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  • Posted: Mar 25, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • GIZ Ghana is a competent service provider,that develop tailor-made solutions to challenging problems for our clients.GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives.

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    Coordinator, Business Idea for Development

    The GfE Coordinator at GIZ Ghana is to provide all-rounded coordinating support and advisory services to diaspora founders, with development relevant business ideas to start­up in Ghana; contributing to employment creation and/or boosting socio-economic development of partner countries.

    •  Work closely with the PMD Senior National Coordinator, who represents the PMD at country level under the roof of the Ghanaian German Centre for Jobs, Migration & Reintegration.
    •  Carries out marketing and outreach activities within PMD partner country, Ghana in the context A Business Ideas for Development (GfE) in consultation with the PMD Senior National Coordinator and officers responsible for marketing and public relations activities.
    •  Supports in the marketing and acquisition of applicants as well as the active participation in the annual call for proposals “Business Ideas for Development” (GfE).
    •  Develops the range of services offered in the Ghana on an ongoing basis, including implementing specific events (e.g. trade Its for employers, founders, etc.)
    •  Supports GfE related events organized in and out of the country through the provision of information on the local economic situation and opportunities for entrepreneurs from the diaspora, Germany
    •  Creates and updates key stakeholder Map in the area of local business start­ups and postfounding phases, develops and maintains the network among relevant strategic stakeholders, and tracks the further development of the entrepreneurship ecosystem for GfE founders, establishes a network to support people setting up their own businesses in various areas: market exploration, import/export/customs/law, start-up formalities, financing, business A business (B2B) and business partners
    •  Performs other duties and tasks at the request of the PMD Senior National Coordinator, Ghana and the GfE Project Manager, GIZ Headquarters.

    Qualification Required & Experience

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    •  Master’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Public Administration or any other related field, entrepreneurship related qualification/experience is an added advantage.
    •  A minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of relevant work experience
    •  Preferably, relevant professional experience in the context of Private Sector Development and Migration and Diaspora.
    •  Stay in Germany for an extended period and relevant professional experience in Germany and Ghana is advantageous.
    •  Availability to travel work-related within the country, region and to Germany
    •  Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.
    •  Ideally has gained some working experience and basic knowledge of International development cooperation.
    •  Excellent command of verbal and written English, professional level German is an advantage.
    •  Highly Organized, analytical and a problem solver
    •  High level of communication and negotiation skills
    •  Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure
    •  Excellent knowledge of IT (Microsoft Office Tools, Scanner, Printer)

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitable applicants are to forward a detailed curriculum vitae and a one - page cover letter to: [email protected] under the job code 2020/PMD/03/01 please consider your application unsuccessful.

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