Senior Associate, Women’s Economic Empowerment at Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech International Development is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for Senior Associate.

The Senior Associate, Women’s Economic Empowerment, will play a lead role in developing Tetra Tech’s emerging WEE practice. This will include management of existing large contract(s) as well as developing proposals for new projects from existing clients and diversifying with new clients. The Senior Associate is a member of the operations staff, working in a sector; in this capacity, the Senior Associate will be assigned duties by the Sector Director, or designee, in the areas of project management, business development, and provision of technical assistance through billable work either at the client site or from the home office. Senior Associates are assigned to proposal and project teams in various roles such as Proposal Manager, Lead Technical Writer, and Project Manager, among others.

This position will be based in Burlington, Vermont or Arlington, Virginia. However, other US locations may be considered.


* Project Management of large and women’s economic empowerment and gender equity projects

* Technical Excellence: thought leadership in women’s economic empowerment, gender issues

* New Business Development: Lead the development of Tetra Tech’s WEE practice with USAID and other clients


* Master’s degree required in women’s studies, business, international development, or related field.

*At least 10 years of experience working at a professional services firm or equivalent organization focusing on project management and/or implementation, and new business.

*Demonstrated knowledge of women’s economic empowerment and gender issues required.

*Demonstrated experience working successfully in Latin America.

*Preference for overseas development experience.

*Demonstrated understanding of how to broker contract management, technical disciplines, and client needs across home office and field project teams.

*Ability to work in multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural, and cross-sectoral team situations with a high proficiency of written, oral and presentation skills.

*Effectively demonstrated upward (within home office management and to USAID) and downward (to colleagues and other team members) communication, both oral and written, and positive collaboration.

*Strong leader and team builder/motivator; chooses good people and effectively manages them to accomplish agreed objectives on an agreed schedule.

*Recognized technical expert in one of the key sector disciplines.

*Demonstrated knowledge of USAID and other Tetra Tech clients, with a successful track record of winning, managing, and implementing proposals and projects.

*Demonstrated performance leading and/or writing proposals with a winning track record.

*Demonstrated commitment to client satisfaction, through technical excellence of work products and/or managerial strengths in scope, schedule, and budget.

*Speaking and reading fluency in Spanish is required.

*Availability for 35% international travel.

*Ability to legally work in the US without employer sponsorship.

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 only your Cover Letter and CV/Resume are uploaded and any additional requested documentation, if noted above, as part of your application. 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 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 450 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.

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