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  • Posted: Aug 8, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 20, 2019
  • 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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    Project Manager – (m/f/d) Developing Risk Management Approaches For Climate and Health Risks

    Poor households in developing countries are vulnerable and exposed to manifold risks. The financial consequences of shocks such as illness, death and natural disasters are a major factor contributing to poverty. The Strategic Alliance (STA) GIZ-Allianz-BIMA is a public-private-partnership (DeveloPPP) joining forces to develop risk management approaches for pilot regions in Morocco, Ghana and India.The project component on “mobile insurance” develops and implements in partnership with BIMA pilot activities to increase awareness and usage of mobile insurance services by: (i) developing innovative distribution channels enabling access to insurance, (ii) increasing the value proposition of health insurance products by bundling risk management services with other non-financial risk management and reduction services and (iii) promoting regulatory frameworks supportive for mobile insurance development.

    Job Description

    • Carrying out proactively all project activities of the component “mobile insurance” operating in Ghana and support Morocco and Egypt
    • Cooperating closely with both project partners Allianz and BIMA to pilot a new approach of mobile insurance, improving financial literacy and responsible selling, providing guidance to two national staff members in Ghana
    • Conducting research to generate knowledge with a focus on mobile insurance, capacity building and disruptive insurance distribution channels and mobile insurance regulation
    • Editing technical papers and providing input to relevant events (knowledge dissemination)
    • Developing concepts and strategies to scale up or replicate project outcomes in other regions/countries
    • Supporting the head of project in key account management
    • Taking responsibility of an effective knowledge management for the overall project
    • Coordination and engagement with neighbouring departments within GIZ to bring great ideas into a welcoming and international team

    Qualification Required & Experience

    • Master degree in a relevant technical field: economics finance, ideally but not necessarily combined with health risk management or InsureTech
    • At least longstanding work experience in financial systems (banking or best insurance industry), wordbank, regional development banks or international NGOs, indeally as a mix in developing countries and industrial countries
    • GIZ experience is based on the project setting a clear plus
    • Keen interest in using innovation to promote financial and health inclusion – by disrupting the traditional insurance markets
    • Team oriented mentality
    • Strong organisational, analytical & SCRUM Project Implementation skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, liaison and cross-cultural skills
    • Experience in the international development cooperation
    • Fluent in English, knowledge of German is desired

    Our offer

    • Salary: Competitive GIZ Salary , SSNIT, Health Insurance as well as 13th Month Salry and annual bonus

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants are to forward applications with detailed CV and a one-page cover letter to: [email protected]

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