1110-01, Team Leader/ Implementation Specialist, PMU and NGO Management for High Mountain Agribusiness and Livelihood Improvement (HIMALI) Project, Nepal

Maxwell Stamp Ltd
Apply by 15 March 2011
Senior-level , Short-term contract assignment
Posted on 28 February 2011

Job Description

Name of the Project: PMU and NGO Management for High Mountain Agribusiness and Livelihood Improvement (HIMALI) Project, Nepal funded by Asian Development Bank

Team Leader/Implementation Specialist (27 pm)

The Team Leader will:

i)advise the Project Director on project planning and implementation, work planning, scheduling and coordination of inputs, determination of priorities and management of project resources;

ii)provide overall team leadership for supervision and coordination of activities of the consultants, including jointly formulating individual work plans consistent with those of the Project;

iii)ensure that all consultants deliver the specified services according to their TOR;

iv)participate in the supervision and review of the implementation of activities funded by the Project;

v)Assist the Project Director, Mountain Agribusiness Expert, Social Specialist, AEC and NGO to plan and implement the Stakeholder Communication Strategy, including preparation and dissemination of promotion and information materials, via print, local mechanisms, AEC information system, and local radio;

vi)assist the Project Director and the M&E Expert in the update of the project performance management system; keep the Project Steering Committee and ADB informed, through monthly reports, of progress in the implementation of the Project and especially of any issues or delays arising, and provide advice on appropriate remedial measures;

vii)participate with the PMU in Steering Committee meetings related to the project,

viii)assist the Project Director to ensure the preparation and timely submission of project reports, including the monthly project progress reports and project completion report to the Government and ADB,

ix)undertake any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Project Director

The Team Leader will have:

i)at least a Masters Degree in management, agricultural economics, or related fields.

ii)at least 10 years relevant experience in project implementation, agribusiness development, rural livelihoods and have previous satisfactory experience in leadership.

iii)have relevant work experience in the South Asian region.

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