KEY EXPERT 1: TEAM LEADER (840 DAYS)
Posted on: 16 May, 2019
Application by: 28 May, 2019
Project status: Tender
Project title: Technical Assistance for the implementation of EU-Angola Dialogue Facility
Period of project: 02 Sep, 2019 – 02 Sep, 2023
Duration of assignment: 48 months
Job code: GOV-AGO19EU0216/1
The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is to promote sustainable development in the areas covered by the JWF agreement between the EU and the Angolan Government. Its specific objective is to enhance the effectiveness of EU-Angola dialogues in the priority areas identified within the Joint Way Forward agreement (JWF) signed in 2012.
The purpose of this contract is to provide technical assistance, in the form of an Implementation Support Team (IST) to support the implementation of the EU-Angola Dialogue Facility, including the management of funds for policy dialogues in areas covered by the JWF agreement and information and communication activities.
The Team Leader will be responsible for overseeing the substantive, organisational and managerial aspects of the IST for the EU-Angola Dialogue Facility.
This includes in particular:
achievement of the project’s objectives and expected results;
efficient coordination of project activities;
sound management of the budget entrusted to the IST;
communication around the EU-Angola Dialogue Facility under the guidance of the PSC;
administrative management of the IST office;
reporting every six months on activities’ s implementation (narrative report) and financial implementation aspects (financial report);
maintain close contact with the Contracting Authority, the NAO and Angola Government line ministries.
preferably a Master’s degree in the field of economics, international trade, political science, international relations or in a relevant, directly related discipline. Alternatively, a University degree in the above-mentioned fields or in a relevant, directly related discipline, with 15 years of relevant experience;
excellent interpersonal skills;
excellent team management skills;
excellent oral and written communication skills in Portuguese and English, including ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations;
ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines.
General professional experience:
preferably 12 years of experience;
good knowledge of EU policies;
knowledge of Angolan Government policies would be an advantage;
knowledge of EU Strategic Partnerships, in particular JWF, would be an advantage.
Specific professional experience:
experience in supporting senior Government officials at national and international level;
at least 5 years in a management position;
relevant work experience of middle-income countries, preferably Angola;
experience in management of EU-funded projects;
knowledge of EU sectorial policies and external cooperation would be an advantage;
technical expertise in one or more sectors of policy dialogue and cooperation would be an advantage.
Britta Müller-Matthesius Mueller-Matthesius@gfa-group.de
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