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International Team Leader / KfW, Uganda

Job Details

Country: 
Uganda
Position: 
International Team Leader / KfW
Department: 
Rural Development and Environment
Status: 
Forecast
Published: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Deadline: 
2019-07-02
Name of project: 
Drought Resilience in Karamoja Region
Qualifications: 
  • Postgraduate university degree in a discipline of rural development, agricultural engineering, irrigation engineering, water resource management or similar;

  • At least 10 years of practical professional experience in areas such as community development, integrated rural development, small-scale irrigation, small-dams construction, water resource management (water harvesting), adaptation to climate change, livestock production enhancement, community participation, etc.); practical experience in dry land management would be a strong asset;

  • Experience as team leader / coordinator / project manager preferably in similar comprehensive long-term project assignments;

  • Work experience with donor-funded projects; experience with German Financial Co-operation and the management of disposition fund would be a strong asset;

  • Work experience in countries with similar socio-economic conditions, especially in the east African region.

Other information: 
Location: Kampala / Karamoja Region, Uganda
Start of operation: to be defined, we expect end of 2019.
 
We kindly ask interested applicants to send their CV as well as the signed declaration of privacy in the enclosed format to the following e-mail address as soon as possible:

Please note that we only contact candidates who meet the above criteria.
Project start date: 
End of 2019
Project end date: 
to be defined
Contact person: