Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Job Offer

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Here is the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Job Offer. Would you like to work on Political Affairs, Economic Relations and Development Cooperation in an international setting with a highly professional team and great benefits and perspectives?
We offer the following job opportunity:

THE POSITION

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany is seeking a qualified Political and Economic Affairs Officer for full-time employment / 40 hours per week with specific qualifications and experience in Ghanaian politics and/or the private sector in Ghana.

The expected starting date for this position is from 1st April, 2022, negotiable. The contract of employment is based on Ghanaian law. The focus of work will be on crosscutting issues between the Political and the Economic Sections of the Embassy, as well as on issues relating to Development Cooperation.

THE WORKING CONTEXT

The Political Section of the German Embassy engages in the dialogue with the Ghanaian government, opposition and all relevant sectors of Ghanaian society. It informs the German government about political developments in Ghana and maintains political contacts with Ghanaian institutions on all levels of government, legislature, judiciary and civil society.

The Economic Section reports on the economic situation in Ghana, engages with the German and Ghanaian private sector, and contributes to the overall economic policy of Germany vis-à-vis Ghana. Germany is an important investor and trading partner for Ghana. In order to foster the bilateral economic exchange, the Embassy cooperates closely with the Delegation of German

Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK), the agency Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) and the Ghanaian-German Economic Association (GGEA). The Development Cooperation Section of the Embassy is coordinating the German development cooperation portfolio in Ghana. It follows the political developments in the focal areas of German cooperation, advises the German government on Ghanaian political priorities, coordinates with other development partners, and prepares high-level political talks between the two governments.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide analysis on political, economic, and social developments in Ghana
  • Develop and maintain close contact with government officials, development partners, non- state actors and other relevant interlocutors
  • Promote exchange and cooperation between Ghanaian and German business associations and companies in Ghana together with the Head of the Economic Section of the Embassy
  • Provide analysis and advice on the economic framework and business climate in Ghana, inter alia through sustainable relations with relevant policy makers, regulatory bodies and
    associations
  • Support coordination of Germany’s existing programs together with Head and Deputy
  • Head of Development Cooperation, including policy dialogue with key stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE EMBASSY OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY JOB OFFER

  • Master’s degree in Politics, Economics or Development (or related field) with strong focus on political analysis.
  • Experience in public institutions, private business or civil society organizations.
  • Excellent knowledge of Ghana’s economic, political and social context.
  • Broad base of working contacts in private and public institutions is desirable.
  • Experience in development cooperation and knowledge of the International aid
    harmonization agenda is a plus
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English.
  • German language skills would be an asset.
  • Literacy in standard IT applications (MS Office, Internet, etc.) is required.
  • Capacity to work in a team.
  • Ability and willingness to handle a substantial workload and to assume tasks outside the core sphere of responsibilities.

    WHY APPLY

  • Attractive working environment in a motivated and highly professional team
  • Remuneration commensurate to qualifications and experience (according to local conditions)
  • Reimbursement of high percentage of health costs
  • Legal social security by SSNIT
  • Training opportunities in Germany
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HOW TO APPLY – Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Job Offer

Persons with the necessary qualifications should apply with a

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • birth certificate
  • copy of passport or other ID document
  •  certificates indicating results and academic degree
  • proof of professional experience and previous employments
  • letters of recommendation.

Please send your application preferably by email to vw-1@accr.diplo.de or else by mail to the

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Head of Administration Mrs. Andrea

Grimm P.O. Box GP 175

Accra

Closing Date: 14th February, 2022

IMPORTANT!!!

  • Incomplete applications or applications that arrive after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • You should be available for a job interview from 28th February, 2022 onwards.
  • Any costs in connection with your application / job interview cannot be reimbursed.
  • In case of an unsuccessful application, your documents will be destroyed

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