30 Jul 2020

Consultancy GIZ Development worker as a consultant in a regional planning authority

sobiaonline Cape Coast, Central, Ghana

GIZ Development worker as a consultant in a regional planning authority

Job Description

Development worker as a consultant

As a federal company, GIZ supports the federal government in achieving its goals in international cooperation for sustainable development.

By sending qualified specialists as development aid workers, GIZ is making a contribution to permanently improving the living conditions of local people.

The “Governance for Inclusive Development” (GovID) program is a bilateral project between Ghana and Germany, which is being implemented by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) GmbH together with the Ghanaian Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Local Government. 16 regional governmental councils (Regional Coordinating Council, RCC) strengthen the municipalities in their region in the performance of municipal tasks through coordination, training and monitoring.

In cooperation with the RCCs, GovID supports selected partner communities in all 16 regions of Ghana in order to strengthen their local governance through higher personal income, improved transparency, more accountability and political participation as well as better service provision.


In tandem with a local GIZ employee, they support the RCC in implementing the joint program activities in the partner communities of a region.

Your tasks

  • They support the RCC in the preparation, implementation and evaluation of training and program activities in the partner communities, for example in the preparation of fiscal registers, fee collection, budgeting and reporting.
  • They advise and train the RCC staff, primarily in the areas of data collection, data management, monitoring and organizational development.
  • They promote a regular exchange of data and experience between the RCC and the municipalities.
  • They promote the use of participatory planning methods, the involvement of civil society, the consideration of the interests of minorities and the empowerment of women in local decision-making processes.

your profile

  • Degree and professional experience in one of the following areas: city and regional planning, geography, law, international relations or comparable discipline
  • Good knowledge of municipal planning processes and methods
  • Professional experience in or with public administration
  • practical experience in dealing with geographic information systems
  • good oral and written knowledge of English
  • pronounced intercultural and communicative skills

Location information

  • Place of residence: various locations (including Bolgatanga, Cape Coast, Dambai, Damongo, Goaso, Nalerigu, Sefwi-Wiawso, Techiman, Wa)
  • Climate: Tropical hot climate
  • Medical care: Basic care is available at all locations, good medical care is only available in the capital Accra
  • Shopping: Daily necessities are available at all locations, supermarkets with a European offer are only available in the capital Accra.
  • Schools: All locations are only very suitable for families with school-age children, since almost all international schools in the country are located in the Accra area.


The GIZ development service welcomes applicants with completed vocational training and / or a degree who have at least two years of relevant professional experience. You also have German citizenship or the nationality of another EU member state.

Please note: As a development worker, you work without any intention to work . Here you can get an overview of our service packages.

Please understand that we can only accept and process applications via our e-recruiting system. After confirming the successfully created application, we ask you to check your spam / junk folder regularly, as e-mails from our eRecruiting system are classified as spam by some providers.

about us

We offer you work in an innovative, global development policy institution. Your skills are required in an interdisciplinary team on site. They advise state and civil society organizations at local and municipal level. The GIZ development service offers a comprehensive service package. This includes targeted professional and personal preparation. The basis for the posting of specialists in the development service is the Development Aid Act (EhfG).

How to Apply


Job Categories: NGO. Job Types: Consultancy and Full Time. Job Tags: Current Jobs in Ghana 2020, Development worker as a consultant, Jobs in Ghana August 2020, and Jobs in Ghana June 2020. Salaries: NOT STATED.

Job expires in 35 days.

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