Working demand driven and in a spirit of partnership, we support people and societies in developing, transition and industrialized countries in shaping their futures and improving living conditions.
This is what the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is all about. As a federally owned enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. We are also engaged in international education services around the globe.
GIZ has been commissioned by the German Government to implement the
“Local Governance Reform Programme (LGRP)”
In order to support the Programme Team in Gaza we are looking for a
Responsibilities & tasks:
-Assist in providing strategic input for the conceptualization of the programme areas of intervention;
-Providing support to the elaboration, planning and management of key work packages (e.g. Social Accountability, Association of Local Authorities APLA, Youth, planning, etc.);
-Ensure the achievement of work packages’ results and provide proper monitoring and reporting
-Assist in defining the strategic partners to achieve the programme objective as well as the proper overall implementation modalities;
-Define reform potentials pertaining to policies and strategies in the local governance sector
-Enhance the integration of planning and e-governance mechanisms and tools with Gaza (e.g. Baladiat.ps, Geo-MolG, Dooz, etc.)
-Assisting in the preparation of action plans and related budgets;
-Assisting in the monitoring of the respective areas of intervention;
-Assisting in developing the capacities of partners and ensuring optimum cooperation and coordination with them to implement the agreed upon work packages efficiently and effectively;
-Assist in promoting inter – municipal cooperation, city to city cooperation, and facilitate municipal networking events and activities;
-University degree in public administration, business administration, management or any related field, or equivalent office work experience;
-At least 8 years proven professional experience in a comparable position with proven organizational skills, solid understanding of organizational development theories, moderation skills, strategic planning, e-governance and social accountability;
-Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic, good command of German is an asset;
-Capable of demonstrating work under stressful conditions, self-initiator, flexible and able to work in a multicultural setting, team and service oriented, friendly personality, well organized and motivated, capable of meeting strict deadlines;
-Excellent computer literacy in all MS Office Programs;
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail;
-Resident of Gaza with ability to travel to West Bank and abroad, if needed.
Assignment: Starting 15th of April 2016. 12 months contract with possible extension
GIZ is an equal opportunity employer, and offers an attractive and challenging working environment with opportunities for skill enhancement.
A complete application must be submitted in English to the following address:
firstname.lastname@example.org which includes the attached Applicant Information Form, the CV and cover letter, no later than 01st April 2016.
Kindly state in the email subject “Technical Coordinator- Gaza Office”. Any deficiency in the application will NOT be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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