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Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader – Investment in Forests and Sustainable Land Use (IFSLU)

Adam Smith International


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join ASI as a Team Leader and impact lives by strengthening economies and enhancing government effectiveness in the Congo Basin


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Kinshasa, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: Adam Smith International (ASI) is an influential global advisory firm committed to improving lives by fostering economic strength, societal stability, and governmental effectiveness. Working with governments, foundations, and corporations, ASI tackles significant global challenges with a passion for creating lasting change.

  • Role Summary:
    • Lead the IFSLU2 Component 3 project in the Congo Basin.
    • Stationed in Kinshasa, with required travel across the Congo Basin.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Experience with FCDO and management of FCDO funded programmes.
    • Expertise in forestry, sustainable land use, market systems, or agricultural value chains.
    • Central Africa country experience or similar contexts.
    • Working proficiency in French.
    • Proven leadership in donor funded initiatives and stakeholder coordination.
  • Application Process Details:
    • Apply through the website or with Indeed.
    • Submit CV/resume, full name, email address, phone number, photo, and cover letter.
    • Respond to role-specific questions regarding work comfort in remote settings, background check consent, cover letter criteria, and eligibility to work in DRC.

Background About Adam Smith International Adam Smith International (ASI) is a global advisory company that works locally to transform lives by making economies stronger, societies more stable, and governments more effective. We work on behalf of governments, foundations and companies that share our ambition to take on the big challenges facing the world.

The role We are recruiting a Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader to lead the delivery of IFSLU2 Component 3 (Congo Basin). The successful candidate will be based in Kinshasa, with travel across the Congo Basin as required.

Job requirements We invite applications from candidates with the following qualifications: Demonstrated experience of working with FCDO, including in managing large and complex FCDO funded programmes; Technical expertise in at least one of the following areas: forestry and sustainable land use, market systems development, and agricultural value chains; Country experience in central Africa or comparable context, bringing an understanding of sustainable private sector development in thin and uncertain markets; Ability to operate in French at a working level; Proven track record in leading donor funded activities, adaptive programme management and coordinating with a range of stakeholders including private sector actors, donor community and programme suppliers.

Applications details Apply or Apply with Indeed. Upload your CV or resume file. Fill out the information below Full name, Email address, Phone number. Upload a photo and your cover letter. Answer the following questions: Are you comfortable working in remote setting? Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with the company regulation? Have you addressed the selection criteria for the role in your cover letter? Are you eligible to work in DRC? This can be through being a local or by residency permit.


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