HR Pool (ROSTER) Technical Advisor for Vocational Training in Crafts

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.

The GIZ Office in Khartoum is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position:


 HR Pool/ Roster:
 Duty Station: looking for a qualified person to fill this position who can work at any duty station
 Closing Date: 31 Dec 2020



GIZ is looking for a qualified person to fill thisposition who can work at any duty station.


 Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Responsibilities

The position holder is responsible for:

  • Supporting the implementation of the project objectives as part of a small multicultural team;
  • Building up capacities for vocational training in vocational trades such as electrical and electronic, civil, mechanical, construction, plumbing, restaurant management, business management and others;
  • AdvisingTechnical Secondary Schools andTechnical Collegeswith the aim ofestablishing a market-oriented vocational training portfolio;
  • Advising technical instituteson advanced skills training for their instructors, in pedagogy training as well as in school management.

The position holder is furthermore responsible for:

  • Representing GIZ and the project vis-à-vis local authorities, partners and other stakeholders of the cooperation system
  • Acting as focal person for regional coordination meetings and organising quarterly meetings with main partners (DoL, TSS/NTC/VTC, SICU, Youth Hub) to discuss past and upcoming activities (2 persons per institution, with both project components representing GIZ)
  • Ensuring donor, partner and GIZ visibility (correct use of logos) and monitoring use of communications materials
  • Holding weekly team meetings with regional staff
  • Supervising the use of project vehicles to avoid misuse
  • Carrying out monthly cash counts as instructed by the Finance and Admin Manager
  • Liaising with landlord if contractual obligations are not kept


In this context, the position holder fulfils the following tasks:


  1. Tasks
  • Supporting project planning and the conceptual development including preparation, organisation and facilitation of planning exercises and their implementation, management, monitoring, evaluation, communication and documentation;
  • Analysing lessons learnt and compiling best practices for project implementation;
  • Developing ready-to-use strategies, innovative initiatives and technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals and procedures;
  • Conducting cultural and linguistic translation (oral and written Arabic and English);
  • Collect and review training manuals and curricula for the mentioned vocational trades in cooperation with the other technical advisor for vocational training;
  • Drafting reports, articles and other written documents in English and Arabic;
  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management.


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Diploma in vocational training or engineering or academic degree (B.A. or Master) in the areas of vocational education, business economics, development studies or similar fields;
  • Extensive knowledge of vocational training in Sudan/Darfur
  • Profound experience in cooperating with the private sector, as well as organizing and implementing vocational training courses;
  • Business and results orientation;
  • Experience in working within international teams;
  • Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies and computer applications (e.g. MS Office);
  • Experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment and inclusion of people with disabilities and social disparities;
  • Excellent English and Arabic communication skills, both verbal and in writing and German language as an asset.


Sectoral Competences:


  • Familiarity with the employment and vocational training system in Sudan and its institutional setup;
  • Knowledge of national vocational and educational training (VET) policies as well as regulations regarding training and employment of refugees.

  • If you are interested in the position, please submit your CV and Cover letter through and E-mail:
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contact for interviews

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