PRO/BRE/TL - Team Leader (Building Resilience in Ethiopia)

Apply Now  Print  Back To Search Results

Posted: 22/12/2017 10:09
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Other
Level: Project Contractor Opportunities
Deadline: 09/02/2018 23:59
Hours: 37.50
Benefits: Competitive
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract


Oxford Policy Management (OPM) is seeking to recruit a talented Team Leader, for the for the DFID funded ‘Building Resilience in Ethiopia Programme (BRE)’. Details of the role are given below.

About the programme

BRE is a five-year programme to deliver technical assistance to the Government of Ethiopia to lead and deliver an effective, more self-financed and accountable response to climate and humanitarian shocks.  The programme will also monitor, evaluate and learn how to strengthen humanitarian delivery in Ethiopia. BRE will work with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation, National Disaster Risk Management Commission), Line Ministries (e.g. Ministry of Health) and Local Administrations.

Skills and requirements

This is a long term full time role based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Team Leader is expected to be free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities they take on.

The Team Leader will provide strategic, policy and technical guidance to the programme to ensure high quality and consistent delivery of all programme activities.  They will also be responsible for monitoring progress and ensuring that milestones, outputs and outcomes are met and managing the full-time team and inputs from short term consultants.

Ideal candidates will possess the following qualifications and skills. If you do not meet all the requirements but feel you have relevant skills for a role on the BRE programme, we would still like to hear from you.


  • Demonstrable Team Leader experience in the implementation of large multi-year aid project(s) and/or programme(s)
  • Professional experience in at least one of the following sectors: health (in particular emergency health), economic development, humanitarian aid, public financial management, governance and/or monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English


  • Experience of working on DFID funded projects, ideally of a similar scale to BRE
  • Experience of working in Ethiopia, including the ability to understand the local context, local political economy, economic opportunities and stakeholder engagement
  • Master’s degree qualification in a relevant discipline


This is a full-time position based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

What’s it like working at OPM, and why should you join our growing global organisation? Watch this video to see what our colleagues have to say.

To submit an application please fill out the form online and submit the requested documents. We cannot accept applications submitted via email.  The closing date for applications is Friday 9th February 2018.

Thank you for considering OPM and we wish you all the best for your application.

Apply Now  Print  Back To Search Results