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Chief of Party - Ukraine

Tetra Tech ES, Inc.
Washington, DC 20004
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Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.


The COP serves as the overall project manager and team leader for the Energy Security Project (ESP). The Chief of Party (COP) also acts as the key liaison between the counterparts in the Government of Ukraine, the ESP project and USAID. As the key liaison, the COP will be involved in all activities and tasks of the ESP. The selected candidate must be willing to relocate to Kyiv, Ukraine for the duration of the project.


  • Work closely with USAID for the strategic vision and overall leadership of the project team and the team's performance and achievement of all key objectives of the project.
  • Ensure that USAID/Ukraine is fully knowledgeable and engaged with the Government of Ukraine on all aspects of its energy, economic research, and reform agenda.
  • Responsible for ensuring the successful management, initiation, and completion of complex energy studies of significant importance to the USG and to the Government of Ukraine, which will encompass the promotion of renewables, reform of district heating utilities, feasibility studies, liberalization of the electricity sector and harmonization of the legal and regulatory framework with the European Union energy acquis.
  • Provides technical advice on energy issues, economic research analyses, and economic policy recommendations for USAID programs/projects and other activities, including sector specific issues.
  • Manage the preparation of the project's progress report, work-plans and other contractual deliverables.
  • Responsible for liaising with Government officials and other donor organizations, USAID/USG agencies, other USAID implementing partners, and private sector companies.
  • Collaborate with the field based operations team and home office staff on work-planning, activity design, scheduling and implementation, drafting technical justifications for USAID approvals, and reporting and budgeting.
  • Coordinate with the home office and the field based operations team on the sourcing, recruiting, hiring and deployment and onboarding of staff, consultants and subcontractors.
  • Maintain and update the project budget to mitigate cost overruns.
  • Act as a liaison to the headquarters office in Arlington, VA for day-to-day problem solving.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Essential KSA's required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.):
  • 15 years' experience on policy and investment issues related to energy
  • 10 years' experience managing international projects
  • Master's degree in business administration, law, engineering, economics, finance, policy, or a related field
  • Demonstrated familiarity with EU and Energy Community regulations
  • Prior experience as a Chief of Party/Deputy Chief of Party for large and complex energy-related policy reform, and/or local government projects
  • Successful experience in managing or developing public-private partnerships
  • Familiarity with the political and economic dynamics in which this project will be implemented

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits .

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com . To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers .

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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