Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) Recruitment

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22 Aug, 2016

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The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) is the national metrology institute of the Federal Republic of Germany, with scientific and technical service tasks. It is a higher federal authority and a public-law institution directly under federal government control, without legal capacity, under the auspices of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Job Description

Job Title: Local Coordinator For PTB Projects in Ghana

Responsibilities and tasks:

•   Support project implementation in close cooperation with the project coordinators in PTB’s Head Office in Braunschweig/Germany and the main project partners in Ghana (e.g GSA, MOFA, GGC)
•   Coordinate activities and communication with German Development organisations, especially GIZ MOAP and GIZ Green Innovation Centre project and liaise for organising logistics and administration of activities
•   Liaise with other donors/executing agencies in Ghana and alignment of the PTB project to their activities (e.g European Commission, UNIDO)
•   Liaise and coordinate activities with project stakeholders like Ghana standards authority, ministry of food and agriculture, ministry of trade and industry, Ghana Grains Council etc
•   Support the organisation of workshops,conferences and seminars
•   Represent the PTB projects in meetings and events (e.g national coordination meetings)
•   Regular updates to the project coordinators and partners on ongoing activities in Ghana in the context of the two projects

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Master’s degree in the fields of Engineering, Physical Science or Agriculture
•   Working experience preferably in the field of standardization, metrology, testing, certification or inspection
•   Good knowledge of quality infrastructure issues
•   Experience with international development cooperation
•   Working experience in project management and project administration is mandatory, experience in projects related to quality infrastructure or agriculture is an asset
•   Familiarity with Ghana’s governmental structures, quality infrastructure and agriculture
•   Enthusiasm for quality



•   Proven ability to work with diverse project stakeholders
•   Strong interpersonal and communication skills, excellent ability to communicate effectively at all levels
•   Ability to work independently with excellent organizational, analytical and assessment skills
•   Fluent written and spoken English is a must
•   Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, Internet)
•   A proactive attitude, flexibility and willingness to learn
•   Passionate team worker in an international environment

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

We are looking forward to receiving your application by email comprising your English language CV with a letter of motivation, contacts to minimum two professional persons for reference and a one page list of relevant work experience to the following address:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 30 August, 2016

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