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GIZ Office Vientiane

247/19 Watnak Yai Road Thaphalanxay Village Sisattanak District

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  • Field Assistant  JOB VACANCY Field AssistantAs a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. On behalf of the German Government, GIZ currently is implementing a large number of projects in Lao PDR in two priority areas: rural development and sustainable economic development. For further information, please visit www.giz.de/laos. The project “Protection and Sustainable Use of Forest Ecosystem and Biodiversity (ProFEB)” as part of the Lao-German Development Cooperation, commissioned by German Development Cooperation is currently seeking for a qualified and experienced Laotian candidate for the position of Field Assistant.Starting Date: 01st June 2019Duration of Assignment: 31st May 2020Work Locations: Khammouane ProvinceResponsibilities & Main tasks The Field Assistant is responsible forSupports the implementation agencies in the pilot province to test selected core elements of Timber Legality Assurance Systems (TLAS);Contribute to suitable training activities for strengthening the capacities of the main implementation agencies and stakeholders;Supports a strong stakeholder participation process between government agencies, civil society, private sector organizations;Contributes to lessons-learnt and experiences made from the initial implementation of core TLAS elements under local realities;Calculates budgets for trainings, workshops and other activities;Participates in meetings/workshops on the fieldwork process and assists in documenting these;Supports the procurement of equipment and ensure operation;Does verbal translations in English and Lao, whenever necessary in daily service;Writes translations of all relevant documents, project proposals and correspondences in English and Lao;Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management.Potentially supports the implementation of Department for International Development (DFID) work packages.Required qualifications, competences and experience University degree in an area of Forestry (B.Sc. or M.Sc.);at least 1 year’s professional experience in a comparable position;Good working knowledge of ITC technologies;Ability to work very precisely;Ability to live and work in harsh and difficult conditions during field-work assignments;Language proficiency in English and Lao;Willingness to work flexibly and to travel regularly;Gender knowledge is an advantageGIZ is an equal opportunity employer. Women and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.Interested candidates are asked to send/submit their application with a comprehensive CV including at least 3 reliable references and cover letter explaining their motivation as well as how their experience meets the requirements latest by 16:30 Hr on 28th of March 2019 to the HR Division of GIZ Office Vientiane. P.O. Box 9233, Vientiane Capital, or e-mail to job-gizlaos@giz.de. All applications will be treated confidentially and only short-listed candidates will be notified.
  • Regional Technical Advisor JOB VACANCY Regional Technical AdvisorAs a federal enterprise,the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. On behalf of the German Government, GIZ currently is implementing a large number of projects in Lao PDR in two priority areas: rural development and sustainable economic development. For further information, please visit www.giz.de/laos. The GIZ-Mekong River Commission (MRC) Cooperation programme is part of the Lao-German Development Cooperation and commissioned by German Development Cooperation, currently seeking one qualified Laotian candidate for the position of Regional Technical Advisor based in Vientiane Capital.Starting Date: 01st May 2019Duration of Assignment: 31st December 2020Work Locations: Vientiane CapitalResponsibilities: The Regional Technical Advisor has the following key responsibilities:providing professional advice on transboundary environmental monitoring for hydropower projects on the Mekong Mainstreammanaging an area of responsibility contributing to the programme objectivescooperating with key stakeholders in the Lower Mekong Basinmanaging third parties providing services the programmeMain tasks: The Regional Technical Advisor is responsible for:advises the partners on matters related to transboundary environmental monitoring for hydropower projects on the Mekong Mainstream;coordinates and prioritises relevant project activities in cooperation with the partners for the preparation and implementation of the programme activities;organizes the design, preparation and implementation of workshops, seminars and other events on issues connected with the programme activities;develops and organises quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes, improvements and initiatives.supports cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with the partners.cooperates with local communities, relevant organisations, non-governmental agencies and individuals in the programme environment and with other projects to improve and maintain good working relationshipscommunicates local interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the project/programmesupports the development, implementation and monitoring of programme activities in close consultation with the partners;formulates terms of reference, selects and supervises third parties to support the implementation of programme activities, including performance evaluation;supports the programme director with budget management for a specific set of activities;in the absence of the programme director, takes appropriate measures to secure the operation of the programme.ensures knowledge management: collects, processes and distributes relevant informationsupports the management of the commission on behalf (e.g. offer preparation, impact monitoring, project progress review, reporting)Experience and Qualifications of the candidate: masters/MSc in environmental science or natural resources management, or in any other areas that is related to the programme objectivesat least 5 years’ professional experience in the sectorability to conceptualize issues, understand complex political structures and think in abstract terms;good inter-personal skills and the ability to work harmoniously with people of different cultural backgroundsrelevant work experience in Lower Mekong Basin (i.e. Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam)willingness to travel in the regionfluency in oral and written English and LaoGIZ is an equal opportunity employer. Women and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.Interested candidates are asked to send/submit their application with a comprehensive CV including at least 3 reliable references and cover letter explaining their motivation as well as how their experience meets the requirements latest by 16:30 on 05th of April 2019 to the HR Division of GIZ Office Vientiane, P.O. Box 9233, Vientiane Capital, or e-mail to job-gizlaos@giz.de. All applications will be treated confidentially, and only short-listed candidates will be notified.
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Telephone : +85621 353605 ; +85621 312408
Website : www.giz.de; www.giz.de/laos
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