Team Leader

Future Opportunity
Field Staff, Full-Time
Commensurate with Experience 
Future Opportunity


CowaterSogema is recruiting a team leader for a future project in Laos. The purpose of this project is to strengthen the country's public financial management through technical support to the Ministry of Finance (Department of Fiscal Policy and Law).

The team leader is expected to mobilize to Laos for a total of forty-eight (48) months.



  • Master's in Public Policy; MBA or other related disciplines with demonstrated experience in Public Finance or related fields;
  • Complementary training and/or Project management professional certifications will be considered as an asset.

Required experience:

  • At least ten (10) years of experience in information system consultancy services in the corporate or public sector;
  • At least seven (7) years professional experience in managing teams;
  • Expertise in contract management of large public sector ICT projects especially in the field of public financial management systems is essential.
  • Experience in Laos or in a country in Southeast Asia will be considered as a strong asset.

Essential Skills:

  • Extensive skills and knowledge of international public sector standards and control frameworks will be essential;
  • Information systems certifications such as IT Service Management (ITSM1) will be an added advantage.


With more than 30 years of experience, CowaterSogema is Canada’s global leader in management consulting services specializing in international development. We have managed the implementation of over 800 projects in more than 80 countries around the globe for clients such as DFID, DFAT Australia, the World Bank and Global Affairs Canada. We work with governments, partner organizations, communities and civil society to design and implement sustainable solutions that generate lasting social, economic and environmental impacts. Our adaptive approach to management has led to our award-winning work and recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2017 and 2018.

We thank you for your interest in building a better tomorrow with CowaterSogema.