Team Leader for Southern America (m/f/d)

Job Details
Monday, September 2, 2019
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Approx. 3 years (full time)
For an upcoming project opportunity we are looking for Spanish-AND English-speaking team leaders.

Qualifications and skills

  • University degree in civil engineering, planning, business management or equivalent;
  • Proven project management skills and experience in interacting at local government level incl. negotiations with regional and municipal authorities;
  • Demonstrated programme management skills and an ability both to manage a team and work well across cultural boundaries;
  • Experience in the development and implementation of multi-sector infrastructure projects (e.g. municipal and social infrastructure, energy and energy efficiency, water and sanitation and transport);
  • Excellent working command of key Microsoft Office tools (particularly excel, word and power point);
  • Fluency in Spanish, and excellent speaking and drafting skills in English are mandatory.

General professional experience

  • Approx. 10 years of related professional experience, out of which approx. 5 years international experience, preferably in international/ donor-funded projects;
  • Experience in supervising infrastructure projects is required;
  • Ideally with experience in reconstruction as well as capacity building;
  • Experience with technical and financial reporting procedures of IFIs is required.

Specific professional experience

  • Professional experience in at least one project in post-disaster and/or post-conflict recovery project, either as IFI or other relevant international organisations’ staff or in a consultant key position;
  • Proven experience in training/capacity building/institutional development;
  • Extensive experience in coordinating procurement, environmental, social and governance standards in projects and/or programmes;
  • Knowledge of WB/ EU/ EIB/ EBRD/ KfW policies, rules and guidelines in the areas of procurement, environment, social and governance would be an advantage;
  • Proven work experience in southern America is considered an advantage.
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the assignment, kindly send your application in English language via our webform (incl. your current CV, preferably in EU format).

Please understand that only qualified candidates will be contacted.