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Office Manager

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. GIZ offers 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.


 Duty Station: Gedarif
 Closing Date: 15 Jan 2022


GIZ is implementing the project “Food Security for Refugees and Adjacent Communities in Gedaref and Kassala in Kassala and Gedaref states. The programme is implemented under the host agreement between the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Government of Sudan. The programme has three areas of intervention and aims at improving the livelihoods of the local population, refugees, and migrants:

1. Improving Food Security and thereby increasing agricultural yields.

2. Improving the nutrition security through the production of vegetables.

3. Improving the supply of drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene.

 Duties and responsibilities:

Responsibilities • Property management • Good communication flow • Daily operational performance of all administrative tasks for the entire office • Filing documents in reference files or in DMS in line with GIZ’s filing rules • Fleet management B. Tasks 1. Secretariat work and services • Preparing and organizing information materials for meetings • Answering, reviewing, forwarding and/or taking calls • Managing incoming and outgoing correspondence (post, fax, email) and prioritizing and organizing it • Replying to and looking after correspondence • Photocopying and scanning documents as needed • Participating in internal and external (team) meetings and workshops and assisting with documenting these, e.g. by taking minutes • Liaising with customers in a service-oriented manner on behalf of the office by providing a professional telephone service and personally welcoming visitors and maintaining a high standard in the reception area • Dealing with incoming and outgoing phone calls, invoices, cheques, letters, and documents 2. Office coordination, office management and general coordination • Office coordination and general office management JOB DESCRIPTION Project title: Food Security (PN: 17.4048.9.001.00 = 50% 17.4048.9-005.00= 50%) • Monitoring schedules and ensuring agreed blocks of time are kept clear for planned events relating to the GIZ office • Coordinating and organizing and preparing rooms for meetings • Coordinating equipment etc. required for meetings with the responsible person 3. Administration • Ensure that the office is clean and functioning smoothly daily. • Overseeing the external service providers including the cleaning (inside the office and the grounds), security services and internet services. • Coordinating fleet management • Managing fuel consumption checks, logbooks oversight, and other related fleet management tasks • Generator monitoring, service, re –fueling, logbook maintenance • Hotel reservations for staff and visitors. • Managing the office first aid kit • Managing the key inventory, for the office and vehicles in a lockable cabinet. • Stationery inventory stock management • Creating and maintaining a filing system for the property and fleet management related issues, including, but not limited to: project vehicle files, fuel monitoring, service schedules for vehicles, generator, water tanks, indoor and outdoor cleaning services, stationery stock records, etc. 4. General tasks • Welcoming visitors in a friendly manner and serving them with beverages • Interpreting and translating as required 5. Other duties/additional tasks • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

D. Required qualifications, competences, and experience Qualifications • At least BA in (business) administration or similar area • Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office) • Good management and organizational skills • Good communication skills • Willingness to up skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management • Confidential and trustful handling of data and information • Highly service oriented • Fluent written and oral knowledge of Arabic and English, German is an asset E. Professional experience

• At least 3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position

Please submit the following documents through Sudanjob.net in soft copy:

  • In English CV
  • Motivation letter




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