10 Jul 2012

Full-Time INVESTMENT PROMOTION ADVISOR

giz – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

JOB VACANCY
Investment Promotion Advisor
Lao Nationality

The GIZ Programm on Human Resource Development for a Market Economy Programme (HRDME III) is closely working together with national institutions on meso and macro level to improve the framework conditions for doing business and investment in Lao PDR. HRDME III is currently seeking for one Lao national to fill the position of Investment Promotion Advisor:

Starting Date:                          Beginning of August 2012
Duration of Assignment:         until July 2014, with the possibility of extension
Work Location:                   Investment Promotion Department at the Ministry of Investment and Promotion, Vientiane Capital

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Under the responsibility and supervision of the GIZ Program Director and in direct cooperation with the Investment Promotion Department of the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the relevant national and international line agencies at national and provincial levels the Investment Promotion Advisor has to fulfill the tasks as below:

  • Support planning, coordinating and implementing activities which were agreed in the joint HRDME annual work plan related to investment promotion
  • Monitoring and preparation of status reports on the implementation of activities of the annual work plan
  • Support the communication and cooperation between IPD/MPI, on one side, and relevant consultants, government officials, private sector representatives, GIZ Advisors and the HRDME Program Coordination Office, on the other side
  • Assist in strengthening the capacity of the IPD/MPI to promote appropriate and systematic ways for improving the investment climate and providing effective support to private sector / business developmen
  • Assist IPD to address impediments to investment through Provincial Private Public Dialogues
  • Enhance IDP’s capacity to develop, manage, negotiate, and promote SEZs in Lao PDR
  • Conceptualising, preparing and implementing workshops, seminars, and other events on subjects that are related to the program’s interventions
  • Contribute to other tasks as assigned by GIZ- HRDME/ MPI supervisors related to improving the investment conditions in Lao PDR

 Experience and Qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent to Masters/MSc in economics/Business or related fields
  • Experience with investment promotion and improving business environment
  • Fluent  English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Proficient computer skills (MS Office, data management, email)
  • Knowledgeable on Project Cycle Management and monitoring
  • Knowledgeable on investment promotion and business environment
  • Knowledgeable on Commercialization, public relations and Information and Communication Technology
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team of national / international experts
  • Ability to work in hard demanding conditions with frequent travel to provinces/remote areas
  • Personal flexibility and high motivation
  • At least 5 years of experience in the related position
  • Gender knowledge is an advantage

How to Apply

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should send application- CV and a covering letter explaining how your experience meets the requirements latest by 20 July 2012 to HR Unit of GIZ Office Vientiane, P.O.Box 9233, Vientiane Capital, or by e-mail to pamouane.phetthany@giz.de.
 
All applications will be treated confidentially and only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Job Categories: DEVELOPMENT. Job Types: Full-Time.

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