Job Vacancies in Dar es salaam and Arusha at GIZ Tanzania

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TECHNICAL ADVISOR – COVID-19-RELEVANT MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS REGIONAL VALUE CHAINS PROMOTION

Job Title : Technical Advisor – Covid-19-relevant Medical and Pharmaceutical Products Regional Value Chains Promotion
Job Category : Professional, Band 4
Location : Gaborone, Botswana
Project : GIZ – CESARE component for “Support
towards Industrialization and the Productive
Sectors (SIPS)
Duration : 01.04.2021 until 31.03.2022

Recommended:

Key Responsibilities;

You work as a technical advisor in the CMPP team (composed of 3-4 colleagues) within SIPS and report to the CMPP Team leader and the SIPS Project Executive Manager. The overall goal of your work is to increase value creation within the CMPP Value Chain in the SADC region and to increase participation of the local private sector in the Value Chain (VC).

You support the CMPP team leader in the planning and discussions of the activities and support him/ her in monitoring and reporting of outputs. You support the CMPP team leader in identifying, connecting of external Covid-19/ CMPP VC stakeholders and identify/ combine (joint) activities as well as opportunities and needs in Covid relieve in agreement with above-mentioned goal.

SADC has engaged a separate contractor to implement the political branch of the SIPS program.

The post is currently financed and advertised for 12 months but can be extended until 28.02.2023 in case expected additional project funds for 2021 become available. The position requires regular business travel within the SADC region by the successful incumbent (if the pandemic situation allows).

Responsibilities include in detail:

  • Support the planning and implementation of the CMPP activities of the program
  • Ensure up-to-date measures/ strategies with regards to the Covid-19-pandemic. Support the identification of opportunities and needs of the region, e.g. regarding manufacturing, regulation and trade of CMPP such as FFP2 masks, disinfectants, Covid-19 test kits, ventilators, etc. as well as possibly Covid vaccine related activities, such as manufacturing, distribution logistics etc.
  •  Support close coordination with beneficiaries and the private sector in preparing, monitoring and updating the strategy and activities of the measure 0 Cooperate intensively with the regional private sector implementing innovative projects, such as manufacturing of FFP2 masks, disinfectants, Covid-19 test kits, ventilators, etc., supported by SIPS.
  • Ensure closure of grant agreements for these projects.
  • Identify needs, coordinate and provide technical assistance to private sector to overcome arising difficulties in producing, registering and trading these CMPP. o Ensure monitoring of projects, correct usage of grants, resulting benefits for local communities, and regional trade of manufactured CMPPs.
  • Support the planning and managing of the CMPP result area
  • Support the preparation of high-quality reporting towards the different stakeholders (SADC, EU, BMZ) and in additional administrative processes 0 Support the planning and monitoring of an efficient use of project finances

Requirements:

Qualification

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Biomedical sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Administration or equivalent

Professional experience

  • Work experience in Medical Device, Chemical or Pharma/ Biotech/Biomedical industry or comparable or work experience in industry-related, chemical and/or biomedical research institutions are a strong asset.
  • In-depth knowledge of medical manufacturing, related logistics, (procurement) supply chains and trade is a strong asset.
  • In-depth knowledge of medical devices & drug regulation processes, market access,
  • commercialization processes                       and public policy experiences, etc. is a strong asset.
  • Familiarity with institutions,                    organization, actors, processes and mechanisms in the health sector including (inter-)national and regional (stringent) regulatory authorities (e.g. FDA and EMA, WHO prequalification) is a strong asset.
  • Working experience with GIZ and/ or other development organizations especially in private sector development and/ or health is an asset.

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Profound knowledge of English required. Advanced skills in another SADC language (French, Portuguese) or German is an asset.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team, intercultural and social competence, strong communication skills, flexibility and patience.
  • Very good knowledge of ICT technologies and computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Office, MS Teams, Project Planning Tools)

TECHNICAL ADVISOR – ANTI-RETROVIRAL VALUE CHAIN PROMOTION

Job Title : Technical Advisor – Anti-retroviral Value Chain Promotion

Job Category             : Professional, Band 4

Location : Gaborone, Botswana

Project                      : GIZ – CESARE component for “Support

towards Industrialization and the Productive Sectors (SIPS)

Duration : 01.04.2021 until 31.03.2022

Key Responsibilities;

You work as a technical advisor in the ARV team (composed of 2-3 colleagues) within SIPS and report to the ARV team leader and the SIPS Project Executive Manager. The overall goal of your work is to increase value creation within the ARV Value Chain in the SADC region and to increase participation of the local private sector in the Value Chain (VC), foster private sector-university collaborations etc.

You support the ARV team leader in the planning and the discussions of the activities and support him/her in monitoring and reporting of outputs. You support the identification, connection and management of external ARV VC stakeholders and identify/ combine (joint) activities in agreement with above-mentioned goal. SADC has engaged a separate contractor to implement the political branch of the SIPS program. You support the ARV team leader in liaising with this contractor to coordinate implementation activities and, in addition, support the project executive manager to report to SADC.

After an initial phase in Gaborone working within the team and contributing to the inception phase of the program, you will relocate to a SADC member state with major implementation activity to oversee and steer implementation activities in that country and/ or its neighbours. In addition, the position requires regular business travel within the SADC region by the successful incumbent (if the pandemic situation allows).

Responsibilities include in detail:

  • Support the planning and implementation of the Anti- Retroviral Value Chain activities of the program G
  • Support the continuation of the in-depth analysis of development opportunities within the ARV VC, an intervention strategy, and an operational plan for the VC; Increase value creation within the ARV VC in the SADC region
  • Support the close coordination with beneficiaries and the private sector in preparing, monitoring, and updating the strategy and activities of the measure
  • Cooperate intensively with the private sector to understand and overcome binding constraints to growth (support and organize private/public dialogues, trainings, policy advice, procurement, financial grants and all other instruments that lead to a positive development within the ARV VC)
  • Support the planning of the ARV result area
  • Support the preparation of high-quality reporting towards the different stakeholders (SADC, EU, BMZ) and in additional administrative processes
  • Support the planning and monitoring of an efficient use of project finances

Requirements:

Qualification

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Health, Pharmacology, Biomedical sciences, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Engineering or equivalent.

Professional experience

  • In-depth knowledge of drug development, manufacturing (GMP) and distribution of pharmaceuticals, (procurement) supply chains of pharmaceuticals and specifically antiretroviral drugs is a strong asset.
  • In-depth knowledge of health & drug regulation processes, market access,
  • Commercialization processes and pharmaceutical public policy experiences, etc. is a strong asset
  • Familiarity with institutions, organization, actors, processes and mechanisms in the pharmaceutical sector including (inter-)national and regional (stringent) regulatory authorities (e.g. FDA and EMA, WHO prequalification) is a strong asset.
  • Working experience with GIZ and/ or other development organizations especially in private sector development and/ or health is an asset.
  • In-depth knowledge of the SADC region and/ or individual Member states is an asset.

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Profound knowledge of English required. Advanced skills in another SADC language (French, Portuguese) or German is an asset.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team, intercultural and social competence, strong communication skills, flexibility and patience.
  • Very good knowledge of ICT technologies and computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Office, MS Teams, Project Planning Tools)

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should be addressed to: The Human Resources Manager

P / Bag X12, Village Gaborone

E-mail address: hr-botswana@giz.de

OR

Hand delivered to:   1st floor Morula House, Plot 54358,

Prime Plaza, New CBD, Gaborone

For further information please contact HR unit at 3957400

Closing date for application is 1st March 2021.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Personal Assistant
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives.

GIZ is looking to fill the position of Personal Assistant to the Country Director at the GIZ Office Dar es Salaam.

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Responsibilities
The personal assistant is responsible for

  • Managing the Country Director’s communications with local and international counterparts; GIZ German headquarters and with German external clients
  • Acting as focal point in liaison with the German Embassy and the German institutions in Tanzania on one hand, and Tanzanian Official Institutions on the other
  • Daily operational performance of all administrative tasks for the country director and in liaising with the entire office
Tasks
  • Manages incoming and outgoing correspondence
  • Organises and participates in internal and external meetings and workshops
  • Interprets and translates as required

Required qualifications, competences and experience
  • University degree in office management/administration or similar area at least 3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position within GIZ or other German development organization (e.g. KfW)
  • At least 3 years experiences of working for GIZ and solid knowledge of its systems, policies and structures
  • In-depth understanding and insight knowledge of GIZ and German development cooperation
  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Proficiency in the GIZ internal IT systems
  • Language skills: excellent spoken and written English, German and Kiswahili
  • Good intercultural understanding Applications:

HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should send their letter of application together with the CV and copies of academic certificates by email to hr.giz-tanzania@giz.de Please use the subject line “Personal Assistant”.
Closing date for submission: 11.02.2021 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

GIZ Tanzania is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their gender, origin, religion/belief, disability or any other minority group

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Head of Component (m/f/d) "Improving Regional Trade in Seed Potatoes in East Africa"
Job-ID: P1533V5576
Location: Arusha  

Assignment period: 04/01/2021 - 04/30/2022
Field: Rural Development
Type of employment: full- or part-time

Job description
On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, GIZ implements the global project "Fund for Agricultural Policy Advice and Innovation (FABI)". Through advisory services and capacity building FABI supports African partner countries in developing and implementing evidence-based strategies in the field of agricultural and agricultural trade policy. The project is part of the special initiative "Eine Welt ohne Hunger” (One World Without Hunger). The work package "Improving regional seed potato trade in East Africa", which is carried out in cooperation and coordination with the regional project "Supporting East African market-oriented and people-centered integration” in Arusha, Tanzania", with the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, aims to lay the foundations for the further development of seed potato trade in the EAC.

Your tasks

  • Execution responsibility for the work package including planning and implementation of the advisory case according to agreed objectives and activities including budget responsibility
  • Development and implementation of work plans with the EAC Secretariat and overall coordination of activities in the region including trainings for national control and certification bodies
  • Coordination of project activities with national focal points in the six EAC partner countries
  • Technical management of national GIZ staff in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
  • Advising the EAC Secretariat and EAC partner states on seed potato trade, sanitary and phytosanitary standards, standardization and certification, and coordinating standardization processes
  • Representation of the project in steering committees as well as coordination with other projects and donors
  • Coordination of external short-term experts, subcontractors as well as contractors from industry and research
  • Impact monitoring and knowledge management as well as responsibility for reporting
Your profile
  • Completed university studies in the field of economics, agricultural sciences or a comparable field of study
  • Several years of professional experience in international cooperation, ideally in (East) Africa
  • Expertise in rural and agricultural development, promotion of agricultural value chains, innovation-oriented agricultural extension, trade facilitation, and harmonization of norms and standards
  • Several years of professional experience in management and implementation of complex rural development projects in development cooperation
  • Intercultural and political intuition, diplomatic skills and confident demeanor in the context of the EAC integration process
  • Strong experience in technical coordination
  • Ability to communicate with different partners
  • Fluent English language skills; German language skills are an advantage
Location information
The GIZ offers an additional benefits package for deployments in fragile security situations.
Please use the following link for information about living and working in Tanzania.

The security situation is tense due to the global pandemic. Tailored security risk mitigation measures are in place for GIZ staff in country. GIZ staff must adhere to security measures at all times. Please also check the country-specific information provided by the German Federal Foreign Office. A contact person for security risk management is appointed at the local GIZ office. The freedom of movement is restricted. GIZ does not impose any restrictions on life partners and family members to move with you to the country of deployment. We kindly ask you to inform yourself which forms of relationships are legally and socially accepted in the country of deployment.

Notes
GIZ operates worldwide. As part of the GIZ team, you are prepared to take on international assignments and pass on your expertise.
There is a potential option for extension until the end of 2022.
This job is suited to a full or a part-time position.

Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails from our recruiting system as spam.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.
You can get an overview of our benefits packages here.
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 C0v1d-19 v1ru$.
Application deadline: 02/17/2021

About us
We create prospects for people and with people. As GIZ has an international mandate, we offer a multicultural working environment. We are committed service providers and dedicated professionals, even under difficult circumstances. We take pride in enabling our employees to develop their professional and personal skills. There are plenty of reasons to join our motivated team – ranging from the diverse challenges you will face on a daily basis in one of our 130 partner countries, to the broad scope you will have for shaping your work.
Contact
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+49 6196/79-3200
Kundenportal-rueckfragen@giz.de
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