Thursday, July 1, 2010

JOB: Technology and Innovation Specialist / Water and Sanitation / ARD, Inc.

Here is a very interesting position for the right person:

ARD, Inc., a Tetra Tech company, is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified senior-level candidates for a Technology and Innovation Specialist position for a potential five-year USAID funded hygiene, sanitation and environmental health program. The position will be based in Washington, DC and focus mainly on increasing the availability and use of proven high-impact WASH and IAQ interventions, including services, products, practices, and information in USAID country programs.


-- Technology and Innovation Specialist


-- Minimum of 5 years experience in developing countries designing and managing WASH and/or IAQ technology transfer programs;

-- Demonstrated experience in moving key interventions from concept to pilot testing to large-scale market rollout;

-- Demonstrated experience working in partnership with international donors and agencies;

-- Advanced degree in a relevant field;

-- Previous experience working on field level technical programs in developing countries is preferred;

-- Firsthand working experience with interacting with U.S. government agencies is preferred.

-- Firsthand experience with different types of WASH and IAQ technologies preferred – consumables, household devices, household infrastructure.

To apply:

Please email full, current CV in reverse chronological format to mechevarria (at)  ardinc (dot) com or fax to M. Echevarria at 802-658-4247. Please refer to “DC TECH” in the subject line. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

ARD, Inc. is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations—in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. ARD, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: Open

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