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 preparing for the EU-funded tender: „Technical Assistance Facility for the provision of capacity building and expertise on improving private sector developmentand the investment climate” in Eastern Africa, Southern African and the Indian Ocean.
This tender aims to contract long term technical assistance through the establishment of a Regional TechnicalAssistance Facility for the provision of capacity building and expertise on improving private sector developmentand the investment climate in Eastern Africa, Southern African and the Indian Ocean.
The aim of the Regional Technical Assistance Facility is to contribute to an improved business enablingenvironment and investment climate, as well as to develop national and regional value chains and increasedinvestments, innovation, trade and sustainable production and consumption patterns.
The facility will implement activities aimed to, inter alia: promote and strengthen inclusive public-private dialogue through capacity building; strengthen structured political and policy dialogue; contribute to market-based approaches to private sector development; strengthen capacity of MSMEs and young innovative entrepreneurs;promote women entrepreneurship; generate knowledge, studies and communication; analyse national/regional and support the development of value chains and strengthen the capacity of regional bodies and national administrations to design and implement legal, regulatory, administrative and institutional reforms that promote trade, economic stability, conducive business environments and attract investment.
Qualification and skills
At least a master’s degree in economics, business, agriculture / agribusiness or any equivalent subject relevant to this assignment;
Fluency in written and spoken English; French is an asset
General professional experience
At least 10 years of professional experience in providing international technical assistance in the field of SME development, analysis and development
Experience in Eastern, Southern African and/or Indian Ocean countries
Specific professional experience
At least 5 years of professional experience in providing technical assistance in the field of value chain development.
Proven expertise and experience in capacity building relating to markets, value-chains, investments, innovation and trade
5 years of professional experience in providing access to financial advisory services to SMEs, Mid-Caps and public sector organizations in relevant sectors.