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Junior-Advisor (m/f/d) in the sector ‘Peace and Stability’ DR Congo, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

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Junior-Advisor (m/f/d) in the sector “Peace and Stability” DR Congo

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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 120 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-ID: V000051340
  •  Location: Kinshasa
  •  Assignment period: 03/15/2023 – 12/31/2024
  •  Field: Peace, Security and Emergency
  •  Type of employment: full- or part-time
  •  Application deadline: 02/01/2023

Job description

The German sector programme “Peace and stability”, implemented by KfW and GIZ, as well as the project “Promoting Peace and Stability in Eastern DRC II” (ProPaix II) support the realisation of the International Security and Stabilisation Support Strategy for the DRC. The junior professional is responsible for supporting the sector coordinator “Peace and stability” and head of project ProPaix II, based in Kinshasa. The sector coordination includes programme-wide processes in the German sector programme as well as representing the portfolio of GIZ in the sector. The objective of the project ProPaix II is to strengthen gender-sensitive peace building initiatives in the provinces North Kivu and South Kivu in eastern DRC.

Your tasks

  •  Operating the monitoring system in the German sector programme at programme level, in collaboration with the implementing organisations / partners and in coordination with the sector coordinator
  •  Analysing monitoring data and processing it for evaluation and reporting
  •  Assisting the sector coordinator in other coordination tasks, including the collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
  •  Supporting networking with international and national, state and civil society actors in humanitarian, development and peacebuilding, and representing the sector coordination / head of project at stakeholder meetings during his absence
  •  Assisting the sector coordinator in other coordination tasks, including the collaboration with BMZ and German Embassy
  •  Assisting the head of project in steering and planning processes, preparing and organising workshops, elaborating new approaches and development measures etc.
  •  Planning, organising and supervising national and international consultancies, in coordination with the sector coordinator / head of project
  •  Supporting reporting in the sector programme and the project
  •  Monitoring relevant media and sector information and processing it as needed

Your profile

  •  University degree (MA) in political science, international relations, development studies, peace and conflict studies, or other relevant subjects
  •  First expertise in monitoring and evaluation
  •  IT-competence; knowledge of technical Monitoring and Evaluation solutions is an asset
  •  Strong conceptual and analytical skills
  •  Initial relevant work experience in international cooperation and development work, preferably gained in developing or emerging countries, is an advantage
  •  Consulting competence, communicative skills, teamwork capability
  •  High willingness and ability to adapt and to learn also under stressful conditions over a longer period of time
  •  Business fluent in French and German; Fluent in English

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 the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The GIZ offers an additional benefits package for deployments in fragile security situations. You can find further information in the Guide to the Collective Agreement on Assignment Conditions in Fragile Contexts.

The security situation is tense. 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. GIZ runs a professional security risk management system in the field of deployment. The freedom of movement is restricted. 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.

Further information on country-specific advice from the Federal Foreign Office at https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en.

Notes

This job is suited to a full or a part-time position.

The willingness for frequent business trips is required.

Please observe the provisions of the country-specific vaccination regulations for entry and work in the country of assignment – in particular also regarding COVID-19.

We are happy to help accompanying partners discuss questions about benefits, residence permits and how to find your own job locally – feel free to get in touch with us during your application phase at map@giz.de.

In order to fulfill the company’s objectives, the readiness of employees for assignments at all GIZ locations in Germany and abroad is of high corporate interest.

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

Our benefits

  •  We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners.
  •  Everyone has the same opportunities in our company, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. We recruit based on specialist expertise and social skills. Transparency and fair opportunities for career advancement are just as much a matter of course for us as gender not being a barrier to taking up a management position.
  •  Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment, establishing new contacts and building up your network.
  •  We provide opportunities for taking part in training and professional development to all our staff. Our Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) will help you develop your skills.
  •  Ensuring the compatibility of career, family work and care commitments is part of our corporate policy. Flexible working hours and comprehensive preparation packages for families accompanying staff abroad are two examples of the opportunities that GIZ offers its employees. Our family-friendly philosophy also includes providing support for family members in need of care.
  •  Flexi-time and the possibility for mobile working gives staff maximum flexibility.
  •  We offer you various part-time working models to give you flexibility in planning your working and home lives.
  •  We allow our staff to accrue working time credits in a long-term working time account. This credit can then be used to take a lengthy leave of absence.
  •  Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course.
  •  We reward staff who achieve their agreed annual targets with a variable remuneration component.
  •  You will receive various additional benefits during your stay abroad that will depend on your country of assignment.
  •  We have put together an extensive package of benefits for family members accompanying staff abroad, including medical check-ups, language lessons and lump-sum allowances for the outward and homeward journeys. The Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) also offers a range of preparatory courses on local culture, history and customs and on travelling with children.
  •  During your assignment abroad, we will largely reimburse you for the school fees incurred for sending your children to schools providing a general education.
  •  In many places, you will receive a subsidy towards the rent on your place of residence. If you have not yet found suitable accommodation at the time of your outward journey, you will receive a subsidy to put towards your hotel costs.

Ensuring the compatibility of career, family work and care commitments is part of our corporate policy. Flexible working hours and comprehensive preparation packages for families accompanying staff abroad are two examples of the opportunities that GIZ offers its employees. Our family-friendly philosophy also includes providing support for family members in need of care. Everyone has the same opportunities in our company, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. We recruit based on specialist expertise and social skills. Transparency and fair opportunities for career advancement are just as much a matter of course for us as gender not being a barrier to taking up a management position. Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment, establishing new contacts and building up your network. We provide opportunities for taking part in training and professional development to all our staff. Our Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) will help you develop your skills. We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners. During your assignment abroad, we will largely reimburse you for the school fees incurred for sending your children to schools providing a general education. Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course. You will receive various additional benefits during your stay abroad that will depend on your country of assignment. In many places, you will receive a subsidy towards the rent on your place of residence. If you have not yet found suitable accommodation at the time of your outward journey, you will receive a subsidy to put towards your hotel costs. We have put together an extensive package of benefits for family members accompanying staff abroad, including medical check-ups, language lessons and lump-sum allowances for the outward and homeward journeys. The Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) also offers a range of preparatory courses on local culture, history and customs and on travelling with children. We allow our staff to accrue working time credits in a long-term working time account. This credit can then be used to take a lengthy leave of absence. We offer you various part-time working models to give you flexibility in planning your working and home lives. Flexi-time and the possibility for mobile working gives staff maximum flexibility. We reward staff who achieve their agreed annual targets with a variable remuneration component.About us

Your professional and personal development is important to us. At GIZ, you will be offered global work opportunities and an atmosphere that is characterised by diversity, respect and genuine equal opportunities. Our benefits are also impressive in terms of work-life balance and family friendliness. Flexible working hours that fit your life situation are an integral part of our corporate culture.

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.

Contact

HR-Service Center +49 (0) 6196 79 3200 kundenportal-rueckfragen@giz.de

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