Category: NGO/Development

Advisor- Supply Chain Sustainability in the Textile and Garment Sector

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH



Job Context

  • GIZ Bangladesh is currently seeking applications for its "IGS- Initiative Global Solidarity" for the position "Advisor- Supply Chain Sustainability in the Textile and Garment Sector".
  • Band: 4T
  • Contract Duration: Up to June 2024

Job Responsibilities

  • The position holder is responsible for:
  • Managing an area of responsibility that forms part of the programme objectives, team agreements and/or agreements with the superior
  • Assisting project/programme initiatives to provide professional advisory services to and cooperate with a broad range of target groups
  • Advise supervisor on all task when implementing GIZ rules and regulation
  • Advise supervisor in the field of project's planning, steering and monitoring
  • Independently implement goals and requirements set by the line manager
  • Make decisions which have a short-term effect within a limited project area/ unit
  • Assist supervisor to identify day to day problem and suggest appropriate solution
  • In this context, the position holder fulfils the following tasks:
  • Tasks:
  • Core scope of tasks:
  • The position holder:
  • Lead and implement project activities to improve the sustainability performance of the textile and garment sector with a special focus on social and environmental compliance and standards, due diligence and risk assessment in supply chains, human rights topics
  • Provide technical advisory and management support to improve the sustainability in the supply chain in close coordination with relevant actors (e.g. private sector, associations, NGOs etc.)
  • In cooperation with stakeholders from Germany/Europe, develop and plan advisory services for supply chain actors to enhance due diligence and sustainability management in the textile and garment supply chain
  • Procurement and management of external consultancies to support capacity development measures and to conduct events and stakeholder dialogues
  • Coordinate and strengthen relationships with senior actors of the private sector and business associations as well as partner organisations from government, academia, with regards to activities and policies promoting a sustainable garment sector in Bangladesh
  • Other duties/additional tasks:
  • The position holder:
  • Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of the project activities
  • Responsible for developing project action plans and to synchronise the planning and budgeting system
  • Ensure knowledge management: collect, processes and distributes information, monitors communication and interaction between government institutions, NGOs and society through analyses of the media, direct dialogue, participation
  • Support regional activities in close collaboration with the other partner countries

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Sustainable supply chain management or other relevant disciplines

Experience Requirements

  • At least 8 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Profound knowledge of relevant topics and international discussions of sustainability in the supply chain, due diligence, social and environmental standards, preferably in the garment sector
  • Understanding of relevant capacity development issues in the sector in Bangladesh
  • Experience in project management and coordination, preferably in the private sector
  • Excellent communication skills and negotiation experience in complex situations with senior stakeholders from development sector, NGOs, private sector and government, enabling collaboration to achieve joint objectives
  • Good general understanding of relevant topics in Bangladesh with regard to social sustainability standards
  • Professional experience:
  • At least 8 years of professional work experience in related positions of increasing responsibility
  • At least 3 years experiences working with the private sector and/or third-party certifier and/or development cooperation; experience in the textile/garment and/ or electronics sector and a relevant network would be considered a distinct advantage
  • Previous job experience in GIZ will be an asset
  • Other knowledge, additional competences:
  • Proven ability to work in a team, also in intercultural contexts
  • Good moderation and facilitation skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written English and Bengali language skills

Job Location


Job Source Online Job Posting.

Job Summary

Published on: 25 Nov 2021

Vacancy:  01

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience: At least 8 year(s)

Job Location: Dhaka

Application Deadline: 11 Dec 2021

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Apply Procedure

We only accept electronic applications.
If you meet the above requirements, you can apply through the link below.

No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

All applications will be treated according to the merit and with strict confidentiality. Any form of persuasion will lead to disqualification.

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer.
Women and persons with disability are especially encouraged to apply and they will be selected in case of equal qualification with other candidates.
Application Deadline : 11 Dec 2021

Published On

25 Nov 2021

Company Information

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Business : As a service provider with worldwide operations in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH works together with its partners to develop effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions. GIZ is a public-benefit federal enterprise and supports the German Government as well as many public and private sector clients in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security.