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Communication and Knowledge Expert (m/f/d) Greening EU Cooperation Facility – Technical Assistance for the Integration (or Mainstreaming) of Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in EU Development Cooperation - Climate Change, Environment
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Grade: Expatriat, Chief and Senior Professional
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Communication and Knowledge Expert (m/f/d) Greening EU Cooperation Facility – Technical Assistance for the Integration (or Mainstreaming) of Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in EU Development Cooperation

  • Job-ID: V000046164
  • Location: Bruxelles
  • Assignment period: 11/01/2021 - 10/31/2025
  • Field: Climate Change, Environment
  • Type of employment: part-time
  • Application deadline: 07/29/2021

Job description

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a service enterprise for development cooperation with international operations and global experience. Owned by the Federal Republic of Germany, the organisation operates as a private-sector enterprise with a development policy mandate: to make sustainable improvements to the living conditions of people in the countries we operate in. The organisation’s business area - GIZ International Services - is the vehicle for offering GIZ’s services to international clients.

GIZ International Services is currently bidding for the EU-funded tender: „Greening EU Cooperation Facility – Technical Assistance for the Integration (or Mainstreaming) of Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in EU Development Cooperation.”

The project consists in the establishment of a technical assistance facility and the provision of technical assistance services to improve the integration (mainstreaming) of Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (EBCD) considerations and objectives in EU supported policies, programmes, investments and budget support operations. The services provided aim at ensuring that EBCD issues are adequately mainstreamed in EU supported policies, programmes and investments/development cooperation and that efforts in the areas of EBCD are adequately tracked and reported on. The main target groups include development partners involved in EU international cooperation, including government counterparts, regional and continental organisations, as well as intermediaries involved in relevant EU programmes; EU delegations and Commission services.

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Qualifications and skills:

  • University degree in Journalism, Communication, Publicity, Marketing, education or equivalent professional experience (of minimum 3 years in those areas)
  • High-quality writing and communication skills
  • A minimum C1 Level in English.
  • A minimum B2 Level in French and/or Spanish will be considered as an asset.
  • Proven experience and sound knowledge of current communication tools and technologies (including social media, webpages and blogs, etc.).
  • Familiar with professional software for laying out/editing documents and on-line content and preparing presentations.

General professional experience:

  • At least 5 years professional experience in the field of communication, knowledge development and/or capacity development

Specific professional experience:

  • At least 3 years in coordinating and delivering communication and visibility campaigns and/or knowledge and capacity development events, using various tools, in the field of development cooperation or in the areas relevant for this contract (EBCD)
  • Previous professional experience with EU-funded projects will be considered as an asset
  • Field experience in developing countries will be considered as an asset

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GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disabilities, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

Please send us an updated CV in EuropeAid format in English.

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