Team Leader, Programme Management Expert


Job title: Team Leader, Programme Management Expert – Technical Assistance – Lesotho

(Minimum input 45 man-months)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must hold a BSc/BEng degree or equivalent in Civil engineering; or Electrical engineering; or Mechanical Engineering; or Water Resources Engineering or equivalent
  • Must have a post-graduate qualification in Project Management, or Engineering Management, or Construction Management or equivalent

General professional experience

  • Must have good command of written and spoken English
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years professional experience required (postgraduate)
  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience related to implementation of similar or comparable water supply programs. Similar or comparable means that each project should include water or wastewater treatment and/or transmission and/or distribution for a city (or cumulative if several cities) above 150,000 people. Project value should be above EUR 60m.
  • The Consultant must also have experience in managing projects financed by international institutions e.g., World Bank, EIB, AfDB, or UN Agencies, etc.
  • Registration with an established professional institution will be an added advantage.

Specific professional experience

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years related experience as a Programme Manager or Team Leader providing technical assistance in project management in a similar or comparable project.
  • Must have experience in defining, setting up and implementing programme management tools (minimum 2 programmes/projects);
  • Experience in establishing contingency plans and identifying trigger events would be an advantage.
  • Experience in the sub-Saharan Africa water sector would be an advantage.