Working efficiently, effectively and in a spirit of partnership, we support people and societies in developing, transition and industrialized countries in shaping their own futures and improving living conditions. This is what the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is all about. As a federally owned enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. We are also engaged in international education work around the globe.
The Civil Society Programme aims to strengthen Civil Society Organizations to fulfil their mandate with a special focus on advocating for the rights of marginalized groups within the Palestinian society, e.g. people with disabilities. The Programme aims to improve the implementation of the Leave No One Behind (LNOB) principle of the Agenda 2030 on the level of partner organizations and the German Development Cooperation in Palestine as a whole.
In order to achieve our goals, we are looking for a full-time position based in RamallahProgramme Advisor LNOB “Leave No One Behind”Tasks and Functions include but are not limited to:
Advise partner organizations and programs on improving the inclusion of marginalized groups (e.g. people with disabilities)
Conceptualize, organize and deliver capacity building measures on the implementation of the LNOB principle on partner and organization level
Support the program in vetting new program partners, project proposals and budgets
Collect data, follow up on report and pre-vets reports
Prepare ToR for consultants and trainers
Supervise and ensure the implementation of quality standards within consultancies and trainings, including training plans, consultancy offers, reports, etc.
Plan, prepare and manage events and workshops for the Civil Society Programme
Assist in planning, coordinating and documenting meetings, workshops, seminars and other project activities with a focus on technical aspects, including documenting meeting minutes, preparation of briefings, documentation, etc.
Put together an overview of project/program activities, deadlines etc. and presents this regularly at team meetings
Coach and advise the Local Professionals seconded at partner organizations and follow up on their reports
Research and prepare project concepts
Support the Head of Program Administration in contract preparationJob Requirements
University degree (Master level) in the fields of Social Sciences or a similar field
At least five years proven work experience in the field of empowerment of marginalised
groups (e.g. people with disabilities)
Ability to work effectively in an intercultural team as well as on his or her own
Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills, organizational and time management skills
Ability to work under stressful conditions, self-initiator, flexible and able to work with people of different backgrounds, service oriented, friendly personality, well organised and motivated
Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed
Ability to work efficiently in remote team collaboration across regions
Experience with Civil Society, Self-representative and Community based organizations
Excellent command of MS Office and social media platforms
Full proficiency in Arabic and English, knowledge of German is an advantageAssignment: ASAP
GIZ is an equal opportunity employer, and offers an attractive and challenging working environment with opportunities for skill enhancement.Job DetailsJob Title
: Programme AdvisorDeadline
: 14 - Jan - 2019Location
: RamallahJob Type
: Full timePosition Level
: Master's degreeExperience
: 5 YearsCategory
: Business & AdminApplication Instructions
A complete application must be submitted in English to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
, which includes the attached applicant information form
, the CV and cover letter
, no later than 14th January 2019.
Kindly state in the email subject “Programme Advisor- LNOB”
. Any deficiency in the application will NOT be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.