Job details

Team Leader

Job description

The programme is applying an integrated territorial approach, meaning that it aims at support value chain development to foster rural diversification and improve livelihoods, and improve food security through very diverse activities.

The entire programme will focus on 3 areas:

  • food security and nutrition,
  • transport infrastructures and
  • local governance.

The Expert will  tobe responsible to assist the Office of Prime Minister in the effective and efficient execution of the DINU programme according to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement. The key expert will support the Office of Prime Minister in the execution of various types of contracts implemented in Indirect Management mode - programme estimates, grant, works and service contracts.

Job duration

64 months

Job profile

 *Please note that all profiles are indicative only and subject to change once the ToR is made available*

Minimum requirements:

Qualifications and skills:

  • At least Master's Degree in agriculture, economics, political sciences, engineering or a relevant, directly related discipline; in its absence, equivalent professional experience;

General professional experience:

  • At least 12 years' experience in sector related to rural development (agriculture, livestock, rural engineering, decentralisation etc.).

Specific professional experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in EDF project management.
  • Experience of at least 3 projects in EDF procedures for programme execution in indirect management including programme estimates, grant, works and service contracts.
  • Experience in designing large and multi-sectorial rural development programmes.
  • Understanding of development matters, preferably in Northern Uganda and Karamoja or in similar contexts characterised by high poverty rates, post-conflict environment and agriculture-based economies.

Language skills:

  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English and proven ability to draft high quality reports and communication notes.