Senior Technical advisor

APBT SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR

The “Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH” is looking for a Senior Advisor to join the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) African Policy Bridge Tank (APBT) Programme – the Advisor will work closely with his/her counterpart at AUDA-NEPAD to and African Think Tanks/Research Institutes on the
continent to create a bridge between research and policy/implementation alongside key priority areas of Agenda 2063 of the African Union.
The Senior Advisor will have two key roles:
– Support the responsible AUDA-NEPAD Policy Bridge Tank Lead in coordination, implementation and resource mobilization for the Policy Bridge Tank programme, including facilitating the strategic planning for the programme under the leadership of AUDA-NEPAD
– Collaborate with research organizations working with the APBT to help translate their knowledge products into concrete opportunities and exchanges to influence policy and its implementation. At the same time, demonstrate your own research excellence with a particular focus on economic analysis and foresight to inform AUDA-NEPAD programmes with new, needs-based knowledge.
The position is full-time. The Senior Advisor will be based at the AUDA-NEPAD Offices in Midrand, South Africa. Periodic international travel might be required. The assignment comprises a fixed term employment contract, initially limited until end of June 2025.
The detailed Job Description and application instructions can be found under the following link: https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/151807.html
Closing date for applications: 21 June 2024
Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
Applications without a Cover letter will not be considered!

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