GIZ Procurement and Services Department Head Jobs in Ethiopia
GIZ OfficeThe Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a German implementing organisation which provides services worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. We work to shape a future worth living in over 120 countries around the world.The GIZ Office in Addis Ababa oversees projects in Ethiopia and Djibouti where GIZ works on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the German Federal Ministry of Nutrition and Agriculture (BMEL) and other commissioning parties.Based on GIZ corporate policy guidelines, the GIZ Office supports the preparation and implementation of international cooperation projects, as well as the administrative implementation on site. The GIZ Office represents the GIZ to government authorities and national partners in Ethiopia and Djibouti and maintains close communication with the German Embassy and other German implementing organisations as well as with international donors.Overall ResponsibilitiesLeads the following sections Procurement of GoodsLocal contracts and framework agreementsInternational contracts through GIZ HQ
Procurement of ServicesContracts with Consulting firms and Appraiser / IndividualsFinancial agreements (e.g. Local Subsidy and Financing Agreement Contracts)Construction ContractsLease and framework agreements and othersCustom ClearanceImporting goods and vehicles for programsImporting and exporting personal effects and vehicles for GIZ ExpatsTransfer of Vehicle and RTA ProcessesAll kind of related MoFA processes and other relevant authoritiesVehicle InsuranceProcessing vehicle insurance for GIZ vehicles
Tasks:Leads, administers and coordinates the different sections under the unit in an efficient and effective mannerSupervises all administration staff and coaches staff members under his/her supervision and conducts performance appraisal.Coordinates with management in all HR issues.Manage the business processes of the unit efficiently. Perform any other duties in cooperation with other unit leaders of the office and projects.Compliance with GIZ Orientation and Rules and the GIZ Ethiopia National Personnel Policy.Job RequirementsRequired Educational qualifications, professional experience and competencyQualificationsUniversity master’s degree in economics or law.Professional ExperienceMinimum of 8 years’ experience in contracting, public procurement or similar field, preferably in an international context.In-depth knowledge and experience of min 5 years in the field of personnel management and personnel development.Experience in procurement of services with regard to EU public procurement lawOther knowledge, additional competenciesFluency in writing, reading and speaking in English and Amharic, knowledge of German language will be an advantageStudy and/or work experience in an English or German speaking country is an advantageVery good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office, SAP), and digital literacyExcellent verbal and written communication skills and clear judgmentPronounced negotiation skills, power of deduction and high degree of integrity, and excellent sense of complianceHigh level of service-orientation and advising competenceFlexibility and ability to work in an international team and cooperate well with colleagues of diverse backgrounds in an intercultural work settingDemonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced office environment, both independently and as part of a teamAbility to prioritize, able to manage multiple deadlines and deliver high quality work productsGood management and administrative skills
Exhibits commitment, reliability, loyalty.Highly solution-oriented mindset has a constructive approach to challenges.Takes over responsibility for the tasks assigned to her/him and carries them out independently.How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or Email: email@example.comPlease make sure you mention the Vacancy Number ‘Procurement and Services Department Head #132/2020’ in the subject line of your email application. Due to large number of applications we categorize applications with the vacancy numbers.Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might not be categorized in the appropriate folder and could be disqualified.Only short-listed candidates will be contactedWe encourage persons with disabilities to apply for the position. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given preference.Applications from qualified women are encouragedHave a look at GIZ Ethiopia’s benefit package
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