Team Leader

Job description

  • Overall team management and coordination
  • Quality control of all services and deliverables
  • Oversight of each client assignment’s
  • Acts as the main contact for the contractor and regular reporting in accordance with deadlines
  • Responsible for respecting deadlines for submission of reports, deliverables etc.
  • Taking cross-cutting themes into consideration (for example, gender equality)
  • Liaison with key partners, in particular financiers
  • Thematic / technical and operational inputs, incl. activation of a strong established network among SSA projects and businesses, financiers, as well as development partner representatives
  • Ensuring that monitoring procedures are carried out and monitoring of results
  • Overall budget management. Responsibility for checking the use of funds and financial planning.


  • University degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Finance, Engineering, Law, Social Science, Business Administration or a related field.
  • Excellent English language skills (full proficiency, level C1)
  • 10 years of professional experience in the renewable energy and energy access business consulting sector in SSA.
  • 6 years of professional experience in advisory and coaching of decentral renewable energy projects or enterprises accessing finance
  • 5 years of management/leadership experience as project team leader or manager in a company
  • 5 years working in SSA
  • 3 years of experience working in or in cooperation with development cooperation Projects