GIZ Project ”Technical Vocational Education and Training in BiH” (TVET in BiH)
Project Assistant (f/m/d)
For the Sarajevo Project Office
as of June 01, 2020
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, commissioned by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, in cooperation with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation started a jointly implemented project aiming to improve vocational education and training. The purpose of the measure ”Vocational Education and Training” is to embed the dually organised vocational education and training in the structures and processes of VET actors.
You support the project management mainly in administrative tasks (50%) and partly in technical and organizational aspects of project implementation (50%). In particular:
daily operational execution of all administrative tasks according to the needs of the project with a strong focus on all processes related to contracts with external service providers (national/ international)
taking care of the general communication within the office (answering and forwarding telephone calls, processing of e-mails, letters, photocopying and scanning of documents, drafting and distribution of various letters and information, if necessary, writing minutes of meetings, arranging meetings and managing the superior’s diary/schedule);
support in organizing and conducting workshops, seminars, conferences and other events with timely care for all related activities (rental of premises and hotel accommodation, provision of technical equipment, transportation, interpreters, catering, etc.);
filing of documents (electronically and hardcopies) in accordance with the GIZ rules on filing
supporting all technical staff members with processes at the intersection between administrative and technical issues (e.g. onsite Operations)
supporting the processes related to the monitoring and evaluation of the project activities carrying out short translations from English/German to Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian language and vice versa, creating power point presentations within the project, supporting the elaboration of projects related Terms of Reference providing required support to the overall project implementation, guaranteeing quality, efficiency and effectiveness
You have a relevant university degree (e.g. business administration, educational management, etc.) Apart from knowledge of Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian language, you possess a high-level knowledge of English language and preferable German language as well. Furthermore, you are competent in using and applying appropriate IT applications (MS-Office, Internet) and you have proven work experience of at least 5 years in several of the above-mentioned fields of work, which you gained preferably in international organizations or national NGO organizations. A basic requisite is the ability and willingness to work in a team. In addition, you are able to perform your delegated tasks with a high level of independency and responsibility. The candidate should be familiar with the basic principles of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian (vocational) education system.
Please send us your CV and letter of application in English language under the heading “TVET in BiH” before 20.05.2020 in digital form to the following email-address:
Only short-listed candidates will receive a written notification.