Financial Manager (m/f/d)

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11 Apr 2020

Financial Manager (m/f/d)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes, often working under difficult conditions. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis. GIZ International Services (InS) is the company’s business department offering services to international clients such as the European Commission.

GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded tender: „Technical Assistance and Information Exchange (TAIEX)” in Brussels.

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows:

  • to provide logistical support for TAIEX events in a timely and efficient manner and thereby support the TAIEX beneficiaries in building and extending their administrative capacity.

The purposes of this contract is as follows:

  • Providing logistical means for TAIEX events, with particular emphasis on goods and services with a reduced environmental impact throughout their life cycle when compared to goods, services; as well as on value for money;
  • Ensuring related execution of payments.

We are currently looking for a Financial Manager.


Responsible for sound financial management and supervision of the contract.

Qualifications and skills

The Financial Manager is expected to have as a minimum the following qualifications and skills:

  • University diploma;
  • Fluency in English.
  • Knowledge of French would be an asset.

General professional experience

At least 7, but preferably 10 years of proven professional experience in financial management and financial supervision of tasks and transactions required for the present assignment, including: bookkeeping, invoicing, international payments and transfers, cash-flow management (including VAT management).

Specific professional experience

At least 3, but preferably 5 years of proven professional experience in financial management of EU or internationally funded projects.

Experience in large-scale projects with a minimum budget of 20 Mio€


All tasks shall be carried out under supervision of and in close collaboration with the Project Director located in Brussels.

Applicants are asked to submit their CV together with a one-page cover letter (both CV EU format and letter in English) to the following email address: .

The cover letter shall clearly outline the motivation and the salary expectation of the applicant.


  • Your application and CV must not indicate your date of birth and must not include a photograph.
  • Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

About us:

We create prospects for people and with people. As GIZ has an international mandate, we offer a multicultural working environment. We are committed service providers and dedicated professionals, even under difficult circumstances. We take pride in enabling our employees to develop their professional and personal skills. There are plenty of reasons to join our motivated team – ranging from the diverse challenges you will face on a daily basis in one of our 130 partner countries, to the broad scope you will have for shaping your work.


Didier Van Hecke

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