Team Assistant

Partner International Trade Centre (ITC)
Job categories Administration, Project Management, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5119/16273
Department/office ECR, GVA, UN portfolio
Duty station Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-4
Duration 6 months
Application period 22-Aug-2018 to 10-Sep-2018

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

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The MARKUP project implemented by ITC in Burundi is part of a bigger MARKUP programme in which other partner organizations are involved and working all under the same umbrella. More specifically, ITC has the responsibility to implement a regional component for the EAC (EAC-Window) as well as country specific components (Tanzania and Burundi Windows) which are all integrated and delivered as one and in close collaboration with other programme stakeholders. The programme is funded by the European Union.

Concerning ITC’s involvement, MARKUP covers the following interventions:


  • Enhanced capacity to advocate for the removal of sector trade barriers
  • Export competitiveness enhanced for sector SMEs
  • Business development capacities improved for sector SMEs

Tanzania Window:

  • Enhanced awareness on sector enablers through market analysis and research

Burundi Window:

  • National Quality Infrastructure framework, inspection and certification services strengthened
  • Laboratory testing capacities for coffee/tea improved
  • Quality related extension services strengthened

The Programme will be implemented in close collaboration with the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ), with a Project Coordination Unit (PCU) to be set up in Arusha, Tanzania, and with a backstopping unit based in Headquarters. The PCU in Arusha will consist of a Coordinator, a Senior Regional Technical Officer, an M&E Officer, a Standards and SPS Expert a Regional Administrative Assistant (current opening) and National Administrative Assistant in Burundi. At Headquarters, located within the Office for Africa, there will be a Programme Management Officer, a Project Officer and a Programme Assistant.

Performs a wide range of office support and administrative functions. Re...

Provides reliable administrative coordination of MARKUP planning and preparation...

a. Education  High school diploma or equivalent. Training in project manage...

Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others t...

Be able to work with diverse stakeholders; Ability to work independe...

Contract type:  Local Individual Contractor Agreement (LICA)  Co...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

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