Head of Administration – Goethe-Institut

The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany that operates worldwide. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and cultivate international cultural cooperation. In addition, we convey a comprehensive picture of Germany through information about cultural, social and political life.

We are looking
for a committed colleague from January 15, 2021 as head of administration at the Goethe-Institut Tanzania
As head of administration, your area of ​​responsibility essentially includes:
Finance : Participation in the preparation of the institute’s planning and budget planning and control in cooperation with the institute management, responsible for billing and bookkeeping, half-yearly and annual financial statements
Human resources : Responsible for personnel management including labor and tax law and social security conditions in the host country, participation in the planning and control of local personnel resources, participation in recruitment and other personnel measures, employment contracts and remuneration schemes as well as personnel selection in personnel development planning in the area of ​​responsibility
Organization and reporting : Support of the institute management in the proper handling and implementation of reporting, organization of internal work processes at the institute, quality management of the administrative processes
Policy, legal and security matters : Monitoring compliance with the security regulations of the host country, rental, purchase, leasing and insurance contracts, participation in the processing of status issues and questions of labor law
Property management and procurement : Responsible for equipment-places-rooms-programs, construction measures, equipment and separations; Participation in new housing and contracts, maintenance
Security: Responsible for security issues : guarding, behavior in the event of a crisis, etc.
Investment planning, procurement : purchase of goods and services

Very good knowledge of German and very good knowledge of English
Completed degree from a university of applied sciences, desirable subject administration, law, finance or equivalent knowledge and skills, e.g. B. a completed commercial apprenticeship
Leadership skills, initiative and assertiveness
High willingness to make decisions, high resilience and ability to work in a team
High social and intercultural competence
Well-founded professional practical knowledge in the area of ​​administration

Conceptual and analytical skills
Coordination and organizational skills
Proactive, solution-oriented work style
Knowledge and handling of all common office software products
Willingness to familiarize oneself with the software systems of the Goethe Institute
If you are interested, please send the following application documents:
A curriculum vitae in tabular form
Degree certificate from the university of applied sciences or vocational training
Motivation letter
Proof of very good knowledge of German
A valid work permit for non-Tanzanians

Method of Application
APPLY TO: frank.werner@goethe.de with Cc edward.mtingwa@goethe.de

The application period for this announcement ends on December 4th, 2020.