Staffing Manager

Tetra Tech - International Development Services

About the organization

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. With more than 20,000 associates working together, Tetra Tech provides clear solutions to complex problems 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 over 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.


Tetra Tech International Development Services, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is currently accepting expressions of interest for a Staffing Manager to join its International Consulting Services unit. The Staffing Manager will support efforts to recruit high-quality candidates for proposals and current projects, covering core practice areas within Tetra Tech’s International Development Services market including: Water Resources and Infrastructure, Environment and Natural Resources, Land Tenure and Property Rights, Agriculture and Economic Growth, and Democracy and Governance.

This position will be based in Burlington, Vermont.

*Provide oversight to major proposal and project recruitment efforts
*Assist hiring managers to develop job descriptions and staffing strategies
*Advise proposal and project teams throughout the candidate selection process, including the initial shortlisting of candidates
*Assume direct responsibility for the recruitment of key personnel
*Train, mentor and supervise Contract Staffing Specialists within the International Consulting Services team.
*Provide hands-on mentoring
*Provide in-country recruitment support for proposal preparation or project mobilization


*Bachelor’s degree in International Development or a related field
*Direct supervisory experience, preferably for staff focused on recruitment functions.
*Minimum of five years of experience providing support for international development proposals and projects, and a thorough understanding of client staffing rules and regulations.
*Proven ability to source candidates under challenging recruitment conditions
*Strong network of technical contacts across the various service areas within the international development services industry.
*Proficiency with MS-Office applications and demonstrated experience with recruitment and social media tools.
*Proficiency in additional foreign languages strongly preferred, especially French and/or Spanish.
*Ability and willingness to travel internationally.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

* Cover Letter

* CV in reverse chronological format

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