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  • Technical Advisor (Digital Impact & Policy) Accra
  • GIZ Ghana in Accra, , Ghana
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) - is a public-benefit federal enterprise working in more than 100 countries worldwide.We work on behalf of the German Government and support public and private sector clients in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment, energy and environment, and peace and security. Our activities cover three priority areas: Energy and Climate, which deals with renewable energy and energy efficiency; Training and Sustainable Growth for decent Jobs; and Peaceful and Inclusive Societies, which focuses on good governance.

Project Brief
• Digital Transformation for Inclusive Entrepreneurship in Ghana (DTEG).
• The project improves the framework conditions for sustainable and inclusive economic development for micro and small women-led enterprises in Ghana.
• Its aim is to improve the conditions for digital transformation and digital services for women and strengthening digital skills.
• The implementation is in... six selected regions with a gender transformative approach.
• Achieving better business conditions for women-led micro- enterprises and policy advisory on regional and national level.

Scope Of Role
• The position holder will support activities in the macro level activities of the project, whose focus is on strengthening the framework conditions for the advancement of gender-responsive digital entrepreneurship on the national level and within 6 other regions.
• S/he does so by supporting the design, implementation and assessment of projects that contribute to the development of the digital policy, entrepreneurship, and cooperation landscape of the country.
• Strong knowledge of the digital policy and entrepreneurship landscape as well as gender-transformative approaches on the national and local levels is required.

Tasks
• Advice National and local Government structures to opportunities within the digital policy, local government, entrepreneurship, and cooperation landscape of Ghana for project implementation.
• Work in a team of advisors to support the implementation of projects activities in Accra and selected regions in Ghana.
• Lead in conduct thorough reviews and assessments of the digital economy landscape, analyzing its economic impact on both national and regional scales.
• Collaborate with local partners to develop monitoring and evaluation processes and tools aimed at measuring the impact of public interventions.
• Put in place structures to coordinate and maintain proper oversight of activities outside of Accra.
• Draft paper, statements, presentations, and briefing documents in digitalization, policy, gender and support to macro-level stakeholders.
• Conception and organization of events, workshops, and meetings.
• Provide advice to partners and stakeholders on digitalization and gender.
• Support the development of proposals, and the implementation of tenders.
• Cooperation with and coordination of consultants in project implementation.
• Preparation of presentations and related communication materials.

Qualification Required & Experience
• Master’s degree in social sciences, public policy, development cooperation, ICT, or any other project related field.
• A minimum of five years’ work experience in the Public Policy landscape, preferably digital policy.
• Deep understanding of the digital policy and entrepreneurship landscape of Ghana and opportunities that currently exist for the advancement of the ecosystem.
• Work experience with public sector institutions and experience working with local government and civil society organizations.
• Knowledge and experience in organizing ecosystem events and stakeholders that contribute to the advancement of the space.
• Excellent knowledge of gender-related issues.
• Strong knowledge of ICT technologies and computer applications.
• Excellent team-working and communication skills as well as excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent knowledge of English.
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, MS Team, Word, Excel, Power Point,

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a one-page cover letter stating their motivation to the position and added value to the project to:

hr-ghana@giz.de quoting the Job Code 2024/DTEG-DIP/21/05 in the subject line. If you do not hear from us two
• weeks after the deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 18 June, 2024

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. All qualified candidates regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, race, and religion are encouraged to apply
Accra Ghana

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