainable livelihoods, and/or forestry conservation preferred.

* Master s, or a Bachelor s degree and 15+ years of experience, in relevant discipline.

* Excellent communication skills in English.


How to apply:

To be considered applicants must submit a cover letter and CV in reverse chronological format as part of the on-line process. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

Apply on-line for a technical specialist position at: http://bit.ly/protibeshSpecialists

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 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.

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