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Advisor Digitalisation

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 16/03/2022.

Advisor Digitalisation Jobs in Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Inter

# Job Description


The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ GmbH is the
implementing agency of the Federal Republic of Germany for technical and
international cooperation. It offers flexible, sustainable and effective
solutions in political, economic and social change processes. Most of the work
of GIZ is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation
and Development BMZ. GIZ also operates on behalf of other German ministries
as well as public and private bodies in Germany and abroad.

The Programme “Enabling Access to Justice, Civil Society Participation and
Transparency EnACT” is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic
Cooperation and Development BMZ and started its work in August 2021.
Together with a wide range of state and non-state partners the EnACT project
aims at improving the Zambian population’s access to accountable institutions,
to justice and to transparent government decision-making processes.

The programme works in four areas in particular 1 Dialogue and Civic Space
2 Accountability and Transparency 3 Access to Justice and 4 Legal Tech.
The Legal Tech component of the project focuses on introducing digital tools
in the legal aid sector in Zambia.

In this context, GIZ is seeking a suitable candidate for the following

Advisor Digitalisation Lusaka based


Main tasks and responsibilities:

1. Focus on the component of Legal Tech which is a new field in the project’s work and a rather new development within the legal sector as well.
2. Together with various partners including the private sector, legal aid service providers, civil society organizations and state partners, the advisor will be responsible to shape the field of Legal Tech as part of EnACT’s work over the next three years.
3. If required, the advisor will also provide advice on digital aspects in the other working areas of EnACT.

In this context, the position holder fulfils the following tasks:

1 Network building and collaboration in the field of legal tech

–>Creating awareness among stakeholders in the legal aid sector for the opportunities of digital solutions
–>Identifying new partners and opportunities for the programme in the private sector national and regional and assessing potential for collaboration between private sector stakeholders and the legal sector
–>Working towards a better collaboration within the entrepreneurial ecosystem and between the legal tech ecosystem and state/non-state partners by creating forums for multi-stakeholder dialogues and knowledge sharing

2 Technical Advise on digital solutions

–>Together with other advisors and/or external consultants, providing technical advice to legal aid service providers with regards to the opportunities of digital tools to enhance the quality and the outreach of legal aid service provision
–>Steering and quality of short-term and long-term consultancies for the legal tech activities of EnACT
–>Improving skills and opportunities for talent in the legal tech ecosystem by designing capacity development activities together with relevant stakeholders such as innovation hubs and training institutes. This can include mentoring programmes, calls for proposals and setting-up accelerator programmes
–>Providing technical advice on the introduction of digital tools beyond the legal aid sector to the different non-state and state partners of the EnACT project, including the design of capacity development activities such as digital literacy trainings

3 Project and Knowledge Management

–>Timely contribution of data on the progress of implementation in the areas under his/her responsibility for the Programme monitoring
–>Compilation of relevant information regarding his/her areas of responsibility for the internal knowledge management as well as publications and/or visibility products
–>Coordination of all activities with other Programme advisors
–>Proactively initiating cooperation and coordination with GIZ programmes and cooperating partners regarding his/her areas of responsibility

Required qualifications, competences, and experience



–>Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Business Administration or similar field. A master’s degree is an added advantage

Other Qualifications

Professional Experience

–>At least 4 years of professional experience of working on digitalization/IT, innovation and/or entrepreneurship
–>At least two years of experience in designing and implementing capacity development activities and trainings, work experience in a field related to IT/technology is an added advantage
–>At least one year of experience in project management including network building and stakeholder relations
–>Initial work experience within the areas of the project’s work and/or development cooperation

Other Knowledge, additional competences

–>Fluency in English, written and oral
–>Knowledge of the Zambian IT/ private sector relevant to the programmes areas of intervention
–>Excellent oral and written communication skills
–>Must be computer literate with good working knowledge of ICT and relevant applications for research, effective report writing and presentations e.g., MS Office Suite especially PowerPoint, etc.
–>Good time management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
–>Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team
–>Willingness to travel within Zambia

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The successful candidate will be expected to start full-time employment with
GIZ, on a fixed term contract, as soon as possible. Interested candidates must
send their CVs and cover letters electronically quoting **GIZ_ENACT_ ADIG** in
the subject line to: ** by 17:00 hrs** on **Monday, 21st March
2022** . GIZ will only assess applications which meet the following criteria:

Cover letters **MUST** be sent in **MS Word forma** t, with using font type
**Arial, size 1** 1\. In the first paragraph, please outline your motivation
for applying for the position and explain in the second paragraph why you
would be the best suited candidate.

CVs **MUST no** t exceed three 3 pages and must be submitted in **PDF** .
**Do not indicate your marital** **status, religion, Political affiliation or
insert your photo** .

Certificates, qualifications, etc. **MUST not** be attached to the

Traceable references of previous engagements must be provided.

Please note that only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. GIZ
is committed to be an equal opportunities employer, therefore, women and
people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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