Working efficiently, effectively and in a spirit of partnership, we support people and societies in developing, transition and industrialized countries in shaping their own futures and improving living conditions. This is what the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) 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 work around the globe.
The GIZ “Strengthening the Civil Society Programme” is seeking to fill a position of Inclusion Project Officer to join the civil society team in Gaza
Inclusion Project Officer (Full-time)
Responsibilities and tasks include but are not limited to:
-Liaises technically with the Inclusion Program Advisor in Ramallah to agree on best practices, methods, instruments, consultant techniques on inclusion, disability rights and support to PWD
-Identifies and support opportunities to DPOs and inclusive practices within civil society and within GIZ programs
-Supports the program in vetting new program partners, project proposals and budgets.
-Collects data, follows up on reports and pre-vets reports in coordination with the Inclusion Program Advisor
-Prepares ToR for consultants and trainers
-Supervises and ensures implementation of quality standards within consultancies and trainings, including training plans, consultancy offers, reports, etc.
-Plans and prepares and manages events and workshops for the CSP
-Puts together an overview of project/program activities, deadlines etc. and presents this regularly at team meetings
-Coaches and advises the Local Professionals seconded at partner organizations and follows up on their reports
-Assists with PR work for the program
-Coordinates projects within program such as technical trainings for partners, liaises and communicates to consultants, plans and budgets independently.
-Performs other duties and tasks as requested by line manager.
-University degree in the fields of Business Administration, Social Sciences or a similar field; Master Degree preferred.
-5 years’ proven work experience in results-based management, monitoring and evaluation tools.
-Perfect proficiency in English and Arabic, German is an asset;
-Ability to work effectively in a team as well as on his or her own;
-Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills, organizational and time management skills
-Strong computer skills, particularly in MS Office application (e.g. word, excel, PowerPoint)
-Ability to work under stressful conditions, self-initiator, flexible and able to work with people of different backgrounds, service oriented, friendly personality, well organised and motivated
-Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed
Assignment: One year contract starting 01.01.2017 with possibility of 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:
which includes the attached Applicant Information form, the CV and cover letter, no later than 12 December 2016.
Kindly state in the email subject “Inclusion Project Officer”. Any deficiency in the application will NOT be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.