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Le 5 mars 2020
Junior Professional (m/f/d)

Junior Professional (m/f/d)

Junior Professional (m/f/d) for the Natural Resources Management and Environment Department, Team Africa

Country: Germany
Duty Station: Hamburg
Job Code: NRM-DEU20GFA0058
Duration: 2-year contract with the option to be extended
Deadline for application: 18.03.2020

Company Description

GFA Consulting Group is one of the leading German consulting companies within the frame-work of international development cooperation. Our core business is providing consulting ser-vices as well as managing projects financed through bilateral and multilateral funds. Since 1982, GFA has been active in more than 130 countries. Over the years, the company has con-tinuously expanded the scope of its work, which currently includes ten strategic business are-as.

In the Natural Resources Management Department, we focus on consultancy services related to protected area and national park management, biodiversity and sustainable forest manage-ment as well as institutional development and good governance in the forest sector in Africa, Asia, EMENA and Latin America region.

For our head office in Hamburg/Germany, we are currently looking for an open-minded and versatile Junior Professional (m/f/d) to join our Natural Resource Management Department for the Africa team.

Job description

As a Junior Professional you will work under guidance of a senior consultant with increasing responsibility in the areas of project management, acquisition and strategic business develop-ment for conservation and natural resource management in the entire Sub-Saharan Region.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and communicative colleague, who is willing and able to in-tegrate his/her abilities, networks and dedication in the different projects on natural resource management with national partners.

The duty station will be Hamburg, with frequent travel to the Sub-Saharan Region, particularly francophone Africa.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working on the acquisition process of new projects, including elaboration and coordina-tion of technical and financial proposals in response to donor tenders in close coopera-tion with the responsible consultant;
  • Technical review of studies and reports;
  • Writing of prequalification documents;
  • Increasing responsibility in project management (implementation management/financial and technical administration, monitoring and evaluation of projects and studies, con-tract management, etc) with a focus on conservation/protected area management in-cluding Backstopping missions to the projects, often in National Parks, also in remote and security relevant contexts;
  • Establishing and maintaining regular professional contacts as well as networking with donor agencies (GIZ, KfW, EU, etc.), beneficiaries, partner companies and individual experts;
  • Development of own technical competence in the field of natural resource and national park management through training on the job;
  • Participating in feasibility and project preparatory studies as well as in short-term con-sultancy missions;
  • Writing of reports, concepts and presentations as well as contributing to knowledge and quality management, including GFA publications;

Qualifications and requirements

  • University degree (Master) in Nature Conservation, Forestry, Tropical Ecology, Envi-ronmental Sciences, Geography, or related topics;
  • 1 to 2 years of relevant experience in the context of development cooperation and natu-ral resources management;
  • Full proficiency in written French and English; working knowledge of German is neces-sary;
  • First experience with the German (GIZ, KfW) or European development institutions (such as EU) and a basic understanding of the strategies and programmes of the rele-vant donor agencies would be an asset;
  • Some working experience in developing countries, preferably Africa;
  • Proven ability and willingness to travel extensively to the countries in the region;
  • Strong skills in writing and presentation and advanced proficiency in standard MS Of-fice applications;
  • Other skills: respectful communication skills, dedicated for conservation, transdiscipli-nary work experience, responsible acting, pragmatism, improvisation skills, intercultural competence, stress resistance and team player.

We offer

  • A future-oriented work place in a multi-cultural environment with a strong focus on val-ues and the joint aim to provide the best possible solutions for our clients and partners in the developing world;
  • A responsible and team-oriented position with diversified tasks and a long-term per-spective;
  • Continuous skills development and further training;
  • A comprehensive set of benefits, e.g. family-oriented company policy, fitness club dis-counts, public transport reimbursement program, flexible working hours;
  • A companywide sustainability concept;
  • Events for and with employees.

Interested candidates should send their complete application (cover letter, CV, work references / certificates, university diplomas) by email to Mrs Heike Mainusch, to mainusch@gfa-group.de

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