Juba, Jordan
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:

Deputy Team Leader

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Summary of Position:

Cowater is currently recruiting a Deputy Team Leader for an ongoing project in Jordan. The project is focused on renewable energy and sustainable economic growth to improve livelihoods, increase employment opportunities, and improve the enabling environment for renewable energy and energy efficiency.

The successful candidate will be based full-time in Jordan for a term of up to 3 years. Reporting to the Field Team Leader, the Deputy Team Leader will be responsible to assist the Team Leader in all aspects of the day-to-day planning and implementation of the project in the field. He or she will Support the Team Leader to achieve the Project’s expected outcomes, deliver its outputs, and implement its activities on time and within budget.

Required Qualifications:

The Deputy Team Leader will have:

  • 10+ years of overall experience working on  international donor-funded programs focused on international  development, improved livelihoods, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), or the renewable energy and energy efficiency sector;
  • Demonstrated project management skills: effective supervisory and management of project employees, effective building of stakeholder relationships; effective cross-cultural communication skills; ability to identify and resolve problems;
  • Demonstrated people management skills:  experience leading teams of at least 5 people or more;
  • Master’s Degree in renewable resources, environmental engineering, socio-economics, international development, or other relevant field;
  • Significant experience in facilitating stakeholder capacity/skill building;
  • Excellent English technical and report writing skills;
  • Professional level Arabic;  and
  • Experience working in the Middle East.

Desired Qualifications:

The Deputy Team Leader will have:

  • Strong understanding and familiarity with the design, installation and maintenance of photovoltaics (PV) systems;
  • Experience working in community solar programs and relationships between communities and utilities;
  • Experience in the design and implementation of communication/awareness raising campaigns;
  • Experience in demand creation/market-based approaches at the SME level;

Experience in community-based funding/microfinance/revolving

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