• Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience10 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldProject Management 

 The projects focus therefore is promoting peaceful coexistence and social cohesion between the refugees and host communities; improving labor supply to match the demand; and aiming at ensuring that technical training also includes basic skills and entrepreneurship training and is combined with additional measures such as career preparation seminars, starter kits, or continuous mentoring and coaching.

Tasks of the Team Leader

  • Overall responsibility for the advisory package of the contractor
  • Ensuring the coherence and complementarity of the services of the contractor with other services delivered by the project in Turkana West, close coordination with GIZ staff based in Kakuma and GIZ project management staff in Nairobi
  • Design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of capacity development measures for local partners in the following areas: Output 2 (as described above)
  • Personnel management of national experts engaged in implementing Output 2 – Planning and steering assignments and supporting local and international short-term experts
  • Staff management, identifying the need for short-term assignments within the available budget, planning and managing the assignments and supporting local and international experts
  • Ensuring that monitoring procedures are carried out – Regular reporting in accordance with deadlines
  • Responsibility for controlling the use of funds and financial planning in consultation with GIZ’s officer responsible for the commission – Supporting the officer responsible for the commission in updating/ adapting the project strategy, and in evaluations
  • Responsible for the implementation of Output 2 in Kakuma
  • Consideration of cross-cutting themes (e.g., Do-no-harm) and close coordination of activities (safe-guards)
  • Responsibility for implementation of work-packages related to Output 2


  • Education/ training (2.1.1): University qualification (equivalent of Master) in social sciences or economics or business administration or similar, relevant field of studies
  • Language (2.1.2): Good business language skills in English (C2) (6 out of 10 points) and German (C2) (4 out of 10 points) based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • General professional experience (2.1.3): 10 years of professional experience in the Sustainable Economic Development sector
  • Specific professional experience (2.1.4): 7 years in technical and vocational education and training (TVET)
  • Leadership/management experience (2.1.5): 5 years of management/ leadership experience as project team leader or manager in a company
  • Regional experience (2.1.6): 5 years of experience in projects in Sub Saharan Africa (region), of which 2 years in projects in East Africa
  • Development Cooperation (DC) experience (2.1.7): 5 years of experience in DC projects
  • Other (2.1.8): 4 years of work experience in fragile contexts (6 out of 10 points); 4 years of experience in financial management of substantial local subsidies (4 out of 10 points

Method of Application

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