Team Leader (m/f/d) - Technical Assistance for Improving the Blood Transfusion Management System in Turkey

  • Senior-level
  • Posted on 1 August 2018
  • Ankara, Turkey
  • Closing on 31 August 2018

Job Description

Job description

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a service enterprise for development cooperation with international operations and global experience. Owned by the Federal Republic of Germany, the organisation operates as a private-sector enterprise with a development policy mandate: to make sustainable improvements to the living conditions of people in the countries we operate in. The organisation’s business area - GIZ International Services - is the vehicle for offering GIZ’s services to international clients.

GIZ International Services is shortlisted for an EU-funded project: “Improving the Blood Transfusion Management System in Turkey EuropeAid/139230/IH/SER/TR

The overall objective of the project of is to improve institutional capacity for social policy and inclusion in terms of policy-making, strategic planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

The purposes of this contract are as follows:

  • to contribute to the improvement, thus effective functioning of the blood supply system in Turkey in line with the EU Acquis in the field of public health under the area of Consumer and Health Protection.
  • to support the Blood Transfusion Management System with focus on quality, self-sufficiency and appropriate clinical use of blood and blood components.
Your profile

Qualifications and skills

  • Doctor of medicine
  • Specialty in haematology
  • Specialty or postgraduate degree in the field of transfusion medicine will be an asset
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Full computer literacy

General professional experience

  • Preferably 14 but a minimum of 12 years of professional working experience.

Specific professional experience

  • Preferably 5 but a minimum 4 years of experience as team leader and/or managerial position
  • Preferably 12 but a minimum 10 years of professional experience in the field of blood banking and transfusion medicine.
  • Experience in preparation of policy and strategy on blood banking and transfusion medicine will be an asset.
Location information

Base of the project will be Ankara. The project will also be implemented in İstanbul, İzmir, Adana, Bursa, Kayseri, Gaziantep, Erzurum, Trabzon, Diyarbakır, Malatya, Van, Samsun, Antalya, Bolu and Eskişehir, where the regional blood centres are located.

The particulate pollution load in Turkey crosses the limit value allowed in Europe around a multiple. Within the scope of the selection procedure and in the course of the setting investigation you will be informed about suitable preventive measures and behavioral measures.

The intended start date is 4th March 2019 and the project will be composed of a service component with duration of 36 months from this date.


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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.

Please send us an updated CV in EU format in English.

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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