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Job-ID: V000050864 Location: Lilongwe Assignment period: 02/01/2023 - 01/31/2028 Field: Rural Development Type of employment: full-time Application deadline: 07/26/2022

Job description

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.

GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded tender: Support to Preservation, Restoration and Regeneration of Malawi’s Natural Resources.

The overall objective (Impact) to which this contract contributes is:

To contribute to sustainable and inclusive transformation of food systems in Malawi.

The specific objective (Outcome) of this contract is as follows:

Better preservation, restoration and regeneration of natural resource base and its diverse ecosystems.

Your profile

Qualifications and skills

MSc degree in any of the following: Forestry, Natural Resources Management, Land Use Planning, Soil and Water Management/Conservation; alternatively, a BSc degree in Forestry or Agriculture with a minimum of 20 years professional experience in any of the following fields: Natural Resources Management, Land Use Planning, Soil and Water Management/Conservation. Fluent in English

General professional experience

Must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience in project management and administration; Must have at least five (5) years’ working experience in project management and administration in sub-Saharan Africa, of which at least three (3) years working with local authorities; Must have a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience as a Team Leader of multi-cultural teams;

Specific professional experience

Must have at least eight (8) years of professional experience in any of the following fields; Forestry, Natural Resources Management, Soil and Water Management/Conservation and Land Use Planning; Must have at least eight (8) years’ experience working on Development Partner’s funded projects in any of the following fields: natural resources conservation, agricultural land resources conservation and environmental conservation; Must have worked on at least five (5) assignments relating to forestry, agriculture, natural resources and environmental policies and legislations ; Must have worked on at least five (5) assignments relating to capacity building in natural resources management; Must have worked on at least five (5) assignments relating to public sector reform and institutional strengthening in natural resources management; Experience managing EU funded grants will be considered an asset.

Location information

The operational base of the project will be Lilongwe and the three administrative regions of Malawi. Experts based in Lilongwe will have frequent travels to all participating/implementing districts while region based experts will have frequent travels to districts implementing project activities within respective regions.

Start date & period of implementation

The intended start date is 1st February 2023 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 60 months from this date. (for a minimum of 800 days).

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