Team Leader - Transport engineering

Job Details
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Thursday, February 28, 2019
We are currently looking for an experienced Team Leader, specialising in transport engineering, public transport and transport policy development/review for a GIZ-funded long-term project in Namibia.
Task description: 

As a long-term expert, the key expert shall be based in Windhoek for the majority of the time (i.e. at least 15 month), to ensure a continuous collaboration with officials, GIZ and other key stakeholders. The candidate must strictly satisfy all qualifications below.

Main tasks for the team leader are:

  • Development and monitoring of overall work plan and short-term inputs
  • Overall project manager and focal point for GIZ and MWT
  • Major inputs in policy development, legal and regulatory framework as well as institutional set-up
  • Continuous capacity development of MWT technical staff and tertiary institutions
  • Development of implementation plan and monitoring mechanism
  • Ensuring continuous stakeholder engagement

General qualification:

  • Master’s degree in transport economics, (transport) engineering, urban or regional planning, geography or equivalent
  • More than 10 years of international experience in the transport sector with proven expertise in urban mobility

Specific qualification:

  • Minimum experience of 10 years advising or directly working on sustainable transport policies and support programs (strategic policy documents, sector governance, national regulation and guidelines, budgeting/finance, capacity development)
  • Minimum experience of 5 years in urban development and sustainable mobility
  • Management of at least 5 projects as a project manager or director of projects in the area of transport policy, legislation and regulation and/or Sustainable Mobility
  • Experience of working in intercultural teams. Proof of former project team size and position to be indicated in CV
  • Working experience within the last 5 years in Southern Africa (SADC countries)
  • Fluency in English is mandatory
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the assignment, kindly send your application in English language via our webform (incl. your current CV, preferably in EU format).

Please understand that only qualified candidates will not be contacted.