GIZ Ghana Recruitment for IT Specialist

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Recruitment for IT Specialist.


The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH draws on the wealth of regional and technical expertise as well as tried and tested management know-how. As a federal enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ offers customized solutions to complex challenges. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development in more than 130 countries worldwide.

Job Description

  • Company: GIZ
  • Location: Wa, Upper West Region, Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time


  • Supporting MLGRD in setting up and operate a helpdesk for the software users
  • Advising MLGRD to develop strategies to maintain and further develop the revenue management software
  • Providing technical advice to MLGRD and relevant stakeholders such as the Ghana Revenue Authority, the Internally Generated Funds Technical Working Group and the National Information Technology Agency to upscale the use, deep-scale the functionality and further embed the software in the IT infrastructure of the Government of Ghana
  • Developing and implementing workshops, trainings and other capacity development activities for the staff of MLGRD and relevant stakeholders
  • Working together with a motivated and skilled team to support stakeholders at national, regional and district levels to foster domestic revenue mobilisation in Ghana
  • Degree and technical expertise in one of the following areas: Information technology, geoinformatics or a similar relevant discipline
  • Very good knowledge and experience in organisation development
  • Working experience in software development and software user support
  • Working experience in or with public administration as well as a good understanding of public finances and domestic revenue mobilisation are an advantage
  • Very good intercultural and communicational skills
  • Fluency in English (written and oral)

Location information

  • Place of Residence: Accra
  • Climate: Humid hot climate; rainy season from June until September
  • Medical Supply: Very good health facilities
  • Shopping facilities: Shops with European offer
  • School situation: Several international schools are available in Accra
  • Security: A contact person for security risk management is appointed at the local GIZ office. There are no special restrictions to freedom of movement in the working environment. GIZ does not impose any restrictions on life partners and family members to move with you to the country of deployment. We kindly ask you to inform yourself which forms of relationships are legally and socially accepted in the country of deployment.
  • Other: At the site of operation the particulate pollution occurs to be many time higher than the European acceptable limit. As part of the selection process and during the recruitment examination you will be informed of appropriate protective and behavioral measures.


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.

How to Apply

Interested and suitable applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.


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