Team Leader IGAD Region EDF

Africa Eastern
Procurement notice
Application deadline: 

GOPA Consultants is looking for a Team Leader for a project in the field of "Conservation and natural resource management in 3 cross-border pilot
ecosystems in 5 IGAD Member States": Details:


IGAD Region

Project Title

Technical assistance to the 'Biodiversity management programme in the
Horn of Africa region' (EU)


Key Expert/Team Leader


Expression of interest

Start of Project

October 2013

End of Project

September 2017

Start of Mission

October 2013

End of Mission

September 2017

Assignment duration

48 Months


Conservation and natural resource management in 3 cross-border pilot
ecosystems in 5 IGAD Member States.

Assist the Intergovernmental Organisation on Development (IGAD) in
Djibouti and the three commissioned implementing partners in:


  • Protected areas/biodiversity management
  • Planning, monitoring, reporting on project components
  • Grant management and monitoring
  • Procurement, and financial management
  • Policy harmonisation
  • Fund raising
  • Development of a legal and institutional framework relevant to conservation
  • Capacity building of biodiversity institutions at national and regional
    levels with emphasis on sustainable management of regional biodiversity
    resources and ecosystem services
  • Development of innovative partnerships for the management of protected areas
  • Community mobilization
  • Applied research


  • Master Degree in Natural Resources Management of Economics or equivalent
  • Postgraduate degree is an asset
  • At least 5 years of experience as Team Leader in EU projects
  • At least 10 years longterm project experience with EU or other donors in
    biodiversity/protected areas management projects
  • At least 5 years experience as Key Expert in EU projects dealing with
    procurement-, grant- and general PRAG proceedings
Other Information

Full Time employment with 220 WD/ year


Duty station: Djibouti