TVET Junior Officer

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Dohuk, Iraq

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
18th May, 2017

Job Description

The TVET Junior Officer provides support for:

  • The TVET Coordinator and other experts for whom TVET Junior Officer performs technical and administrative tasks
  • Coordinating project activities
  • Carrying out specific research tasks which are required for planning the implementation of the TVET activities
  • Carrying out specific tasks in connection with knowledge management for the project
  • The programme manager in carrying out project activities
  • Enter and analyse the programme data for monitoring and evaluation purposes


  • Under the supervision of GIZ programme manager, liaise and coordinate on all matters regarding the smooth implementation of the TVET and Entrepreneurship projects with partners
  • Serve as the principal point of contact between the GIZ and partners that implement TVET and entrepreneurship training
  • Follow up the project activities displayed and planned in the project agreement between GIZ and partners.
  • Communicate with relevant GIZ \ partners’ personnel to ensure GIZ \ partners tasks being performed adequately, on schedule and in accordance with contractual documents.
  • Coordinate with the centre managers in each camp to monitor and evaluate the project activities and provide feedback to the GIZ programme manager.
  • Ensure participation and representation of GIZ in respective UN \ int. NGO \ KRG coordination meetings at Dohuk level in coordination with GIZ Education programme manager on request.
  • Assist admin personnel of GIZ in the preparation and timely collection of documents and vouchers in order to enable partners \ GIZ to provide monthly statements of accounts to GIZ on time and in accordance to regulations of GIZ.
  • Maintain a physical presence in the GIZ project office, Dohuk, meet visitors and conduct subject meetings and provide suitable information to all GIZ staff about the work of the project component in close coordination with GIZ programme manager.
  • Assist the GIZ programme manager in further tasks as required by the program.


  • BA in technical engineering or similar area
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods

Professional experience

  • At least 1 year’s professional experience in a comparable position
  • Experience with assessments and/or field research desirable
  • Experience with coordination of different organizations desirable
  • Experience in documenting activities and reporting skills
  • Good working knowledge of information and communication technologies (ICT; related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office, especially Excel)
  • Local knowledge of emergency context in Duhok area and local market dynamics desirable
  • Open and neutral access to samples to ensure that the data is as objective and reliable as possible
  • Ability to work very precisely
  • Very good knowledge of English and Kurdish (Kurmanji), Arabic as an advantage
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management <(R{)

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