The GIZ Project “Private Sector Development and Employment Promotion in Iraq” (PSD) aims to support the private sector in Iraq and to improve the economic and social perspectives of young people and returning refugees in the country.
As part of its approach to foster private sector company growth, the project implements activities on business integrity, supporting key structures such as the Iraqi Federal Commission of Integrity and the Iraqi Anti-Corruption Academy with the delivery of training measures on corruption prevention.
The project is looking for a technical adviser to support the design and implementation of activities to strengthen the personnel and institutional capacities of state institutions to fight corruption and create transparency in the private sector.
The technical adviser is responsible for
Managing his area of work according to the project’s objectives and indicators as well as agreements with the superior.
Assisting with the delivery of advisory services related to the work area ▪ Supporting the superior with the design, implementation and knowledge management of activities related strengthening of personnel and institutional capacities of state institutions in the field of anti-corruption
Implementing daily operational aspects of all issues related to the project area ▪ Cooperating with other stakeholders such as international organizations or ministries ▪ Processing technical aspects and further developing the area of responsibility in accordance with the specified quality standards
Maintaining of a good flow of communication and information between all involved institutions and counterparts and GIZ
The technical adviser performs the following tasks:
Project planning and implementation
The technical adviser
coordinates and assists in preparing and conducting project activities in the field of work ▪ assists national and international advisers in carrying out their work
oversees the development, review and timely submission of project-related materials, including regular reports that measure and evaluate project results
assists the project with all organisational issues
helps identify the needs of partner organizations and reflect this in the design of activities and planning of interventions
is jointly responsible with the partner institution for preparing, implementing and documenting training events, workshops, forums, team meetings and other project activities
Communication and networking
The technical adviser
develops and maintains contact with all important stakeholders
provides technical assistance to local and international experts
ensures knowledge management collects, processes and distributes relevant information, monitors communication and interaction between government institutions, NGOs and society through analyses of the media, direct dialogue, participation in meetings and seminars etc.
The technical adviser
draws up reports and presentation documents
prepares appropriate input for various project reports including annual reports, and contributes to the other reports required by the programme manager and GIZ
assists with research activities and studies on the area of work
Other duties/additional tasks
The advisor / technical project staff
performs other duties and tasks at the request of management
Required qualifications, competences, and experience
▪ Graduate degree in an area of study related to international development, political science, international relations, public policy, law, or another related field
At least 5 years’ professional experience in a position for an international development agency, NGO, public agency or similar
Technical knowledge about the field of anti-corruption would be an asset ▪ Experience in the design and organization of project activities (mandatory) Experience with the design and organization of training measures would be an asset ▪ Very good written and oral communication skills, political awareness and ability to interact with partners in ministries and state agencies
Other knowledge, additional competences
good working knowledge of ITC technologies and computer applications (e.g. MS Office) ▪ strong managerial and organisational competence
knowledge of Arabic and English
willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management
Requirements for application:
Subject line of the application should clearly indicate the vacancy applied for. ▪ CVs and motivations letters that are in the form of IMG, pictures, screenshots and links will not be accepted.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications passed the expiration date of the advertisement will not be considered.