Governance Specialist – Mali ANKA JIKO Activity

Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech International Development is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for Governance Specialist on an anticipated five-year USAID-funded project in Mali. The goal of this Activity is to improve the quality and sustainability of water and sanitation services for rural residents in Sikasso, Bougouni, and Koutiala Regions, including the underserved and most vulnerable, by building the capacity of key stakeholders to construct, maintain, and sustainably manage safe and reliable water and sanitation systems, as well as to develop and implement Commune-level Sanitation Strategic Plans. This position will be full-time and based in Mali.


The Governance Specialist will be responsible for providing technical leadership for improved governance and capacity building for water and sanitation delivery. The Governance Specialist will increase the capacity of citizens (communes, households and civil society) to participate in policy, planning, financing and management and maintenance of water services. The Governance Specialist will improve the capacity of communes and technical services to manage and oversee the construction of community water and sanitation infrastructure. The Governance Specialist will ensure sustainable management of water infrastructure, water service delivery and resources.


* Bachelor’s degree or higher in the social sciences or another field related to governance systems.

* At least ten (10) years of demonstrated technical expertise, with substantial developing country context experience, in governance and local participation.

* At least five (5) years of demonstrated experience in a technical leader position in a governance activity in a context similar to Mali.

* Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of government and civil society counterparts.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English.

* Malian nationals strongly encouraged to apply.

How 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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Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. 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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