Latest Job Vacancy Team Leader in Kenya April 2017

 

Employment Vacancy Team Leader in Kenya April 2017

 

Job Recruitment Team Leader in Kenya April 2017

Organization: CTG Global
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 01 May 2017

OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

The overall objective of the project is to use an evidence-based approach for programming and implementing interventions in the Horn of Africa region, as well as to inform policy around the themes of the client’s operations in the region.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Role objective:

The Team Leader will be a senior manager (with experience in monitoring of development and cooperation projects), with high level corporate management skills, able to interface between the various governing instances of the implementing partners of projects at all levels and other stakeholders as required.

Expected output:

The Team Leader will provide vision, leadership and direction to the MLS in particular the learning strategy, and will be in charge of the administration of the MLS overseeing design, delivery and quality. The Team Leader will have oversight of the contract, which shall include:

Management oversight of all aspects of the MLS (including financial and human resources);

Ensuring the delivery of agreed outputs;

Managing the development of the Learning Strategy, including communication and capacity building aspects, and strategically promoting the use of the MLS to generate knowledge;

Managing the development and implementation of the MLS;

Controlling the expenditure of the MLS;

Providing oversight of data management procedures, including long-term accessibility to data after the MLS ends and developing procedures for open access to data and knowledge;

Developing and managing an exit strategy for the MLS.

Project reporting:

This position reports directly to the Program Director

Team management:

The Team Leader will directly oversee all project activities and directly supervise the Senior Program Manager for Monitoring

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Education:

§ Master’s degree in Development Studies or International Relations, or Equivalent Is Required..

Work experience:

§ Minimum of 8 years of demonstrable relevant Monitoring & Evaluation experience and/or minimum of 8 years of demonstrable relevant Project Management experience.

Geographical experience:

§ Minimum of 8 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Somalia is an advantage.

Languages:

§ Fluency in English is essential.

Key competencies:

Preferably 15 years of work experience in an international development context but a minimum of 10 years is required.

Experience in leading a team of experts and project management oversight is required.

A minimum of 8 years of experience in developing and implementing Results-Based Management systems, and learning strategies in the framework of development cooperation projects is required.

Professional experience in the Horn of Africa region on migration, displacement, conflict or fragility is required.

Previous work experience with the European Commission is an advantage.

Experience with implementation of information management systems is an advantage

Other relevant information:

Teamwork – Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Planning & Organization – Ability to manage, organize, plan and implement work assignments, juggle competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines.

Judgment – Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment and decision making skills.

Communications – Excellent communication skills, being able to address diverse audiences in a convincing way in a short period of time.

Problem Solving – Strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to handle a range of management and coordination issues.

Commitment to Continuous Learning – Willingness to keep abreast of new developments.

Professionalism – Professionalism: sound knowledge of, and exposure to, administrative and financial management issues

Communication skills associated with diplomacy, relationship building and representation

Demonstrated capability of rapid decision-making (with little margin of error), under conditions of extreme stress.

High standard of physical fitness; able to live in remote locations with poor access to communications.

Internationally recognized driving license

Computer literacy, in particular the use of MS Office package

How to apply:

Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTG Global careers website (click here). Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-0606. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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