domingo, abril 10, 2011

Chief of Party (Senior Civil Engineer / Architect), Moçambique

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction, and technical services, addressing the resource management and infrastructure markets.  Our company supports both government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, transportation, energy, and the environment.  With over 12,000 employees in over 280 offices across the globe, Tetra Tech’s capabilities encompass the full life cycle of solutions.

The Chief of Party (COP) will have overall project responsibility including oversight, communications with the client, day to day operational details, and final composition of all deliverables.  The COP will be supported by a team comprised of LTTA’s, STTA’s, local professionals, and Tetra Tech home office professionals.

COP applicants shall:
  • Be a Senior Civil Engineer or Architect with a minimum of 15 years experience in planning, designing and management of infrastructure projects, including work in developing countries. 
  • Have prior experience as a COP for USAID project(s) or successful experience in a similar international position. 
  • US citizens and U.S. permanent residents are preferred.
  • Have at a minimum a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Be a Registered Professional Engineer or Architect
  • Speak and read fluent English.  Ability to speak and read Portuguese is highly desirable.

The COP shall have demonstrated technical knowledge and capability in infrastructure / building structure planning, design, and construction in one or more of the following disciplines: health facilities, building construction, roads, drainage, sanitary systems, construction supervision, and/or infrastructure operations and maintenance. In addition to technical knowledge and experience, the COP shall have demonstrated experience with developing local capacity for the design, construction, and or maintenance of infrastructure assets.
T he scope of this project includes the study, design or renovation, tendering, and construction observation of over 100 health related facilities and associated housing in Mozambique. The availability of the position is subject to our firm being awarded the contract.  This position shall be based in Maputo, Mozambique and is a 5 year program.

To apply:
Please email a full and current curriculum vitae (CV) in reverse chronological format .  Please refer to job code “Mozambique COP” in the subject line.  Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered.  No phone calls will be accepted.

Tetra Tech is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations, both in the US and overseas.  We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce.  We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups.  Tetra Tech is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.