Reference # :
Project: Management of
Organic waste in India (MOWI)
Band : 5
How to Apply:
Please send your
application in GIZ application form
https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/28418.html along with the
following to firstname.lastname@example.org with the reference number in the
• a statement of suitability for this
• expected salary and notice period
maximum of 2 pager note on any one of the topics given below:
order to enable cities to improve their organic waste management,
what are the initiatives required at State level for ensuring that
conditions in the cities actually improve?
are the current challenges faced by the ULBs in Organic Waste
Management and what measures could be taken for an efficient
A. About GIZ India
click on: https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/368.html
The Management of Organic waste in
India project is part of global export initiative for green
technologies component and in GIZ India it is part of the
Sustainable Urban Development and Industrial Development cluster.
The aim of the project is that ‘Enhanced practices for
sustainable organic waste management are established in selected
cities, states and at national level’. The project will be
active in the selected cities of Kanpur, Kochi, and Port Blair, in
states, and at the national level.
• Independently managing the
component Management of Organic waste in India (MOWI) project
under the global export initiative project in GIZ in accordance
with the order and project goals and activities agreed with the
partner, team agreements and/or agreements with the superior.
Supporting implementation of the “Cities Combatting Plastics
entering marine environment” (CCPME) project.
professional advice to partners and cooperating with important
stakeholders innovation and knowledge management and communication
of innovations to a broad target group.
results and experience into teamwork and the work of all relevant
groups technical management of experts in the component.
Core scope of Tasks:
1. Management Responsibility:
Is responsible for the orders and measures in the MOWI project as
well as selected measures in the CCPME project that are assigned
to him/her and for managing all staff members who report to
him/her (management responsibility for staff in band 4)manages
staff in accordance with management principles and guidelines to
promote a sense of corporate identity, enable employees to carry
out tasks independently and create scope for developing creativity
• Is responsible for recruiting, selecting,
grading, planning the assignment of and professional development
of staff members who report to him/her.
• is also
responsible for monitoring, managing staff and ensuring that they
provide cost-effective services.
• Carries out the annual
staff assessment and development talk for staff members who report
2. Professional Advisory Services:
Advises partner institution(s) on order clarification, identifying
needs, developing concepts and strategies, and provides technical
• Participates in identifying needs for external
support and advice, works on policy recommendations and develops a
• Contributes to preparing and
implementing the coordination process, joint project/programme
activities and work in the regions.
• Formulates job
descriptions and terms of reference and selects and supervises
third parties in the course of carrying out project/programme
activities, including performance evaluation
development and implementation of project/programme plans and
activities in close consultation with counterparts.
with the design, preparation and implementation of workshops,
seminars and other events on issues related to the
project/programme’s area of activity
develops and organizes
quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes,
improvements and initiatives.
• Monitors project progress
and the activities of components, reviews reports and documents on
the progress of joint programmes, identifies bottlenecks and
recommends alternative management options to the programme
• Is responsible for seeing that the services
provided by the component are aligned with the partner’s
3. Networking and Cooperation:
cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners; carries
out PR work and cooperates with the ministry, municipal
corporations, state governments, local communities, relevant
organisations, non-governmental agencies, private sector and
individuals in the project/programme environment and with other
projects to improve and maintain good working relationships.
Communicates local interests and efforts, forwards these and
encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the
• Travels (abroad) and to the areas of
work regularly, in accordance with project requirements
• Compiles information on MOWI
project CCPME project and ensures knowledge transfer develops
ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, including
guidelines, manuals and procedures.
• Draws up reports and
• Formulates appropriate input for
various project/programme reports including annual reports, and
contributes to the other reports required by the programme manager
and GIZ Head Office.
• Assists with research activities and
studies on political issues which benefit joint programmes.
• Is responsible for project
planning for the component and develops project concepts and
strategies, ensures implementation.
• Uses GIZ’s
Capacity Works to manage the component.
• Coordinates and
prioritises relevant project activities at local level in
cooperation with the partners, both as regards the organisational
preparation and implementation of the activities.
and monitors the component budget in consultation with the officer
responsible for the contract and cooperation.
the relevant information for joint activities and assignments.
in the absence of the programme manager, takes appropriate
measures to secure operation of the programme
Required qualifications, Experience and Competencies:
Masters/MSc in Environment Sciences, Environmental Engineering or
doctorate in an area that is related to the project/programme
objectives, with a focus on solid waste management and plastic
• Minimum of 10 years’ professional
experience, with at least 5 years’ experience in a comparable
position in the field of municipal solid waste/ plastic waste
management sectors including managing teams.
experience with Urban Local Bodies/ state urban development
department is an asset.
• Work experience in bilateral or
multilateral cooperation projects and with international agencies
in India is an advantage.
F. Location: Delhi
Duration of the contract: Until 31st March 2023
date of receiving application: 23rd June 2021
without GIZ application form will not be considered
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
supports Work-Life Balance.
• GIZ promotes Gender Diversity
– Applications from women professionals are
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confidentiality policy, candidate’s application is stored in our
database for six months and is deleted thereafter.