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25 Oct 2020

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Job Description

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is based on a wealth of regional and technical expertise and on tried and tested management know-how. We are a German federal enterprise and offer workable, sustainable and effective solutions in political, economic and social change processes.

Most of our work are commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). However, GIZ also operates on behalf of other German ministries and public and private bodies in Germany and abroad. These include governments of other countries, the European Commission, the United Nations and the World Bank. We are equally committed to helping our clients in the private sector to attain their goals.

GIZ Coordination Office Juba is seeking for 1 qualified South Sudanese candidate to apply for the vacant position of: Vocational Training Expert in the water sector for the GIZ-Project: Resilient Basic Services (REBASE).

Component 2 of the REBASE project focuses on the development of capacities in the water sector. For this purpose, the project is closely cooperating with Don Bosco in Gumbo and supports the establishment of a vocational training center for plumbers and water technicians. Furthermore, the project is designed to strengthen water utilities on all levels by improving their capacities.

The Vocational Training Expert shall:

  1. a) Liaise with all relevant actors in building capacities in the water sector

§ Under guidance of the Head of Component contribute to achieving the projects’ objectives

§ Facilitate cooperation with Don Bosco in Gumbo, as well as coordinate with internal and external partners in the domain of vocational training in the water sector;

b) Shape project activities related to capacity development

§ Steer project activities in coordination with Head of Component;

§ Check the quality and delivery of external service providers;

§ Monitor cost of training measures;

§ Participate in project design activities and make recommendations on improvements.

c) Support capacity development activities

§ Support the development and implementation of training curricula;

§ Support the organization and implementation of trainings and other capacity development activities;

§ Assess the trainings and evaluate their impact;

§ Contribute to the project impact monitoring.

d) Administration

§ Facilitate correspondence between the project and partner institutions;

§ Organize administrative and logistical aspects of the project activities (meetings, workshops etc.);

§ Manage confidential files, especially in the areas of personnel development of training participants.

e) Other Duties

§ The Expert also fulfils other adequate tasks as determined and assigned by the Head of Component or the Head of Programme.

  1. Required qualifications, competences and experience

a) Qualifications

§ Bachelor or similar qualification in Civil Engineering or equivalent with solid didactic background.

b) Professional experience

§ At least 5 years of professional working experience in the water sector;

§ at least 3 years working experience as a trainer and in development of training curricula;

§ at least 2 years professional experience in a comparable position.

c) Language Skill

§ Fluent written and oral knowledge of English languages is required

d) Other knowledge, additional competences

§ good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)

§ confidential handling of data and information

§ very good knowledge of the English language

willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management

How to apply

Application procedures

Applicants should submit their CVs and cover letters declaring interest for the position to the GIZ-Coordination Office Juba, or by email to.HR-Suedsudan@giz.de Applicants must send their applications not later than Nov 03/ 2020 before 16:00hrs.

Hardcopy applications should be addressed and submitted to the GIZ Human Resource Department Coordination Office Juba

Please note that all applications should be submitted with nonreturnable photocopies of all the relevant documents including recommendation(s) from previous employer(s), copy of national certificate.

Original documents will only be required for verification during interviews if requested.


§ The position is open only to South Sudanese Citizens. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

§ Read, understand and examine your qualification before you can apply.

§ Ensure that your day contacts are reachable and that of your referees.

§ Interview will be conducted in GIZ Coordination Office Juba only.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH provide equal employment opportunity to all regardless of gender or disability. Women are highly encouraged to apply**


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