Expertise France Team Leader (based in Mombasa, Kenya) Jobs

Expertise France Team Leader (based in Mombasa, Kenya) Jobs

General objective of the Mission

  • Under the supervision of Expertise France, the team leader will be in charge of the overall project coordination and will be responsible for the smooth running and timely implementation of project activities.

  • S/he will be responsible for the management of the team of technical experts. S/he will be responsible for the achievement of each of the expected results.

  • S/he will also have a key representation and advocacy role towards project partners and the EU.

    Specific Objectives (non-exhaustive list)

  • Strategic coordination of the implementation of project activities, in order to achieve the project’s expected results;

  • Successful management of the team of experts;

  • Representation of the project with partners, in order to ensure the political commitment necessary for the implementation of the project.

    Description of Tasks (non-exhaustive lists)

    Strategic advice and project representation

  • Proposal, adjustment and implementation of the strategic and technical orientations of the project, in particular on the basis of the proposals made by the project technical experts.

  • Project representation: networking with relevant actors in Kenya, in the region, or in the world; developing and maintaining excellent working relationship with local administrations, relevant regional and international organizations, and international projects related to the same theme and / or geographic area; representation of the project at high level events related to the project themes.

  • Coordination and communication with the Go Blue programme teams, technical committee and any other relevant stakeholder.

    Management of the team of experts

  • Support Expertise France in the identification and selection of experts, when necessary.

  • Supervision of the team of experts (initially, 2 key experts): validation of work plans by thematic area of the project, consolidation of the overall action plan, coordination of the execution of the program of activities. This management must be done while maintaining a very high level of communication within the team and continuous evaluation of activities, with a view to continuous improvement of the project.

    Project management

  • Operational coordination of the project: overall supervision and coordination of the
    inception phase; overall supervision and coordination of the project activities and the achievement of their objectives.

  • Guarantees the strategic and operational efficiency of the project: ensures the good management of resources in achieving the objectives of the project.

  • Supervises the timely production of expected deliverables, both with regard to activities (mission reports) and the project as a whole (inception report, annual report, final report).

    Any other task related to the mission, at the request of Expertise France or the donor.

  • Expected deliverables (non-exhaustive list)
    Mission report (within 15 days after each mission / activity)

  • Monthly reports

  • Regular updates of the workplan

  • Inception report

  • Annual report

  • Final report

  • Expected profile

    Education / Qualification:

  • University degree (BA or MA or equivalent) in law, political science or any other relevant discipline

  • Good management skills

  • Good communication and reporting skills

  • Fluent in spoken and written English

    Professional Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years of working experience in maritime administration, Coast Guard or Navy, or any field related to maritime security

  • Experience working on inter-agency/administration cooperation will be a strong asset

  • Demonstrated management skills in a multicultural environment and experience in a leadership role

  • Experience of international cooperation and possibly of international projects implementation

  • Experience in EU financed projects would be an asset

  • Experience working in East Africa is required, especially in Kenya

    Additional Specific Requirements:

  • Excellent understanding of capacity building and administrative reforms

  • Strong capacities in devising strategies

  • Strong ability to evolve in a political and sensitive environment

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Expertise France Team Leader (based in Mombasa, Kenya) Jobs

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