(Senior) Technical Advisor (m/f) Number 2020-543, Waste Management and Circular Economy Jobs
As a non-profit, federally owned enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is active in over 130 countries worldwide, implementing international cooperation projects and measures in the field of sustainable development on behalf of the German Government, as well as other national and international clients (e.g. EU, private enterprises, and foundations). In addition, GIZ is also engaged in the field of professional training around the globe.
With about 40 years of experience implementing projects in the People’s Republic of China, GIZ provides policy advice on various topics and sectors relating to China’s reform process, including: environmental protection, sustainable economic development (especially renewable energies and energy efficiency), sustainable urban development, sustainable transport development, vocational training, law, product safety and consumer protection.
The performance profile of GIZ is continually being adapted to the cooperation needs of both countries – within the framework of the “Comprehensive Sino-German Strategic Partnership” – as well as within the framework of the dynamic changes occurring as a part of Chinese reform policies. In addition, GIZ works as both adviser and service provider at the interface between the economic and political spheres. GIZ is also active in those fields in which German actors possess in-depth profiles and competitive advantages, and where German expertise is in high demand.
“Reduction of plastic waste and marine litter in East and Southeast Asia” in China
In collaboration with Expertise France, GIZ will implement a program for reducing plastic waste and marine litter in East and South East-Asia, financed by the European Union and co-financed by BMZ. The regional measures will be part of the global advisory BMZ project “Concepts for sustainable solid waste management and circular economy”.
Result 1 will provide an enhanced basis for relevant EU policy dialogues, e.g. on environment, fisheries and industry, concerning plastic production and management.
Result 2 will support the implementation of waste hierarchy, extended producer responsibility and deposit return schemes for plastic products and plastic waste.
Result 3 will facilitate the implementation of activities for sustainable consumption and production of plastic.
In result 4, efforts for the reduction of litter from sea-based sources are enhanced.
Result 5 will strengthen Green procurement policies, processes and cooperation particularly in Japan and Singapore.
Result 6 is aiming to increase awareness of public authorities and consumers about sustainable consumption and production of plastic and impacts on the environment of littering.
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The waste management and circular economy team in GIZ China is working in the field of waste management in urban, rural and ocean areas. The various projects in this team include the management of municipal solid waste, rural waste, marine litter and plastic waste, which contribute to the circular economy.
We are looking for a highly motivated and professional (Senior) Technical Advisor with a strong technical background and coordination skill, ideally in areas related to waste management, plastic, marine litter and rural environmental protection and extensive experience in technical and financial project management.
The job holder´s tasks comprise of but are not limited to the following:
Networking and cooperation
Other / additional tasks
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|Working Experience:||3-5 years|
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Please send your complete application (with the subject: Application for Job-ID 2020-543) incl. cover letter, CV, references and photo indicating your starting date and salary expectation in English and Chinese, via E-Mail as soon as possible to:
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