Associate, Disaster Risk Finance and Climate Resilience

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Tetra Tech International Development is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for Associate, Disaster Risk Finance and Climate Resilience for the Agriculture and Economic Growth Sector.

The Associate, Disaster Risk Finance and Climate Resilience will join a dynamic growing practice providing technical and project management leadership. This will include management of existing client contracts, as well as developing proposals for new projects from existing clients and diversifying with new clients. The Associate is a member of the operations staff, working in a sector; in this capacity, the 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. Associates are assigned to proposal and project teams in various roles such as Proposal Manager, Lead Technical Writer, Project Manager, and Deputy Project Manager among others.

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


*Provide technical support and leadership to disaster risk finance and climate resilience projects

*Lead and support new business development for disaster risk finance and climate resilience projects

*Provide internal and external technical leadership to improve Tetra Tech’s overall capacities in relevant areas

*Manage relevant projects including technical, financial, administrative project management.


* Master's degree in climate, disaster management, or similar area

* At least 7-10 years of working experience in international development and climate risk management

* Demonstrated knowledge of disaster risk finance, climate resilience, and related areas

* Ability to work in multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural, and cross-sectoral team situations

* Demonstrated experience working successfully with local governments and donor programs

* Availability for 20% international travel when appropriate and safe to do so

* Speaking and reading proficiency in at least one foreign language is preferred.

*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.