Team Leader for Water Utility Management or Financial Management (m/f/d)

Job Details
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Friday, January 21, 2022
Project start date: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Project end date: 
Monday, May 31, 2027
50 months
For an upcoming project opportunity we are looking for a suitable team leader.
Task description: 

The proposed Team Leader with international utility management or financial expertise will lead the entire Consultant team and will be head of the regional support team to central Albania (Kamza, Elbasan and Berat-Ku├žova).
The Team Leader will assist the National Agency for Water Supply and Sewerage and Waste Infrastructure (AKUM) and Project Executing Agencies (PEA). This will cover accompanying measures strengthening their institutional capacities including integrity management as well as support in the preparation and implementation of the Communication and Visibility Plan and overall coordination and guidance.
The Team Leader will be responsible to support the Program Coordination Unit (PCU) in the preparation of the various reports of the implementation consultants. Further, he/she will assist seven selected water utilities as Project Executing Agencies (PEAs) in the implementation of WPIP/MIP V investment measures, disaster risk management in Lezha, and overall water sector development such as managing a predefined budget to fund priority activities and strengthening the national framework of the sector.



  • University degree in economics, and/or management, and/or civil or environmental engineering or related subjects;

General professional experience:

  • 15 years of international professional experience, of which at least 10 years’ experience in the sector of water utilities;
  • Broad water sector and water policy experience in at least 4 countries in Eastern or South-Eastern Europe;
  • Project management of 5 projects (international experience) of similar nature and complexity;

Project/ task related experience:

  • Proven negotiation and moderation skills with senior decision makers;
  • Sound experience in project management of teams composed of international and local experts;
  • Experience in sector performance monitoring;
  • Familiarity with EU water directives;
  • Experience with communication and visibility measures, and preferably also integrity management.
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the assigned position, please submit your application via our online registration tool.

The application should include the following documents and information:

  • Your CV in English language, EU-format preferred;
  • A list of reference persons with contact details, if not included in the CV already.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.