As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, we are dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. GIZ has over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security. The diverse expertise of our federal enterprise is in demand around the globe – from the German Government, European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector and governments of other countries. We work with businesses, civil society actors and research institutions, fostering successful interaction between development policy and other policy fields and areas of activity. Our main commissioning party is the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The registered offices of GIZ are in Bonn and Eschborn. Our 19,506 employees, almost 70 per cent of whom are national personnel, work in around 120 countries (December 2017).
GIZ has worked in Nigeria since 1974. From 2004, GIZ has maintained a country office in the capital city Abuja. Currently 280 national and 51 international employees and 4 integrated specialists are working in the country (as of 31.12.2018).
Since 2006, GIZ has been supporting the ECOWAS Commission, thereby assisting in defining the political priorities of the integration process in the region. Key players from civil society and the private sector have been more closely involved in negotiating uniform regional standards and procedures. An operational monitoring and evaluation system have also been introduced and extended to the member countries to enable the ECOWAS Commission to assess the progress made in the regional integration process.
The Hospitality Manager will:
Ensure maintenance of the office premises and facilities
Optimize the use of space and equipment while reducing operating costs
Complete daily inspections and communicate directly with decision-makers to ensure work is running smoothly every day
Handle anything that breaches the safety, security, or usability of office facilities
Develop contingency plans regarding what needs to be done in the event that certain situations occur, such as equipment breaking down unexpectedly
Project future requirements regarding the office facility, and work closely with decision-makers to determine the best upgrade paths for equipment and infrastructure.
Scheduling necessary maintenance during the times that are least likely to disrupt the programme and its staff
Ensure consistent implementation of GIZ and EU guidelines.
Required qualifications, competencies and experience:
- A degree in Administration, Project Management or a related field of study.
- Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a similar position.
- Proven experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams is required.
- Professional Experience
- Excellent planning and organizing skills
- Extremely detail oriented and able to track multiple streams of work simultaneously.
- Good procurement and negotiation skills
- Politeness and helpfulness in dealing with staff
- Experience in contract management is desirable
- Spoken and written language skills in English is required. Working knowledge of French and/or Portuguese is desirable.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to appreciate cultural and ethnic diversity
- Excellent diplomacy and persuasion skills
You are kindly requested to submit your CV and letter of motivation as one document with complete contact details
(Please include vacancy no. in mail subject)
GIZ Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer; both men and women are encouraged to apply.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.