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Chief Technical Advisor: International NRM Specialist (KfW)

Chief Technical Advisor: International NRM Specialist (KfW)
Rural Development and Environment
Name of project:
Sustainable Land Management Programme V (SLM V): Integrated Catchment Restoration of Lake Chamo Basin
Task description:
  • Overall project management as per KfW standards and requirements;
  • Financial management of the FC funds and all project financial transactions (disbursements, accounting, financial reporting etc.);
  • Procurement of goods and services to be financed under the project;
  • Ensure adequate planning and coordination of all staff and other inputs and services to be provided by the Consultant;
  • Guidance and supervision of the Consultant’s team;
  • Ensure effective communication and liaison between the project implementing agencies at national, regional and Woreda levels;
  • Manage and implement the financial pool resources designated for carrying out short-term consultancies;
  • Design and implement a system for monitoring and evaluating progress of financial and physical implementation;
  • Supervise overall programme progress by following up of overall programme planning and implementation in terms of time, budgets, availability and use of programme resources etc.;
  • Ensure regular and timely reporting on all matters as required, particularly, ensure establishment of internal and external reporting system, and preparation of periodic progress reports; and also, physical achievements reports on six monthly basis.

Profile requirements:

  • M.Sc. in a natural resource management, agricultural economy or related field;
  • At least 15 years of an overall professional experience, including some years as team leader or chief technical advisor;
  • At least 10 years of a financial management experience (preferably in the context of KfW or World Bank projects);
  • A proven record and work experience with sector investment projects or programmes, preferably in the agriculture and / or rural development sectors;
  • Practical work experience in projects or programs of natural resources management, in general, and integrated watershed development and management;
  • Familiarity with participatory approaches to project planning, implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation; an excellent communication skills;
  • Long-standing work experience with managing projects and programs financed by international development agencies; experience with projects and programs financed by KfW or World Bank is required;
  • Relevant country and regional experience would constitute an extra mark.
Other information:

Interested experts are requested to fill in the attached template for CVs in English and send it as soon as possible by e-mail to Mr Julian Thoss:

Please note that we will only be able to respond to candidates who fulfil the listed qualification criteria.

30 months
Contact person:
First name:
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+49 6172 930 375
Rural Development and Environment

Hindenburgring 18
61348 Bad Homburg

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