Around the globe, RTI brings together private- and public-sector stakeholders to manage natural resources and promote sustainable livelihoods while conserving unique biodiversity.By enhancing institutions, policy, and technical capacity, we strengthen natural resource management in protected areas, forests, watersheds, and their surrounding environments. We work with governments, communities, and key stakeholders interested in applying data-driven conservation and biodiversity management approaches.
RTI International has over 30 years’ experience assisting governments, communities, and the private sector. As a not-for-profit, independent research institute based in North Carolina, USA, RTI has roughly 5,000 employees with global experience implementing international development projects in energy and other disciplines. Around the globe, RTI International is working to develop and implement low emission energy technology alternatives, raise private financing for energy infrastructure, bring efficiency to utilities, work with governments on legal and regulatory reforms to alleviate bottlenecks in energy generation and consumption, and increase access to green energy to sustain economic growth and reduce poverty. We serve as a chosen partner for USAID’s Power Africa program in sub-Sahara Africa and have a growing international energy portfolio of over $250 million across Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Islands.
The purpose of the USAID-funded Task Order Technical Support for South Asia Regional Energy Partnership (SAREP) activity is to complement the strategic objectives of the greater Asia EDGE initiative. This sub-regional activity is structured around four objectives: improving performance of energy utilities, increased deployment of advanced energy systems, improved energy procurement, and enhanced regional energy trade and integration.
RTI is hiring Country Managers on the recently awarded USAID-funded Task Order Technical Support for South Asia Regional Energy Partnership (SAREP) activity. RTI plans to hire one Country Manager per focus country. Countries include Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Country Managers will oversee country-level technical interventions and manage implementation of activities related to all components, through close coordination and support of India-based project teams, consulting with stakeholders, initiating and organizing events, reporting on outcomes, and supporting logistics. The Country Managers will be a local national of each country, will be based in their country of responsibility and report to the Workstream 1/Cross-Cutting Lead based in New Delhi.
Responsibilities of the Country Managers include, but are not limited to:
Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above. Examples include: remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1.
RTI is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 5,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services in health and pharmaceuticals, advanced technology, survey and statistics, education and training, economic and social development, and the environment. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as the first scientific organization in and centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.
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