Programme Manager for the Simiyu Climate Resilience Project

GFA Consulting Group

Dodoma, Tanzania 🇹🇿

Project description

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the German Government through KfW as well as the Government of Tanzania finance the Simiyu Climate Resilience Project. The Ministry of Water (MoW)  acts as Project Executing Agency (PEA) and is steering and monitoring the Project. The project aims at increasing the climate resilience of rural and urban households in the Simiyu Region by improving water supply, sanitation and agriculture and at improving policies and regulation for cross-sectoral action towards climate adaptation. In order to implement this Project, the support of two consultancies is required to assist the PEA:

  • Management Consultant (MC, Lot 1) to the Ministry of Water (MoW) focussing on contract management, monitoring of implementation, capacity development at MoW and establishing holistic inter-sectoral strategies.
  • Implementation Consultant (IC, Lot 2) focuses on project implementation including development of concepts, infrastructure, assistance in the operation of implemented investments, community-driven approaches and capacity building.

The Simiyu Climate Resilience Project has the objective to increase the climate resilience of rural and urban households, particularly small-scale farmers and women living in the Simiyu Region, and to improve policies and regulations for cross-sectoral action towards climate change adaptation. The outputs, outcomes and indicators of the project are listed in the updated logical framework. In total, 495,000 people shall directly benefit from the measures (257,000 of them being women), plus 2.5 million indirect beneficiaries (by trigger effects and further projects).

Job description

The proposed Expert will be the overall manager of the Programme, which consists of project steering as well as the paradigm shift towards a climate-adapted cross-sector policy in Tanzania. The PM will be responsible for all MC activities, including monitoring the technical, time and financial controlling system set up by the IC. He will monitor the IC’s outputs and reports, comment the work’s progress, and propose mitigation measures.



  • Preferably an M.Sc. in an area relevant for the project

General experience:

  • Profound project/programme management experience in internationally funded projects
  • Profound project experience in at least five developing countries
  • >12 years overall working experience

Specific experience:

  • >5 years experience as Project Manager, Programme Manager in construction projects, mainly in the water sector
  • Demonstrated experience in technical and financial controlling
  • Demonstrated experience in policy development and mainstreaming, institutional and capacity development knowledge and experience

Added advantages:

  • Regional project experience

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
In case of interest we will be happy to receive your CV and your fee expectations.

Contact person

  Marisa Ludwig [email protected]





IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development