Project Assistant - Moldova

Tetra Tech provides best-in-class energy consulting services for clients worldwide. Our work advances clean energy to achieve climate and decarbonization goals; creates sustainable utilities and modern grids; and promotes gender equality and economic inclusivity at the energy nexus.

Position summary & job purpose: 

Tetra Tech is recruiting a Project Assistant to be based in Chisinau, Moldova to support the implementation of the USAID administered Moldova Energy Security Activity (MESA) from April 2022 to March 2026. The objective of the Moldova Energy Security Activity (MESA) is to strengthen Moldova’s energy security by: (1) advancing physical and market integration of the Moldovan energy sector with Europe; (2) increasing renewable energy integration; and (3) increasing investment in energy efficiency and domestic power generation, particularly through increased adoption of renewable energy technologies.

The Project Assistant must be resident in Moldova and with the ability to legally work. This position is full-time, and hiring is contingent upon USAID approval. Tetra Tech values a diverse workplace and strives to achieve gender equality.  Qualified women and men are strongly encouraged to apply.


  

Position responsibilities: 

  • Maintains all project knowledge via the electronic project shared folder on Egnyte and MS Teams site of operational and technical information including project deliverables, documents, reports, photos and other information.
  • Execute office administration activities such as drafting correspondence; providing interpretation and translation services; maintaining the project’s physical property inventory; maintaining the office lease; procuring office equipment, furniture, supplies and associated items, coordinating for photocopying, binding materials and reports, printing of business cards, mail distribution; coordinating vehicle usage; updating project manuals.
  • Coordinate with local vendors for furniture, equipment, office supplies, etc. and solicit quotations
  • Serve as MESA’s safety and security focal point complying with Tetra Tech’s Duty of Care standards and maintaining the MESA emergency contact rosters and phone tree. 
  • Maintain, scan and file accounting documents and ensure all financial documentation is filed (securely) in both hard copy and scanned and saved in project digital files.
  • Receive and provide guidance to visitors arriving at the office 
  • Answer incoming and direct calls to staff members accordingly 
  • Develop meeting agendas; prepare lists of participants and invitations
  • Draft correspondence and maintain the tracker of all correspondence issue 
  • Take meeting notes and prepare first draft of the meeting minutes
  • Organize project meetings, workshops and other special events
  • Support in travel arrangements including international and domestic travel, hotels, transportation for the MESA project team.
  • Maintain and keep up to date travel tracker, and event schedules
  • Support in maintaining general office supplies and maintain project property inventory
  • Assist in coordinating with building management for office related services which includes letter of intent, lease agreement, fitting out and fixtures, and access control, common security etc.
  • Coordinate office policies and procedures
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned

Essential KSA's Required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.): 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of professional experience OR high school degree with 5 years of professional experience, preferably as Administrative Assistant or similar role.
  • Demonstrated experience with office systems and computer literacy.
  • Fluency in English (reading, writing and presentation skills) with strong oral and written presentation skills

Valued but not required KSA's:

  • Experience working on USAID, or other donor-funded projects in Moldova.
  • Applicant must be familiar with all work-related platforms such as MS Teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team players, responsive to local and home office requests.
  • Attention to detail with an emphasis on accuracy and meeting deadlines.
  • Highly organized in planning, explaining procedures, and maintaining documentation.
  • Ability to problem solve along with solid analytical skills, understanding business process, and systems optimization.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with all levels of management across multiple objectives.

Line management responsibility:

  • None

Physical demands & work enviornment:

  • Office setting

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

Additional Information

  • Organization: 154 ESI

Please apply here: https://tetratech.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/project-assistant-moldova-28703

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