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Development worker as Advisor (m/f/d) for organisational development of two associations

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Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organisations in more than 130 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you've come to the right place.

Job description

ProEcon's approach is to strengthen the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises by organising the supply chain with smallholder farmers, which thus gain access to inputs, services, knowledge and regulated markets. Under co-financing from the EU programme ProMove, the project additionally strengthens the cashew value chain (VC). In order to organise the VC efficiently and to improve quality in production and processing, two key actors are supported: the Association of Cashew Processors (AICAJU) and the Association of Cooperatives (AMPCM). Their cooperation and respective internal organisation are essential for good framework conditions, development of commercial potentials and dissemination of innovations.

Your tasks

  • Capacity development within AICAJU to implement its 2021 strategy
  • Strengthen capacity in AICAJU to effectively participate in policy dialogue by organising internal coordination
  • Improve advisory to AICAJU members, especially regarding inclusive business models and access to services
  • Facilitate dialogue and long-term business relationships with producers and cooperatives
  • Capacity development in AMPCM to support cooperatives meeting market demands
  • Improving coaching activities for cooperatives, particularly in relation to business plans
  • Building an effective communication structure between cooperatives, AMPCM and AICAJU
  • Advising AICAJU and AMPCM on financial management, acquisition and business model

Your profile

  • University degree in agriculture, administration, economy or related fields
  • Work experience with value chain analysis and agribusiness
  • Experience in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Knowledge of inclusive business models and development partnerships with the private sector
  • Knowledge of structure and functions of cooperatives and associations
  • Fluency in English; Portuguese skills are an asset

Location information

We are pleased to offer you a first impression on topics such as climate, shopping and services, the school situation and health care in Mozambique.

Nampula is a fast-growing location with a good investment climate; various opportunities for recreation, especially in nature and for water sports; a variety of restaurants

The security situation requires heightened vigilance. Tailored security risk mitigation measures are in place for GIZ staff in country. GIZ staff must adhere to security measures at all times. Please also check the county-specific information provided by the German Federal Foreign Office. A contact person for security risk management is appointed at the local GIZ office. The working environment is subject to special restrictions on the freedom of movement. GIZ does not impose any restrictions on life partners and family members to move with you to the country of deployment. We kindly ask you to inform yourself which forms of relationships are legally and socially accepted in the country of deployment.

Notes

GIZ's Development Service is looking forward to applications of candidates with a professional qualification and / or university degree and at least two years of professional experience. In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union.

For general questions from dependent partners about local employment - please contact us at: map@giz.de

A prerequisite for the conclusion of the agreement is the lifting of the restrictions currently in force in the company on the possibilities for travel and business trips in order to contain the worldwide spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your succesful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails form our recruiting system as spam.

About us

We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative and worldwide operating institution related to development policy. Your competencies and qualifications are demanded on the spot in an interdisciplinary team. You advise governmental and civil society organizations at local or municipal level. The Development Service of GIZ offers a comprehensive service package. It includes a specific technical and personal preparation. The basis for the deployment of specialists in the development service is the German Development Workers Act (EhfG).

GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued - regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

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