GIZ Careers: Technical Advisor (Digital Impact & Policy)

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is inviting applications for the position of Technical Advisor (Digital Impact & Policy).

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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.

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Technical Advisor (Digital Impact & Policy) 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.
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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: Technical Advisor (Digital Impact & Policy)

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 (2) 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.

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