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SHARPE - Team Leader
Team Leader: Strengthening Host and Refugee Populations in Ethiopia (SHARPE)
Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies (SHARPE) aims to increase livelihoods opportunities for refugees and host communities using the market systems approach. SHARPE will operate in 3 locations in Ethiopia, Jijiga, Dollo Ado and Gambella, with a coordinating office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Role and responsibilities
The SHARPE Team Leader will be the main focal point for the Department for International Development (DFID) and will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Team Leader is DAI’s representative for SHARPE in Ethiopia.
The Team Leader holds overall accountability for the achievement of SHARPE’s intended results, ensuring that deliverables are submitted on time and to a high standard and that the programme is delivering against its intended objectives. They will be responsible for setting and meeting objectives set out by the project and in the logframe as well as delivery of programme activities and client reporting. The Team Leader will manage all programme personnel and field operations across the region and will ensure that deliverables are met, finance and compliance systems are adhered to, the broader project team, including all staff, consultants, partners and service providers, are effectively managed, and the programme is well represented when required by DFID or DAI.
Project timeframe: SHARPE is a 3.5-year project and commenced in September 2019.
SHARPE’s inception phase is 6 months (September 2019 – February 2020) with a subsequent 3 implementation years.
Duties and Responsibilities
Stakeholder Management and Coordination
The Team leader is based in Addis Ababa with extensive, frequent travel required to the SHARPE hub offices in Dollo Ado, Jijiga and Gambella. The Team Leader reports to the Home Office Project Director and leads the SHARPE Senior Management Team.
Key Skills & Qualifications
Ability to move to Addis Ababa: Expected start date December 2019.
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