Junior Advisor Public Finance : GIZ – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

  • Harare

GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

DUE : 13 DEC 2022

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Job ID: V000051665
Location: Harare
Period of use: 03/01/2023 – 12/31/2023
Area of ​​Expertise: governance
Type of employment: Full or part time
Application time: 13.12.2022

Field of activity
The “Good Financial Governance” program commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is intended to support Zimbabwe in its efforts to reform public finances. The capacities of the Ministry of Finance and other selected partner institutions in the areas of tax policy, preparation of the national budget and financial control are to be strengthened through technical advice and needs-based qualification measures.

Your tasks
Assistance in providing technical advice to the Ministry of Finance and other national institutions
Organization of training courses on priority topics of the Ministry of Finance and other national institutions
Support in advising on change and dialogue processes
Participation in the management of international and national short-term consultants
Writing articles and creating presentations and concepts
Supporting the project management in coordinating with donors in the area
Support of the project management in planning and reporting
Maintenance and further development of the monitoring and evaluation system as well as supervision of the impact measurement

Your profile
University degree in economics or a comparable course
Previous professional experience in the field of public finance would be an advantage
Practical consulting experience in a partner country of development cooperation abroad is an advantage
Diplomatic skills in dealing with partners at the national level
First experiences in the conception and support of change processes
Ability to think conceptually and formulate concepts and technical and political papers
Social and intercultural skills, frustration tolerance and interest in working in a politically demanding environment
Fluent German and English skills

Location information
We are happy to offer you a first impression of topics such as the climate, shopping and supply options, the school situation and health care in Zimbabwe .

In order to do justice to the special features of the assignment in a fragile location with a security situation, GIZ offers its employees targeted preparation and support as well as an attractive benefit system.

The security situation requires increased vigilance. Special precautionary measures apply to GIZ employees on site. GIZ’s specifications for security measures must be followed at all times. Please also inform yourself about country-specific information from the Federal Foreign Office. A contact person for security risk management is appointed in the GIZ office on site. Occasionally there are special restrictions on freedom of movement for the working environment. GIZ does not place any restrictions on family members traveling with you. If necessary, we ask you to find out which types of relationships are legally and socially acceptable in the country of assignment.

You can find more information about country-specific information from the Federal Foreign Office at https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ .

This position is suitable for full-time or part-time employment.
Please note the provisions of the country-specific vaccination regulations for entering and working in the country of assignment – especially with regard to COVID-19.

We are happy to help partners who are traveling with you to discuss questions about benefits, residence permits and the path to your own professional activity on site – please feel free to get in touch with us during your application phase: map@giz.de .

In order to achieve corporate goals, the willingness of employees to work at all GIZ locations in Germany and abroad is of great interest to the company.

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