Team Leader, Development initiative for Northern Uganda

Team Leader, Development initiative for Northern Uganda
DAI is currently pre-positioning for the EU funded Development initiative for Northern Uganda tender.
Outline of the Programme:
The general objective of the programme is to consolidate stability in Northern Uganda, eradicate poverty and under-nutrition and strengthen the foundations for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development. It will focus on the sub-region of West Nile, Acholi, Lango, Teso5 and Karamoja. Adopting a multi-sectorial approach, support will be provided in the three focal sectors identified in the NIP.
The programme will thus aim to support environmentally sustainable/climate-smart practices and value-chains development selected for their combined potential (1) to improve food security and nutrition of targeted communities; (2) to foster rural economic diversification and transformation; to create inclusive and sustainable jobs; (3) to improve livelihoods; (4) to tap into the Green Economy potential (in terms of new opportunities of income-generating activities).
Anticipated Team Leader profile:
  • Master degree (or equivalent academic qualification) or Bachelor degree with additional 3 years of professional experience in a relevant technical area
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (fluent);
  • Very good knowledge of PCM and of PRAG procedures is essential;
  • Strong facilitation, leadership and communication skills
  • Proven track record of professional experience in managing multicultural teams of technical specialists.
  • Expertise and experience in programme and project monitoring and evaluation
  • At least 5 years of professional experience as team leader or project coordinator;
  • Substantial international consulting experience in the food security & nutrition/transport/governance sectors would be an added advantage
Start Date: Expected mid 2017
Project Location: Uganda
**Please note that all profiles are indicative only and subject to change once the ToR is made available. **