As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objective in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ operates in more than 130 countries around the globe. In Malawi, GIZ has been working for more than 50 years. Malawi is a priority for German international cooperation and currently focuses on three priority areas: education, health and private sector development in rural areas. In addition to our work on these areas, we also work on public financial and economic management and social protection.
GIZ invites applications from suitable qualified Malawians for the post of Technical Advisor – Supply Chain Innovation at the Malawi German Health Programme (MGHP):
Position: Technical Advisor – Supply Chain Innovation
A. Project Description
The German Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) has awarded a grant to support the development of capacities in the Malawi health system to use drone and data technology. The project includes foundational training through the African Drone and Data Academy supported by UNICEF as well as further practical training and the establishment of drone bases for air deliveries of medical supplies to health facilities through the drone manufacturer and service provider Wingcopter. GIZ has been tasked with coordination of the grant and ensuring coordination and alignment with the Malawi Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in- and outside of Government.
The position is hierarchically and logistically integrated into the GIZ health programme and technically backstopped by the Smart Development Hack team at GIZ headquarters. The initial grant is for a start-up period of 17 months; the BMZ will make available a follow-up grant based on performance of the start-up period.
The advisor is responsible for:
The professional advisor performs the following tasks:
D. Required qualifications, competences and experience
Other knowledge, additional competences
How to apply
Interested candidates meeting the above listed requirements should submit their application with a one- page cover letter demonstrating how they meet the above requirements, along with a detailed CV to:
Human Resource Manager
P.O. Box 31131
The Job Title should be clearly mentioned in the subject line.
Closing date for applications is Monday, 24th August 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.