2X Finance Officers

Reports to: Head of Unit - Finance

Deputy: Other Finance Officers

Salary Band 4A


The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state-owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.

The GIZ South Africa, Lesotho and eSwatini Country Office in Pretoria is looking fill the positions of two “Finance Officers”.

RESPONSIBILITIES (see full job description download below)

The Finance Officers is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that financial administration function are functions are well in accordance with GIZ standard procedures;
  • Effectively coordinating with the staff of the finance team or the Commercial Affairs Department at GIZ Head Office;
  • Performing tasks independently in compliance with GIZ’s Processes and Rules (P+R);
  • Financial planning, monitoring and accounting for GIZ-assisted projects;
  • Giving advice to the projects, business partner and counterparts;
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of department processes.


GIZ will only assess applications which meet the following criteria:

  • Suitable candidates should apply by submitting a
    • Cover Letter (concisely 2 pages) clearly stating your motivation for applying for the position and as well as salary range expectation.
    • A detailed CV.
    • Proof of eligibility to work in South Africa (copy of SA ID).

The application should be submitted to: recruit-pretoria@giz.de, with the following email subject line “Finance Officer” for the attention of Head of Human Resource.

Closing date for applications: 17 October 2023.

Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Applications without a Cover letter will not be considered!