Job: Deputy Team Leader

Company Overview

Palladium 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 EventsWe create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. Wealso provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role

The objectives of this upcoming DFID-funded programme is to enable the poorest and most vulnerable in Tanzanian society to become more resilient to climate change and to benefit from low carbon growth through the strengthening of the United Republic of Tanzania Public sector institutions.


Primary responsibilities
  • The DTL reports to the Team Leader, and the position will respond to requests and guidance from the Palladium Project Manager and Operations Group. The DTL is responsible for:
  • Supporting the Team Leader in overall strategic, technical, programmatic, financial, and management guidance and support for large-scale programme activities;
  • Providing strategic, technical, programmatic, financial, and management support for programme;
  • Ensuring that project objectives, outcomes, and deliverables are met and financial, operational, and reporting requirements met;
  • Leading communication with in-country program sub-awardees, partners, and other stakeholders;
  • Preparing monthly status updates and participate in monthly program review meetings;
  • Supporting the Team Leader in working with and building the capacity of government authorities at all levels of government, with local community-based organizations, and with the private sector;
  • Providing analytical and evaluative techniques to identify and resolve issues or problems; and
  • If required, travel and other duties as assigned by the Team Leader.
  • Master's degree in international development or related fields;
  • 5-7+ years? experience in institutional capacity building (capacity building in the climate change sector is preferable);
  • Demonstrated success and experience in building capacity of stakeholders, staff, and partners to more effectively meet the requirements of their position;
  • 2+ years? experience in senior-level management and leadership positions, preferably in a donor-funded international development projects (DFID experience and knowledge of the Theory of Change is an advantage);
  • Some experience with environmental or climate change policy or finance;
  • Some experience with climate change adaptation and mitigation technologies and techniques;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across teams and organizations;
  • Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a required timeframe;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Good team leadership, management and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to manage competing priorities;
  • Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a required timeframe;
  • Outstanding team player and willingness to learn and support learning of others; and
  • Fluency in written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili is essential.
Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply

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