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Natural Sciences Research
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International Development Group
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Minimum Required Education & Experience
 
Master’s Degree in water resources, environmental/natural resources management, international relations, business administration or related field with at least 10 years of relevant work experience; or Ph.D. in water resources, environmental/natural resources management, international relations, business administration or related field with 9 years of related work experience.
 
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
  • Proven experience managing international development programs in the water sector, preferably with a mix of field-based technical implementation experience and program management. Must demonstrate an understanding of and ability to meet the needs for management and implementation of long-term field-based projects.
  • Experience in technical work planning, program management, technical assistance, and technical report writing for water activities.
  • Experience in managing USAID projects is required; experience managing other donor-funded projects, such as DFID, is a plus.
  • Experience leading the development of technical proposals, such as leading or participating on capture teams, identifying and securing strong partners, supporting solution development, and writing technical sections for proposals.
  • Experienced in research areas, methodologies, innovations, emerging trends and technologies in technical area.
  • Field experience working in developing countries
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong relationship management skills across teams, with clients and counterparts.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines under pressure, and multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently and within matrix project and program teams.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to travel internationally for extended periods as needed.
  • Culturally sensitive and respectful. Proven ability to work effectively in cross-cultural teams and a wide variety of operating environments.
  • Proficiency in a foreign language, such as French, Spanish and/or Arabic, preferred
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Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
 
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