Experts (m/f/d) Trade, Private Sector Development and Engagement and Regional Integration Facility II (TPSDE II)

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 2 April 2021
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Job Description

Job description

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.

GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded tender: Trade, Private Sector Development and Engagement and Regional Integration Facility II (TPSDE II).”

The overall objective of this project is to improve the impact of the EU policies and interventions on private sector development and engagement, trade and economic integration in partner countries, including associated human resources development, with a focus on vulnerable countries and in particular those most affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

The specific objective of the project is to improve the capacity of EU delegations and headquarters to programme, design and implement TPSDE interventions using the available programming tools.

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Qualifications and skills

  • A university degree in the areas of social, political or economic sciences, engineering or related diploma.
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English language.
  • Good knowledge of French and/or Spanish will be considered as an asset

General professional experience

  • At least 7 years of professional experience covering the design and/or implementation and/or evaluation of international cooperation policies, programmes and projects.
  • Working experience with the European Union will be considered as an asset

Specific professional experience

The two key experts should have each one at least 5 years of professional experience in at least three of the four following areas of expertise:

  • Facilitation of sustainable investments, including green and social investments,
  • Private sector engagement, public-private dialogue, support to business organisations,
  • Inclusive business models and business models for resilience,
  • Trade, including e-trade

Professional experience in one or more of the following areas will be considered as an asset :

  • Financial inclusion, including digital financial inclusion
  • Vocational education and training (VET)
  • Sustainable value chains and human rights approach in businesses
  • Raw materials and development minerals
  • Women economic empowerment
  • Business environment reform
Location information

The key experts’ normal place of posting will be home-based and will liaise with the project manager at DG INTPA on a regular basis. The place of posting of key experts shall be in the EU, EEA, Switzerland or the UK. The team leader will ideally be located in Brussels.

Start date & period of implementation

The intended start date is 15th July 2021 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 36 months from this date (minimum of 660 working days).


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About the Organization

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.

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