Team Leader (m/f/d) Technical Assistance to policy implementation in the areas of agriculture and climate action in the framework of the Sector Reform Contract Transformational Climate-Smart and inclusive agriculture in Rwanda at GIZ – Rwanda – CLOSE: 30/11/2022

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  • 01/11/2022 16:07
  • Nyarugenge, Kigali City, Rwanda
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Team Leader (m/f/d) Technical Assistance to policy implementation in the areas of agriculture and climate action in the framework of the Sector Reform Contract Transformational Climate-Smart and inclusive agriculture in Rwanda at GIZ – Rwanda – CLOSE: 30/11/2022

Job description

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.

GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded tender: Technical Assistance to policy implementation in the areas of agriculture and climate action in the framework of the Sector Reform Contract Transformational Climate-Smart and inclusive agriculture in Rwanda.”

The overall objective to which this action contributes is: To contribute to the effective implementation of national sector policies in the areas of agriculture and climate action in agriculture in Rwanda, in the framework of the sector reform contract “Transformational climate-smart and inclusive agriculture in Rwanda.”

The specific objectives (outcomes) of this contract are as follows:

To support the sector policies design, implementation, monitoring and coordination in the areas of agriculture and climate action in agriculture. To contribute to effective implementation of the sector reform contract “Transformational climate-smart and inclusive agriculture in Rwanda”, in close coordination with the EU Delegation to Rwanda (EU Delegation).

Your tasks

  • He/she will be in charge of the overall management of the project in terms of priorities, content, policy dialogue, ensuring overall coherence of approach, linking with other stakeholders, ensuring adequacy to the needs the objectives and purposes of the team and delivering timely quality outputs.
  • He/she will also be managing the selection, mobilisation and supervision of short-term/Non-key expertise and coordinate reporting. He will ensure enhanced coordination within technical ministries and implementing agencies.
  • He/she will be closely coordinating with the EU Delegation and coordinate regular reporting to be provided to the EU Delegation in the framework of the Sector Reform Contract implementation.
  • The team leader will be in charge of the monitoring and evaluation of the technical assistance’s performance.
  • He will ensure the communication with the consortium, if any, and a close collaboration with the backstopping team.
  • The team leader will be embedded at MINAGRI.
  • The team leader will act as an overall coordinator of activities and planning.
  • He will also reply to the requests of the contracting authority for additional activities not initially planned.
  • Additionally, the team leader will also be the focal point for this technical assistance to the sectors ‘donors.
  • He/she will be leading the development of capacity building plans, linking with relevant central and local institutions and stakeholders, identifying priority needs and requirements, monitoring all technical inputs and ensuring the timely delivery of quality outputs.Your profileQualifications and skills

    Minimum requirements

    • Master’s degree in Economics, Agriculture economics, Agronomy, Public administration, or equivalent professional experience of at least 12 years;
    • Proven management, coordination and leadership skills;
    • Proven knowledge of public policies and programmes/project in the area of agriculture and climate action in agriculture;
    • Proven knowledge in capacity building in public institutions;
    • Excellent English communication skills both orally and in writing; at least C-1 level proficiency in English

    Preferred requirements:

    • At least B-2 level proficiency in French.

    General professional experience

    • A minimum of 12 years of experience is required.

    Minimum requirements:

    • At least 10 years of experience in project management in the sectors of agriculture or climate change;
    • At least 8 years of experience in advising or implementing policy-based strategic planning in the agriculture and/or environmental sectors;
    • Professional working experience managing sector budget support (Sector Reform Contracts).

    Considered an asset:

    • Similar experiences in Sub-Saharan African countries

    Specific professional experience

    Minimum requirements:

    • 6 years successful professional working experience in supporting institutional reforms and strategies in relevant sectors for this technical assistance;
    • At least 3 professional working experiences as team leader, managing experts’ team;
    • At least 2 professional working experiences embedded in technical ministries or national implementing agencies;
    • At least 3 professional working experiences in institutional capacity development (including elaboration of capacity building plans, training needs assessment and experiences in training, etc ).

    Considered an asset:

    • Professional working experiences with local or decentralized authorities;
    • Professional working experience in twinning and peer-to-peer;
    • Professional working experience with the EU.

    Location information

    The operational bases of the project will be at Kigali, Rwanda.

    Start date & period of implementation

    The indicative start date is 08 March 2023 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 48 months from this date (for a minimum of 880 days).

    Notes

    Please understand that we can accept and process applications in principle only, via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some providers classify emails from our recruiting system as spam.

    GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disabilities, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

    Please send us an updated CV in EuropeAid format in English.

    Our benefits

    • We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners.
    • Everyone has the same opportunities in our company, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. We recruit based on specialist expertise and social skills. Transparency and fair opportunities for career advancement are just as much a matter of course for us as gender not being a barrier to taking up a management position.
    • Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course.
    • We reward staff who achieve their agreed annual targets with a variable remuneration component.
    • You will receive various additional benefits during your stay abroad that will depend on your country of assignment.

    Everyone has the same opportunities in our company, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. We recruit based on specialist expertise and social skills. Transparency and fair opportunities for career advancement are just as much a matter of course for us as gender not being a barrier to taking up a management position. We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners. Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course. You will receive various additional benefits during your stay abroad that will depend on your country of assignment. We reward staff who achieve their agreed annual targets with a variable remuneration component.About us

    Your professional and personal development is important to us. At GIZ, you will be offered global work opportunities and an atmosphere that is characterised by diversity, respect and genuine equal opportunities. Gender equality promotion is a matter of course for us. Our benefits are also impressive in terms of work-life balance and family friendliness. Flexible working hours that fit your life situation are an integral part of our corporate culture.

    GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued – regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, social background, age or sexual orientation.

    GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

    How to Apply

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