Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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GIZ PROFILE Agenda 2030

In September 2015, heads of state and government at the UN Summit in New York adopted the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development comprising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Its 17 goals go far beyond the millennium development goals, which expired at the end of 2015, and they also apply equally to all countries.

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GIZ staff work in thematically diverse projects and programmes in widely different countries throughout the world. What do they all have in common? A shared goal – to develop sustainable and effective solutions. In GIZ’s short film, we accompany four employees through one day in their working lives and see what impact they have on the people in our partner countries.

Dec 15, 2017
GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement Community Mobilization Advisor #139/2017 GIZ - EnDev   As a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit – is dedicated to building a future worth living around the world.   We have over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including rural and economic development, education and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security. Together with our partners, we work to deliver flexible, effective and cost-effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions. Of our 18,260 employees in some 120 countries, almost 70 per cent are national personnel working in the field.   As a public-benefit German federal enterprise, we are committed to meeting our clients’ high standards with regard to transparency and accountability. German and European values are central to our work. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is our main commissioning party. European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector and national governments benefit from our services, too.   In Ethiopia GIZ has been implementing development programs on behalf of the German government for over 40 years jointly with our national partners. The focus of our work in the country is on vocational education, sustainable use of natural resources, land management and food security, biodiversity and forestry. Further programs enhance the development of a sustainable textile sector and renewable energies. GIZ Energizing Development Ethiopia is looking for a qualified candidate as per the detail below: Position:                                            Community Mobilization Advisor Number of Position:             Three Place of Work :                       Addis Ababa, Bahr Dar and Hawassa Application deadline :            December 23, 2017   Responsibilities: A.   Responsibilities: The Community Mobilization Advisor is responsible for ·         supporting the program office in planning, implementing and monitoring mini grid activities as per the agreed objectives, outputs, milestones and indicators defined in the program document; ·         assisting project/programme initiatives to provide professional advisory services and cooperate with a broad range of target groups; ·         assisting in coordinating, designing and leading strategic and technical work, dialogue platforms, working groups, among others, for impact and forward-looking community mobilization efforts; ·         Liaising closely with justice sector actors and other local stakeholders to raise the awareness, sensitize and engage the community at the local level.   B.   Tasks 1.    Advising the partner institution(s): The Community Mobilization Advisor ·         assists the development and implementation of project/program plans and activities in close consultation with counterparts; ·         cooperate with the Regional, Zonal, Woreda and community stakeholders; ·         Motivate the community to collaborate with EnDev on development of MHP mini grids; ·         Facilitating and advice the communities to register approved cooperative rules and regulations at the Regional, Zonal and Woreda level; ·         Facilitating and advice on development of productive use of Energy; ·         Facilitating and advice on community Capacity Development of Management, Maintenance and Operation (MMO) procedures and guidelines of mini-gird for the community based model; ·         Facilitate and advice the cooperative/community in preparing sustainable business models for the mini-grid; ·         maintain an overall good flow of communication and information between all involved staff and institutions; ·         prepares and conducts training and other capacity building measures for partners involved collaborating with EnDev Ethiopia team; ·         assists in the recording and writing of results in Community Mobilization; ·         contributes to preparing and implementing the coordination process, joint; project/program activities and work at the regional level; ·         develops and organizes quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes, improvements and initiatives; 2.    Networking and cooperation: The Community Mobilization Advisor ·         supports cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, assists with PR work and cooperates with local communities, relevant organisations, non-governmental agencies and individuals in the project/program environment and with other projects to improve and maintain good working relationships; ·         communicates local interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the project/program; 3.    Knowledge management : The Community Mobilization Advisor ·         supports cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, assists with PR work and cooperates with local communities, relevant organisations, non-governmental agencies and individuals in the project/program environment and with other projects to improve and maintain good working relationships; ·         communicates local interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the project/program; 4.    Coordination tasks: The Community Mobilization Advisor ensures knowledge transfer to project/programme information; ·         assists with general project planning and develops project concepts including preparation, organisation and moderation of planning exercises and their implementation., Assist on monitoring, evaluation, communication and documentation; ·         coordinates relevant project activities at local level in consultation with the manager and in cooperation with the partners, both as regards implementation and preparing organisational aspects; ·         compiles the relevant information for joint activities and assignments; ·         handles order management on behalf of GIZ (e.g. offer preparation, impact monitoring, project progress review, reporting); Job Requirements:   A.   Required qualifications, competences and experience: Qualifications: ·         A minimum degree in a development work related area (Social science, development studies) Professional experience: ·         at least 5 years’ professional experience in civil society mobilization, organize and conducts training to various stakeholders, partners, private sector operators and end users; Other knowledge, additional competences: ·         very good working knowledge of computer applications (e.g. MS Office); ·         an entrepreneur who can see opportunities for the communities ·         a moderator who understands technical barriers and find the best solutions for people ·         fluent written and oral knowledge of the English language and local language; ·         willingness to up skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management How To Apply:   Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax: 011 554 0764 Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted Applications from qualified women are encouraged
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Hawassa, Bahir Dar and Addis Ababa Full time
Dec 15, 2017
GIZ- S2RAI Program Driver Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #168/2017 GIZ- S2RAI Program   Background   As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives.   In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors.   GIZ Ethiopia is looking to recruit a Driver for the Support to Responsible Agricultural Investments in Ethiopia (S2RAI) Project specified below.   Position :                                   Driver Place of Work :                       Assosa, Benishangul-Gumez Application deadline :           December 24, 2017 Required Candidate:                         One   Responsibilities: The driver is responsible for -   Safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles -   Regularly servicing  and looking after official vehicles -   Taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes and locations -   Running official errands and -   Assisting with other office work   Tasks:  Driving The driver Provides passenger transport in an official car for office, project or programme staff, official visitors and guests Runs errands for the project, programme or office, e.g. sending letters and messages, paying bills and buying smaller quantities of office supplies Helps with transporting goods Completes the vehicle log correctly and conscientiously in accordance with GIZ standards   Service The driver Cleans the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) regularly Checks oil, water, brakes and brake liquid, tyre pressure, battery levels and the entire vehicle, monthly or every 5,000 km (whichever is first), headlights, brakes, bodywork for dents etc. Is responsible for the project vehicle documents and their good condition, keeping a vehicle log and recording monthly maintenance Calculates monthly petrol, oil and lubricant consumption for the daily cash fund and for forwarding monthly vouchers to cost accounting Reports need for service and carries out minor repairs Immediately reports all involvement of the project or office vehicle in accidents, including minor accidents, damage, loss or theft of vehicle fittings       Knowledge management The driver Uses all available information (including current radio news on traffic conditions) to update daily knowledge of road conditions, current passable routes and locations, and shares this information with other office drivers   Other duties/additional tasks The driver -   Assists other colleagues as needed in the project, programme or office if there is no travel pending, carries out other office work on request Job Requirements:   Qualifications and Experience: -   Secondary school education -   Holds a valid driver’s licence -   At least 5 years’ work experience as a driver with references -   No major accidents in the past 3 years -   Good knowledge of English, Amharic and ideally a knowledge of German, Gumuz or Berta language -   Discipline and punctuality -   Resilience and patience -   Familiarity with Assosa, region Benishangul-Gumez -   Appropriate appearance and attire (friendly manner with all passengers) -   Ensures unrestricted availability of vehicles at all times and reports restrictions immediately -   Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management How To Apply:   Application procedure : Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax: 011 554 0764   Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.   Applications from qualified women are encouraged
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Assosa Full time
Dec 15, 2017
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Advisor of International University Partnership   Advisor of International University Partnership Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #167/2017 GIZ-Sustainable Training and Education Programme     Background     As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives.   In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. GIZ Ethiopia (Sustainable Training and Education Program Office) is looking to recruit an  Advisor of International University Partnership  for STEP program as per the detail below:-     Position :                                  Advisor of International University Partnership Duration: -                              Six month Place of Work :                      Addis Ababa Application deadline :           December 24, 2017 Required Candidate:                         One     Responsibilities The incumbent is responsible for the   Finalizing the HE component of the financial contribution of education reform and the delivery of the programme together with the partner MoE Communication and coordination with the international universities and local clusters for final report and implementation of final measures for sustainability Manage international university partnership with university of K Leuven and Texas Tech University and communicate on a daily basis for the last 6 months of the program Coordinate Clusters at Addis Ababa University, Jimma University and Adama University for 6 months Evaluate deliverables of the program for the final report  Prepare final report together with the clusters and international universities   Within this context, s/he fulfils the following tasks:   Programme Delivery : Deliver and monitor project to highest GIZ and client standards; Ensure the achievement of all agreed outputs together with partners; Manage emerging and identified risks proactively; Prepare final documents and monitor final deliveries Check financial and legal contracts Liaise with International Universities and other partners       M&E / Communications : Monitor progress and results of the programme; Responsible for effective communication and dissemination among all stakeholders; Ensure the flow of relevant information and stories to stakeholders and deliver media relations activity as agreed with line manager;   Other Duties/Additional Tasks   Assists in and/or carries out other project activities and tasks, as assigned.   Required qualifications, competencies and experiences B.A. or M.A. in Educational Science, Public Administration, International Management or related fields 5 years of professional experience in consulting development cooperation projects in higher education in Ethiopia. At least 3 years of experience in working with GIZ and similar international implementing institutions. Experience in project management, managing high level national and international projects   Job Requirements Other Qualifications: A thorough understanding of the Ethiopian higher education system and its current priorities A proven understanding of international higher education systems in Europe and/or Americas through work or study experience in Europe or United States (short- or long term) Demonstrated ability to manage several complex and competing tasks under tight deadlines Excellent communication skills A thorough understanding of the ‘Capacity Works’ principles Excellent Amharic and English knowledge in writing and speaking Excellent report writing skills Able to drive results and meet timelines Excellent organizational skills and proven track record of excellent public administration skills Excellent monitoring and evaluation skills   How to Apply Application procedure : Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax: 011 554 0764   Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.   Applications from qualified women are encouraged
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Dec 14, 2017
Job Title:                                           Senior Waste Management Expert Remuneration:                        As per the GIZ scale Application deadline :                December 24, 2017 Place of Work:                               Addis Ababa     Major duties and responsibilities; The expert generally oversees over all waste management System of Ayka Textile Company and other selected textile and garment companies Conduct characterization of textile process effluents and develop strategies for wastewater treatment and reuse. support skill development to improve waste management system; and lower effluents Provide  technical and organizational advice to implement  Environmental and social standards as regards waste management; Plan and implement efficient mechanisms to smooth operation and guaranteed compliance with the required discharge values; assist with the development, promotion and implementation of alternative  waste disposal schemes; ensure compliance with current legislation in the handling and disposal of waste; Other related activities as assigned   Job Requirements Qualification Required & Experience Master Degree in Engineering, environmental science; biological or biochemical sciences; chemical and physical sciences and related At least 5 years professional experience in a comparable position Excellent skill in reading, writing and speaking English Computer literacy High degree of initiative, efficiency, team-working, integrity and accountability High interest in the environment, Awareness of sustainability issues, Readiness to upgrade skills and continuous learning   How to Apply Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via ethiojobs or to the following address:   Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P. O. Box 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia or Fax: 011 554 0764 Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Dec 14, 2017
As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaftfur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. The Ethiopian government recognizes the high economic value of livestock and its products like milk, meat and leather produced through the traditional pastoral farming. Therefore, the pastoral and agro-pastoral population is supported in strengthening their drought resilience, allowing them to adapt their farming system to a changing natural and economic environment. German development cooperation participates with the program “Strengthening Drought Resilience of the Pastoral and AgroPastoral Population in the Lowlands of Ethiopia” (SDR) in selected pilot areas in Afar and Somali. Major activities will be participatory land use planning with all stakeholders in selected kebeles, water harvesting and rehabilitation of degraded rangeland followed by participatory rangeland management as well as training for pastoralists, administration and service providers. To set this new program up, a team of experts is needed keen to work for pastoralists communities. The jobs will offer the opportunity to form together a challenging project. For its strengthening drought resilience (SDR) program office GIZ is looking for Junior SWC Expert as per the detail below: Position: Junior SWC Engineer Place of Work: Addis Ababa Application deadline: December 20, 2017 Required Candidate: One Responsibilities: Support the regional GIZ-SDR engineering teams; Create awareness amongst partners and stakeholder on innovative GIZ-SDR Soil Water Conservation (SWC) engineering approaches; Undertake all activities under direct supervision of the SWC process manager Tasks: Support government partners, in cooperation with GIZ-SDR engineering teams, in conducting feasibility studies including preliminary investigations, data collection and site identification for physical (SWC) measures; Support government partners, in cooperation with GIZ-SDR engineering teams, in design and preparation of technical documents of physical SWC measures, including preparation of cost estimates; Provide support to government partners and GIZ-SDR engineering teams in assessing the performance of new and existing physical SWC measures constructed by the GIZ-SDR programme; Assist in on-site supervision, together with government partners, of contractors and provide advice on technical engineering issues; Assist in the on-site verification of (partial) take-over of constructed SWC measures confirm to GIZ-SDR rules and regulations Assist GIZ-SDR engineering teams in the identification of constraints in implementation physical SWC measures, and determine solutions for correction and prevention; Provide awareness rising on innovative physical SWC measures introduced by the GIZ-SDR programme to government partners and other stakeholders. Qualifications and Experience: University degree in soil and water conservation engineering, soil and water management engineering, civil engineer, irrigation engineering or hydraulic engineering; Zero years of experience Practical field experience of working with soil conservation and water resources management in arid and semi-arid low lands, in particular ability of study, design and construction of context-specific SWC measures in lowland; Understanding of impacts of environmental degradation and alternative natural resource management approaches. Master degree in soil and water conservation engineering is preferable Competences: Excellent technical knowledge of physical SWC measures and other rural engineering works in the context of watershed development activities Excellent computer skills, esp. Microsoft Office; AutoCAD and GIS knowledge is an asset; High degree of initiative, integrity and accountability Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, in English language: Basic writing and speaking skills in Afarigna is a pro; Capacity of team work with internal and external partners; Knowledge of pastoral and agro-pastoral livelihood systems;   How To Apply: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non returnable recent CV  to the following address Deutsche Gesellschaftfur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.o.Box: 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia or Fax: 011554 0764 The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelop or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted Applications from qualified women are encouraged
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dec 12, 2017
GIZ- Biodiversity and Forestry Office Manager and Receptionist Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #164/2017 GIZ- Biodiversity and Forestry   Background   As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes.   In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on the commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. GIZ-Ethiopia is looking to recruit an Office Manager and Receptionist for the Biodiversity and Forest programme as specified below.   Position :                                  Office Manager and Receptionist Place of Work :                      Addis Ababa Application deadline :           December 19, 2017 Required Candidate:                         One   Duties and Responsibilities   ·           Good working atmosphere, friendly reception for everybody ·           Communication flow for persons, phones, Fax and snail mail ·           Be always aware of the programme and be able to give relevant information ·           Organisation of small purchases in the office, management of stocks and machinery ·           Replacement of the cashier also in the field (field trips) Tasks   Good working atmosphere, friendly reception for everybody ·           To do all the work for all the projects and programmes on the respective floor ·           To receive everybody with smile and be always polite and friendly with the people; ·           To make sure the reception is well organized and decorated, and shows a positive first image of the projects   Communication flow for persons, phones, Fax and snail mail To get acquainted with all rules and regulations of GIZ To get acquainted on a permanent base of the events in the Biodiversity and Forestry programme and other concerned programmes and be able to give information to visitors To deal with all kind of mail, snail mail, fax etc. and be always up to date with the distribution of the information flow To file all incoming and outgoing correspondence of the programme   Be always aware of the programme and be able to give relevant information To get always the latest news from the communication of the programme To be permanently able to inform people about the programme’s activities     Organisation of small purchases in the office, management of stocks and machinery §  To keep the stock of all office and workshop material up to date §  To keep the inventory of all furniture up to date §  To keep all moderation material well cared     Replacement of the cashier and logistic officer also in the field (field trips) To make all due documentation for every minor cash flow To never move money without a document   Other Duties/Additional Tasks To report immediately all problems in communication and receiving people To assist and / or carry out other tasks, as assigned To make field trips with technical staff for reception and administrative tasks in all kind of events     Job Requirements Required Entry Qualifications and Competencies Degree in commercial affaires or similar; Minimum of 3-5 years professional experience as assistant to office manager, administration assistant or similar Thorough experience in working together with other administrative departments (administration, logistics, management of human resources, technical advisory services); Thorough experience in communication in order to make applied the standards given; Good mastering of the English language     How to Apply Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit,(GIZ) GmbH P. O. Box  100009, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; OR Fax: 011 554 0764   ·          Only short listed candidates will be contacted ·          Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Dec 12, 2017
  GIZ- Biodiversity and Forestry Cashier Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #163/2017 GIZ- Biodiversity and Forestry   Background   As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes.   In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on the commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. GIZ-Ethiopia is looking to recruit a Cashier for the Biodiversity and Forest programme as specified below.     Position :                                  Cashier Place of Work :                      Addis Ababa Application deadline :           December 19, 2017 Required Candidate:                         One   Responsibilities ·         Follow up the accountancy of the programme according to the rules and regulations of GIZ ·         Management of the liquidity of the cashbox ·         Management of the money flows and the receivables, their closure ·         Financial reporting to the superiors   Tasks Follow up the accountancy of the programme ·         To oversee the booking of all financial transactions in cash ·         To make bookings in close co-operation with the responsible of finance ·         To follow all rules and regulations for the monthly settlement ·         To calculate taxes and all kind of additional payments ·         To check, that there are no claims related to payments from the State or related agencies ·         To avoid and / or eliminate all kind of errors in the cash accountancy ·         To oversee the accountancy of cash boxes in the sites ·         To follow up all decentralized cashiers and financial staff / follows all the expenditures made in the decentralised places of the programme.   Management of the liquidity ·         To get acquainted with the rules and regulations of GIZ related to the cashbox holding ·         To manage the cash box(es) of the programme and related projects ·         To make all due documentation for every minor cash flow for different projects and the programme ·         To move NO money without documentation ·         To file all the financial documentation according to the rules of GIZ ·         To make sure, that no document leaves the filing system without making copies and without assuring the return of the document ·         To support administrative and other bookkeeping staff to get cash related rules implemented ·         To keep track of error lists from GDCO and other authorities related to GIZ ·         To send monthly journals and account balances to the superior in order to hand them over to GDCO   Management of the money flows and the receivables, their regular closure ·         To prepare transfer slips and / or other bank documents according to the instructions of the accountant ·         To arrange and facilitate monthly payments of all kind ·         To follow up creditors and debtors under the guidance of the accountant (including local subsidies and local consultants) ·         To close in time and on a regular basis all creditors and debtors of the programme in close cooperation with the accountant   Financial reporting to the superior ·         To report regularly and at any time on the content of the cash box ·         To be ready at every moment to make a cash box control ·         To work closely together with the accountant on all financial flows ·         To organise together with the accountant the training of the project cashiers in the sites   Other Duties/Additional Tasks ·         To report immediately all problems involving finance and regulations ·         To maintain filing for Financial Section and to keep information confidential ·         To assist in and/or carry out other tasks, as assigned ·         To undertake further job training related to his/her position and duties, if required   Job Requirements Required qualification and competencies   ·         Degree in financial affairs, accounting, commerce or similar; ·         Minimum of 3 years of professional experience as cashier with an international NGO, international organization, or enterprise and familiar with international standards in accountancy and cash flow ·         Thorough experience in working together with other administrative departments (administration, coordination, management of human resources, technical advisory services); ·         Thorough experience in pedagogy and communication to make applied the standards given; ·         Good mastering of the English language   How to Apply Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethio-job to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax: 011 554 0764   Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.   Applications from qualified women are encouraged
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Dec 08, 2017
Cluster Advisor Internal/External Vacancy Re-announcement #160/2017 SURED/EU Program     Background As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development policy objectives. GIZ promotes reforms and change processes. In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 50 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. The Sustainable Land Management Program (SLMP) is one of the Flagship programs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the Ethiopian government. It has been designed under the long-term (2009-2023) Ethiopia Strategic Investment Framework for Sustainable Land Management (ESIF) and the Agricultural Sector Policy and Investment Framework (PIF). Both are designed to strengthen domestic and foreign support as well as planning of investments that contribute to Ethiopia’s agricultural growth and development agenda for addressing issues related to the existing challenges related to land and water resources. GIZ has been supporting the implementation of SLMP since 2008 in different forms in Amhara, Oromia and Tigray regions. Starting from 2015, GIZ SLM has increased its geographical coverage and included three additional regions, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella and Southern Nations Nationalities Peoples’ Region. GIZ-SURED (Sustainable Use of Resources Economic Development 2018–2020) will be focussing on the economic development and sustainable utilization of rehabilitated areas. Against this background, GIZ Ethiopia is looking to recruit the Cluster Advisor for GIZ-SURED/EU as specified:- Position :                                 Cluster Advisor Remuneration:                       As per the GIZ scale Application deadline :           20.12.2017 Place of Work :                       Bale   Responsibilities: §  Represent GIZ-SURED / EU Support to SLMP at woreda and zonal levels §  Coordinate the implementation of project activities in the transitional/lowland woredas with all stakeholders §  Support the development of an integrated watershed development approach in coordination with the cluster advisor for the highland woredas in Bale eco-region   General Tasks: §  Provide guidance / support to woreda focal person(s) during the planning processes including the delineation of micro-watersheds according to the Community Based Participatory Watershed Development Guideline (CBPWDG) in conjunction with other stakeholders like Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) and the cluster advisor for the highland woredas of the Bale eco-region §  Provide guidance / support to woreda focal person(s) during the project implementation processes of activities under the initiation, rehabilitation and economic development phases according to official guiding documents §  Provide guidance / support to woreda focal person(s) during the monitoring and evaluation processes according to official guiding documents §  Identify capacity development needs for the successful implementation of project activities at woreda levels §  Address capacity development needs on woreda level in line with activities and targets identified in the Annual Work Plans (AWP) §  Coach woreda experts and development agents during the implementation of project activities §  Facilitate communication processes between the various woreda offices and stakeholders involved in the project’s activities §  Support woreda focal person(s) and other relevant woreda staff in procurement processes needed for timely implementation of project activities detailed in the AWP §  Follow up on agreements and recommendations from joint field missions and technical advice from other stakeholders §  Support SLMP woreda focal person(s) to ensure quality of reports and timeliness of report submission within the GIZ-SURED / EU Support to SLMP system §  Submit monthly activity and progress report to the Bale eco-regional coordinator   Specific Subject matter Specialist Tasks   §  Provide technical trainings on natural resource management at woreda level in accordance to GIZ-SURED standards in collaboration with the Bale eco-regional project coordinator §  Provide technical support and backstopping in natural resource management at woreda level   Competences:   §  Basic knowledge on project cycle management, especially in monitoring and evaluation of outcomes and impacts §  Excellent technical knowledge in the context of watershed development activities §  Excellent communication skills to handle stakeholders with different interest, practice active listening as core principle of advice, capability of concise and coherent reporting along standard formats §  Conflict management skills, solution orientation and team spirit §  Proven track record as trainer for practical and theoretical sessions §  Good English language skills, both written and oral §  Excellent knowledge of regional language §  Excellent computer skills esp. Microsoft Office §  High degree of initiative, integrity and accountability §  Knowledge and understanding of SLMP guiding documents (PIM, CBPWD, etc.) will be considered as an asset   Job Requirements:   Qualifications and Experience:   §  Post Graduate degree in agriculture, natural resource management or related fields §  Minimum of 8 years professional experience in natural resource management §  Good technical knowledge in the fields related to sustainable land management, pastoralist systems, participatory approaches and/or environmental economics §  Proven experience of working with pastoralist communities §  Proven experience and ability to work with individuals and groups §  Good capacities for strategic thinking, planning and management How To Apply:     Application procedure : Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax: 011 554 0764   Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.   Applications from qualified women are encouraged
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Oromia, Ethiopia Full time
Dec 08, 2017
Senior Natural Resources Management Expert Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #161/2017 GIZ-SDR Program   Background   As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives.   In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors.   The Ethiopian government recognizes the high economic value of livestock and its products like milk, meat and leather produced through the traditional pastoral farming. Therefore, the pastoral and agro-pastoral population is supported in strengthening their drought resilience, allowing them to adapt their farming system to a changing natural and economic environment. German development cooperation participates with the program “Strengthening Drought Resilience of the Pastoral and Agro-Pastoral Population in the Lowlands of Ethiopia” (SDR) in selected pilot areas in Afar and Somali. Major activities will be participatory land use planning with all stakeholders in selected kebeles, water harvesting and rehabilitation of degraded rangeland followed by participatory rangeland management as well as training for pastoralists, administration and service providers. To set this new program up, a team of experts is needed keen to work for pastoralists communities. The jobs will offer the opportunity to form together a challenging project.   For its strengthening drought resilience (SDR) program office GIZ is looking for Senior NRM Expert as per the detail below:-   Position :                                 Senior NRM Expert Place of Work :                      Afar Application deadline :           December 20, 2017 Required Candidate:                         One   Responsibilities: ·      Linking and coordinating the SDR-ASAL programme with its objectives and operations with regional government and all other relevant stakeholders; ·      Ensure access to sufficient quantity and quality planting material needed for rehabilitation increasing food and fodder production; ·      In case of emergency situation, advise and participate on rapid assessment, activities formulation and implementation in cooperation with DPPC; ·      Report to the Regional Programme Manager as supervisor and to the relevant SDR-ASAL task team manager for activities;   Tasks: Support government partners, in planning, organization and conduction of all field missions related to the activities of  GIZ-SDR-ASAL,; Network and coordinate between government partners, NGO and private sector on all relevant issues related to GIZ SDR-ASAL at strategic, operation planning, monitoring, information sharing and implementation level including conflictive cases; Support capacity assessments and all training related issues of different governmental institutions;     ·         Develop thematic and strategic concepts / guidelines upon request by BoPAD in collaboration with regional and federal level GIZ-SDR staff; ·         Provide technical support and backstopping in the field for on-going activities related to the GIZ SDR-ASAL activities in the area of NRM Support all GIZ SDR-ASAL activities related to multipurpose seedling production, treatment and planting into rehabilitated sites; ·         Support regional staff on the formation of Community Based Organizations such as Self Help Groups, cooperatives, Small and micro enterprises etc. for sustainable management of rehabilitated lands in accordance regional proclamations; Contribute to formulation of bylaws and Memorandum of Understanding in all aspects of Natural Resources Management and Soil and Water Conservation; Support the implementation of the governmental invasive plant species and rangeland management strategy ; ·         Contribute to all Planning, Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation activities of GIZ SDR-ASAL; Report on monthly basis to the GIZ-SDR regional programme manager and the relevant task team manager; Job Requirements:   Qualifications and Experience: Master or BC degree in natural resource management, soil and water conservation management engineering, civil engineer, agronomic engineer; ·         At least 5 years of professional working experience on the post Practical field experience of working within natural resource management, soil conservation and water resources management in arid and semi-arid low lands, in particular in context-specific lowland measures working with pastoral / agro-pastoral groups; Understanding of impacts of environmental degradation and alternative natural resource management approaches.   Competences: Excellent technical knowledge of different types of NRM and physical SWC measures and other rural engineering works in the context of watershed development activities; Excellent computer skills, esp. Microsoft Office; GIS knowledge is an asset; High degree of initiative, integrity and accountability Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, in English language; Basic writing and speaking skills in Afarigna is a pro; Capacity of team work with internal and external partners; Knowledge of pastoral and ago-pastoral livelihood systems; How To Apply:   Application procedure : Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax: 011 554 0764   Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.   Applications from qualified women are encouraged
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Afar, Ethiopia Full time
Dec 08, 2017
Junior SWC Engineer Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #162/2017 GIZ-SDR Program   Background   As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives.   In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors.   The Ethiopian government recognizes the high economic value of livestock and its products like milk, meat and leather produced through the traditional pastoral farming. Therefore, the pastoral and agro-pastoral population is supported in strengthening their drought resilience, allowing them to adapt their farming system to a changing natural and economic environment. German development cooperation participates with the program “Strengthening Drought Resilience of the Pastoral and Agro-Pastoral Population in the Lowlands of Ethiopia” (SDR) in selected pilot areas in Afar and Somali. Major activities will be participatory land use planning with all stakeholders in selected kebeles, water harvesting and rehabilitation of degraded rangeland followed by participatory rangeland management as well as training for pastoralists, administration and service providers. To set this new program up, a team of experts is needed keen to work for pastoralists communities. The jobs will offer the opportunity to form together a challenging project.   For its strengthening drought resilience (SDR) program office GIZ is looking for Junior SWC Expert as per the detail below:-   Position :                                 Junior SWC Engineer Place of Work :                      Addis Ababa Application deadline :           December 20, 2017 Required Candidate:                         One   Responsibilities: ·      Support the regional GIZ-SDR engineering teams; ·      Create awareness amongst partners and stakeholder on innovative GIZ-SDR Soil Water Conservation (SWC) engineering approaches; ·      Undertake all activities under direct supervision of the SWC process manager;   Tasks: Support government partners, in cooperation with GIZ-SDR engineering teams, in conducting feasibility studies including preliminary investigations, data collection and site identification for physical (SWC) measures; Support government partners, in cooperation with GIZ-SDR engineering teams, in design and preparation of technical documents of physical SWC measures, including preparation of cost estimates; Provide support to government partners and GIZ-SDR engineering teams in assessing the performance of new and existing physical SWC measures constructed by the GIZ-SDR programme; Assist in on-site supervision, together with government partners, of contractors and provide advice on technical engineering issues;   Assist in the on-site verification of (partial) take-over of constructed SWC measures confirm to GIZ-SDR rules and regulations Assist GIZ-SDR engineering teams in the identification of  constraints in implementation physical SWC measures, and determine solutions for correction and prevention; Provide awareness rising on innovative physical SWC measures introduced by the GIZ-SDR programme to government partners and other stakeholders Job Requirements:   Qualifications and Experience: University degree in soil and water conservation engineering, soil and water management engineering, civil engineer, irrigation engineering or hydraulic engineering; Zero years of experience Practical field experience of working with soil conservation and water resources management in arid and semi-arid low lands, in particular ability of study, design and construction of context-specific SWC measures in lowland; Understanding of impacts of environmental degradation and alternative natural resource management approaches. Master degree in soil and water conservation engineering is preferable   Competences: Excellent technical knowledge of physical SWC measures and other rural engineering works in the context of watershed development activities Excellent computer skills, esp. Microsoft Office; AutoCAD and GIS knowledge is an asset; High degree of initiative, integrity and accountability Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, in English language; Basic writing and speaking skills in Afarigna is a pro; Capacity of team work with internal and external partners; Knowledge of pastoral and agro-pastoral livelihood systems; How To Apply:   Application procedure : Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax: 011 554 0764   Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.   Applications from qualified women are encouraged
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Nov 30, 2017
GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #126/2017 GIZ-South Sudan GIZ has been operating in South Sudan since the 1970s in the area of today’s South Sudan. Since 2010 there has been a coordination office of GIZ in the capital city of Juba. There are currently 15 seconded experts and 86 national employees working for South Sudan in 8 projects. GIZ is currently working in three main areas in South Sudan: Good governance, Water and sanitation Food security In addition, GIZ implements Transitional Development Assistance and supports the implementation of the peace agreement of August 2015 on behalf of the AA. Currently GIZ South Sudan is looking a competitive candidate as per the detail below: Job Title: Junior Controller Place of Work Addis Ababa Required Candidate: One Application deadline 08.12.2017 Tasks: the main focus of the task is professional support to Program managers (AVs) in the planning and monitoring of expenses and costs. All tasks are performed in close coordination with the responsible Head of Finance and Administration (LFA) and under his/ her supervision. These include the monitoring of expenditure/cost controlling of projects in South Sudan with close collaboration with Program managers in budget planning and timely expenditure monitoring by using GIZ tools. Supporting operation in South Sudan Preparation of the annual expenditure / cost planning of the projects together with the AV of the projects and the Head of Admin and Finance of GIZ office South Sudan Regular sub-annual updating of the planning together with the AV of the projects Close monitoring of expenditure I cost during the year with deviation analyzes Submission of recommendations for action to the AVs Support for cash or liquidity management Support the AV and the LFA in financial management processes Operate the commercial and administrative interfaces between the internal and external structure Prepare Financial Reports to external donners’ example EU, DFID and etc. Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor degree in Accounting or related fields Zero years of experience Additional Requirements: Good knowledge of SAP and Cost Controlling Fluency in English and German language is required Good Communication skill, structured approach Pronounced numerical understanding and analytical skills are required Master’s degree in Account and Finance is an advantageous   How To Apply: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.o.Box: 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax: 011 554 0764 Note: The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will b contacted. Application from qualified women are strongly encouraged
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Nov 29, 2017
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Advisor Value Chain GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #131/2017 GIZ-SURED As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development policy objectives. GIZ promotes reforms and change processes. In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 50 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. The Sustainable Land Management Program (SLMP) is one of the Flagship programs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the Ethiopian government. It has been designed under the long-term (2009-2023) Ethiopia Strategic Investment Framework for Sustainable Land Management (ESIF) and the Agricultural Sector Policy and Investment Framework (PIF). Both are designed to strengthen domestic and foreign support as well as planning of investments that contribute to Ethiopia’s agricultural growth and development agenda for addressing issues related to the existing challenges related to land and water resources. GIZ has been supporting the implementation of SLMP since 2008 in different forms in Amhara, Oromia and Tigray regions. Starting from 2015, GIZ SLM has increased its geographical coverage and included three additional regions, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella and Southern Nations Nationalities Peoples’ Region.   GIZ-SURED (Sustainable Use of Resources Economic Development 2018–2020) will be focusing on the economic development and sustainable utilization of rehabilitated areas. Against this background, GIZ Ethiopia is looking to recruit an Advisor Value Chain for GIZ-SURED as specified:   Position :                        Advisor Value Chain Remuneration :            As per the GIZ scale Application deadline : December 03, 2017 Place of Work :             Addis Ababa   Responsibilities: ·         Development and introduction of methods for commercialization of small scale farming systems using the VC approach. ·         Introduction and application of methodologies for baselines and selection of relevant inclusive and climate smart VC for small holder famer systems, incl. cooperatives in project and partner systems. ·         Development, introduction and monitoring of performance of inclusive VC and relevant perspectives (e.g. youth employment, gender aspects, climate smart designs, maintenance of rehabilitated lands) for commercialization of small scale farming systems like Value Links in project and partner systems. ·         Develop a complete (unit) costing system for all project interventions in all areas of VC in project and partner systems. Tasks: ·         Identify employment opportunities and ensure maximum employment for utilization of rehabilitated lands. ·         Organize assessment, targeted baselines of emerging and existing VC in relevant project areas. ·         Use the results of baselines for the selection of VC jointly with development partners, extensions agents and organizations incl. private sector. ·         Select and introduce geographical and commodity based VC interventions in the project´s geographic and thematic areas. ·         Coordinate with all GIZ projects in Ethiopia working on VC, FBS and extension. ·         Coordinate with project team members working in FBS, extension, CD and rehabilitation to develop application and support for business models. ·         Develop a way to embed inclusive VC in combination with FBS into existing extension systems including ATVETS, etc. ·         Define capacity development needs of partners in VC development and similar training models. ·         Determine all (unit) costs and returns for all activities of the project`s investments in VC. ·         Identify strategic and operational cooperations and partnerships with relevant actors in the sector of small holder agricultural development. ·         Further develop and update VC development approaches on a continuous basis to improve results and returns of investment. ·         Prepare quarterly plans and reports for the management to allocate resources accordingly. ·         Define and monitor jointly with the project´s M&E unit the outputs, outcomes and impacts of VC and introduce into all partner systems (numbers, data, and facts). ·         Monitor all GIZ supported VC measures, develop unit costs and measure monetary as well as impact results of SLMP VC efforts. Other duties/additional tasks: ·         Regularly present his/her work results to the technical team and prepare concise reports for the SLMP programme and PCU. ·         Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management. Competences: ·         Excellent knowledge of the GIZ rules and regulations and of GIZ project cycle management. ·         Proven capacities for systemic and strategic thinking, planning and management. ·         Thorough knowledge and understanding of SLMP guiding documents (PIM, CBPWD, Exit / Sustainability Strategy, Operational Manual, etc.). ·         Excellent skills and experience with relevant sector actors. ·         Excellent knowledge of English and regional language, written and spoken. ·         Good working knowledge of standard computer applications such as MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.). ·         Experience in coordinating teams of experts and establish effective information flow.  ·         Experience in developing and building good working relationships with government authorities and with other public and private sectors. ·         Excellent capabilities as trainer including participatory training methodology, planning and evaluation of training events. ·         Excellent communication skills on different hierarchical levels, including conflict management skills.   Job Requirements Qualifications and Experience: ·         University degree (MA) in agriculture, natural resource economics, watershed management, natural resource management with a strong understanding of economics or related subject. ·         Minimum of 5 years of professional field experience in value chain management especially and promoting economic development in rural areas. ·         Excellent technical knowledge in the fields related to SLM/SURED and practical experience on business plan development, value chain analysis and environmental & social safeguard issues.   How to Apply Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV (max. 3 Pages) with Letter of motivation (max. 1 Pages) via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box:  100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax:  011 554 0764 Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax application with the position title and Duty Station. Only short listed candidates will be contacted Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Nov 29, 2017
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH   Advisor Farming as a Business GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #130/2017 GIZ-SURED As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development policy objectives. GIZ promotes reforms and change processes. In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 50 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. The Sustainable Land Management Program (SLMP) is one of the Flagship programs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the Ethiopian government. It has been designed under the long-term (2009-2023) Ethiopia Strategic Investment Framework for Sustainable Land Management (ESIF) and the Agricultural Sector Policy and Investment Framework (PIF). Both are designed to strengthen domestic and foreign support as well as planning of investments that contribute to Ethiopia’s agricultural growth and development agenda for addressing issues related to the existing challenges related to land and water resources. GIZ has been supporting the implementation of SLMP since 2008 in different forms in Amhara, Oromia and Tigray regions. Starting from 2015, GIZ SLM has increased its geographical coverage and included three additional regions, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella and Southern Nations Nationalities Peoples’ Region.   GIZ-SURED (Sustainable Use of Resources Economic Development 2018–2020) will be focusing on the economic development and sustainable utilization of rehabilitated areas. Against this background, GIZ Ethiopia is looking to recruit an Advisor Farmer as a Business for GIZ-SURED as specified:   Position :                        Advisor Farming as a Business Remuneration :            As per the GIZ scale Application deadline : December 03, 2017 Place of Work :             Addis Ababa   Responsibilities: ·          Development and introduction of methods for commercialization of small scale farming systems. ·         Introduction and application of methodologies for skills and needs assessment and result monitoring of training of small holder famer systems into the project and partner systems. ·         Development, introduction and monitoring of extension methodologies for commercialization of small scale farming systems like Farmer Business School (FBS) into the project and partner systems. ·         Design and introduction of participatory CD / training approaches for small holder business development (financial principles, planning, market orientation and administrative) into the project and partner systems Tasks: ·         Identify employment opportunities and ensure maximum employment for utilization of rehabilitated lands; ·         Organize assessment of existing extension systems in relevant project areas; ·         Develop baselines of capacities of extensions agents and organizations incl. private sector; ·         Organize assessment of GIZ FBS approach and its applicability in the projects geographic and thematic areas; ·         Coordinate with all GIZ projects in Ethiopia working in FBS and extension; ·         Coordinate with project team members working in value chains to determine the application of FBS; ·         Develop a way to embed FBS into existing extension systems including ATVETS, etc. ·         Define capacity development needs of partners for FBS and similar training models; ·         Determine all (unit) costs and returns for all activities of the project`s investments in extension services; ·         Identify strategic and operational cooperation and partnerships with relevant actors in the extension landscape; ·         Further develop and update FBS or similar approaches on a continuous basis to improve results and returns of investment; ·         Prepare quarterly plans and reports for the management to allocate resources accordingly; ·         Define and monitor jointly with the project´s M&E unit the outputs, outcomes and impacts of FBS. ·         Monitor all GIZ supported FBS measures, develop unit costs and measure monetary as well impact results of SLMP FBS efforts Other duties/additional tasks: ·         Regularly present his/her work results to the technical team and prepare concise reports for the SLMP programme and PCU. ·         Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management. Competences: ·            Proven capacities for systemic and strategic thinking, planning and management. ·         Thorough knowledge and understanding of SLMP guiding documents (PIM, CBPWD, Exit / Sustainability Strategy, Operational Manual, etc.). ·         Excellent skills and experience with relevant sector actors. ·         Excellent knowledge of English and regional language, written and spoken. ·         Good working knowledge of standard computer applications such as MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.). ·         Experience in coordinating teams of experts and establish effective information flow.  ·         Experience in developing and building good working relationships with government authorities and with other public and private sectors. ·         Excellent capabilities as trainer including participatory training methodology, planning and evaluation of training events. ·         Excellent communication skills on different hierarchical levels, including conflict management skills.   Job Requirements Qualifications and Experience: ·         University degree (MA) in economics, agriculture, natural resource economics, watershed management, natural resource management with a strong understanding of economics or related subject. ·         Minimum of 7 years of professional field experience in FBS management and promoting economic development in rural areas. ·         Excellent technical knowledge in the fields related to SLM/SURED and practical experience on business plan development, value chain analysis and environmental & social safeguard issues. ·         Excellent knowledge of the GIZ rules and regulations and of GIZ project cycle management.   How to Apply Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV (max. 3 Pages) with Letter of motivation (max. 1 Pages) via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box:  100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax:  011 554 0764 Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax application with the position title and Duty Station. Only short listed candidates will be contacted Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Nov 29, 2017
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Advisor Capacity Development Economics GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #129/2017 GIZ-SURED As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development policy objectives. GIZ promotes reforms and change processes. In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 50 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. The Sustainable Land Management Program (SLMP) is one of the Flagship programs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the Ethiopian government. It has been designed under the long-term (2009-2023) Ethiopia Strategic Investment Framework for Sustainable Land Management (ESIF) and the Agricultural Sector Policy and Investment Framework (PIF). Both are designed to strengthen domestic and foreign support as well as planning of investments that contribute to Ethiopia’s agricultural growth and development agenda for addressing issues related to the existing challenges related to land and water resources. GIZ has been supporting the implementation of SLMP since 2008 in different forms in Amhara, Oromia and Tigray regions. Starting from 2015, GIZ SLM has increased its geographical coverage and included three additional regions, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella and Southern Nations Nationalities Peoples’ Region.   GIZ-SURED (Sustainable Use of Resources Economic Development 2018–2020) will be focusing on the economic development and sustainable utilization of rehabilitated areas. Against this background, GIZ Ethiopia is looking to recruit an Advisor Capacity Development Economics for GIZ-SURED as specified:   Position :                        Advisor Capacity Development Economics Remuneration :            As per the GIZ scale Application deadline : December 03, 2017 Place of Work :             Addis Ababa   Responsibilities: ·          Design approaches and methods to strengthen business environment for private and public actors, strengthen and improve social and economic group formations, producer groups, cooperatives and unions for all three watershed development phases of SLMP. ·         Supervise integration of social and environmental safeguards in SURED activities.  ·         Coordinate with Thematic Advisor Farming as a business and Thematic Advisor Value chain on the design and introduction of training programs for small scale farmers, group formations and private service providers in business development (financial principles, planning, market orientation and administrative). ·         Supervise Regional Advisors Economics. Tasks: ·         Identify opportunities to ensure maximum employment for economic development of rehabilitated lands. ·         Identify suitable private national companies engaged in processing of agricultural products, input supply, and capacity development. ·         Identify or develop guidelines and participatory training programs on business plan development. ·         Conduct training of trainers for regional and zonal governmental economic advisors. ·         Identify and promote value chains with high potential for job creation for youth in cooperation with Thematic Advisor Value Chain. ·         Support regional Advisors Economic in the practical development of business models and business plans (inclusive value chain approach) for group formations and private service providers in close cooperation with Thematic Advisor Value Chain. ·         Support regional Advisors Economic in follow up of farmer business approach activities in close cooperation with Thematic Advisor Farmer Business School. ·         Provide guidance/support to regional Advisors Economics on cross cutting issues, screening environmental and social impacts (safeguard standards) of economic development projects. ·         Facilitate networking between the different directorates, NGOs and development partners involved in rural economic development. ·         Support the design of guidelines and strategies in rural economic development. ·         Develop and supervise the development of training materials. ·         Prepare quarterly plans and reports for the management to allocate resources accordingly. ·         Contribute to the development of TC plan. ·         Monitor all GIZ supported CD Economics measures, develop unit costs and measure monetary as well as impact results of SLMP CD Economics efforts. Other duties/additional tasks: ·         Support the M&E unit to monitor performance of group formations, rural job creation. ·         Support the M&E team in monitoring of CD economics efforts. ·         Perform any other task given by the project management. Competences: ·         Excellent capabilities as trainer including participatory training methodology, planning and evaluation of training events. ·         Good knowledge of the GIZ rules and regulations and of GIZ project cycle management would be an asset. ·         Excellent technical knowledge in the fields related to SLM/SURED and practical experience on business plan development, value chain analysis and environmental & social safeguard issues. ·         Experiences in public private partnership relationship would be an asset. ·         Proven capacities for systemic and strategic thinking, planning and management. ·         Thorough knowledge and understanding of SLMP guiding documents (PIM, CBPWD, Exit / Sustainability Strategy, Operational Manual, etc.) would be an asset. ·         Excellent skills and experience with relevant sector actors. ·         Excellent knowledge of English and Amharic language, written and spoken. ·         Excellent working knowledge of standard computer applications such as MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.). ·         Experience in developing and building good working relationships with development partners, government organization and with other public and private sectors. ·         Excellent communication and presentation skills on different hierarchical levels, including conflict management skills.   Job Requirements Qualifications and Experience: ·         University degree (MA) in an area related to the program objectives, such as: rural development, natural resource management, economic development or other relevant subjects. ·         Minimum 7 years of professional experience in promoting economic development in rural areas. ·         Minimum of 2 year experience in training community based organizations in the area of business planning, book keeping etc.     How to Apply Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV (max. 3 Pages) with Letter of motivation (max. 1 Pages) via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box:  100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax:  011 554 0764 Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax application with the position title and Duty Station. Only short listed candidates will be contacted Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Nov 29, 2017
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Advisor Capacity & Organisational Development GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #128/2017 GIZ-SURED As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development policy objectives. GIZ promotes reforms and change processes. In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 50 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. The Sustainable Land Management Program (SLMP) is one of the Flagship programs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the Ethiopian government. It has been designed under the long-term (2009-2023) Ethiopia Strategic Investment Framework for Sustainable Land Management (ESIF) and the Agricultural Sector Policy and Investment Framework (PIF). Both are designed to strengthen domestic and foreign support as well as planning of investments that contribute to Ethiopia’s agricultural growth and development agenda for addressing issues related to the existing challenges related to land and water resources. GIZ has been supporting the implementation of SLMP since 2008 in different forms in Amhara, Oromia and Tigray regions. Starting from 2015, GIZ SLM has increased its geographical coverage and included three additional regions, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella and Southern Nations Nationalities Peoples’ Region.   GIZ-SURED (Sustainable Use of Resources Economic Development 2018–2020) will be focusing on the economic development and sustainable utilization of rehabilitated areas. Against this background, GIZ Ethiopia is looking to recruit an Advisor Capacity & Organizational Development for GIZ-SURED as specified:   Position :                        Advisor Capacity & Organizational Development Remuneration :            As per the GIZ scale Application deadline : December 03, 2017 Place of Work :             Addis Ababa   Responsibilities: ·          Supervise and coordinate systemic Capacity and Organizational Development for government institutions, production farmer groups, watershed user associations, cooperatives and unions. ·         Develop, introduce and monitor innovative systemic CD methodologies and approaches. ·         Develop methodology to monitor all CD related costs delivered by GIZ. ·         Design and implement cost-efficient CD measures according to Capacity Works to be introduced onto SLMP. Tasks: ·         Identify employment opportunities and ensure maximum employment through CD in all GIZ services; ·         Identify gaps in laws, guidelines and organizational set up of watershed user associations, cooperatives, unions and other group formations; ·         Identify gaps in organizational set up of governmental structures, hindering the implementation and up scaling of SLM/SLMP measures under the CBPWD guideline; ·         Provide training of trainers to implementation staff at regional level to consequently strengthen capacities on zone and woreda levels in organizational development; ·         Coach regional level trained trainers in Organizational Development to capacitate zone and woreda level trainers; ·         Provide guidance/support and facilitate networking between the different bureaus involved in group formation such as: Bureau of Agriculture, Cooperative Office, Micro & Small enterprise Office and Women and Youth Affairs Office; ·         Provide guidance/support to Watershed User Associations, Cooperatives and Unions on formulation of byelaws for sustainable utilization of natural resources and economic development; ·         Provide support to SLMP zone and woreda experts in assessing the performance of group formations according to leadership and implementation results; ·         Support watershed user associations, cooperatives and unions in development of effective and efficient management systems according to Ethiopian regulations; ·         Provide guidance on financing mechanism and credit schemes for group based economic activities; ·         Develop and supervise the development of training material; ·         Report on a monthly basis to the Senior Advisor Capacity Development; ·         Prepare quarterly plans and reports for the management to allocate resources accordingly. ·         Monitor all GIZ supported CD measures, develop unit costs and measure monetary as well as impact results of SLMP CD efforts. Other duties/additional tasks: ·         Support the M&E team in monitoring organizational development efforts; ·         Support consultancies on different topics relevant to organizational development; ·         Perform any other task given by the project management. Competences: ·         Excellent knowledge of the GIZ rules and regulations and of GIZ project cycle management would be an asset. ·         Excellent technical knowledge in the fields related to SLM/SURED and practical experience on organizational development issues. ·         Proven capacities for systemic and strategic thinking, planning and management. ·         Excellent skills and experience with relevant sector actors. ·         Excellent knowledge of English and Amharic language, written and spoken. ·         Excellent capabilities as trainer including participatory training methodology, planning and evaluation of training events. ·         Excellent working knowledge of standard computer applications such as MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.). ·         Experience in developing and building good working relationships with development partners, government organization and with other public and private sectors. ·         Excellent communication and presentation skills on different hierarchical levels, including conflict management skills. ·         Thorough knowledge and understanding of SLMP guiding documents (PIM, CBPWD, Exit / Sustainability Strategy, Operational Manual, etc.) would be an asset.   Job Requirements Qualifications and Experience: ·         University degree (MA) in rural development, natural resource management, land use planning, capacity development or related subject. ·         Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in organizational development in the context of rural development, natural resource management, land use planning, capacity development within government, international agencies and/or the private sector.   How to Apply Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV (max. 3 Pages) with Letter of motivation (max. 1 Pages) via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box:  100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax:  011 554 0764 Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax application with the position title and Duty Station. Only short listed candidates will be contacted Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Nov 29, 2017
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH   Regional Program Manager with Up-Scaling Expertise GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #137/2017 GIZ-SURED As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development policy objectives. GIZ promotes reforms and change processes. In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 50 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. The Sustainable Land Management Program (SLMP) is one of the Flagship programs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the Ethiopian government. It has been designed under the long-term (2009-2023) Ethiopia Strategic Investment Framework for Sustainable Land Management (ESIF) and the Agricultural Sector Policy and Investment Framework (PIF). Both are designed to strengthen domestic and foreign support as well as planning of investments that contribute to Ethiopia’s agricultural growth and development agenda for addressing issues related to the existing challenges related to land and water resources. GIZ has been supporting the implementation of SLMP since 2008 in different forms in Amhara, Oromia and Tigray regions. Starting from 2015, GIZ SLM has increased its geographical coverage and included three additional regions, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella and Southern Nations Nationalities Peoples’ Region.   GIZ-SURED (Sustainable Use of Resources Economic Development 2018–2020) will be focusing on the economic development and sustainable utilization of rehabilitated areas. Against this background, GIZ Ethiopia is looking to recruit a Regional Program Manager with Up-Scaling Expertise for GIZ-SURED as specified:   Position :                        Regional Program Manager with Up-Scaling Expertise Remuneration :            As per the GIZ scale Application deadline : December 03, 2017 Place of Work :            Mekelle (with frequent duty trips within respective region & Addis Ababa) The Regional Program Manager serves as the link between technical and financial/administrative implementation on federal and regional level. He/she ensures efficient implementation of all regional SURED activities and collaboration with relevant implementing partners.   Responsibilities: ·         Coordination and cost-effective management of regional GIZ-SURED office and activities, ensuring the implementation of the new focus for SURED 2018 – 2020 of identifying and realizing opportunities for: o   Development of concept and up-scaling of experiences and positive results of micro-watershed implementation in neighbouring and non-treated watersheds o   Utilization of rehabilitated land and economic development, including value chain, private sector cooperation models, farming as business, etc. o   Implementation of CD measures for local partners and land use planning based on technical products developed by the technical unit of SURED. o   Organization and planning (Phase 1 of SLMP) and rehabilitation (Phase 2 of SLMP) support for selected KfW-financed watersheds. ·         Guiding, coordinating and supervising the regional GIZ-SURED Team and effectively cooperating with thematic team leads at federal level (i.e. Head of Natural Resources Economic Development). ·         Ensuring regular best practice sharing with other GIZ-SURED regions, federal office and PCUs. ·         Representing GIZ-SURED at regional and federal platforms if requested. ·         Identify opportunities to ensure maximum employment for utilization of rehabilitated lands.  Tasks: ·         Provide effective leadership to plan, implement and coordinate the different GIZ-SURED activities on a regional level.  ·         Plan and schedule all technical cooperation (TC) activities on regional level in accordance with relevant project documents and conjunction with partner. ·         Supervise, coordinate and follow-up on regional GIZ-SURED project activities to achieve project outputs as defined in GIZ-SURED implementation agreement and SLMP II PIM. ·         Support for all three phases of SLMP (planning, rehabilitation and economic development) in selected KfW-watersheds. ·         Support regional SLM-PCU in coordination of SLMP management processes including networking activities with other SLMP development partners. ·         Identify and assess systematically potentials and options for effective up-scaling opportunities in neighbouring watersheds in collaboration with regional PCU, NRM directorate and other relevant stakeholders. ·         Manage GIZ-SURED project funds and other resources consistent with GIZ’s current accounting requirements, rules and regulations. ·         Ensure timely submission of quarterly financial and technical reports and other reports as required by GIZ SURED federal program office and the RSLMPCU when required. ·         Facilitate and support the proper implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities according to the SLMP joint results framework and results based monitoring guideline. ·         Facilitate and support the implementation of special component projects, such as PFM, ISFM, NSA, etc. at regional level. ·         Identify and facilitate activities of third party organizations and consultants, including the development of ToRs and recruitment of consultants on regional level in consultations with federal GIZ-SURED management. ·         Identify and validate human resources development (HRD) needs of GIZ SURED regional team members to constantly improve service delivery standard. ·         Follow up on HRD measures for GIZ-SURED regional team members in coordination with federal GIZ-SURED Management. ·         Conduct annual staff assessment and development talk and make follow up on HRD measures for GIZ-SURED regional team members in coordination with federal GIZ-SURED Management. ·         Liase with thematic team leads at federal level (i.e. Head of Natural Resources Economic Development, Manager Capacity Development etc.) on best use of regional experts and advisors, etc. ·         Serve as a regional GIZ SURED focal person for security related measures. ·         Perform other duties and tasks at the request of management. Competences: ·         Excellent knowledge of the GIZ rules and regulations and of GIZ project cycle management. ·         Thorough knowledge and understanding of SLMP guiding documents (PIM, CBPWD, Exit / Sustainability Strategy, Operational Manual, etc.). ·         Excellent working knowledge of standard computer applications such as MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.). ·         Proven experience and ability to manage a large project. ·         Excellent skills in systemic and strategic thinking, planning and management. ·         Good technical knowledge in the fields related to SURED and practical experience on value chain analysis, public private partnership relationship and organizational development issues. ·         Experience in developing and building good working relationships with development partners, government organization and with other public and private sectors. ·         Excellent communication skills on different hierarchical levels, including conflict management skills. ·         Excellent knowledge of English and Amharic language, written and spoken.   Job Requirements Qualifications and Experience: ·         University degree (MA, PhD, etc.) in an area related to the program objectives, such as: agriculture, rural development, natural resource management, economic development or other relevant subjects. ·         Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in agriculture, natural resource, economic development and related areas within government, an international agency and/or the private sector. ·         Minimum of 7 years in a senior management or leadership role in a multicultural and international environment with strong ability to motivate and coach team and individuals.   How to Apply Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV (max. 3 Pages) with Letter of motivation (max. 1 Pages) via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box:  100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax:  011 554 0764 Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax application with the position title and Duty Station. Only short listed candidates will be contacted Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Mek'ele, Tigray, Ethiopia Full time
Nov 29, 2017
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Regional Program Manager with Up-Scaling Experience GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #136/2017 GIZ-SURED As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development policy objectives. GIZ promotes reforms and change processes. In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 50 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. The Sustainable Land Management Program (SLMP) is one of the Flagship programs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the Ethiopian government. It has been designed under the long-term (2009-2023) Ethiopia Strategic Investment Framework for Sustainable Land Management (ESIF) and the Agricultural Sector Policy and Investment Framework (PIF). Both are designed to strengthen domestic and foreign support as well as planning of investments that contribute to Ethiopia’s agricultural growth and development agenda for addressing issues related to the existing challenges related to land and water resources. GIZ has been supporting the implementation of SLMP since 2008 in different forms in Amhara, Oromia and Tigray regions. Starting from 2015, GIZ SLM has increased its geographical coverage and included three additional regions, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella and Southern Nations Nationalities Peoples’ Region.   GIZ-SURED (Sustainable Use of Resources Economic Development 2018–2020) will be focusing on the economic development and sustainable utilization of rehabilitated areas. Against this background, GIZ Ethiopia is looking to recruit a Regional Program Manager with Up-Scaling Experience for GIZ-SURED as specified:   Position :                        Regional Program Manager with Up-Scaling Expertise Remuneration :            As per the GIZ scale Application deadline : December 03, 2017 Place of Work:             Assosa (with frequent duty trips within respective region & Addis Ababa) The Regional Program Manager serves as the link between technical and financial/administrative implementation on federal and regional level. He/she ensures efficient implementation of all regional SURED activities and collaboration with relevant implementing partners.   Responsibilities: ·         Coordination and management of regional GIZ-SURED office and activities, ensuring the implementation of the new focus for SURED 2018 – 2020 of identifying and realizing cost-effective opportunities for: o   development of concept and up-scaling of experiences and positive results of micro-watershed implementation in neighbouring and non-treated watersheds; o   utilization of rehabilitated land and economic development, including value chain, private sector cooperation models, farming as business, etc.; o   Implementation of CD measures for local partners based on technical products developed by the technical unit of SURED. ·         Guiding, coordinating and supervising the regional GIZ-SURED Team and effectively cooperating with thematic team leads at federal level (i.e. Head of Natural Resources Economic Development). ·         Ensuring regular best practice sharing with other GIZ-SURED regions, federal office and PCUs. ·         Representing GIZ-SURED at regional and federal platforms if requested. ·         Identify opportunities to ensure maximum employment for utilization of rehabilitated lands.  Tasks: ·         Provide effective leadership to plan, implement and coordinate the different GIZ-SURED activities on a regional level.  ·         Plan and schedule all technical cooperation (TC) activities on regional level in accordance with relevant project documents and conjunction with partner. ·         Supervise, coordinate and follow-up on regional GIZ-SURED project activities to achieve project outputs as defined in GIZ-SURED implementation agreement and SLMP II PIM. ·         Support regional SLM/SURED-PCU in coordination of SLMP management processes including networking activities with other SLMP development partners. ·         Identify and assess systematically potentials and options for effective up-scaling opportunities in neighbouring watersheds in collaboration with regional PCU, NRM directorate and other relevant stakeholders. ·         Manage GIZ-SURED project funds and other resources consistent with GIZ’s current accounting requirements, rules and regulations. ·         Ensure timely submission of quarterly financial and technical reports and other reports as required by GIZ-SURED federal program office and the RSLMPCU when required. ·         Facilitate and support the proper implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities according to the SLMP joint results framework and results based monitoring guideline. ·         Facilitate and support the implementation of special component projects, such as PFM, ISFM, NSA, etc. at regional level. ·         Identify and facilitate activities of third party organizations and consultants, including the development of ToRs and recruitment of consultants on regional level in consultations with federal GIZ-SURED management. ·         Identify and validate human resources development (HRD) needs of GIZ-SURED regional team members to constantly improve service delivery standard. ·         Follow up on HRD measures for GIZ-SURED regional team members in coordination with federal GIZ-SURED Management. ·         Conduct annual staff assessment and development talk and make follow up on HRD measures for GIZ-SURED regional team members in coordination with federal GIZ-SURED Management. ·         Liaise with thematic team leads at federal level (i.e. Head of Natural Resources Economic Development, Manager Capacity Development etc.) on best use of regional experts and advisors, etc. ·         Serve as a regional GIZ SURED focal person for security related measures. ·         Perform other duties and tasks at the request of management. Competences: ·         Excellent knowledge of the GIZ rules and regulations and of GIZ project cycle management. ·         Thorough knowledge and understanding of SLMP guiding documents (PIM, CBPWD, Exit / Sustainability Strategy, Operational Manual, etc.). ·         Excellent knowledge of English and Amharic language, written and spoken. ·         Excellent working knowledge of standard computer applications such as MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.). ·         Proven experience and ability to manage a project. ·         Good capacities for strategic thinking, planning and management. ·         Good technical knowledge in the fields related to SURED and practical experience on value chain analysis, public private partnership relationship and organizational development issues. ·         Experience in developing and building good working relationships with development partners, government organization and with other public and private sectors. ·         Excellent communication skills on different hierarchical levels, including conflict management skills.   Job Requirements Qualifications and Experience: ·         University degree (MA, PhD, etc.) in an area related to the program objectives, such as: agriculture, rural development, natural resource management, economic development or other relevant subjects. ·         Minimum of 7 years of professional experience in agriculture, natural resource, economic development and related areas within government, an international agency and/or the private sector. ·         Minimum of 3 years in a management or leadership role in a multicultural and international environment with strong ability to motivate and coach team and individuals.   How to Apply Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV (max. 3 Pages) with Letter of motivation (max. 1 Pages) via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box:  100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax:  011 554 0764 Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax application with the position title and Duty Station. Only short listed candidates will be contacted Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Asosa, Benishangul-Gumuz, Ethiopia Full time
Nov 29, 2017
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Regional Advisor Economic Development GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #133/2017 GIZ-SURED As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development policy objectives. GIZ promotes reforms and change processes. In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 50 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. The Sustainable Land Management Program (SLMP) is one of the Flagship programs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the Ethiopian government. It has been designed under the long-term (2009-2023) Ethiopia Strategic Investment Framework for Sustainable Land Management (ESIF) and the Agricultural Sector Policy and Investment Framework (PIF). Both are designed to strengthen domestic and foreign support as well as planning of investments that contribute to Ethiopia’s agricultural growth and development agenda for addressing issues related to the existing challenges related to land and water resources. GIZ has been supporting the implementation of SLMP since 2008 in different forms in Amhara, Oromia and Tigray regions. Starting from 2015, GIZ SLM has increased its geographical coverage and included three additional regions, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella and Southern Nations Nationalities Peoples’ Region.   GIZ-SURED (Sustainable Use of Resources Economic Development 2018–2020) will be focusing on the economic development and sustainable utilization of rehabilitated areas. Against this background, GIZ Ethiopia is looking to recruit a Regional Advisor Economic Development   for GIZ-SURED as specified:   Position :                        Regional Advisor Economic Development Remuneration :            As per the GIZ scale Application deadline : December 03, 2017 Required Candidate:               Two Place of Work :            Addis Ababa and Hawassa (with duty trips within respective region & other regions)   Responsibilities: ·         Introduce, plan and monitor the implementation of economic development measures through value chains, FBS including private sector, farmer producer groups and organized farmers like cooperatives. ·         Select and support comparative beneficial value chains of inclusive and climate-smart nature. ·         Identify opportunities to ensure maximum employment for utilization of rehabilitated lands.  Tasks: ·         Identify suitable private companies engaged in processing of agricultural products, input supply, capacity development in the region; ·         Support the formation of groups in close cooperation with the Advisor Social/Organization; ·         Provide training/guidance/support to group formations and private service providers on the elaboration of business plans; ·         Provide training/guidance/support to group formations and private service providers on the establishment of value chains and elaboration of business plans in close cooperation with Thematic Advisor Value Chain; ·         Facilitate linkages between private service providers and group formations; ·         Capacitate relevant zone and woreda experts to guide value chain development and the elaboration of business plans for groups formations on income generating activities according to the PIM and governmental regulations; ·         Provide guidance/support to zone and woreda experts on cross cutting issues, screening environmental and social impacts (safeguard standards) of economic development projects; ·         Provide guidance/support to watershed user associations, cooperatives and unions on the creation of financing schemes, revolving funds, credit schemes according to the PIM and governmental guidelines; ·         Provide guidance/support to relevant zone and woreda staff to supervise financing schemes for group formations; ·         Support the introduction and monitoring of extension methodologies for commercialization of small scale farming systems like Farmer Business School (FBS) into the project and partner systems; ·         Assess and monitor all services in terms of rate of return, unit costs, cost efficiency other relevant economic and financial methods and standard agricultural economics; ·         Introduce, plan and monitor the implementation of Economic Development measures; ·         Perform any other task given by the project management. Competences: ·         Excellent capabilities as trainer including participatory training methodology, planning and evaluation of training events. ·         Good knowledge of the GIZ rules and regulations and of GIZ project cycle management would be an asset. ·         Good technical knowledge in the fields related to SLM/SURED and practical experience on business plan development, value chain analysis and environmental & social safeguard issues. ·         Experiences in public private partnership relationship would be an asset. ·         Proven capacities for systemic and strategic thinking, planning and management. ·         Thorough knowledge and understanding of SLMP guiding documents (PIM, CBPWD, Exit / Sustainability Strategy, Operational Manual, etc.) would be an asset. ·         Excellent skills and experience with relevant sector actors. ·         Excellent knowledge of English and regional language, written and spoken. ·         Excellent working knowledge of standard computer applications such as MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.). ·         Experience in developing and building good working relationships with development partners, government organization and with other public and private sectors. ·         Excellent communication and presentation skills on different hierarchical levels, including conflict management skills.   Job Requirements Qualifications and Experience: ·         University degree (BA) in rural development, natural resource management, economic development or other relevant subjects. ·         Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in promoting economic development in rural areas. ·         Minimum of 1 year experience in training community based organizations in the area of business planning, book keeping etc.   How to Apply Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV (max. 3 Pages) with Letter of motivation (max. 1 Pages) via Ethiojobs or to the following address: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O. Box:  100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax:  011 554 0764 Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax application with the position title and Duty Station. Only short listed candidates will be contacted Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa and Hawassa
Nov 28, 2017
Job by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Junior Controller   GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #126/2017 GIZ-South Sudan  Background  GIZ has been operating in South Sudan since the 1970s in the area of today's South Sudan. Since 2010 there has been a coordination office of GIZ in the capital city of Juba. There are currently 15 seconded experts and 86 national employees working for South Sudan in 8 projects.   GIZ is currently working in three main areas in South Sudan:-   Good governance, Water and sanitation Food security   In addition, GIZ implements Transitional Development Assistance and supports the implementation of the peace agreement of August 2015 on behalf of the AA. Currently GIZ South Sudan is looking a competitive candidate as per the detail below:-   Job Title:                                 Junior Controller Place of Work:                        Addis Ababa Required Candidate:             One Application deadline:             08.12.2017   Tasks the main focus of the task is professional support to Program managers (AVs) in the planning and monitoring of expenses and costs. All tasks are performed in close coordination with the responsible Head of Finance and Administration (LFA) and under his/ her supervision. These include the monitoring of expenditure/cost controlling of projects in South Sudan with close collaboration with Program managers in budget planning and timely expenditure monitoring by using GIZ tools.  Supporting operation in South Sudan Preparation of the annual expenditure / cost planning of the projects together with the AV of the projects and the Head of Admin and Finance of GIZ office South Sudan Regular sub-annual updating of the planning together with the AV of the projects Close monitoring of expenditure / cost  during the year with deviation analyzes Submission of recommendations for action to the AVs Support for cash or liquidity management Support the AV and the LFA in financial management processes Operate the commercial and administrative interfaces between the internal and external structure Prepare Financial Reports to external donners’ example EU, DFID and etc.   Job Requirements Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor  degree in Accounting or related fields Zero years of experience Additional Requirements: Good knowledge of SAP and Cost Controlling Fluency in English and German language is required Good Communication skill, structured approach Pronounced numerical understanding and analytical skills are required Master’s degree in Account and Finance is an advantageous     Application procedure: Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via ethiojobs or to the following address:   Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) P.O.Box 100009 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia OR Fax: 011 554 0764 Note:- The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.   Applications from qualified women are strongly encouraged!
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Nov 24, 2017
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH   C ommunications Officer GIZ-Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #126/2017 GIZ- Office Addis Ababa   As a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit – is dedicated to building a future worth living around the world.   We have over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including rural and economic development, education and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security. Together with our partners, we work to deliver flexible, effective and cost-effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions. Of our 18,260 employees in some 120 countries, almost 70 per cent are national personnel working in the field.   As a public-benefit German federal enterprise, we are committed to meeting our clients’ high standards with regard to transparency and accountability. German and European values are central to our work. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is our main commissioning party. European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector and national governments benefit from our services, too.   In Ethiopia GIZ has been implementing development programmes on behalf of the German government for over 40 years jointly with our national partners. The focus of our work in the country is on vocational education, sustainable use of natural resources, land management and food security, biodiversity and forestry. Further programmes enhance the development of a sustainable textile sector and renewable energies.   At the GIZ Country Office in Addis Ababa the communications and events unit is responsible for the external and internal communications of GIZ on country level and reports to the GIZ country management. The unit manages the communications strategy for GIZ Ethiopia, national media relations of GIZ, conveying clear and consistent image of GIZ and ensuring that corporate communications standards are met. The unit is in charge of communicating results of our work through a broad range of internal and external channels including print, digital and face-to-face communication. It provides also advisory services to the programmes on communications concepts and measures, corporate design, press relations and events. The unit liaises closely with the corporate communications unit at GIZ Headquarters in Germany, with communication units of national or international GIZ partners, other German Development Cooperation stakeholders and different service provider.   For our communications and events unit at GIZ country office in Addis Ababa, we are looking for a   Position :                                             Communications Officer Remuneration:                                   As per the GIZ scale Application deadline :                       December 8, 2017 Place of Work :                                   Addis Ababa   Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director the officer will be responsible for: ·         Drafting concepts for internal and external communications and for communication tools to accommodate for strategic goals ·         Planning, editing, layout and production of the staff newsletter, published quarterly ·         Editing articles, press releases, programme descriptions for various communication channels, including social media ·         Designing and producing various kinds of publications (using Adobe InDesign) ·         Coordinating and establishing press contacts for GIZ on country level ·         Monitoring of media reports on GIZ in national media and in GIZ media channels including monthly compilation of GIZ Ethiopia’s press review ·         Ensuring the quality of communication tools and of procurements of programmes in the field of communications ·         Ensuring the consistency of corporate design for publications and consulting programmes on corporate design and logo usage ·         Planning and organizing GIZ staff events ·         Maintaining the internal communication network ·         Updating and maintaining the GIZ communications databases ·         Liaising with external service providers (printing companies, graphic designers, photographers etc.) and managing contracts with suppliers and contractors   Job Requirements The communications officer should bring the following knowledge, qualifications and abilities to the job:   ·         University degree in communication, marketing or related field, master’s degree preferred ·         Minimum of six years of work experience in a similar position ·         Work experience in the field of international development cooperation and aid ·         Versed in journalistic copy ·         Excellent network of media contacts in Ethiopia and knowledge of monitoring tools for press reviews ·         Able to write and edit ready-to-use copy and texts in English and Amharic fitting to diverse target groups and media channels ·         Able to draft communication concepts fitting to specific communications challenges and to put in practice communication tools and measures   ·         Graphic design and photo editing skills in the field of layout software  ·         Ability to perform tasks efficiently in an well organised, professional manner ·         Customer and service oriented and skilled in consulting on compliance with corporate guidelines for graphics and copy ·         Shows flexibility, high self-initiative and creative thinking in developing customer-oriented procedures and instruments ·         Takes over responsibility for the tasks assigned to her/him and carries them out and reports on results independently ·         Good time management skills, able to meet deadlines and work under pressure ·         Good team worker, player and communicator and able to coordinate suppliers and contractors effectively ·         Ability to work professionally in an international context according to international standards ·         Professional, confident and reliable conduct towards stakeholders, customers, service providers, suppliers, superiors and colleagues ·         Exercises discretion and treats work issues confidentially ·         Fluent in Amharic and English, proven both in speaking and writing, working knowledge of German is an asset   What GIZ Ethiopia offers:   ·         Attractive job in a highly motivated team of national and international colleagues  ·         Working in a highly dynamic environment and in an international context ·         Competitive salary and benefits ·         Very good opportunities for career development      How to Apply Application procedure:- Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their Motivation letter along with their CV and published journalistic samples (English and Amharic) via ethiojobs or to the following email address:   . Email: hreth@giz.de   Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time