Team Leader

Posted on:
10 Jul, 2024
Application by:
24 Jul, 2024
Project status:
Project title:
Georgia Resilient Agriculture, Irrigation and Land Project (GRAIL)
Period of project:
October 2024 - September 2026
Duration of assignment:
full-time during project period
Job code:

Project description

The overall objective of this project is to provide intensive support to the Georgian government through GA (Georgian Amelioration) change-management team in the rollout of the organizational reform actions.
Therefore, this project aims to to: (a) improve irrigation, and drainage services, and agricultural production in project areas, and (b) strengthen national irrigation and land management institutional capacity for climate resilient planning. 
In partnership with World Bank, Georgia, government continues to make major investments in irrigation modernization and a quantum leap in institutional development is needed to achieve acceptable service delivery and motivate the recovery of operational costs from farmers.
The primary project beneficiaries comprise individual farmers, fish farms, hydropower plants, technical water user enterprises across five-targeted irrigation schemes, and one drainage massif, and related regions. Overall, the rural population will benefit from enhanced services provided by land management, irrigation services, and agricultural support. In the public sector, the project will support institutional strengthening of public agencies.

Job description

The proposed Team Leader will lead and supervise all phases of the institutional reform project. He/she will collaborate with Georgian governmental entities to design and implement effective reform strategies. He/she will be responsible of the organizational diagnosis and propose tailored reform solutions. He/she will also be responsible for the support of staff working under his/her authority and for the quality and timeliness of their deliverables.


  • A master's or advanced degree in a relevant field (e.g., water resources management, public
  • Administration, social sciences, project management, etc.)
  • At least 15 years of professional work experience, with 10 years relevant to the institutional reform task, and holding a lead role in similar consultancy assignments related to irrigation and/or water management reform
  • At least 2 cases of a lead role in the implementation of institutional reforms
  • Experience of working with governmental entities for institutional reform purposes
  • Experience to diagnose organizational weaknesses and design effective reforms
  • Strong oral and written English language skills
  • Similar experience in the region


At GFA Consulting Group, we embrace the strength that comes from diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where your unique skills and perspectives are celebrated. We look forward to hiring new colleagues who identify with this appreciation of diversity. We welcome applicants irrespective of their gender, nationality, ethnicity, social origin, religion and beliefs, disability and chronic disease, age and sexual identity. Your skills and motivation are our only decision factor! We would like to encourage you to apply and bring your talents, skills and personal life experiences to enrich and advance our joint endeavours. We look forward to getting to know you!

If the requirements match your profile, we are looking forward to receiving your application including CV by clicking on the APPLY button. If you have further questions, please send an email to Ms Dagmar Röhr.


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  Dagmar Roehr

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