Programme Advisor


The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is pleased to announce a job offer for the position of Programme Advisor in GIZ’s Programme: “Private Sector Development and Technical Vocational Education and Training in the South Caucasus”.


Location: Tbilisi, Georgia

Title of position: “Programme Advisor”



The advisor is responsible for

  • managing the area of dual Vocational Education and Training (VET) and other professional educational programmes for the Georgian construction sector that forms part of the programme objectives, team agreements and/or agreements with the superior
  • assisting programme initiatives to provide professional advisory services to and cooperate with a broad range of target groups such as VET Colleges, construction companies, relevant business membership organisations, as well as the relevant line ministries
  • innovation and knowledge management



Advising the partner institution(s)

The advisor

  • assists and monitors the development and implementation of programme plans and activities with regards to the construction sector component in close consultation with counterparts
  • contributes to preparing and implementing the coordination process, joint programme activities and work at the local and national level
  • deals with the design, preparation and implementation of workshops, seminars and other events on issues connected with the programme’s area of activity
  • develops and organises quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes, improvements and initiatives


Networking and cooperation

The advisor

  • supports cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, assists with PR work and cooperates with local communities, relevant organisations, non-governmental agencies and individuals in the programme environment and with other projects to improve and maintain good working relationships
  • supports the GIZ-internal exchange and cross-sectoral activities with other advisors in the programme and in existing Community of Practices (CoP)
  • communicates local interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the programme


Knowledge management

The advisor

  • ensures knowledge transfer to programme information, especially regarding professional education and dual VET in the construction sector
  • develops ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals and procedures for professional education and dual VET in the construction sector
  • draws up reports and presentation documents
  • prepares appropriate input for various programme reports including annual reports, and contributes to the other reports required by the programme manager and GIZ Head Office
  • assists with research activities and studies on political issues which benefit joint programmes.


Coordination tasks

The professional

  • assists with general project planning and develops project concepts including preparation, organisation and moderation of planning exercises and their implementation, management, monitoring, quality management, evaluation, communication and documentation
  • coordinates relevant project activities at local level in consultation with the manager and in cooperation with the partners, both as regards implementation and preparing organisational aspects
  • compiles the relevant information for joint activities and assignments
  • handles order management on behalf of GIZ (e.g. offer preparation, impact monitoring, project progress review, reporting)
  • prepares and coordinates the assignments of short term expert assignments in the construction sector component of the programme


Required qualifications, competences and experience



  • masters/MSc in an area that is related to the programme objectives, with a focus on a relevant field (e.g. construction specialist, civil engineer, educational specialist, economist, or other sector-relevant formal qualification)


Professional experience

  • at least 5 years’ professional experience in a position advising on professional education and vocational education and training in the construction sector


Other knowledge, additional competences

  • very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • fluent written and oral knowledge of English, additional German language is an advantage but not a requirement
  • willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management


The interested persons should send application documents in English (motivation letter and CV incl. reference letters or reference persons) no later than 17.03.2020    to the following e-Mail address:


Please indicate in the subject the vacancy you are applying for. Mails without correct subject will not be considered.    


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

სრული განაკვეთი
გამოცდილების დონე: საშუალო
სქესი: ნებისმიერი
გამოქვეყნებუილია: 09/03/2020
ბოლო ვადა: 17/03/2020

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