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Tetra Tech seeks a Business Development Associate to provide cross-cutting support for executing business and proposal development initiatives. The BDA is primarily responsible for proactive recruitment strategies to attract top talent, developing strong partnerships with candidates, constantly growing our proprietary database of qualified candidates to meet current and anticipated staffing needs, and ensuring recruitment strategies are aligned with the business needs. This position reports to the Business Development Director and is based in San Francisco, California.

Responsibilities:

Identification and Recruitment of Consultants and Implementing Partners (Proposals and Active Projects)

  • Recruit local handlers to support the proposal development process and the field team.
  • Support recruitment efforts for proposals as needed, including the preparation of resumes, key qualifications and personnel sections for inclusion in proposals.
  • Conduct phone and in-person interviews and meetings from the Home Office and the field for proposed personnel as well as potential local partners.
  • Identify subcontractors and negotiate with them on their role; collect related paperwork from them required for proposal submission during proposal preparation phase.
  • Maintain up-to-date consultant records in ARDis.
  • Support start-up activities as needed from the Home Office or in the field.

Identification and Tracking of New Business and Project Opportunities

  • Develop a clear understanding of Tetra Tech DPK’s current project portfolio and staff and firm capabilities and communicate to potential consultants and clients.
  • Research opportunities with new clients and new partners.
  • Maintain Tetra Tech DPK entries for proposals and business development in database (ARDis).

Proposal Development and Coordination:

  • Coordinate the proposal development process for assigned opportunities, including contributing to writing and editing.
  • Prepare and maintain proposal required documents and ensure proposals meet RFP requirements
  • Travels to project host nation to collect necessary information for the technical approach, recruit candidates and conduct meetings with potential organizations as needed.
  • Identify writing needs, make writing assignments, enter into contracts with consultants for proposal input as needed, and quality control proposal deliverables
  • Obtain necessary research and reference materials for proposals and conduct research as required
  • Write sections of proposals as assigned, including cross-cutting sections of the technical approach, institutional capacity and experience, management plans, personnel sections, cost proposal and the annexes.
  • Collect, track, fact-check, edit and compile required documentation from proposal team
  • Ensure proper and timely communications among the proposal team throughout the proposal preparation process
  • Maintain up-to-date and continuously improve proposal templates and boilerplate materials, including ensuring most cost effective and efficient approaches to pricing and cost proposal development
  • Represent Tetra Tech DPK in Tetra Tech International Development Services (IDS) working committees as needed

Editing and Marketing Materials

  • Draft and develop project 2-Pagers and maintain project descriptions up to date by working with our project implementation team.
  • Provides support to draft the Newsletter, Annual Report and other materials.
  • Assist in the development and writing of new marketing materials as needed.
  • Edit proposals and other Tetra Tech DPK documents and ensure formatting of proposal documentation adheres to Tetra Tech DPK style.
  • Maintain Tetra Tech DPK Style manual

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated experience supporting business and proposal development initiatives.
  • One to three years relevant work experience. International experience preferred.
  • Experience in coordinating and proposals.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Internet.
  • Enthusiastic, results driven team player.
  • Strong project management, analytical and time management skills; highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Outstanding communication skills verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to travel overseas on a short notice and work long hours during proposal preparation as needed.

The salary range for position: $51,750 - $62,000.

To apply, please visit the Tetra Tech Careers website at www.tetratech.com/careers, click on Search Jobs and search for Job Number 18800000148.

Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining why you should be considered for the position. Submissions without a cover letter and resume will not be considered.

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

Tetra Tech seeks a Project Officer – Human Resources to provide human resources support to the Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) Afghanistan. The Project Officer/Human Resources handles all day to day issues related to recruitment, new hire onboarding, processing benefits (active and COBRA), reporting, file management, data integrity, and audit compliance. This position reports to the Program Implementer and is based in Washington, DC.

Responsibilities:

Project Support and Monitoring

    In coordination with the JSSP Program Implementation team, provides backstopping support as follows
  • In coordination with the Operations Specialist, ensures compliance with assigned contract, annual work plan, monitoring and evaluation plan,
  • Assists with procurements and monitoring of project budget and expenditures to ensure adherence to adopted budget and burn rates.
  • Assists with tracking and reviewing project deliverables prior to client submission.
  • Serves as main point of contact for organizing team tours, contracting short-term consultants and deploying to field, project-related travel, and coordination of logistics.
  • Maintains project files in accordance with Tt DPK filing policy and for maintaining project description and contacts list in central database.
  • Arranges travel for consultants.
  • Prepares contract packages and reviews invoices and travel expense reports of short-term consultants for submission to Finance.
  • Edits and formats project reports and other documents including general copy editing, editing for content, and ensuring compliance with Tt DPK Style Manual.

Human Resources Support

  • Supports the recruitment and onboarding process for American National (AN) and Third Country National (TCN) employees deploying overseas, including but not be limited to: screening, interviewing, pre-deployment background and drug screen, hiring, orientation, pre-deployment training, and deployment.
  • Supports the recruitment and onboarding process for CONUS based project staff, including but not be limited to: job posting, screening, interviewing, background and drug screen, hiring, and orientation.
  • Maintains up to date and accurate employee personnel files; (paper and electronic) to ensure proper supporting documentation is on file and Client audit related documentation has been checked in and is in compliance.
  • Ensures HRIS transactions, including pay changes, status changes, terminations, resignations, etc. are appropriately recorded/updated in Oracle system.
  • Ensures annual performance review process for overseas employees (AN/TCN and LN) is followed effectively and timely.
  • Processes COBRA insurance premiums for CONUS and AN/TCN overseas staff.
  • Reviews and/or determines consultant and employee proposed daily/annual rates to ensure rates are in accordance with Tt DPK policy, NTA salary scale, and Client regulations.
  • Prepares employee and consultant agreements utilizing approved templates.
  • Carries out special projects as required in order to keep HR policies and procedures up to date and efficient.
  • Prepares ad hoc and regular management reports as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or one to three years’ experience in program management/government contracting (both degree and experience preferred).
  • Demonstrated capacity to complete project support, monitoring and administrative tasks timely..
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems independently.
  • Capable of writing and presenting information.
  • Comfortable using an HR information system including, accessing, inputting, and compiling data.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and reason logically and effectively within tight and conflicting timeframes.
  • Knowledge of relevant HR policies and procedures (HRIS, benefits, compensation planning etc.) preferred.
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

The salary range for position: $51,750 - $62,000.

To apply, please visit the Tetra Tech Careers website at www.tetratech.com/careers, click on Search Jobs and search for Job Number 18800000148.

Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining why you should be considered for the position. Submissions without a cover letter and resume will not be considered.

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

Tetra Tech seeks a Project Manager to provide support and monitoring to the Tetra Tech project offices. The Project Manager serves as lead Project Manager on projects that may include subcontracts and a small grants portfolio. This position reports to a Technical Director and is based in San Francisco, California.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance with assigned contracts, annual work plan, and monitoring and evaluation plan. Track and review project deliverables prior to client submission.
  • Serves as main point of contact for project office for day-to-day activities including procurement, compliance, budgets, organizing team tours, contracting short-term consultants and deploying to field, project-related travel, and coordination of logistics.
  • Monitors project budget and expenditures to ensure adherence to adopted budget and burn rates.
  • Participates in the annual planning processes for the project.
  • Carries out quarterly calls with client and implement needed corrective actions identified.
  • Travels to project offices approximately 20-30 percent of time, as needed.
  • Provides support to human resources and/or project staff with recruitment of long term expatriate staff and needed international consultants.
  • Works in collaboration with Finance Manager and Director of Projects to ensure that memorandums of understanding, consultant letters, subcontracts, and purchase orders are in place where needed.
  • Conducts procurement process, negotiate, and oversee U.S. subcontracts and provide support to field team for local subcontracts.
  • Provides support to project office for design, management, and reporting of grants program in accordance with USAID regulations and internal policies and procedures.
  • Maintains contact with USAID CORs and DG officers for assigned region and coordinate with Business Development on tracking imminent business opportunities.
  • Provides training to field staff on key topics such as operating budgets, report writing, success story writing, procurement, and field office finance and operations procedures.
  • Provides compliance or contracting input in areas of expertise for assigned portfolio and other projects.
  • Maintains project files in accordance with the filing policy and maintains project description and contacts list in central database.
  • Arranges travel, moving, and shipping for consultants and long-term field office staff.
  • Prepares contract packages and review invoices and travel expense reports of short-term consultants for submission to Finance.
  • Edits and formats project reports and other documents including general copy editing, editing for content, and ensuring compliance with the Style Manual.
  • Mentor junior Project Officers.
  • Participate in Business Development, as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in social sciences, law, business administration, international relations, or related fields and three to six years of experience or Master's/Advanced Degree and one to three years of experience in a related field desired.
  • Willingness to travel and work for several weeks at a time in any location (including post-conflict countries) where Tetra Tech has or may have projects.
  • Demonstrated capacity to complete project support, monitoring, and administrative tasks timely.
  • Able to prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems independently.
  • Capacity to manage multimillion dollar projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of FAR and AIDAR regulations.
  • Relevant language skills (Spanish, French, Arabic) highly desirable.

The salary range for position: $67,275 - $80,000

To apply, please visit the Tetra Tech Careers website at www.tetratech.com/careers, click on Search Jobs and search for Job Number 18800000138.

Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining why you should be considered for the position.

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

Tetra Tech seeks a Business and Contracts Specialist/Manager (DOE) to provide support to the program development and implementation team and support and coordinate business, contracts, and compliance issues among all departments of Tetra Tech. This position reports to a Regional/Technical Director and is based in San Francisco, California.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Management Support

  • Support the project development and implementation teams on a wide range of contract implementation and compliance areas.
  • Responsible for ensuring resources and tools relating to their focus area are up-to-date including manuals, training materials/delivery, and knowledge of regulatory revisions to assigned focus areas.
  • Provide input to Program Development and Implementation team in ensuring compliance with client and Tetra Tech policies and procedures in the following project support focus areas:
  • Budgeting. Ensures initial operating budget is accurate. Provides assistance troubleshooting and monitoring burn rate issues. Supports development of realignments and no cost extensions including review in accordance with the approval authority matrix (AAM).
  • Allowances. In coordination with HR and Finance, provides guidance on allowance or travel compliance issues.
  • Audit. Coordinates the Tetra Tech Audit Committee; provides logistical, administrative, and advisory support during project audits and/or initial review of suspected compliance and/or internal control breaks on active projects. Coordinates project reviews including semi-annual risk evaluations, ad-hoc reviews, and Tt Quarterly watch list updates.
  • Procurement/Subcontracting. Serves as resource for subcontracting/procurement issues, updates contracting and procurement templates and manuals, facilitates sharing of best practices among Program Development and Implementation project teams, and participates in development of key documents for high dollar/risk procurements and subcontracts. Reviews and approves documents in accordance with AAM.
  • Prime Contract Review. Reviews prime contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements for agreement to proposal submission and to identify compliance and/or operational issues for negotiation prior to signature.
  • Personnel and Financial Management. Provides consultation on project financial, staffing and compensation issues.
  • Project Management Guidelines. Provides framework for minimum standards for project implementation, performs periodic reviews of project compliance with minimum standards. Identifies one-time or ongoing project management issues and provides solutions and assists with follow-up when requested by Director of Projects.
  • Grants. Serves as resource for grants issues, updates grants templates and manuals, facilitates sharing of best practices among Program Development and Implementation project teams, and participates in development of key documents for high dollar/risk grants. Reviews and approves documents in accordance with Approval Authority Matrix (AAM).
  • Start-Up. Supports start-up process, identifies additional short-term resources needed, supports development of start-up checklist, organization of hand-over and kick-off meetings. Key member of early phases of key start-up team; is responsible for leading registration and banking efforts and supports initial equipment procurement.
  • Close-Out. Provides support to project team during closeout including review of close out plan and identification and troubleshooting of potential compliance-related issues such as inventory disposition, potential contract line item overruns, and staff separation.
  • Provide support to an assigned project portfolio on all of the above focus areas.
  • Serve as acting Project Officer/Manager, as needed.

Program Development and Implementation Operational Support

Working with the Program Development and Implementation team members, coordinates, reviews, monitors, and works closely with the Regional/Technical Directors to ensure that key operations functions required of all projects are carried out in a timely, and high quality manner including.

  • Small Business Reporting.
  • Project Risk Assessments
  • Policies, Procedures, Manuals, and Training
  • Coordination with Human Resources, Finance/Administration
  • Project Management Toolkit and SharePoint Resources
  • Training
  • DBA / Foreign Insurance
  • Approval Authority Matrix
  • Maintains SAM.gov database
  • Manages communication and roll out of systems to address new regulatory requirements
  • Program Development and Implementation Knowledge Management

Companywide Support

  • Use relevant experience and expertise to support and coordinate business, contracts, and compliance issues among all departments of Tetra Tech.
  • Working with other Tetra Tech staff, serves as resource for proposal budget preparation, as requested by the Director of Business Development.
  • Help establish appropriate policies, training, approaches, and other means to have the company grow and maintain the highest level of quality work product.
  • Coordinates with Tetra Tech ARD, other IDS units, and Tetra Tech Corporate to ensure Tetra Tech policies and procedures are consistent with corporate policy where required and appropriate.
  • Serve as a member of the IDS Business Practices Committee.

Qualifications

  • Business and Contracts Specialist - Bachelor’s degree in public administration, international development, or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a relevant technical area and a minimum of 3 years of professional experience.
  • Business and Contracts Manager - Master’s degree in public administration, international development, or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a relevant technical area and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience.
  • Understanding of US government contracting processes and solid understanding of FAR, AIDAR, Federal Travel Regulations, and 2 CFR 200.
  • Well-developed skills in written and oral presentation, organizing meetings, and staff training and mentoring.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients, and consultants within the context of groups and technical teams.
  • Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and internet applications.
  • Verbal and/or written proficiency in Spanish, French, or Arabic is highly desirable.

The salary range for position: $70,000 - $90,000.

To apply, please visit the Tetra Tech Careers website at www.tetratech.com/careers, click on Search Jobs and search for Job Number 18800000126.

Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining why you should be considered for the position. Submissions without a cover letter, resume, and answers to required prescreening questions will not be considered.

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

Tetra Tech seeks a Project Accountant. The Project Accountant is responsible for the accuracy of the field office accounts reporting and compliance with USAID regulations and Tetra Tech’s internal policies and procedures. This position reports to the Finance and Administration Director and is based in San Francisco, California.

Responsibilities:

Field Office Support

  • Review field office expense reports and corresponding receipt packages on a monthly basis ensuring that reporting methods and supporting documentation conform to USAID regulations and Tetra Tech internal policies and procedures.
  • Monitor field office compliance with Tetra Tech’s internal policies and procedures for hiring and compensating consultants and procurement of goods and services.
  • Provide a periodic report to all field offices of high risk areas based on results of field office expense audits.
  • Reconcile field office cash accounts to Tetra Tech SF accounting records on a monthly basis and at year end.
  • Set up and monitoring of field office accounting systems (QuickBooks) for new projects including creating chart of accounts, assisting with adjusting entries, and reporting in accordance with Tetra Tech internal policies and procedures.
  • Prepare for and train field office staff by telephone and in person, as needed.
  • Prepare project expense data and month-end journal entries for upload into Tetra Linx
  • Review and reconciliation of field office balance sheet accounts.
  • Collaborate on the preparation and revision of local accounting and administrative policies and manuals to ensure manuals are accurate and current.
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of USAID regulations for field office reporting.

Accounting/Financial management

  • Manage compilation of audit materials for annual DCAA audit and field audits as required.
  • Maintain working knowledge of QuickBooks, GL Wand, More4Apps, Oracle, and Excel.
  • Maintain up to date job processes documentation and perform intradepartmental cross training as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in business or related field
  • 3 years of experience in a bookkeeping, accounting, or accounting support role.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with offices/staff in international locations.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple activities simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Strong PC skills in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and QuickBooks, Oracle knowledge a plus.
  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral).
  • Ability to take initiative and carry out work independently.
  • Positive, team-oriented attitude.
  • English fluency and relevant foreign language at a conversational level required, e.g., Spanish, French, Arabic, or Russian.
  • Travel to field offices of approximately 30 percent time is anticipated.

The salary range for position: $67,275 – $80,000.

For more information on Tetra Tech, please visit our website at www.tetratechdpk.com.

To apply, please visit the Tetra Tech Careers website at www.tetratech.com/careers, click on Search Jobs and search for Job Number 18800000116.

Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining why you should be considered for the position. Submissions without a resume and cover letter will not be considered.

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

Tetra Tech seeks candidates for an Operations Specialist position to be considered for the INL funded 5-year Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP). This position will be based in Washington, D.C.

This program is expected to utilize international and Afghan advisors to train and build capacity for Afghan officials within the Ministry of Justice, Attorney General’s Office, Supreme Court, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and other justice organizations through four main components: organizational capacity building, legislative reform, case management system, and gender mainstreaming and protection of vulnerable groups.

The Operations Specialist serves on the program management office team as a key personnel of the Justice Sector Support Program. They will play a key role in monitoring program effectiveness and efficiency by providing comprehensive day to day support to the field and each respective functional areas to include but not limited to HR, finance, procurement, staffing, logistics, IT/comms, security, etc. The Operations Specialist also works closely with the Program Implementer to develop, analyze, and strategize program goals and policy and procedures to ensure cost effective solutions are presented to INL while maintaining the efficiency to the program.

The Operations Specialist will respond to operational inquiries from the field and advise the Program Implementer on program decision making, and serve as a program representative to INL and attend meetings with the INL program office in Washington D.C.

Other duties and assignments as follows:

  • Attend pre-deployment trainings to engage, assist and present task order specific information to candidates as part of the on-boarding process; conduct interviews during Management Oral Boards (MOBs) at pre-deployment training to assess candidates eligibility for deployment;
  • QA/QC of company invoices before submission to INL;
  • Review, approve, input Purchase Requests;
  • Coordinate with travel administrator on outstanding requests from the field;
  • Develop, track and review all program deliverables;
  • Coordinate Requests for Information with field teams and assist in drafting responses for INL.

Requirements:

Nationality: American National (AN)

Base of Operations: Washington, D.C.

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum of 1-3 years program management/government contracting experience. Both preferred.
  • Experience working operations on a government contracting program.
  • Experience working TDY on a government contracting program overseas.
  • Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and principles of business accounting and budgeting.
  • Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks independently
  • Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project, and procurement and financial management systems.
  • Knowledge of the FAR and experience working with USG/Department of State and Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs).
  • Procurement and logistics.
  • Ability & willingness to travel to austere/hazardous locations as necessary.

For more information on Tetra Tech, please visit our website at www.tetratechdpk.com.

To apply, please visit the Tetra Tech Careers website at www.tetratech.com/careers, click on Search Jobs and search for Job Number 18800000116.

Please submit a resume and cover letter referencing the job code and your area of expertise.

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

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