3 Job Positions at GIZ Rwanda(Deadline: 14th April, 2022)

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3 Job Positions at GIZ Rwanda(Deadline: 14th April, 2022)

2 Job Positions of Technical Advisor on Skills Development for the Pharmaceutical Industry and Biotechnology at GIZ Rwanda: (Deadline 14 April 2022)

Vacancy for a

Technical Advisor on Skills Development for the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology 

for Special Initiative for Training and Job Creation (SI Jobs) Programme 

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GIZ has worked in Rwanda for over 30 years. The primary objectives between the Government of Rwanda and the Federal Republic of Germany are poverty reduction and promotion of sustainable development. To achieve these objectives, GIZ Rwanda is active in the sectors of Decentralization and Good Governance, Economic Development and Employment Promotion, Energy and ICT (Information and Communications Technology).

The Special Initiative Training and Job Creation (SIAB) aims to improve the conditions for sustainable economic and employment growth in in Rwanda and to promote investment. The Special Initiative together with the Rwandan partners facilitates interventions in the following fields of action: “The conditions for investments of European or international enterprises in Rwanda are improved; the capacities of Rwandan SMEs in selected sectors/clusters for sustainable, employment-generating growth are improved; the business ecosystem of selected sectors/clusters is improved”. The project provides advisory services and facilitates the access to funding schemes and instruments for the development and implementation of business projects.

GIZ would like to recruit the candidates for the position of Technical Advisor on Skills Development for the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology for Special Initiative for Training and Job Creation (SI Jobs) Programme.

Location: Kigali

Fixed Term: 12 months (renewable upon review)

Position: Two (2)

The Technical Advisor performs the following responsibilities and tasks:

Responsibilities

The Technical Advisor is responsible for:

  • Support the component independently in the identification, mapping and development of activities on skills development for the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology according to the programme offer
  • Support the component in the identification of potential partners for the interventions planned and building working relationships for joint implementation of activities
  • Support the component and partners in curricula development and quality improvement of curricula in trades or degrees relevant for the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology and auxiliary services
  • Identify private sector partners and include them actively in the development of a skilled labour force for the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology
  • Networking with actors that are relevant for the development of a pharmaceutical industry or biotechnology sector in Rwanda
  • Competent representation of GIZ in all discussions and meetings on the development of a pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology sector in Rwanda
  • Implementation of the activities in accordance with best practices in the professional field and in development cooperation
  • Ensuring that the activities are closely coordinated with the programmes related to other GIZ programmes in Rwanda, Germany and worldwide
  • Support actively the Monitoring & Evaluation efforts of the component and the programme
  • Contribute actively to reports (regular and ad-hoc), PR materials, requests from GIZ HQ and for the preparation of political and economic delegations

Tasks 

The Technical Advisor performs the following tasks

Technical tasks

  • Advise private and public partners in the area of skills development, with the focus on the pharmaceutical industry and auxiliary services
  • Advise training institutions (TVET and academic) on the improvement of curricula and development of additional/upskilling modules
  • Develop approaches how to include the private sector in the practical training of students, graduates and (potential) staff
  • Facilitate and support different exchange platforms/formats in project management
  • Moderation, facilitation of communication and project management processes between potential partners or groups of stakeholders
  • Identification and addressing of potential obstacles for the development of a skilled labour dorce and approaches how to mitigate these obstacles
  • Support the implementation of the component according to the project proposal
  • Participate in the identification, mapping and development of activities related to the project

Communication and Networking

  • Facilitate and support different exchange platforms/formats in project management
  • Moderation, facilitation of communication and project management processes between potential partners or groups of stakeholders
  • Contact person for requests from private and public partners, interested parties and other GIZ projects
  • Relationship management of established contacts with stakeholders and partners
  • Representing the component at national level
  • Collecting and disseminating relevant information, disseminating programme experiences and developing a database on companies.
  • Compiling of information and preparing them for presentation to the management
  • Responsible for the documentation of best practices in the component

Programme management and programme support

  • Monitoring and evaluation of the achievements of the programme indicators
  • Support to regular and ad-hoc reporting, PR requests as well as requests from GIZ HQ and for the preparation of political and economic delegations
  • Actively support the preparation of fact sheets, web pages, presentations, articles for GIZ intranet and other publications for presenting the programme to the public
  • Ensure that all administrative and financial rules are complied to with the necessary diligence
  • Identify demand for national and international consultants, preparing consulting assignments and supporting documents
  • Guide, liaise and support consultants working for the component; ensure quality management and control of the services and tasks delivered
  • Operational Planning and follow up on an ongoing basis with all counterparts
  • Support to the overall programme and to other programmes of GIZ in the Cluster Sustainable Growth as well as any activity and task on cluster level
  • Support and execution of any other tasks assigned to by the management

Required Qualifications, Competences and Experience

Qualifications and professional experience

  • Master’s degree in Life Science, Natural or Applied Science, Pharmaceutics, Lab Technology, Engineering, Economics, Business Development, Education or related field
  • At least 5 years’ professional experience in a similar position, e. g. as a technical staff or advisor in the area of pharmaceutics/pharmaceutical industry, engineering, TVET or academic education in Life Science, Natural or Applied Science, Pharmaceutics, Lab Technology or Engineering
  • Proven track record in the private sector as well as in capacity building for different stakeholders or TEVT/academic education; ideally experience in development cooperation
  • Excellent understanding of the ecosystems and auxiliary services which are needed to build a pharmaceutical industry in Rwanda, including regulation for pharmaceutical products including vaccines
  • Excellent project management skills; experience in working with external national and international consultants
  • Proven skills in preparation of ToRs, business planning, financial management and project development will be a strong asset
  • Working experience with grant schemes/facilities will be a strong asset

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Finely tuned organisational skills and ability to work on one’s own initiative, in project management but also at the conceptional level
  • Able to work under little supervision but at the same time being a real team player
  • Persistent and focused on the tasks, but at the same time creative and open minded
  • Excellent communication skills; experienced in communication on different levels and with different target groups (public and private sector)
  • Very good working knowledge of ICT and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Ability to present complex content in a concise and understandable manner, orally and in written
  • Excellent knowledge of English, orally and written

Interested candidates should submit their application (motivation letter, updated CV, certificates and references), until 14th April 2022 at 4:00 PM,  by e-mail to recruitment-rw@giz.de. The email attachment (max. size 2 MB) should be a PDF file. Please quote the job title in the subject

GIZ is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified candidates. This includes the provision of reasonable accommodation, if needed, in order to participate in the job application and interview process and to perform essential job functions. Please let us know, if you have any particular requirements should you be invited for assessment/interview or that you wish us to consider, when considering your application

Women and people with disability are especially encouraged to submit applications.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview.

GIZ Office Rwanda

KN 41 St. / Nr.17, Kiyovu

P.O. Box 59, Kigali,

Rwanda

GIZ Office Rwanda reserves all rights!!

Junior Technical Advisor on Skills Development for the Pharmaceutical Industry and Biotechnology at GIZ Rwanda: (Deadline 14 April 2022)

Vacancy for a Junior Technical Advisor on Skills Development for the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology for Special Initiative for Training and Job Creation (SI Jobs) Programme

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GIZ has worked in Rwanda for over 30 years. The primary objectives between the Government of Rwanda and the Federal Republic of Germany are poverty reduction and promotion of sustainable development. To achieve these objectives, GIZ Rwanda is active in the sectors of Decentralization and Good Governance, Economic Development and Employment Promotion, Energy and ICT (Information and Communications Technology). 

The Special Initiative Training and Job Creation (SIAB) aims to improve the conditions for sustainable economic and employment growth in in Rwanda and to promote investment. The Special Initiative together with the Rwandan partners facilitates interventions in the following fields of action: “The conditions for investments of European or international enterprises in Rwanda are improved; the capacities of Rwandan SMEs in selected sectors/clusters for sustainable, employment-generating growth are improved; the business ecosystem of selected sectors/clusters is improved”. The project provides advisory services and facilitates the access to funding schemes and instruments for the development and implementation of business projects.

GIZ would like to recruit the candidate for the position of Junior Technical Advisor on Skills Development for the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology for Special Initiative for Training and Job Creation (SI Jobs) Programme.

Location: Kigali

Fixed Term: 12 months (renewable upon review)

Position: One (1)

The Junior Technical Advisor performs the following responsibilities and tasks:

A. Responsibilities

The Junior Technical Advisor is responsible for:

  • Support the component in the identification, mapping and development of activities on skills development for the pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology according to the programme offer
  • Support the team of the component in curricula development and quality improvement of curricula in trades or degrees relevant for the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology and auxiliary services
  • Networking with actors that are relevant for the development of a pharmaceutical industry or biotechnology sector in Rwanda
  • Support the implementation of the activities in accordance with best practices in the professional field and in development cooperation
  • Support actively the Monitoring & Evaluation efforts of the component and the programme
  • Contribute actively to reports (regular and ad-hoc), PR materials, requests from GIZ HQ and for the preparation of political and economic delegations

B. Tasks

The Junior Technical Advisor performs the following tasks

1.    Technical tasks

  • Support the component in advising private and public partners in the area of skills development, with the focus on the pharmaceutical industry and auxiliary services
  • Support the component in advising training institutions (TVET and academic) on the improvement of curricula and development of additional/upskilling modules
  • Support the component with compiling of information, research, project management tasks, organising activities such as meetings as well as taking of minutes of meetings
  • Support the implementation of the component according to the project proposal

Participate in the identification, mapping and development of activities related to the project

2.    Communication and Networking

  • Support different exchange platforms/formats on demand of the team and the management
  • Contact person for requests from private and public partners, interested parties and other GIZ projects
  • Collecting and disseminating relevant information, disseminating programme experiences and developing a database on companies.

Compiling of information and preparing them for presentation to the management and the team

  • Support the documentation of best practices in the component

3.    Programme management and programme support

Support the monitoring and evaluation of the achievements of the programme indicators;

Support to regular and ad-hoc reporting, PR requests as well as requests from GIZ HQ and for the preparation of political and economic delegations

Support the preparation of fact sheets, web pages, presentations, articles for GIZ intranet and other publications for presenting the programme to the public

Ensure that all administrative and financial rules are complied to with the necessary diligence; support in all commercial tasks requested

  • Guide, liaise and support consultants working for the component; support in ensuring quality management and control of the services and tasks delivered
  • Follow up on an ongoing basis with all counterparts and on the operational plan
  • Support to the overall programme and to other programmes of GIZ in the Cluster Sustainable Growth as well as any activity and task on cluster level
  • Support of any other tasks assigned to by the management

C. Required Qualifications, Competences and Experience

Qualifications and professional experience

  • Master’s degree in Life Science, Natural or Applied Science, Pharmaceutics, Lab Technology, Engineering, Economics, Business Development, Education or related field
  • At least 2 years’ working experience ideally in the area of pharmaceutics/pharmaceutical industry, engineering, lab technology or project management
  • First understanding of the ecosystems and auxiliary services which are needed to build a pharmaceutical industry in Rwanda, including regulation for pharmaceutical products including vaccines
  • Good project management skills; first experience in working with consultants would be an asset

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Finely tuned organisational skills and ability to work on one’s own initiative
  • Able to work under little supervision but at the same time being a real team player
  • Persistent and focused on the tasks, but at the same time creative and open minded
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to present complex content in a concise and understandable manner, orally and in written
  • Very good working knowledge of ICT and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Excellent knowledge of English, orally and written

Interested candidates should submit their application (motivation letter, updated CV, certificates and references),  until 14th  April  2022 at 4:00 PM , by e-mail to recruitment-rw@giz.de. The email attachment (max. size 2 MB) should be a PDF file. Please quote the job title in the subject

GIZ is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified candidates. This includes the provision of reasonable accommodation, if needed, in order to participate in the job application and interview process and to perform essential job functions. Please let us know, if you have any particular requirements should you be invited for assessment/interview or that you wish us to consider, when considering your application

Women and people with disability are especially encouraged to submit applications.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview.

GIZ Office Rwanda

KN 41 St. / Nr.17, Kiyovu

P.O. Box 59, Kigali,

Rwanda

                                         GIZ Office Rwanda reserves all rights!!


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