GIZ Vacancies 2018

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19 Jan, 2018

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Administrative 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 National Trade Facilitation Committee)

Responsibilities

The incumbent:

• Supports the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (GATF) initiative to provide professional advisory services to Ghana’s National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC) to implement the WTO TFA within the framework of the GIZ-GATF Project and to cooperate with a broad 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

Tasks
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
• Assist and monitors the development and implementation of project plans and activities

Communication and networking
The incumbent

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• Supports cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, assists with PR work and cooperates with local communities, relevant organisations, nongovernmental agencies and individuals in the programme environment and with other projects to improve and maintain good working relationships
• Communicates local interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the programme

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
• Prepares appropriate input for various programme reports, including annual reports and contributes to other reports required by the programme manager
• Assists with research activities and studies on political issues which benefit joint programmes

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 organizational 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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