Job partnerships and SME promotion in Tunisia II - Implementation of a Technical Support Fund for SMEs

Expert pool 1: Regional Short-Term Experts Pool


Project description

The project “Job partnerships and promotion of small- and medium-sized enterprises in Tunisia II” (JPMF TUN II), which this procedure is part, is implemented by GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
It aims to promote the creation of decent jobs in the automotive, maritime and aeronautic sector in Tunisia through activities in the following action areas:

  1. the creation of job partnerships with domestic and foreign investors,
  2. the promotion of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and
  3. the support for the development of these clusters in Tunisia.
The objective of the procedure is to stengthen the capacities of growth-oriented small and medium-sized enterprises.

The following work package will have to be performed:
  • Work package 1: Needs Assessment and Service Piloting
  • Work package 2: Calls for technical support proposals
  • Work package 3: Delivery of technical support services
  • Work package 4: Integrating and strengthening of local sector structures and knowledge transfer
  • Work package 5: Information / Communication

Job description

  • Documenting results of their respective interventions
  • Work package 1: technical inputs for the design of the service packages (if needed)
  • Work package 3: carrying out of workshops and providing technical advisory to companies in their respective area of expertise
  • Work package 4: support with the implementation of the concept on integrating and strengthening local sector structures and knowledge transfer
  • Work package 5: supporting the key experts


  • University degree (German diplom, master) in field of economics, or law, or management/ business administration, or engineeri
  • Effective operational proficiency of English (C1) and French (C1)
  • 5 years of professional experience in advisory services on organizational development or change management  and technical advisory in the context of private sector development from a business consulting perspective
  • 5 years of professional experience in providing business consulting services.
  • 5 years of experience in SME business consulting in one of the following sectors:
    • SME business consulting in IT
    • SME business consulting in Sales or Marketing
    • SME business consulting in Process Management
    • SME business consulting in Procurement
    • SME business consulting in Human Resources
    • advising SMEs in environmental management
    • advising SMEs in environmental certification processes according to internationally recognised standards.
    • advising SMEs in energy and resource management including analysing the potential for setting up renewable energy sources.
    • energy and resource management including relevant implementation planning
    • business consulting on corporate social responsibility.
  • 3 years of management/leadership experience as a project team leader or manager in a company.
  • 5 years of work experience in Tunisia or experience working in the MENA region is of advantage.

Please indicate your sector of specialisation !!!

Additional information

660 wd remote are planned for the Pool

 Africa (Northern)



Duration of assignment

01/07/2023 - 30/06/2023

Deadline for applications


Job type

short term

Job status


Project reference


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