Deputy Chief of Party- Technical – Indonesia New Environment Solid Waste Management and Partnerships (Selaras)


Tetra Tech International Development ( is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a potential Chief of Party position on a USAID-funded program Indonesia. The 5-year USAID-funded program seeks to help Indonesia achieve its development goal of reducing marine plastic pollution by improving urban waste management through public institution strengthening and private sector partnerships.


The COP will be responsible for leading all technical, financial and administrative aspects of the program and will coordinate closely with USAID in developing, implementing, and revising the Activity’s overall field strategy. The COP will be the principal link between USAID, key government counterparts, Tetra Tech, and other project stakeholders and provide overall strategic and technical guidance to subcontractors. The COP will provide comprehensive expert technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the program, including monitoring and evaluation, and reporting to USAID. This would be a full-time position and be based in Indonesia for the full life of project (anticipated five years).



* Provide leadership and technical expertise for the activity, and supervise expatriate and local teams;

* Develop strategic objectives and ensure project compliance with USAID regulations;

* Manage the activity’s implementation, including overall responsibility for personnel and efficient budgeting and financial management

* Oversee technical activities of the activity and ensure that impact is achieving the results defined in the contract;

* Evaluate and document activity progress and lessons learned;

* Assume responsibility for overall USAID contract management ensuring quality control and timeliness of deliverables.



* Minimum of a Master’s degree in environmental engineering, waste management, recycling, urban/municipal planning, democracy and governance, or some other relevant discipline is required.

* Not less than 10 years project experience, preferably in Indonesia or another South East Asian country, working in one or more technical disciplines: marine waste management, solid waste management, municipal management, service delivery, public/project financing, infrastructure development, hydrology/water resources, public policy and governance, conservation finance, sustainable livelihoods, urban planning, and/or other relevant technical areas.

* Minimum of 5 years in director-level role leading and managing complex development programs and multi-disciplinary teams in South East Asia, preferably as a Chief of Party for a USAID-funded project or equivalent.

* Proven track record managing multi-disciplinary development programs and teams, engaging effectively with stakeholders (including the private sector), fostering collaborative learning and adaptive management, and promoting gender equity and social inclusion.

* Strong familiarity with building capacity and commitment for Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling (3Rs) and solid waste management (SWM) desired.

* Excellent communication skills in English required; proficiency in Bahasa or another local language preferred.

* Strong familiarity with the policy, social, economic, environmental, and cultural context in Indonesia.

* Indonesia nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.


To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format


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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 your Cover Letter and CV/Resume are uploaded and if noted above, any additional requested documentation 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.


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 – 21,000 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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