Development Worker as Advisor for Land Consolidation, Capacity Development and Conflict Transformation, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

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Development Worker as Advisor (m/f/d) for Land Consolidation Capacity Development and Conflict Transformation

Ethiopia

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As a federal enterprise GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.

With the dispatch of qualified specialists as development workers GIZ contributes to the sustainable improvement of living conditions of people in developing and transition countries.

  • Job-ID: P1533V3833
  • Location: Bahir Dar
  • Assignment period: 09/15/2020 – 07/31/2022
  • Field: Rural Development
  • Type of employment: full-time
  • Application deadline: 07/19/2020

Job description

In Ethiopia up to 70% of the population is dependent on agriculture which accounts for 38% of the gross national product. The highlands are densely populated and farm sizes vary between

  • 5 and 2 ha on average depending on the region. Fragmented plots are highly inefficient to work on and are therefore often referred to as ‘starvation plots’. This hampers modern agriculture and its productivity which in turn undermines the food security. The Ministry of Agriculture aims at increasing agricultural productivity and thus focuses on the use of modern farming methods. It pursues strategies of comprehensive land certification and is interested in using land consolidation as a new instrument to achieve its goals. The farmers are interested in development measures that reduce the distance between the fields and the farm but show considerable distrust regarding any land-related intervention.

Your tasks

  • Advising land authorities on principles procedures and mechanisms for land consolidation and land readjustment processes
  • Developing and carrying-out trainings for government employees and the private sector on the principles of a constitutional land readjustment and consolidation processes
  • Strengthening the capacities of the local government as well as other relevant regional services and the private sector to draw up plans for community and public facilities such as road construction water bodies ecology soil and erosion protection and other community economic infrastructure
  • Training of government employees and the private sector to determine locally acceptable exchange criteria (equal value) for agricultural land as well as participative moderation and coaching of complex decision-making processes
  • Identifying possible complaint and conflict resolution mechanisms and anti-corruption measures
  • Carry out sensitization communication and confidence-building measures (small-scale infrastructure) and initiate and train field committees carry out exchange visits
  • Supporting the implementation of the land exchange procedures in selected areas (outside the pilot areas) for voluntary exchange of plots of land between groups of landowners with final re-registration of land use certificates

Your profile

  • University degree in geography land management and administration spatial planning organizational development political science or similar qualification
  • Several years of professional experience in organizational development and capacity building
  • Knowledge of processes in land consolidation and land readjustment as well as some work experience in this field
  • Experience in the field of conflict transformation
  • Job-ID: P1533V3833
  • Location: Bahir Dar
  • Assignment period: 09/15/2020 – 07/31/2022
  • Field: Rural Development
  • Type of employment: full-time
  • Application deadline: 07/19/2020
  • 5 and 2 ha on average depending on the region. Fragmented plots are highly inefficient to work on and are therefore often referred to as ‘starvation plots’. This hampers modern agriculture and its productivity which in turn undermines the food security. The Ministry of Agriculture aims at increasing agricultural productivity and thus focuses on the use of modern farming methods. It pursues strategies of comprehensive land certification and is interested in using land consolidation as a new instrument to achieve its goals. The farmers are interested in development measures that reduce the distance between the fields and the farm but show considerable distrust regarding any land-related intervention.
  • Advising land authorities on principles procedures and mechanisms for land consolidation and land readjustment processes
  • Developing and carrying-out trainings for government employees and the private sector on the principles of a constitutional land readjustment and consolidation processes
  • Strengthening the capacities of the local government as well as other relevant regional services and the private sector to draw up plans for community and public facilities such as road construction water bodies ecology soil and erosion protection and other community economic infrastructure
  • Training of government employees and the private sector to determine locally acceptable exchange criteria (equal value) for agricultural land as well as participative moderation and coaching of complex decision-making processes
  • Identifying possible complaint and conflict resolution mechanisms and anti-corruption measures
  • Carry out sensitization communication and confidence-building measures (small-scale infrastructure) and initiate and train field committees carry out exchange visits
  • Supporting the implementation of the land exchange procedures in selected areas (outside the pilot areas) for voluntary exchange of plots of land between groups of landowners with final re-registration of land use certificates
  • University degree in geography land management and administration spatial planning organizational development political science or similar qualification
  • Several years of professional experience in organizational development and capacity building
  • Knowledge of processes in land consolidation and land readjustment as well as some work experience in this field
  • Experience in the field of conflict transformation
  • Experience in advising coaching training and application of participatory tools
  • Intercultural skills with respect to cultural communication and interaction forms
  • Work experience in development cooperation ideally in East Africa
  • Good knowledge of English (oral and written) German is an asset willingness to learn the Amharic language
  • Climate: Dry-winter subtropical highland climate with a rainy season from June to September (1420 mm AAR 8°-29° C)
  • Health care: Health care with general practitioners one public and private hospital specialists in Addis Ababa
  • Shopping options: Various small supermarkets markets for fresh products shops for clothing and household equipment
  • Accessibility: Several daily flights to Addis Ababa
  • School situation and school fees: Variety of international schools and kindergartens are available in Addis Ababa; reimbursement according to GIZ regulations
  • We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners.
  • Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment establishing new contacts and building up your network.
  • Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment before the outward journey during the stay in a country of assignment in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course.
  • As a development worker you can use the project vehicle for trips to school or to visit a doctor or can receive a monthly lump-sum mobility allowance instead. The project vehicle can also be used for personal trips with your manager’s approval.
  • As well as your basic living allowance as a development worker you will also receive extensive additional benefits during your assignment (including a foreign service premium family allowances private group health insurance).
  • To enable you to get ready for your assignment as a development worker and your outward journey you will be given outward journey leave following your preparation time in Germany.
  • We will cover a large portion of the childcare costs for dependent children under 14 who are accompanying you if your partner is not doing so and is not a development worker or integrated expert themselves. Most nursery and school fees are paid.
  • We will reimburse you for your rental costs based on the rent index for your country as well as paying you an equipment and furnishing allowance on top.
  • You and the members of your family accompanying you will be covered by our health and liability insurance while your family members will also benefit from accident insurance. In countries in crisis we operate a comprehensive risk management system for your protection which minimises personal dangers and risks.
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