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Senior Technical Director, SEA

International Development
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  • Master’s degree in international development, political science, sociology, statistics, economics, or similar fields required.
  • Minimum ten years of relevant experience encompassing international development, evaluation and research, and program management required. Minimum 15 years of experience preferred.
  • Experience working with the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Departments of State, World Bank, or other international development organizations required.
  • Experience building and maintaining positive relationships with clients, including demonstrated instances of responding to clients’ needs or working collaboratively required.
  • Experience heading task teams to deliver client deliverables in evaluation, assessment, research, performance management, strategic planning, third party monitoring, or scaling required.
  • Experience spearheading business development initiatives, such as directing a bid opportunity or serving as the primary technical writer for a bid required.
  • Experience designing and leading rigorous, counter-factually based, evaluation studies preferred.
  • Experience designing and leading rigorous research studies using advanced analytical methods, such as machine learning, natural language processing, spatial analyses, social network analysis and/or econometrics preferred.
  • Strong familiarity with MEL and collaboration, learning and adaption (CLA) tools and methods required.
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis software such as Stata and/or R preferred.
  • Proficiency in data visualization theory and practice through R, Tableau, or Power BI preferred.
  • Ability to convey information clearly, listen actively, and foster effective communication within the team and with external stakeholders required.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, actively participate in group projects, and contribute to achieving common goals required.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances, learn new skills, and adjust to evolving priorities and work environments required.
  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in French, Arabic, Spanish or Portuguese preferred.


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MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.


We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.


Pay Transparency Statement:

We are committed to taking a thoughtful, compliant, and equitable approach to employment compensation. We commit to providing a holistic comprehensive salary analysis, including reviews of individual skill sets and compensable factors related to qualifications, business needs, internal compensation data, and industry and labor market surveys. The anticipated pay range for this position is $165,000 to $190,000 USD.


Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.


Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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