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Team Leader Candidates for Investment Advisory Project

at Chemonics International Inc
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 27, 2019
Category Business and Administration
Job Type Full-time



Chemonics International, a Washington DC and London-based international development consulting firm, is accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for a long-term Team Leader on an anticipated UK Department for International Development (DFID)-funded project based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The project, Ethiopia Investment Advisory Facility II (EIAF II), is anticipated to start in early 2020 and aims to help Government of Ethiopia ministries, agencies and state-owned enterprises enhance the effectiveness of public investments and improve the enabling environment for exporters. The program will focus on improving capacity in public investment management; public-private partnerships; industrial parks; and trade logistics, contributing to outward oriented, manufacturing led, sustainable and inclusive growth in Ethiopia.We are looking for individuals who have vast experience managing consultancy/development projects in this technical area and have a passion for improving the lives of people around the world.

Team Leader Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical, financial and administrative leadership for the program
  • Oversee a highly utilized demand-driven technical assistance facility
  • Manage component leads, technical and operational staff, ensuring high-quality delivery
  • Professionally represent Chemonics to DFID, Government of Ethiopia, Ethiopian counterparts, international and local partners and other program stakeholders
  • Monitor and, where necessary, modify programmatic assistance to achieve results. Ensure that relevant, productive and complementary activities are implemented effectively;
  • Oversee all contractual and budgetary aspects of program management;
  • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, suggesting appropriate program adjustments;
  • Ensure that M&E, reporting, and work planning activities accurately and professionally reflect project activities and achievements.

Job Requirements

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in economics, business administration or another relevant subject
  • A minimum of 12 years of work experience in economic development or public financial management plus expertise in one or more of the following sub-technical areas: state-owned enterprise reform, industrial parks, public-private partnerships, public investment management or trade logistics
  • Experience in managing large-scale donor funded programs
  • Experience of working and living in Ethiopia
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English

How to Apply

Please submit a CV, a cover letter, and three references to [email protected] by Friday, 5 July 2019. The CVs are reviewed on a rolling basis. Finalists will be contacted for interviews, which will take place between 24 June and 8 July.