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GIZ recruiting Team Leader for EU Canada Policy Dialogue Facility

Brussels, Belgium, 02 July 2018

Job description

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.

GIZ International Services is participating to the EU-funded tender: "EU Canada policy dialogue facility (PDSF)".

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to strengthening and further enlarging the strategic partnership between the EU and Canada. Its specific objectives are to foster dialogue in specific priority areas4 of EU and mutual interest and to support the implementation of the EU-Canada SPA and, where appropriate, CETA, but also other relevant agreements concluded between the EU and the Canadian Government.

The list of priority areas include but it is non-exhaustive: security and defence, foreign policy, non-proliferation and disarmament, trade, energy, environment, climate change, oceans, Arctic, migration and asylum, employment, social affairs and decent work, macroeconomic policy, consular issues, gender and women empowerment, democracy and human rights, United Nations, development, transport, raw materials, and forest products.

The contractor will support the CA in:

  • The preparation of baselines, benchmarking, specific sector studies, polls, etc.

  • The organisation of events (conferences, seminars, workshops, mutual technical visits and other exchange activities, press conferences, etc.) within the scope of the dialogues, including horizontal business-related events;

  • The provision of specialised technical assistance to relevant stakeholders;

  • The support of exchanges between Canadian and EU stakeholders, experts, civil society and social partners;

  • The consolidation and further development of monitoring, communication and visibility tools.

Your tasks

The Team Leader (m/f) will be the main interface between the Contractor and the European Commission for all matters related to this contract/project. The Team Leader will be responsible for overall project implementation and coordination. He will guarantee the overall quality control of the output.

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