Project Management & Control Consultant
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
The African Union (AU) Commission implements a strategy to maintain peace and security throughout the African continent. To support its efforts, the German Federal Foreign Office has donated a specialized, state-of-the-art building for the AU's Peace and Security Department. This 26 million Euro building Project has approximately 13,500 sq meter of floor space to includes offices for about 360 employees.
The new building meets international design standards for environmental sustainability, incorporating climate-friendly and energy-efficient technologies such as KNX smart lighting technologies as well as HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air conditioning) system.
Specific Job Description
Worked on improving the accuracy of budget and accounting for the African Union (AU)
Monitored and evaluated on the quality of all project data to be analyzed in the existing monitoring system and project management software. These data were uploaded and regularly evaluated in the perspective of a result-based project management.
Served as a cashier/bookkeeper and performed most of the financial related activities
Facility management in terms of working on the project budget
Performed some other administrative functions of the project
Drafted project business plans for review with Project Manager
Reviewed contract documents for all subcontractors and project consultants
Assisted in development, planning, and updating of overall project schedule
Led and facilitated project coordination meetings between for the project manager and wrote meeting agendas and meeting minutes.
Managed job attendance list and worked with subcontractors to execute their job attendance list in accordance with project schedule.
Enhanced my building energy efficiency skills through KNX Smart Lighting System programming and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) System operations.
Mr. Manfred Off
Project Manager and AV, AU-PSB
GIZ IS, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia