Senior Technical Advisor: Coordinator for Active Citizenry

The Transparency, Integrity and Accountability Programme (TIP) supports state and non-state actors to contribute towards the implementation of the National Anti-corruption Strategy (NACS) in a whole-of-government and societal manner. The TIP provides capacity development for anti-corruption actors in the state, civil society and the business sector. The project supports:

Active citizenry where citizens can contribute actively to activities and initiatives in favour transparency, integrity and accountability (output 1);

The strengthening of institutional capacity of collaborative mechanisms, particularly the National Anti-corruption Advisory Council to coordinate the implementation of the NACS (output 2); and

Multi-stakeholder partnerships to improve transparency, integrity and accountability (output 3).

In addition to the whole-of-government and societal approach of the TIP, the programme actively pursues a human rights-based orientation including gender equality. The strategic reference points for the TIP are the NACS, Agenda 2030, the Medium-term Strategic Framework 2019-2024, Germany’s approaches to governance, democracy and anti-corruption as well as Agenda 2063 (African Union) and Sustainable Development Goals  16.5 and 16.6.

The lead executing agency for the TIP is the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. The TIP is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The programme is part of the newly established Peaceful and Inclusive Societies cluster of BMZ and the action field Good Governance.

The Senior Technical Advisor is responsible for supporting active citizenry through:

  • Initiating and sustaining cooperation in and between organs of state, civil society, faith-based organisations, academia, the media and business to actively encourage ethical behaviour and behaviour change;
  • Developing and implementing innovative engagement, empowerment, communication and education programmes on transparency, social accountability, ethical behaviour as well as ethical leadership;
  • Supporting selected anti-corruption and human rights-oriented organisations that promote transparency, integrity and accountability;
  • Ensuring that the operations to achieve this are supportive of the objectives and indicators of the programme and well coordinated and integrated with other areas of the programme; and
  • Exercising all responsibilities according to GIZ’s corporate princip

Suitable candidates should apply by submitting a motivation letter (max. 1 page) detailing why they should be the preferred candidate and the value they will bring to the work of CSP. This should be accompanied by a detailed CV indicating their nationality with the job title quoted on the email subject line for the attention of Head of Unit: Human Resource.

Applicants should submit application to: recruit-pretoria@giz.de

Closing date for applications: 26 November 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications without a motivation letter will not be considered!

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