Team Leader for Technical Textile Project

ANKON Consulting is looking for a Team Leader for the EU funded project “Technical Assistance for Transformation to Technical Textile in Denizli” to be implemented in Turkey.

The candidates are requested to apply with their CVs in English to with REF TL/TTT till 05/10/2019. 

Key Expert 1: Team Leader

The Key Expert 1 / Team Leader shall be responsible for the overall coordination and organization of project activities as described under the ToR – including inter alia:

  • Produce the technical parts of the contractual reports, such as the inception report, progress reports, and final report, by obtaining inputs from experts,
  • Produce, in cooperation with the other members of the technical assistance team, the work plans, and resource schedules, and identify and check the profiles of non-key experts to be mobilized by the Contractor,
  • Review the technical reports and proposals to be produced by the experts and assure quality and coherence of reports,
  • Represent the project at key project-relevant events and meetings,
  • Monitor on a daily basis the progress of the project against the pre-determined and agreed upon time plans, and report to the CA and ERA possible deviations from the predetermined and agreed upon time plans and resource schedules,
  • Report to CA and the Senior Representative of End Recipient,
  • Acting as a technical advisor on technical textile initiatives,
  • Providing advisory support and acting as an info-desk expert for SMEs

In addition to these tasks, the Team Leader will support and provide input for the implementation of the following activities;

  • Development and updating of the TTC Business Plan
  • Gap Analysis on Technical Textiles (TT) Master
  • Delivery of Class Trainings on TT (Specific TT Topics)
  • Applied Trainings on TT at TTC
  • SME Specific Analysis for TTT
  • Development of SME Specific Roadmaps for TTT
  • SME Specific Implementations
  • Development of Cluster Roadmap and Identification of Cluster Components
  • Study Visits to TT R&D Centres and Successful Cluster
  • Participation / Exhibition to International TT Fairs

On top of his/her project management responsibilities, the Key Expert 1 / Team Leader will particularly be responsible for capacity development on technical textiles activities in the ToR. The Key Expert 1 is expected to work on a full-time presence (minimum 600 man-days) during the project implementation.

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Textile/Mechanical/Chemical/Industrial Engineering
  • Excellent command of English according to CV Template (speaking, reading and writing)
  • Degree in Textile Engineering will be in asset

General professional experience

  • Minimum 10 working experience following the attainment of a Bachelor’s degree ( Up to 20 years working experience will be considered as asset)

Specific professional experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in production of technical textile sector preferably on Hometech/ Clothtech/ Indutech/ Mobiltech/ Medtech/ Protech/ Sporttech/ Smarttech
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in managing teams under projects/programs or management experience in the public/private sector (Only the references indicating uninterrupted 1 year or more experience will be considered acceptable)
  • Research and development (R&D) experience in the technical textile sector fields such as Hometech, Clothtech, Indutech, Mobiltech, Medtech, Protech, Sporttech, Smarttech etc. will be an asset
  • Experience as an expert in a project/program funded by an international organization will be an asset
Position: Team Leader
Type: Full Time
Status: Proposal Stage

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