Team Leader

Support to the Demonstration of Technical Measures for Selected Locations/Wards in the City of Trivandrum to Improve and Upgrade Plastic Waste Management
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

1. Overall responsibility for the advisory packages of the contractor (quality and deadlines);
2. Coordinating and ensuring communication with GIZ, partners and others involved in the project;
3. Personnel management, in particular identifying the need for short-term assignments within the available budget, as well as planning and steering assignments;
4. Design of framework to execute innovative strategies;
5. Regular reporting in accordance with deadlines;
6. Guide Supervisors and volunteers;
7. Assess the Plastic Waste Management (PWM) status at the site and facilitate implementation and develop site wise road map to support implementation of project.
8. Identify opportunities for public-private partnerships and work in collaborations with other potential agencies in the demonstration site;
9. Support formulation, promotion and implementation of EPR/ plastic credits led technical intervention on channelization of plastic waste along with producers and recyclers of plastic waste management;
10. Assist the team in preparing the reports and conducting necessary studies and activities.

Project Description

The objective of this assignment is to develop, support and implement an economically sustainable circular model for plastic waste management. The activity shall involve active involvement of key stakeholders relevant to waste management system in Trivandrum. The agency shall do status quo mapping, gather local support and evaluate resources and technologies for creating an enabling environment to enforce the plastic waste management rules. For the specific assignment, the association with a local partner might be crucial (or consortium of local partner and others ) that will help to develop, implement and secure the follow-up and the legacy of the project. The lead national agency can apply in consortium with another firm/ firms which is registered in India/ outside.

Screening Criteria 1
Development studies, Science, Arts, Commerce, or related field; highly preferred to have an advanced degree in related fields;
Screening Criteria 2
Good business language and interpersonal skills. Fluency in English, and Malayalam is needed;
Screening Criteria 3
5 years of professional experience in the field of resource management and efficiency, sustainability leadership, waste management and working with reputed organizations in the sector;
Screening Criteria 4
5 years in supporting/ servicing/ guiding plastic waste management; Proven knowledge on resource efficiency, circular economy and development of awareness campaigns and capacity development in the field of waste management; Experience in research related to policies and legislation for plastics/ packaging materials;
Screening Criteria 5
5 years of management/leadership experience as project team leader or manager in a company;
Screening Criteria 6
3 years of experience in projects at international/ national/ state levels, project experience in Kerala is highly preferred;
Screening Criteria 7
3 years of experience in DC projects (Prior experience of working with multi-lateral / bi-lateral organisations, and with National Ministries / State Governments / Cities);
Screening Criteria 8
Project development and project financing experience is highly recommended; Strong creative thinking skills, including the ability to work confidently across a variety of stakeholders; Previous engagement with projects addressing resource efficiency and circular economy with respect to plastics will be an advantage

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