Tetra Tech ES, Inc., a subsidiary of Tetra Tech (Nasdaq: TTEK) is dedicated to improving the energy sector of developing economies. We are recruiting for an Environmental Sustainability Advisor to be based in Bangkok, Thailand or other South and Southeast Asia to support the implementation of the USAID-administered Water Energy for Food Asia Regional Innovation Hub (WE4F-Asia-RIH) from July 2020 to July 2024. See https://we4f.org.
The Environmental Sustainability Advisor must be local to S/SE Asia. The position is part-time, and hiring is contingent upon USAID approval. Tetra Tech values a diverse workplace and strives to achieve gender equality. Qualified women and men are strongly encouraged to apply.
Lead implementation of the RIH’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy, including support for the entire implementation team on integration of environmental sustainability, biodiversity, efficient natural resource use and climate resiliency into all RIH interventions in support of innovators and other activities
Provide on-demand technical assistance to innovators in assessing benefits and impacts of nexus technologies on environment, biodiversity, natural resources and climate resiliency, complying with local environmental requirements and ensuring adherence to project-level environmental compliance requirements.
Advise screening and selection of innovators as potential grantees based on considerations for environmental sustainability
Review and support implementation of innovator acceleration work plans on topics related to environmental sustainability, biodiversity, efficient natural resource use and climate resiliency
Engage and share learnings with relevant WE4F Founding Partner programs in S/SE Asia
Share relevant resources and develop internal guidance for the implementing team on environmental sustainability-related issues on an ongoing basis
Advise screening and selection of innovators as potential grantees based on considerations for environmental sustainability integrations
Create and update knowledge management products on innovators’ experiences with environmental sustainability topics
Review and support implementation of innovator acceleration work plans, especially environmental sustainability topic-centric market segment research
Coordinate environmental sustainability integration activities with the RIH Project Management, Technical Assistance, Brokering and Enabling Environment Units
Provide guidance to the Country Coordinators on interacting with innovators on sustainability, climate resilience and biodiversity issues
Support the procurement of grantees and local technical assistance vendors
Support the development of knowledge products, collection of performance indicator data and preparation of communication pieces
Support the development of contractual deliverables and any other reporting
Perform other relevant duties as assigned
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
A graduate degree in environmental science, natural resources, agriculture or related field
10+ years’ experience in the S/S Asia leading environmental, biodiversity and performance risk and impact assessments, with a focus on nexus technologies
Experience in working with USAID and other large international donors
Strong oral and written communications skills and ability to motivate and collaborate with others to achieve team goals and communicate with WE4F awardees
Fluency in English (reading, writing and presentation skills)
Proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
Valued but not required KSA’s:
Environmentally sustainable technology development or start-up experience directed at low-income or Base of the Pyramid customers
Familiarity with the impact investing industry
Understanding of enabling environment activities for a conducive private sector-driven ecosystem
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To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:
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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 400 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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