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

GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Sustainable, innovative, effective

GIZ offers customised solutions to complex challenges. We are an experienced service provider and assist the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development.

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.

AGENDA 2030 Developing solutions worldwide.

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.

Jan 24, 2019
Junior Project Manager (m/f) Africa Job Vacancy at GIZ International Servcies Field of activity The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is a state-owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services is an independent operational department of GIZ. Our clients include international institutions, governments and private businesses with global operations.  Our technical services cover a vast number of sectors such as health, infrastructure & urban development, technical vocational training, energy, water, transport, agriculture, peace & security, just to name a few. Job description The Junior Project Manager will actively participate in the acquisition, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of business opportunities, projects, programs and initiatives of GIZ International Services. He/she will be responsible for managing the full project lifecycle with technical project missions carried out on site (particularly in Africa). In addition to that, the Junior Project Manager will be involved with logistical support to tender production and office management related tasks. The Junior Project Manager will work with a team of Project Managers with the following responsibilities and qualifications: Project Acquisition Tracking of projects/early intelligence including research of background information; Active strategic interaction with donors, clients, partners and experts; Preparation of pre-qualification documents and proposals including identification of experts and partners, preparation of methodologies, fact finding on-site and proposal coordination. Organization and Management of Tender Production. Management of Project Implementation Technical and financial management of projects; Configuration of international project teams and recruiting of national experts; Support of project teams; Review and preparation of reports; Technical, administrative and logistical support; Knowledge management and tool development for project implementation;   Job Requirements Your profile Master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration or relevant technical field; international academic experience will be considered an advantage; Previous exposure to international project management including proposal development, project implementation, backstopping, quality control and reporting; preferably in the implementation of projects in development cooperation; Preferably some consulting background through working experience in the headquarter or a project of a consulting company focusing on fields of international cooperation; Preferably initial experience with service procurement and international bidding processes of major donors, especially the European Commission; High ability to act under pressure on multiple levels of management and communication; Motivated to work as a manager with a generalist perspective and focus on personal growth; Willingness to travel internationally; Excellent English knowledge is required; a good command of French or other languages would be an advantage   How to Apply Further information on GIZ International Services Interested and qualified applicants shall submit their application letter marking name of the position. The application is made along with a non-returnable current CV and credentials to the following address Only short listed applicants who are seriously considered for the position will be contacted. GIZ is an equal opportunity employer!
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time