Digitalisation and Trade Advisor job at GIZ

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Vacancy title:
Digitalisation and Trade Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
05 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The technical implementation of the project in its work areas, including regulatory environment and development and implementation of ICT tools in consultation with the Project Manager
Advisory to the partner EAC Secretariat in the cooperation management and implementation of the project
Support to the project manager in reporting and communication on the project’s progress towards the partner, the commissioner BMZ, the German Embassy, GIZ as well as monitoring and evaluation
GIZ internal knowledge management and technical exchange and networking on the topic with relevant regional and international expert communities

Main activities
• Regulatory Framework Conditions
• supports the establishment, in close consultation with the partner, of a multistakeholder forum with national and regional organisations necessary for the successful implementation of the project
• conducts through a consultancy the necessary background research and consultations with partners and stakeholders on the current status of the regulatory framework
• develops a guideline for the regional exchange of data regarding the mobility of engineers across borders for work
• organises trainings for representatives from authorities and engineering associations regarding the framework conditions for the mobility of engineers across the EAC Partner States
• ICT Tools and Services
• creates process analyses in the EAC Partner States for the mobility of engineers to identify and assess the needs and requirements for the introduction and improvement of ICT tools and services
• Identifies national needs in support of process improvement and the subsequent implementation
• assists national boards of engineers with the digitalisation and harmonisation of their registers of engineers
• implements workshops to develop jointly with the partner and stakeholders the mechanism for data exchange
• organises trainings for users of the new to be developed and introduced digital tools and services
• develops a regional report on the mobility of engineers that will be published regularly
• Regional networking and cooperation
• exchanges in regular dialogue with the key partners and stakeholders of the project on technical level on the project’s progress and implementation activities
• ensures cooperation and engagement with regional and international organizations on the project and its approach for the mobility of engineers
• Knowledge management and M&E
• ensures knowledge transfer within the project and to other projects in the EAC Cluster as well as the wider GIZ network
• supports the monitoring and evaluation of project activities and results in line with the project’s objectives and indicators
• draws up reports and presentation documents for internal and external presentations
• prepares appropriate inputs for presentations and contributions to project reports including annual reports, and contributes to other reports required by the project manager and GIZ Head Office

• Master’s degree (PhD added advantage) in studies such as ICT, business, politics, international relations or any other field that is related to these and the required tasks
• 8 years demonstrative professional experience in a comparable position in a trade related area and with ICT experience, experience in mobility of professionals is a plus (provision of references for these experiences required)
• professional experience in regional integration, experience with the EAC or another regional economic community is a plus
• professional experience working with public authorities such as immigration, labour, ICT and industry associations, experience with regulators or associations for engineers is a plus
• professional experience in an international context and with international institutions; experience in development cooperation and with GIZ a plus
• very good working knowledge of standard office IT and computer applications (eg MS Office)
• fluent written and oral knowledge of English (German is a plus)
• Team player mentality, strong communication skills, intercultural competences, culture-sensitive, professional behaviour, humour
• willingness to undertake upskilling capacity building as agreed with the manager and in line with the personal development plan

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their letter of application together with the CV and copies of academic certificates by email to [email protected] .