The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a German federal enterprise. GIZ supports the Federal German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ operates in more than 130 countries around the globe. In Melawi, GIZ has been working for more then 50 years.
GIZ is recruiting A TECHNICAL ADVISOR FOR CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING based in Lilongwe who will support construction of a new ward for infectious diseases (such as COVID-19), including previous demolition of an existing building, at Zomba Central Hospital. This construction component is part of a project to strengthen infrastructure and capacities for pandemic response in Malawi. The project is implemented though the German Government and Federal States Programme in close partnership with the Malawi German Health Program cooperating closely with the German Federal Chancellery of the Free State of Thuringia and the NGO Zomba Hospital Project.
Position: TECHNICAL ADVISOR FOR CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING
ln the German Government and Federal States Programme (Bund-Lander-Programm, BLP) the German government and the German federal states cooperate in international Development Cooperation. Since 2015, projects have been implemented worldwide through the programme.
This will initially be a 75% FTE position but may become a 100% position in the future. The successful candidate would start the position as soon as possible. The contract is a fixed term contract and will run until 31.12.2022.
A. General Responsibilities