Advisor - Employment Promotion
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Accra
2d ago
source : Jobberman

Job Summary

The advisor is responsible for managing employment promotion measures that form part of the programme objectives and team agreements.

  • Minimum Qualification : MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level : Management level
  • Experience Length : 5 years
  • Job Description

    Project : GIZ- Programme for SustainableEconomic Development (PSED)

    Reports to : PSED Head of Programme

    Assignment Period : Two-year contract with apossibility of an extension

    Job Title : Advisor - Employment Promotion

    Location : Accra , Greater Accra

    Job Description

    The advisor is responsible for managing employment promotion measuresthat form part of the programme objectives and team agreements.

  • Assist and monitor the development and implementation of programme plansand activities in close consultation with counterparts
  • Contribute to preparing and implementing the coordination process,joint programme activities and work at the regional level
  • Responsible for the design, preparation and implementation ofworkshops, seminars and other events on issues connected with the programme’sarea of activity
  • Develop and organise quality assurance measures and suggest necessarychanges, improvement and initiative
  • Support cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners,assists with PR work and cooperates with local communities, relevant organizations, privatesector, non governmental agencies and individuals in the programme environmentand with other projects to improve and maintain good working relationships.
  • Representing PSED in migration- and employment-related meetings andevents
  • Collaboration at technical level with partner organizations such asMELR, NBSSI, NVTI, British Council and Ghanaian German Centre.
  • Communicate local interests and efforts, forwards these and encouragessharing of ideas and information for the benefit of the programme.
  • Ensure knowledge transfer to programme information
  • Develop ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, includingguidelines, manuals and Procedures Advisor Employment Promotion
  • Prepare reports and presentation documents, including monitoring &evaluation, success stories and best practice examples.
  • Prepare appropriate input for various programme reports includingannual reports and contributes to the other reports required by the HoU, theprogramme manager and GIZ Head Office.
  • Assist with general project / intervention planning and developproject / intervention concepts including preparation, organization andmoderation of planning exercises and coordination of their implementation,management, monitoring, quality management, evaluation, communication and documentationfor all three target regions
  • Coordinating the monitoring of the implementation of substantial Grantand Financing Agreements in all three target regions, reporting back to theHoU.
  • Coordinate relevant project activities / interventions at local level inconsultation with the manager and in cooperation with the partners regardingimplementation and organizational aspects
  • Compiles the relevant information for joint activities and assignments.
  • Handle other task on behalf of GIZ (e.g. impact monitoring, projectprogress review, reporting)
  • Qualification and Requirements :

  • Masters / MSc or equivalent in an area that is related to employmentpromotion
  • At least 5 years’ professionalexperience in a comparable position
  • Professional experience in planning, implementation, monitoring,evaluation and reporting Professional experiences in the fields of(self-
  • employment promotion, TVET, financial system development,entrepreneurship / SME promotion and / or migration are additional assets.

  • Very good working knowledge ofICT technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) andcomputer applications (e.
  • g. MS Office) Diligent, goal oriented, open mindedand innovative

  • Team player and ability toperform task without supervision Proficient in spoken and written English; aworking knowledge of German is an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, work experience in an interculturalenvironment is an asset Strong managerial, organisational and socialcompetence Capacity development experience, especially organizationaldevelopment
  • Very strong communication skills and ability to engage stakeholders andfacilitate networking
  • Willingness to upskill asrequired by the tasks to be performed corresponding measures are agreed withmanagement Our Offer Competitive GIZ salary grid (Band 4 Ghana), SSNIT, Healthinsurance, as well as 13th Month Salary and Annual Bonus.
  • Interested and suitable applicantsare to forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and a one page cover letter : hr-

    ghana giz.de under the job code 2019 / PSED / 08 / 01. If youdo not hear from us 2 weeks after the deadline, please consider yourapplication unsuccessful.

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