Technical Advisor (CB Labour Department Expert) at GIZ Ghana


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) – is a public-benefit federal enterprise working in more than 100 countries
worldwide. We work on behalf of the German Government and support public and private sector clients in a wide variety of areas, including
economic development and employment, energy and environment, and peace and security. Our activities cover three priority areas: Energy and
Climate, which deals with renewable energy and energy efficiency; Training and Sustainable Growth for decent Jobs; and Peaceful and Inclusive
Societies, which focuses on good governance

Project Brief:

GIZ has been commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Union to
implement the Joint Action “Migration, Jobs and Development”. The aim is to provide economic and social reintegration measures for returned
and jobseekers, capacity building for members of employment promotion institutions, engaging diaspora organisations, pursuing legal pathways
of labour migration and establishing regional employment promotion networks

Scope of Role:

• The Technical Advisor is responsible for the capacity building of the Regional Labour Offices (RLO) and its various Public Employment Centres (PECs) within the Ahafo/Ashanti regions.
• The main responsibility will be the coordination of activities and know-how-transfer, as well as training and networking for the respective labour officers stationed in the regions.
• Supporting the steering committee of the project regarding the strategic development, management, and operational execution of the programme


• Support and advise the steering committee of the project, the regional labour office and the public employment centres in all capacity building needs for employment promotion, job canvassing, migration, and reintegration matters.
• Facilitate know-how transfer to the Regional Labour Officer and PECs.
• Organize training events for labour officers.
• Draft manuals, concept notes and similar information materials.
• Support the RLOs and PECs in the organisation and implementation of employment promotion activities, such as career guidance sessions.
• Draft papers, statements, presentations, and briefing documents in the area of Employment Promotion, Reintegration and Migration.
• Support the effective cooperation with other units of the Labour Department and the GIZ Ghana.
• Support internal communication, rules and regulations, team building and reporting on the progress of work to the relevant superiors.
• Keep relevant stakeholders informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work.
• Support the organisation of regular team meetings and the onboarding of new team members.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences or any other project related fields.
• A minimum of one (1) year of work experience in: international development, project management, social work, and other related fields.
• Expertise on the topic of migration in Ghana, especially on the nexus of Migration and Development, Reintegration and Employment.
• Experience in working/engaging with international organizations and/or donors (e.g. EU) is an advantage.
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Strong knowledge of MS Office with a focus on MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• A strong capacity for effective teamwork, high degree of flexibility, ability to work under pressure of deadlines and pays attention to detail.
• Willingness to travel in and outside the country.
• Willingness to update skills as required by the tasks to be performed

Location: Goaso/Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job | Technical Advisor (CB Labour Department Expert) at GIZ Ghana

Interested and suitable applicants are to forward their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a one-page cover letter to: quoting the Job Code 2023/PFS/21/03 in the subject line. If you do not hear from us two (2) weeks after the deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 06 April, 2023

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. All qualified candidates regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, race, and religion are encouraged to apply.