Deadline for receipt of applications: 29.04.13
Field of activity
As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in international cooperation for sustainable development.
Within the GIZ, the Department International Services implements projects on behalf of international clients.
As junior project manager, you support the project director in the implementation of several ongoing in the Middle East and North Africa. You are responsible for the coordination of all measures necessary for the planning, preparation, implementation and monitoring of projects with the involvement of
external and internal expertise. An additional field of responsibility is the coordination of the development of project concepts and services. This includes defining the scope of services, the mobilization of the project, contract negotiations both with clients and subcontractors, quality
assurance in terms of project results, supervision of performance progress reports, and supervision of budgets in line with internal processes. You are responsible for the client relation management and you support the project director in network management.
You have a degree in economics or political science and relevant previous experience in project management in the field of international cooperation. You are acquainted with the tendering and contract procedures for EU external actions. Ideally, you have spent a minimum of one year in Arabic-speaking countries.
Proficiency of English and French is a minimum requirement. Arabic language skills are an advantage. You are willing to learn German.
You have excellent negotiating skills as well as excellent management and communication skills. Independent, efficient work is natural to you. In stressful situations, you act team and goal oriented.
Period of assignment
May 2013 – April 2014
Place of employment:
The applications consisting of a cover letter and curriculum vitae are to be transmitted by email only to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org until the April 29, 2013, stating « REC JP. Junior. IS « Other references may, if requested, beings needs and responses will be sent only to applicants who meet the required profile