Job Opportunity at Goethe-Institut, Head of Administration

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 Head of Administration  

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 EnglishCompleted degree from a university of applied sciences, desirable subject administration, law, finance or equivalent knowledge and skills, e.g. B. a completed commercial apprenticeshipLeadership skills, initiative and assertivenessHigh willingness to make decisions, high resilience and ability to work in a teamHigh social and intercultural competenceWell-founded professional practical knowledge in the area of ​​administrationConceptual and analytical skillsCoordination and organizational skillsProactive, solution-oriented work styleKnowledge and handling of all common office software productsWillingness 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 formDegree certificate from the university of applied sciences or vocational trainingMotivation letterProof of very good knowledge of GermanA valid work permit for non-Tanzanians

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