ARD, Inc. - Arlington, VA

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Tetra Tech ARD, headquartered in Burlington, Vermont (

), is accepting expressions of interest from qualified Gender Specialist candidates for a potential Strengthening Tenure and Resource Rights program. This program will create, expand, and communicate the results of evidence-based knowledge around best land tenure and property rights practices in order to enhance internal USAID and external USG learning, guide program design and implementation, and make the most effective use of limited development resources to accomplish key USG development objectives. This will be a full time position, based in Arlington, VA.


include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinate closely with COP and other project Specialists and Administrative staff in developing, implementing, and revising project strategy;
  • Provide oversight and guidance in ensuring that clear and effective communications strategies are effectively and efficiently woven into all programming activities under this TO;
  • Serve as technical lead for sizeable project outreach tasks with support and collaboration with other key personnel;
  • Thoroughly contribute to all Reports, Success Stories, Work Plans and conferences/trainings/events as needed;
  • Develop, refine, and maintain web- and print-based strategies that leverage successful Land Tenure and Property Rights events and associated project outcomes;
  • Contribute to project start up and close out activities in accordance with donor and Tetra Tech ARD policies and regulations; and
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in public communications, marketing or similar field;
  • At least 5 (five) years of experience developing innovative and content sensitive public awareness programs, especially related to land and natural resources as well as considerable long-term field experience;
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the variety of communications and public outreach tools available to convey simple yet critical messages;
  • Extensive professional background with web-based information systems, multi-media and videographer are required.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Very strong interpersonal, analytical, and writing skills, and demonstrable intercultural skills gained through long-term fieldwork and issues of regional diversity;
  • Must be an energetic and enthusiastic collaborative team player;
  • Fluency in a language other than English; and
  • U.S. citizenship or a valid U.S. work permit is


In addition to a collaborative and family-friendly work environment, Tetra Tech ARD values diverse, energetic, and enthusiastic team players who are committed to high levels of performance and who are dedicated to providing superior services at all levels of the firm.

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

  • A letter of application explaining individual qualifications for this opportunity
  • A current CV in reverse chronological format
  • A list of at least 3 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference
Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis by December 14, 2012

No phone calls will be accepted.

Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations- in the U.S and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Tetra Tech puts technical know-how to work. The environmental management, consulting, and technical services group focuses on resource...