Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH Procurement and Services Head Jobs in Ethiopia

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH Procurement and Services Head Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 225226

Category: Management, Purchasing and Procurement

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

Procurement and Services Head

GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement #169/2019

GIZ- Office

As a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit – is dedicated to building a future worth living around the world.

We have over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including rural and economic development, education and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security.

Together with our partners, we work to deliver flexible, effective and cost-effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions. Of our 18,260 employees in some 120 countries, almost 70 per cent are national personnel working in the field.

As a public-benefit German federal enterprise, we are committed to meeting our clients’ high standards with regard to transparency and accountability. German and European values are central to our work.

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is our main commissioning party.

European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector and national governments benefit from our services, too.

In Ethiopia GIZ has been implementing development programme on behalf of the German government for over 40 years jointly with our national partners.

The focus of our work in the country is on vocational education, sustainable use of natural resources, land management and food security, biodiversity and forestry.

Further programme enhance the development of a sustainable textile sector and renewable energies. GIZ- Office is looking to recruit an intern as per the detail below.

Position: Procurement and Services Head

Application deadline: October 17, 2019

Required Candidates: One

Place of Work: Addis Ababa


Leads the following sections

  • Procurement of Goods (Purchase)
  • Local
  • International through GIZ HQ
  • Procurement of Services (Contract)
  • Contracts with Appraiser / Individuals
  • Contracts with Consulting Firms
  • Local Subsidy Contracts
  • Financial Agreement Contracts
  • Construction Contracts
  • Custom Clearance
  • Importing goods and vehicles for programs
  • Importing and exporting personal effects and vehicles for GIZ Expats
  • Transfer of Vehicle and RTA Processes
    Vehcile Insurance
  • Processing local vehicle insurance for GIZ vehicles
  • Processing International Insurance for GIZ vehicles

  • Events and Bookings (Administrative and Visa)
  • Local GIZ Office Addis Ababa Events
  • International GIZ HQ or other GIZ other office Events held in Addis Ababa
  • Hotel reservations
  • Flight booking
  • Other administrative supports


  • Leads, administers and coordinates the different sections under his department in an efficient and effective manner
  • Supervises all administration staff and coaches staff members under his/her supervision and conducts performance appraisal.
  • Coordinates with management in all HR issues such as availability of enough man power etc...
  • Manage the business processes of the department efficiently.
  • Perform any other duties as deemed necessary by superior/s.
  • Compliance with GIZ Orientation and Rules and the GIZ Ethiopia National Personnel Policy.

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in law or business management or equivalent is preferred.Master’s preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant occupational experience or equivalent combination of both.
  • Fluent in English both in speaking and writing, ideally a knowledge of German.

    How to Apply

    Application procedure:

    Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their non- returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or Email:

    Note: -

    Please make sure you mention the vacancy number and position title ‘Procurement and Services Head #169/2019’ in the subject line of your email application. Due to large number of applications we categories applications with the vacancy numbers.

    Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might not be categorized in the appropriate folder and could be disqualified.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

    We encourage persons with disabilities to apply for the position. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given preference.

    Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH Procurement and Services Head Jobs in Ethiopia

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