International Team Leader (short-term expert) for GIZ “Support to Policy Harmonisation” of the IWRM

GFA Consulting Group

Maseru, , LS

Project description

The programme “Support to Integrated Catchment Management (ICM) in Lesotho” – agreed between the Government of Lesotho and the EU Delegation in April 2019 – is supported by the BMZ programme “Transboundary Water Management in the SADC region (TWM)” (implemented by GIZ) and aims that “ICM facilitates socio-economic development and adaptation to climate change in Lesotho”. Its specific objective is to institutionalise ICM and is fully functional, based on gender equality and climate adaptation principles.
The proposed consulting service supports Output 1 of the multi-donor program, which aims at the alignment of national policies for ICM along the regional guidelines, facilitates cooperation and the community use of resources and improves water resource and land management. GIZ is seeking to procure the services of a contractor (consultancy firm or consortium) to carry out various analyses and studies to support an effective policy framework for ICM in Lesotho. The support includes amongst others:
-mapping and assessment of relevant national policies and laws;
-examining the implementation status of regional instruments;
-studies on local level regulations of land and water use;
-and the development of a policy reform strategy.

Job description

– Overall responsibility for the services to be delivered by the contractor;
– Ensuring the coherence and complementarity of the services of the contractor with other programme activities at regional, national and local and level;
– Main point of contact for GIZ and its partners, including regular and ad hoc personal, verbal and written communication on the progress of service delivery;
– Conceptual and methodological oversight of all processes and quality control of all products produced by the contractor;
– Team leadership in view of adequate allocation of tasks to specific experts’ skill sets and experience, productive team dynamics and coherent communication to GIZ, partners and external stakeholders


– Education/training: Post-graduate University qualification in political science, law, public administration or other relevant discipline related to policy reform
– Language: Good business language skills in English (C1 or equivalent)
– General professional experience: 10 years of professional experience in the area of policy analysis and reform in developing countries
– Leadership/management experience: 5 years of management/leadership experience as project team leader or manager in a company
– Regional experience: 5 years of experience in managing projects/consultancies in developing countries, of which 2 years in projects in Subsahara Africa
– Development Cooperation (DC) experience: 5 years of experience in DC projects

Contact person

  Ingrid Wawrzynowicz [email protected]





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