Secretariat Unit

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East Africa Regional Innovation Hub

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Middle East and North Africa Regional Innovation Hub

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South and Southeast Asia Regional Innovation Hub

Program Assistant - Thailand

Tetra Tech seeks a Program Assistant that is a legal resident in Thailand to support the implementation of the USAID-administered Water Energy for Food South and Southeast Asia Regional Innovation Hub (WE4F Asia RIH). The position is full-time, and hiring is contingent upon USAID approval. Visit https://www.we4f.org/asia for more information. The Program Assistant is recent graduate or young professional with an entrepreneurial mindset, a strong work ethic, with solid written and verbal communication skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conduct all administration and logistics to support the Hub’s activities including meeting coordination, note-taking, webinar and event organization, flight, and venue reservation.
  • Assist with the organization and maintenance of the project’s electronic files on MS Teams and Egnyte.
  • Support procurement procedures including identification of vendors, collection of price quotes, and documentation of the procurement process.
  • Maintain the Hub’s various trackers including property log, staff leave tracking.
  • Coordinate with service providers for IT support, transportation/couriers, postage, flights, office supply purchasing.
  • Monitor shared email inbox to ensure timely communication between the WE4F Asia Hub and innovators
  • Conduct desk research and support outreach to ensure that the program’s partnership and donor databases are updated regularly
  • Support documentation collection activities during regional call for innovations, call for service providers and call for expression of interests for investor.
  • Provide administrative support during various WE4F Asia RIH data collection activities (e.g. innovator surveys, M&E data collection, etc.).
  • Review programmatic documents to ensure compliance with WE4F branding guidelines
  • Support the development of several communications and knowledge management products including social media, program newsletters, blogposts, conference proposals, and other program materials as needed.
  • Support the maintenance of the RIH Knowledge Library as a digital platform to compile, share and engage knowledge management products with stakeholders.

Essential KSAs Required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.):

  • Required Bachelor’s degree in international development/affairs, business administration or another field
  • 1 – 3 years of relevant project management, operations, and/or administrative experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Fluency in English (written and oral) required
  • Strong communication skills. Ability to synthesize and communicate complex information in verbal and written messages.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to engage with RIH team members, partner organizations, and stakeholders at various levels in multiple South and Southeast Asian countries.
  • Highly organized with keen attention to detail and ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team member in different locations and time zones

Valued but not required KSA’s

  • Experience in social media and content development
  • Experience with MS Teams and Canva
  • Data management analytics skills
  • Fluency in one of the Southeast Asia languages
  • Demonstrated interest in the water-energy-food nexus, international development, and small/medium enterprise development

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers

Twitter: @TetraTechJobs

Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

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

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Southern and Central Africa Regional Innovation Hub

Communications and Knowledge Management Specialist - South Africa

We are recruiting a full-time Communications and Knowledge Management (CKM) Specialist to work in Pretoria, South Africa. The (CKM) Specialist will support the implementation of the USAID-administered Water and Energy for Food Southern and Central Africa Regional Innovation Hub (WE4F S/C Africa RIH). See https://we4f.org/sca for more information. The CKM Specialist is key personnel on the contract, and hiring is contingent upon USAID approval. The candidate must be local to South Africa with the ability to legally work.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Implement the Regional Innovation Hub (RIH) communications and knowledge management framework to highlight major WE4F themes, including food security, environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation, gender, biodiversity, climate resilience, private sector engagement, and efficient use of natural resources
  • Write news on all RIH interventions and innovator stories for use on the program’s website, newsletters, and other material
  • Develop audio and visual media pieces such as video, infographics, social media posts, blogs, webinar presentations, and press releases
  • Support the finalization of project deliverables to include researching, editing, and formatting documents and training materials, and developing slide deck presentations
  • Conduct outreach to promote the call for innovations to potential grantees and relevant through direct engagement via email and virtual meetings, presentations at virtual and in-person events, production of outreach toolkits and audio and visual media
  • Coordinate and engage with regional and local media outlets as needed to enhance the program’s visibility and outreach
  • Ensure compliance with WE4F branding and quality assurance guidelines in all program deliverables and outputs in collaboration with the WE4F Secretariat
  • Develop and execute an accompanying dissemination strategy for each knowledge management product that the Hub produces
  • Provide branding and communications support to WE4F innovators, including but not limited to communication strategy development, media training and presentation coaching
  • Create and maintain a RIH Knowledge Library as a digital platform to compile, share and engage knowledge management products with stakeholders
  • Support the RIH’s Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) group that reviews progress and applies learnings to interventions
  • Coordinate and engage with the WE4F Secretariat and other WE4F Regional Innovation Hubs on communications and knowledge management topics
  • Source local innovator information for communications and knowledge management efforts through engagement with Country Coordinators
  • Support the collection of performance indicator data and the development of contractual deliverables and any other reporting
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned

Essential KSAs Required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.):

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, international development, or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in the region implementing communications and outreach initiatives with a focus on international development projects in Southern and Central Africa
  • Fluency in English is required (reading, writing, editing, and presentation skills)
  • Experience with the logistics of webinars, video conferences, virtual library, calendar, and invitations (RSVPs) to learning activities and events
  • Highly knowledgeable about the use of varied digital platforms and mechanisms to support learning and outreach campaigns
  • Proven ability to design, lead, and evaluate public outreach campaigns for diverse audiences
  • Proven ability to develop and edit the audio and visual media pieces
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work with various stakeholders located in different time zones
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and strategic thinking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Canva, Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro)
  • Strong working knowledge of social media storytelling and online marketing/content management platforms (Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, PinPointe)

Valued but not required KSAs:

  • Proficiency in French or Portuguese

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers

Twitter: @TetraTechJobs

Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

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

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

West Africa Regional Innovation Hub

Conseiller - Secteur privé (eau et accès au financement) (H/F) - CDD - Réception candidature

Le Poste

Le/la titulaire du poste fera partie de l’équipe du pôle régional pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et sera basé(e) en Côte d’ivoire. Il/Elle est responsable des activités suivantes

  • Initiation, conceptualisation et coordination de projets pilotes dans les interfaces eau-énergie- secteur agroalimentaire
  • Accompagnements des entreprises privées pour la mise à échelle de leurs innovations dans les interfaces eau-énergie- secteur agroalimentaire, spécifiquement la facilitation de l’accès au financement
  • Conceptualisation, conception et développement de modules et d’approches de renforcement des capacités dans les interfaces eau-énergie – secteur agroalimentaire et l’accès au financement
  • Appui technique aux partenaires et acteurs des chaînes de valeur agroalimentaires
  • Initiation et coordination des partenariats avec des institutions financiers pour faciliter l’accès au financement pour les innovateurs WE4F ainsi que les bénéficiaires finaux de WE4F
  • Promotion d’outils et d’approches innovantes dans les pays couverts par le pôle régional et au-delà
  • Appui dans la collaboration avec les partenaires politiques pour créer des conditions cadres propices à la diffusion d’innovations favorables au climat, économes en énergie et/ou en eau
  • Appui aux différentes partenaires dans la mise en œuvre de projets locaux et régionaux
  • Identification, initiation et coordination des cadres d’échange appropriés pour les différents acteurs et bénéficiaires du projet.
  • Représentation du projet dans les cadres de concertation et réunions pertinentes (partenaires techniques et financiers, sectorielles etc.) sur demande du/ de la responsable du pôle
  • Évaluation technique des propositions soumises au projet pour demande de soutien.
  • Appui technique et contrôle de qualité des études et rapports avant leur publication

Appui technique

Le/la titulaire du poste:

  • Coordonne et soutient la préparation et la mise en œuvre des activités du projet ainsi que de toute autre activité contribuant aux résultats du projet : soutien des innovateurs, des projets pilotes, des partenaires de financement, appui la collaboration avec les partenaires politiques, le développement des capacités des acteurs et dans la gestion des connaissances
  • Appuie le processus de sélection des nouveaux innovateurs et leur offre des conseils techniques ;
  • Travaille en étroite collaboration avec l’unité de conseil aux entreprises et adapte au besoin le conseil technique / financier
  • Initie et coordonne des projets pilotes avec le secteur privé de l’agroalimentaire,
  • Identifie et met en œuvre des mesures de développement des capacités ;
  • Identifie et met en œuvre des mesures pour la facilitation de l’accès au financement
  • Organise et coordonne l’exécution d’études, des stratégies et des politiques etc. : identification des consultants, rédaction des termes de références (TdR), assistance et gestion des consultants, contrôle de qualité des rapports
  • Assure le suivi de l’état d’avancement du projet et des activités des composantes, examine les rapports et documents sur l’avancement des programmes conjoints, identifie les goulets d’étranglement et recommande des options de gestion alternatives responsable du pôle .

Le/la titulaire du poste

  • Identifie et compile des informations pertinentes sur le lien entre eau/énergie/alimentation ;
  • Assure le transfert de connaissances aux partenaires et aux parties prenantes ;
  • Collecte et transfère les données de ses activités de manière régulière et classé à l’expert en suivi-évaluation
  • Prépare les documents de présentation ;
  • S’occupe de la conception, de la préparation et de la mise en œuvre des ateliers, séminaires et d’autres évènements sur des questions liées aux domaines d’intervention ;
  • Formule des contributions appropriées pour divers rapports de projets/programmes, incluant des rapports annuels, et contribue aux autres rapports et produits de communication exigés par le gestionnaire du pôle et le siège de la GIZ ;
  • Soutient les activités de recherche ;
  • Contribue à la capitalisation des outils, approches et expériences du projet
  • Assure une coopération étroite avec les autres programmes internes et externes de GIZ

Profil du Candidat

Qualification :

  • BAC+4/5 (Master) en économie agricole, énergies renouvelables, efficacité énergétique, gestion de l’eau ou dans d’autres disciplines connexes.
  • Expertise et expérience démontrées et documentées dans les domaines thématiques de l’énergie, de l’eau et/ou de l’agriculture.

Expérience professionnelle :

  • Au moins 3 ans d’expérience professionnelle avec des missions pertinentes dans des organisations de développement ou dans le secteur privé
  • Au moins 5 ans d’expérience professionnelle dans l’appui conseil et/ou dans la gestion de projet
  • Bon réseau professionnel incluant les institutions des secteurs public et privé travaillant dans les secteurs de l’eau et/ou de l’agriculture et/ou de financement des PME, et bonne connaissance du fonctionnement du secteur public agricole.
  • Bonne capacité à communiquer avec le secteur privé et les organisations nationales et régionales pertinentes
  • Compétence dans la gestion de projets ainsi que dans l’acquisition et la mise en œuvre de partenariats multipartites.
  • Capacité à élaborer des concepts de projets de partenariat avec le secteur privé

Autres connaissances/compétences :

  • Très bonne maîtrise du français à l’oral et à l’écrit, la connaissance de l’anglais ou de l’allemand est un atout
  • Excellent esprit d’équipe et de réseautage ;
  • Forte compétence organisationnelle ;
  • Très motivé et aptitude à travailler dans un environnement multiculturel ;
  • Excellente maîtrise de MS Office ;
  • Volonté de voyager à l’étranger et sur les sites de projets