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  • Posted: Mar 25, 2020
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    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

    Your Profile

    •  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)

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    Advisor, Migration Policy Advice (MPB)

    •  Works closely with the Senior National Coordinator (PMD), who represents the Programme Migration and Diaspora at country level under the roof of the Ghanaian German Centre for Jobs, Migration & Reintegration
    •  Coordinates all programme related activities in the context of Migrations Governance in the partner country with close consultation withe the PMD coordinator, the MPB Project Manager and other relevant staff members of of the Programme Migration & Diaspora in country and at GIZ Head Quarters in Eschborn Germany
    •  Supports the Senior National Coordinator (PMD) in the overall implementation of the Programme Migration for Development if necessary, stand in for and support other colleagues in charge of other programme fields of action at the country level coordinates the design and implementation of services to the political partners of the programme/ component based on profound need analysis
    •  Responsible for continuous management of partner relations including evaluating relevant political topics and themes together with partners
    •  Monitors the development and Implementation of MPB plans and activities in close consultation with counterparts
    •  Coordinates processes, joint project activities and work at the local/national and regional level (in special cases with service provider)
    •  Coordinates Innovation, knowledge and quality management of the MPB component.
    •  Establishes and maintain strong partnership with project stakeholders Supports project knowledge management
    •  Performs other duties and tasks at the request of the PMD Senior National Coordinator and the MPB-Ghana Manager in GI, Headquarters, Eschborn Germany

    Qualification Required & Experience

    Your Profile

    •  A master’s degree in an area that is related to the project objectives,such as Migration Studies, Development Studies, International Relations/ Political Sciences, etc
    •  At least three (3) years professional experience in a comparable position Excellent written and oral knowledge of English, good working knowledge of German would be an advantage
    •  Very good working knowledge of ICT (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
    •  Availability to travel frequently within the country, region and to Germany. Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed based on corresponding measures are agreed with management

    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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