(Junior) Advisor (m/f/d) monitoring, evaluation & communication

JOB-ID: P1533V3410J02

App. w. professional exp. - Temporary

Job description

The programme „Cooperation for the Enhancement of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Regional Economic Integration” (CESARE) supports the SADC in economic development as well as good governance. Its main cooperation partner is the SADC secretariat in Gaborone, Botswana. The programme is further implemented in cooperation with national governments of SADC member states as well as with associations and companies of the private sector and civil society. One of the five measures of the programme is composed by the Joint Action “Support towards Industrialization and the Productive Sectors (SIPS) in the SADC region”. This Private Sector Development component is financed by the EU and the German Government. GIZ is responsible for the implementation of two result areas of SIPS: to enhance the Private Sector Participation in the Regional Anti-Retroviral (ARV) Value Chain (VC) and to enhance the Private Sector Participation in the Regional Leather Value Chain. Currently, as a reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic, SIPS is developing a new VC, Covid-relevant medical and pharmaceutical products (CMPP).


Your tasks
  • Build, maintain and update a Monitoring and Evaluation System for the measure considering the requirements of sector representatives as well as the standards of GIZ the EU, the German Government, SADC, the private sector representatives as well as the standards of GIZ 
  • Depict the achieved results/ outputs of the measure, prepare suitable communication materials and ensure consistent communication to all relevant stakeholders
  • Build, maintain and update a Monitoring and Evaluation System for a grant recipient within CMPP and connect this to the M&E System of the measure
  • Support the SIPS component manager in reporting to the different stakeholders and in additional administrative processes
  • Support the preparation and updating of an in-depth analysis of development opportunities within the Regional ARV, CMPP and Leather VC, an intervention strategy and an operational plan for the value chain. Help to increase value creation within the ARV, CMPP and Leather value chains in the SADC region
  • Support the cooperation with the private sector to understand and overcome binding constraints to growth (e.g. through private/publicdialogues, policy advice, procurement)
  • Support the SIPS component manager to ensure a close communication and coordination with beneficiaries and the private sector in preparing and updating the strategy and activity plans of the measure 
  • Support the provision of trainings for small and medium enterprises in the SADC region on different subjects such as management, marketing, new production technologies, reducing environmental footprints etc.
Your profile
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant subject (economics, political or social sciences, international cooperation or development studies, public or business administration, public health)
  • In-depth knowledge of monitoring systems, professional experience in monitoring and evaluation and/or communication in the field of development cooperation
  • Specialist experience and know-how on value chain development, regional economic integration, business models, policy & regulation in an international context are strong assets
  • Familiarity with institutions, organization, actors, processes and mechanisms in the pharmaceutical and/or leather sector is an asset
  • Professional experience with international organizations such as EU, UNIDO, SADC, Global Fund as well as the private sector is an asset
  • Working experience in an international context, working experience in Southern Africa is an asset
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills; very good social skills and teamworking ability; pronounced conceptual, analytical and advisory skills
  • Proficiency in English and German; Knowledge of another SADC language (French/Portuguese) is an asset

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GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

GIZ operates worldwide. As part of the GIZ team, you are prepared to take on international assignments and pass on your expertise.

This job is suited to a full or a part-time position.

A prerequisite for the conclusion of the agreement is the lifting of the restrictions currently in force in the company on the possibilities for travel and business trips in order to contain the worldwide spread of the Covid-19 virus.




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