Deutsche Gesellschaft Fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Junior Technical Advisor TVET

Research, Teaching & Training

Nigeria - Ibadan & Oyo State | Full Time | NGN Confidential

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities &  Tasks:

A. Responsibilities:  

The Junior Technical Advisor will work under the supervision of the Team Leader for the SKYE Benin office and will support the development and implementation of measures to achieve the project objectives.  

B. Tasks:

1. The Advisor: 

  • Draft concept notes, terms of reference, meeting agendas,  minutes and reports for internal and external activities 
  • Support the management processes for consultants  contracted (e.g. organize consultant visits, monitor progress,  check on deliverables, coordinate with partners)  
  • Organize project activities in coordination with the team  leader  
  • Prepare and deliver presentations as relevant for purposes  both within and external to the project  
  • Travel within the region and beyond as required to  implement project activities (especially within Edo as well as  Lagos state)  
  • Participate in project internal meetings and activities and  provide support as may be requested and/or delegated 
  • Engage in coordination and networking with other GIZ  programmes, project partners and with other relevant  stakeholders  
  • Support administrative tasks and processes (financial,  logistical, contractual and other) as necessary for the  effective and efficient implementation of the project activities  
  • Provide technical advice and support to the partners and  other stakeholders as relevant on key thematic issues 
  • Support knowledge management processes within the project. 

C. Required Qualifications, Competencies and Experience:

  • Formal Education: University degree in Education, Political Science, Economics  or other relevant fields of study 
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position in a  Nigerian private sector and/or public sector institutions  
  • Work experience in one of the fields mentioned in the following is an asset: vocational training, employment promotion, career guidance, migration (e.g. reintegration of returnees). 
  • International exposure and/or work experience in an  international company/organization is an asset 
  • Proven excellent knowledge of the English language, both  oral and written 
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptional and organizational  skills 
  • Proven good working knowledge of computer applications  (e.g. MS Office Package) 
  • Experience in addressing issues of gender equality is an  asset 
  • Resourceful and resilient and able to stay motivated in the  face of setbacks or during periods of pressure 
  • Willingness to strengthen skills and competencies as  required by the task to be performed in line with measures  agreed with the supervisor and management 
  • Willingness to travel to the field and other programmes  offices in Nigeria  

D. Duty station:

  • Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

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