GTZ is pleased to announce the following vacancy for a Project Manager (m/w) EUEI Partnership Dialogue Facility (EUEI PDF). Please click here for more information.

Country of assignment and location

Belgium, Brussels

Duration

March 2010 – March 2012

Project / Field of activity

The EUEI Partnership Dialogue Facility (EUEI PDF) is an instrument of the European Union Energy Initiative (EUEI), funded by several EU member states and the European Commission. It supports partner countries in improving access to energy services and energy security with a focus on Africa. It is devoted to facilitating the development and formulation of energy policies for development through dialogue between all stakeholders. It also conducts thematic studies and events on energy sub-sector policies meant for wider dissemination. The EUEI PDF also supports the work of the EUEI Secretariat (that is hosted by the European Commission), e.g. in the development and implementation of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership through the funding and organization of dialogue events as well as other services. Currently, GTZ hosts the EUEI-PDF project management unit.

Qualifications

You have an academic degree in economics, political sciences, engineering or development studies and long years of experience in the energy sector of development cooperation. As an international expert in energy policy development you have already cooperated with EU institutions and implemented projects funded by the European Commission. You have gained sound working experience in related projects in Sub-Sahara Africa. You enjoy networking and communicating with government authorities, project partners and national and international experts. Your political sensitivity and proven sector skills enable you to quickly win over partners . You apply your excellent managerial, organizational and networking skills in a results-oriented manner and with high quality. You are proficient in English. Knowledge of French and German would be an asset.

Corporate Profile

As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. It provides viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. Working under difficult conditions, GTZ promotes complex reforms and change processes. Its corporate objective is to improve people's living conditions on a sustainable basis.

GTZ is a federal enterprise based in Eschborn near Frankfurt am Main. It was founded in 1975 as a company under private law. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is its major client. The company also operates on behalf of other German ministries, the governments of other countries and international clients, such as the European Commission, the United Nations and the World Bank, as well as on behalf of private enterprises. GTZ works on a public-benefit basis. All surpluses generated are channeled back into its own international cooperation projects for sustainable development.

Currently, GTZ employs over 14,000 staff in more than 130 countries of Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Eastern European countries in transition and the New Independent States (NIS). Around 11,000 of these staff are national personnel. GTZ maintains its own offices in 87 countries. Some 1,780 people are employed at Head Office in Eschborn near Frankfurt am Main.

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