Job Summary

Perform duties of a Junior Advisor

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH draws on the wealth of regional and technical expertise as well as tried and tested management know-how. As a federal enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. In the governance sector, GIZ has been commissioned to implement the Good Financial Governance Programme (GFG) and the Support for Decentralisation Reforms Programme (SfDR) which aim to strengthen Ghana’s public financial management system. The Domestic Revenue Mobilisation Component supports reforms to strengthen institutional processes and human resource capacities for revenue management at the national level and creates synergies to subnational revenue mobilization.


Job Title: Junior Advisor


Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra


Job Description

  • Support the GIZ Governance Programme’s initiative to provide professional advice and input to the development and implementation of measures which strengthen domestic revenue mobilisation in Ghana
  • Manage a work package engaging civil society organisations and professional organisations for taxpayer education activities and grassroots community engagement nationwide
  • Engage and coordinate with governmental institutions to leverage and build on present activities
  • Coordinate and contribute to content development for various target groups and dissemination activities
  • Contribute to reporting and knowledge management activities
  • Other tasks as required


Qualification and Requirements

  • Minimum of Master’s degree in economics, public administration, business administration or a related field
  • At least basic knowledge and a strong interest in the topics of public finance, revenue policy, tax and customs administration, governance, development economy or political economy
  • Motivated team player with an organized, independent, systematic, detail- and goal oriented work approach
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex issues
  • Relevant practical experience in international cooperation, governmental institutions or research

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