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Solid Waste Management Team Lead

RTI International


3 Nov 2022

10 Nov 2022




Job description

RTI is seeking a Solid Waste Management Team Lead for an anticipated USAID India Plastics Pollution Activity. The Solid Waste Management Team Lead will be responsible for providing technical knowledge and leadership for activities in India regarding improving solid waste management


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the Chief of Party in providing technical direction and leadership of the activity to ensure project activities meet USAID/India and stakeholder expectations.
  • Lead activities under the improving SWM workstream.
  • Lead participatory review and recommendations for improvement of urban local body (ULB) technical and financial resources for SWM, including governance and administration, revenue generation, and supporting data infrastructure.
  • Foster and maintain effective, professional relations with government counterparts, local organizations, donors and other stakeholders for successful implementation.
  • Collaborate and share knowledge with other development partners and their initiatives.


  • Bachelor's Degree [CS1] and 8 years of experience, Master's degree and 6 years of experience, PhD and 6 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working within the Solid Waste Management and/or recycling sector in India required.
  • Experience working on donor projects focused on strengthening solid waste management practices, promoting plastic recycling, and/or improving service delivery.
  • Prior experience with USAID-funded programs preferred.
  • Candidates should possess a mix of strong administrative and technical skills as well as communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, and with multiple concurrent demands.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to travel and work throughout India.
About the organisation

Research Triangle Institute (RTI) 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. RTI's Sustainable Growth & Resilience (SG&R) technical unit within the International Development Group brings together RTI experts and capabilities across food security, agriculture, energy, environment, water, governance, and economic opportunity. SG&R leverages RTI's experience designing and delivering multisectoral programming and technical solutions to respond to climate change, build resilience, and promote economic growth around the world.

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