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Tetra Tech, Inc. Job Title
Logistics Advisor - Liberia

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Tetra Tech, Inc.

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Logistics Advisor - Liberia','20500000185','!*!Tetra
Tech Inc.
is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services
worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of
our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones
to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud
to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure,
resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines
the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local,
client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive
compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our
teams. Tetra
Tech International Development Services is currently accepting expressions of
interest from qualified Logistics Advisor candidates for the Criminal
Justice Program Support program.  The position will be based in
Liberia.​​A
Logistics Advisor will support, assist, and advise INL in its efforts to
develop the Liberian National Police (LNP) in Liberia or other assigned
agencies. In particular, the Logistics Advisor will be co-located within the
LNP’s National Police Training Academy (NPTA) (but may be reassigned as needed)
in order to provide full-time mentorship to all of the LNP or other civilian
security services on logistics matters. The Logistics Advisor should coordinate
and collaborate with other U.S.-funded or international advisors as
needed. The Logistics Advisor shall communicate regularly with the INL Director
in Monrovia and coordinate efforts with the CO and/or COR, in order to make
certain such effort remains within policy objectives as determined by the U.S.
Ambassador to Liberia. ​The
Logistics Advisor may work in Monrovia or in other parts of Liberia. 
Duties shall include the following:*
Assist/mentor the LNP and NPTA (or other agencies as assigned) logistics staff
in developing procedures, logistics and procurement policies, guidelines,
regulations, policies, directives, and plans to facilitate sustainable NPTA
operations;*
Provide assistance in updating the SOPs to reflect best practices and enhance
efficiency and accountability;*
Assist/mentor LNP and NPTA (or other agencies as assigned) staff to develop
effective methods of accountability, security, and maintenance of NPTA assets;*
Assist/mentor LNP and NPTA (or other agencies as assigned) staff to
institutionalize an effective, sustainable inventory control and management
system; and complete 100% inventory of NPTA (or other agencies as assigned)
assets;*
Assist/mentor LNP and NPTA (or other agencies as assigned) staff to schedule
and prioritize logistics tasks including subcontractor management, deliveries,
and customs clearance;*
Assist/mentor LNP and NPTA (or other agencies as assigned) staff to develop
requirements-based budgets that will enable the NPTA (or other agencies as
assigned) to justify future resources in order to sustain training support;*
Mentor and advise the LNP Chief of Logistics (or other agency officials as
assigned) on implementing and managing protocols;*
Review and develop a sustainable budget for the NPTA and LNP (or other agencies
as assigned);*
Create a new inventory management system to keep track of all items (including
those issues out to personnel) at the NPTA and LNP Headquarters (or other
agencies as assigned);​Additional Duties:*
Communicates regularly with INL Monrovia to insure proper accountability and
information flow is maintained*
Ensures all required reports and correspondence are submitted.

*
Schedules, hosts, and/or attends meetings and working groups required.','!*!Required Qualifications:

U.S. Citizen or Third Country National;

Ability to possess/maintain MRPT certification;

A Bachelor Degree in logistics, business, accounting, or related field from an
accredited college or university;

Minimum two years of experience in a developing country environment;

Possess demonstrated knowledge of the principles and methodologies of
logistical support, and associated standardized business processes including
project assessment and evaluation;

Possess the ability to assist, motivate, and train counterparts in the
development of standardized policies and pro-grams within the Liberian National
Police Force;

Expert knowledge of FAR/DFAR clauses for movement of US Government cargo to
include compliance with the US Cargo Preference;

Experience with import and export of goods to and from the United States;

Supervisory experience including coaching, training and motivating a team;

Proven ability to analyze complex transportation issues, prioritize workload,
train all level of personnel, manage multiple teams, monitor performance and
create effective reports on related activities;

Ability to build and maintain key relationships in a culturally diverse
environment and negotiate the resolution of conflicting views to enable project
implementation;

Must be able to communicate in English with accuracy and fluency in order to
participate fully and effectively in conversations on a variety of topics in
formal and informal settings from both concrete and abstract perspectives;

Must be able to discuss their interests and special fields of competence,
explain complex matters in detail, and provide lengthy and coherent narrations,
all with ease, fluency, and accuracy. If a verification of English competency
is requested by INL, candidates must receive a superior level rating from the
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL);

A working knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products,
including Word, Excel, and Power-Point;

In possession of a current and valid driving license for at least one year;

Must satisfy the requirements for Specialist Advisor III.

Desired Qualifications:

Master’s degree in logistics or a related field;

* Knowledge
of U.S. contracting practices and experience in contract oversight;

Experience working or coordinating with U.S. agencies;

Experience working in Liberia with Government of Liberia agencies.To
be considered applicants must submit Cover letter and CV in reverse
chronological form. Applications
that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered.
Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete
applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or
remove you from consideration. No phone calls will be accepted. 

Tetra
Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity.
We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities,
veterans and persons with disabilities. Please visit our website at http://www.tetratech.com/">www.tetratech.com/">http://www.tetratech.com/ to see the array of
diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process,
please fax the position you are applying for to: 703-414-5593. ','Procurement','United States-District Of Columbia-Washington','','205 EXO','Full-time','May 29, 2019','Ongoing','Liberia','Liberia','','','Logistics Advisor - Liberia


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