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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
The GIZ Office in Khartoum is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position:

Job Title: Risk Management Operations Officer
Supervisor: International Risk Management Adviser
Duty Station: Khartoum
Closing Date: 25 August 2018

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development worldwide. Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability. We advocate for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity, and we promote market-oriented, ecological and social economic development.
GIZ promotes sustainable and inclusive development in Sudan, in close cooperation with our partners and local communities. Over the past years, GIZ Sudan has experienced a dynamic phase of growth. We empower people to shape their own future and to improve their living conditions. Currently, our work focusses on employment promotion, food security and adaptation to climate change, as well as migration management.
GIZ Sudan is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position: Risk Management Operations Officer.

Responsibilities include:
The Risk Management Operations Officer will provide an important operations function to the Risk Management team in Sudan and to the GIZ Country Office. They will provide senior Risk Management and Country Management staff with up to date information with regards to mission movements across The Sudan, keep up to date personnel lists and risk management documents, assist in drafting new risk management policy and provide operations support to the Country Crisis Management Team in the case of an emergency.

  • Providing operations support to GIZ Sudan’s Risk Management team in Khartoum.
  • Tracking GIZ mission movements across The Sudan and reporting to line manager.
  • Maintaining personnel and contact lists.
  • Assisting the Country Crisis Management Team in an emergency.

The Operations Officer performs the following tasks:
1. Operations:

  • Plots and tracks GIZ mission movements across the Sudan.
  • Maintains personnel and contacts lists/ databases.
  • Assists with setting up the Operations Room to support the Country Crisis Management Team.

2.  Knowledge and Information Management: 

  • Collates and logs risk management information as directed by IRMA Khartoum.
  • Assists Risk Management Advisers with preparation of Risk Management Policy documentation.
  • Production of Risk Management related maps.
  • Maintains GIZ Sudan document repository.

3. Coordination and Liaison:

  • Close coordination with projects regarding mission planning.
  • Liaises with National Risk Management Advisers regarding the situation locally across Sudan.

4. Other duties/additional tasks:

  • Any other assignment(s) as may be determined only by the Chief Operations room or the RMA.

Required qualifications, competences and experience:
1. Qualifications:

  • High School education, and/or experience in similar roles in UN, INGO or similar, having a Certificate will be an advantage

2. Professional experience:

  • 3-5 years’ professional experience, with at least 3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position in International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGO) or Bilateral Organisations.

3. Other knowledge, additional competences:

  • Very good written and oral knowledge of English and Arabic.
  • Calm under pressure, and with a capacity to deal with multiple tasks at once.
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.
  • Very good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office).
  • Very organised and structured and process focused.

Please submit the following documents soft copy only, in English:
• CV (max. two pages)
• Motivation letter (one page).  This should focus on the following:
     • Why GIZ?
     • How is the applicant personally suited to the role?
     • How does the applicant’s education and work experience make them suited to the role?
     • ICT expertise.
     • Demonstrating good written English.

Address GIZ Office Khartoum, Amarat Street 3, House No. 15, Block 9, Amarat Town, Khartoum East
E-mail: giz-recruitment-sudan@giz.de
* The application shall not exceed 1MB.
* References and degrees will be requested if required and shall not be sent via e-mail.
* Due to large numbers of applications, GIZ cannot reply to every applicant. If you do not hear from GIZ by 27 September 2018, your application was not progressed.

We actively encourage applications from women and people with disabilities.