DFID NU-TEC Deputy Team Leader Careers – Palladium

Job Title:       Deputy Team Leader
Organisation: Palladium
Project Name: DFID-funded Northern Uganda: Transforming the
Economy through Climate Smart Agriculture (NU-TEC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities,
businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring
value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations.
Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key
pillars: International Development, Strategy Execution Consulting, Impact
Investment, Training and Events.
About DFID NU-TEC Program:
Market Development (MD) is a five year DFID-funded programme that aims to
increase the incomes and climate resilience of poor men and women in northern
Uganda by (a) stimulating sustainable, pro-poor growth in selected agricultural
markets and (b) improving the position of poor men and women within these
market systems, to make them more inclusive for poor people. Palladium manages
the programme on behalf of DFID.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Deputy Team Leader will be accountable
    for the successful design and implementation of M4P market development
    activities within the primary and interconnected markets that the project
    works in.
  • Responsible for providing effective
    leadership and management of the market development group, which is
    expected to consist of 9 technical staff: 3 Market Managers and 6
    Intervention Managers.
  • Accountable for ensuring strong linkages
    between the Market Managers and the Monitoring and Results Management
    (MRM) team of the programme to enable collection and analysis of data to
    support effective programme decision making.
  • Accountable to represent the company and the
    project to the client and stakeholders as needed.
  • Accountable for providing budgets,
    projections for results, implementation updates, and other information as
    needed to relevant field office and home office units to support effective
    implementation and reporting on project outcomes.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a relevant
    masters’ degree in business, agriculture, economics or related field;
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in private
    sector agriculture/agribusiness development, with demonstrated experience
    in market development/making markets work for the poor (M4P);
  • Five years’ experience in a mid- or senior
    management position in large donor funded international development
    projects, preferably DFID, in client facing roles with budget
  • Ability to identify viable commercial
  • Excellent report writing and oral presentation
  • Familiarity with results chains, intervention
    guides and other M4P tools;
  • Previous exposure and experience working in
    post-conflict or fragile states.
  • Previous experience of working in Uganda
    and/or Ugandan language skills is an advantage.
  • Excellent leadership, representation and
    organizational skills;
  • Strong management and people skills;
  • Strong financial acumen and the ability to
    develop, interpret and analyze budgets and financial reports;
  • Ability to operate in complex situations;
  • Ability to foster successful partnership
    approaches and relationships among a variety of
  • Excellent English language communication
    skills and ability to work collaboratively across technical disciplines;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and
    negotiate persuasively with high level decision makers;
  • Results oriented. 
How to Apply:
you want to work for the Palladium Group in the aforementioned capacity should
Apply Online by clicking on web link below.
Deadline: 23rd August, 2016
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