Jobs at Tetra Tech International Development



The Tanzania Maji na Usafi wa Mazingira (MUM) Activity funded by USAID/Tanzania and implemented by Tetra Tech International Development ( is currently accepting expressions of interest for qualified candidates to fill various positions. The purpose of Maji na Usafi wa Mazingira (MUM) Activity is to expand and sustain the provision and governance of WASH services by increasing access to sustainable water services; Increasing access to finance for water, sanitation, and hygiene; Strengthening the market for sanitation products and services; and Strengthening basin water boards and water user associations for stewardship of water resources,

Tetra Tech seeks experienced candidates for the following positions below:  

 Accounting Assistant (1 Post, Maternity Cover):
Based in Iringa

Underthe supervision of the Director of Administration and Finance, the Accounting Assistant will be responsible for providing maternity cover to the Finance Team for a period of approximately 3 months. The Accountant Assistant will assist with all bookkeeping, bank accounts and cash flow to ensure sufficient funds are available for effective and efficient implementation. Specific areas of responsibility include financial report preparation, payroll preparation, review and submission to Tetra Tech ARD Home Office, cash flow management. The accountant assistant will maintain and update accounting and financial control systems in accordance with USAID regulations (expenses are reasonable, allowable and allocable) such that Tetra Tech ARD policy transactions are conducted, processed and recorded as stipulated by the system.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 3 years in relevant field or 8 years’ experience of relevant work.

Professional Experience: 

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an equivalent position, experience in using QuickBooks accounting software preferred. Experience working in a similar position with NGO, business or international organizations is required. Preference for candidates based in Iringa.

Gender Integration and Youth Engagement Specialist (1 Post)
Based in Iringa 

 Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party-Technical, the GIYES will be responsible for gender integration and youth engagement across all project components. This position involves the development, implementation and monitoring of a project level gender and youth strategy to guide these efforts and establishment of and engagement with the project Youth Advisory Council.

The GIYES will work in close partnership and coordination with Iris Group (a Tetra Tech subcontractor), seek input, review and approval from Iris Group for key technical deliverables (including workshop agendas and materials, gender and youth-related research and MEL, inputs to communications and SBCC messages and materials, etc.).


  • Master’s degree or equivalent and 7years in relevant field or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 10 years in relevant field.

Educational background in water resources management, public health, environmental management, gender studies, or rural development desired.

Professional experience:
Experience managing/ implementing similar gender and youth engagement programs preferably on donor funded WASH/IWRM programs in East/Southern Africa. Familiarity with the political, social, and cultural context of working in East/Southern Africa.

Desired Skills (in addition to general qualifications for all positions)
Proven training and facilitation skills.
Outstanding management and reporting skills

Driver: (1 Post)
Based in Iringa

Under the supervision of Administration Manager, the driver will be responsible for driving staff and other authorized passengers for business trips, transporting goods and services (information). Transport is not limited to Iringa and will require frequent trips to rural areas, predominantly Dar Es Salaam, Sumbawanga and Nyasa Basin. Overnight stays will be required at times • Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty • Ensuring vehicles are maintained in excellent mechanical and clean conditions, regularly checking oil, water, brakes, and brake liquid, tire pressure, battery levels, and the entire vehicle, monthly or every 5,000 km (whichever is first), headlights, brakes, bodywork for dents, etc. Calculates monthly petrol, oil, and lubricant consumption for the daily cash fund and for forwarding monthly vouchers to cost accounting. Runs errands for the project, program or office, e.g. sending letters and messages, paying bills, and buying smaller quantities of office supplies. Completes the vehicle logs correctly and conscientiously in accordance with Tetra Tech ARD requirements.

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  • Secondary school education and holds a valid driver’s license
Professional experience:
At least 4-6 years’ work experience as a driver with International NGOs. Computer skills necessary for completing reports and preparation travel advance and expense reporting.

To apply through with a cover letter and current curriculum vitae (CV) in reverse chronological order format. Please list the title of the position in the email subject line

General Qualifications:
  • Must be computer literate (in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Experience delivering services in Tanzania, working successfully within a team environment.
  • Professional fluency in English and Swahili is required for verbal and written communication.
  • Please note: Only Tanzanian citizens are eligible for this position.
  • Previous employees of Tetra Tech with a retrenchment date within two years of the application deadline will be prioritized, per section 25(1)(a) of the code of Good practice (Employment and Labour Relations).
Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
No phone calls will be accepted about these positions.
Deadline for submission of applications is July 15th, 2022.