Development Worker (m/f/d) as Product manager for the digitalization administration processes in Senegal

Job Description

Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide.

Together with partner organisations in countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you’ve come to the right place.

Job description

The project supports Senegal’s labor law reform. In addition to consulting on strategic policy development in the field of labor law, it supports the central (Ministry of Labor) and deconcentrated partner structures (regional labor inspectorates) in optimizing administrative procedures, developing and conducting educational trainings, optimizing the cooperation with labor courts and expanding social security systems to the informal sector.

Your tasks

Advise the inter-institutional working group on process design (workflow definition, technical specifications, contract requirements (e.

g. regarding server hosting and maintenance)); the working group consists of the Ministry of Labor, the ADIE (governmental digitization agency), external service providers and GIZ

  • Support process management and the interaction of the various stakeholders
  • Support the training of the different user groups (clients / business owners, employees)
  • Support the establishment of decentralized service centers for platform use

Your profile

  • Knowledge of IT systems engineering (advantage : in the area of public sector / administration) and system administration
  • Knowledge of software and database management or development
  • Experience in conducting trainings and process consulting as well as with moderation of trainings
  • Business fluent in English and French

Location information

Situated at the westernmost point of Africa, the metropolis of Dakar offers good international flight connections, a wide range of sports, cultural and recreational opportunities, as well as good medical care.

The climate is predominantly dry and warm, in the summer months it can be hot and humid. There are excellent international schools.

The security situation requires increased vigilance. Special precautionary measures apply to GIZ employees. The guidelines for GIZ security measures must be followed at all times.

Please also refer to the country-specific information provided by the German Foreign Office.

GIZ is on site with a professional security risk management. Occasionally there are restrictions on freedom of movement that are specific to the working environment.

GIZ does not impose any restrictions on family members to accompany the selected employee to the country of assignment. We kindly ask you to inform yourself, if applicable, which forms of relationship are legally and socially accepted in the country of assignment.

The fine dust pollution at the place of deployment exceeds the permissible limit value in Europe many times over. As part of the selection process and in the course of the employment examination, you will be informed about how to cope with these conditions.


GIZ’s Development Service is looking forward to applications of candidates with a professional qualification and / or university degree and at least two years of professional experience.

In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union.

Willingness to travel on a regular basis is required.

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Please observe the provisions of the country-specific vaccination regulations for entry and work in the country of assignment - in particular also regarding COVID-19.

Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your succesful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails form our recruiting system as spam.

Depuis le 15/06/2022

Fermé le 23/09/2022

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