Team Lead

PricewaterhouseCoopers UK
Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo
Full time Staff

Are you committed to making positive change by contributing to improving the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable? Do you want to operate at the cutting edge of development practice, using adaptable programming and innovative approaches? This could be a great opportunity, working with a leading organisation to bring real positive change to millions of people in the region.

PricewaterhouseCoopers UK (PwC) is seeking a dynamic Team Lead for their DFID-funded Essor initiative in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Essor’s overall ambition is to increase the income of the poor in DRC by reducing the obstacles and costs to doing business, whilst working closely with government institutions, improving access to finance and electricity, improving agricultural value chains, helping small and medium businesses understand taxation, and tackling corruption.

The Team Lead will be responsible for leadership of the team and day to day oversight of the project portfolio. The ideal candidate will have excellent programme and people leadership skills, substantial experience and a proven track record of working on donor-funded, multi-million GBP programmes in similar environments, and expertise in business environment reform or public sector reforms. DFID programme management experience is highly desired. S/he will be strategic in approach, adaptable and innovative. Fluency in French is preferred, but additional language training will be provided to right candidate who has a working knowledge of French.

The current team is over 60 people, including part time experts. The start date would be January or February 2018 and ideally, the incumbent would see the project through completion in December 2019.

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Closing date: 
29th October 2017