Team Leader

Team Leader in Brazil (1 vacancy)
  • Registration deadline: 2020/04/01
  • Contracting company: Eptisa, Servicios de Ingeniería, S.L.
  • Reference: Team Leader: EU- BR Dialogues



EU- Brazil Dialogues Support Facility


The Team Leader (TL) essentially perform advisory functions in two areas: the first concerns the monitoring of various sector dialogues, and the second deals with the planning, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of project activities itself. In order to ensure successful implementation of the project, close relationship will need to be established between the Team Leader and the EU Delegation, EEAS and Commission Services and the Brazilian stakeholders.

The main tasks assigned to the team leader are (not exhaustive list):

a) Overall responsibility for the management of the project with the support of the Junior Expert and leadership of the PMU;

b) Supporting and monitor the implementation of the various activities, including drafting of project documents;

c) Maintain close cooperation with various Brazilian and European actors involved in the various sector dialogues;

d) Strategic planning and programming of the activities (chronogram of the implementation);

e) Preparation of the Steering Committee and Management Committee meetings.

The TL should submit to the EU Delegation a semi-annual report (max 25 pages A4) that includes an overview of the evolution of sector dialogues that are part of Brazil - EU Strategic Partnership, as well as a summary of the progress of project activities.


A total of 495 working days for the Team Leader are foreseen in this contract (4 working days per week).

Expected starting date July/2020

Minimum requirements

Qualifications and skills

  • University degree, with at least a postgraduate degree in areas relevant to the job (i.e. International Relation, Political Sciences, Economics, Law, or equivalent) attested by diploma;
  • At least Fluency both in Portuguese (C1 Level) and English (C1 Level);

General professional experience

  • At least 10 years of general professional experience as team leader, managing technical assistance programs / projects

Specific professional experience

  • Working in at least 3 technical assistance projects/programs financed by the European Union.
  • At least 5 years of experience working with EU procedures (project cycle management, reporting, logical framework, etc.)
  • At least 5 years of oversea working experience in Latin American countries.
  • At least 2 years of oversea working experience in Brazil.

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