GIZ Jobs 2018

Posted on :

19 Jan, 2018

Category :

Project Jobs in Ghana

The GIZ of German Development Co-operation is an Agency that works for sustainable economic development and job creation accross the country. It supports Ghana in a joint effort to keep economic growth sustainable and inclusive. It supports national government, local authorities and private sector organization to effectively reform the business environment and to agree upon policy priorities in an informed puplic-private dialogue

Job Description

Job Title: Project Advisor (Support to Customs)


The incumbent:

• Supports the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (GATF) initiative to provide professional advisory services to Ghana Customs to implement the WTO FRA within the framework of the GIZ-GATF project and to cooperate with a brand range of target groups
• Supports the GIZ-GATF programme in
• Is responsible for innovation and knowledge management as well as the transmission of innovation to a wide range of persons and
• Integrates results and experiences into team efforts and into all relevant groups
• Is responsible for maintaining a good flow of communication and information between all involved institutions and counterparts and GIZ

Professional Advising and Consulting

The incumbent:
• Participates in identifying needs for external support and advice, elaborates on policy recommendations and develops strategic approaches
• Supervises development and implementation of plans and activities in close coordination with the projects
• Contributes to preparation and implementation of the consultation process, the project’s activities and efforts

Knowledge Management

The incumbent
• Compiles information about trade and customs regulations and activities in the ECOWAS and ensures knowledge transfer
• Develops ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals and procedures
• Draws up reports and presentation documents
Other Duties / Additional Tasks


The incumbent
• Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management

Qualification Required & Experience

• University degree in trade, economics, logistics or a subject related to customs administration

Professional experience
• At least 5 years professional experience in a comparable position in the area of customs / trade / trade facilitation
• Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in economic policies and regulations, as well as implementation of trade projects
• Working experience with customs administration or Ministry of trade is required
• Working experience of demonstrated cooperation experience with the private sector on customs and trade facilitation issues would be an asset

Other knowledge, additional competences

• Good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
• Strong managerial and organization competence
• Excellent knowledge of English
• Willingness to up-skill as required by the tasks to be performed
Location: Accra

How to Apply

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their applications with a detailed curriculum vitae and a half to one page letter addressing the applicant’s motivation by email to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 29 January, 2018

Kindly, note that only shortlisted applicants would be contacted

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