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(Junior) Waste Management and Recycling Expert

Posted about 1 month ago by GIZ
Location Baghdad Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Service
Responsibilities
The position holder is responsible for: 
  • Assisting the Project Director and Team Leaders in project implementation matters, which includes planning, implementing, reporting, and monitoring & evaluation. 
  • Supporting the Team Leader in internally coordinating the activities of Field of Action (FoA) No. 5 (“SME Development & Job Opportunity Creation”) with the two other FoA within Module 2 (“Employment Promotion”). 
  • Supporting the implementation and monitoring of the project’s FoA 5, especially the implementation of trainings for 
             a) waste/recycling facility managers and
             b) unemployed graduated youth. 
  • The position entails translation duties. 
 
Tasks
Research & Development The position holder 
  • will support the interpretation of studies which serve as baselines for the FoA 5 indicators and as basis for project development in close cooperation with the Team Leader. 
 
Networking 
The position holder 
  • will identify, develop and communicate with a network of institutions and persons from government, research and education facilities, private and public entities working in the field of waste management and recycling in Baghdad and Erbil. 
  • will identify, develop and communicate with a network of institutions and persons from government, research and education facilities, private and public entities working in the field of higher education, skills training and entrepreneurship development in Baghdad and Erbil. 
  • will support the identification and networking with companies with a strong potential for growth and employment creation in the field of waste management and recycling processes. 
 
Support to FoA 5 implementation 
The position holder 
  • supports the implementation and monitoring of activities in the FoA 5 along the project cycle and assist its Team Leader in all respective matters.  
  • reviews training curricula on waste management and recycling for management level staff and operational level staff from waste management and recycling facilities. 
  • reviews training curricula on waste management and recycling for unemployed graduated youth. 
  • supports advertising trainings for diverse participants (e.g. through the development of advertising material) 
  • identifies and reviews applicants for training and/or learning journey participation. 
  • compiles relevant data for the Project impact monitoring and contributes to progress reporting on his/her scope of work. 
 
Other duties/additional tasks 
The position holder 
  • supports the project with translation duties and any additional tasks if deemed necessary. 
  • contributes to the development of communication material and presentation supports. 
 
Required qualifications, competencies and experience Qualifications 
Professional experience 
  • Education: University degree (Bachelor / Master) in a relevant field (e.g. environmental and/or resource management, environmental studies/engineering, process and environmental engineering, geography) 
  • Experience: Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant occupational experience. Work for an international company or development organization is an advantage. 
  • Responsibility: execution of tasks according to existing planning and consultation with supervisor and colleagues. 
  • Tasks require constructive creative thinking, sometimes also conceptual initiative. 
  • Being acquainted with administrative procedures in government and administrative offices is an advantage. 
  • Above average academic Arabic, and fluent English language proficiencies are mandatory (written and spoken). Kurdish proficiencies are an advantage. 
 
Other knowledge, additional competencies
  • Microsoft Office software literacy 
  • German language skills are an advantage 
  • Team player, proactive and responsible personality, innovative and flexible. 
  • Ability and willingness to travel within Iraq including to Norther Region and abroad for limited periods. 

 

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