Jan 26, 2018

GIZ Job Vacancy in Ethiopia - Internship

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Intern Entry Level/Fresh Graduate

Job Description

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


Internal Vacancy Announcement #009/2018

GIZ-Sustainable Training and Education Programme




As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives.


In Ethiopia, GIZ has been working for more than 40 years in bilateral cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and on commission of the Ethiopian government and international donors. GIZ Ethiopia (Sustainable Training and Education Programme Office) is looking to recruit an Intern based in TVET Component of STEP as per the detail below


GIZ-STEP works in four main topics

1.    Higher Education Strategy (HEMIS)

2.    Higher Education Quality Management

3.    Higher Education Leadership and Management

4.    Entrepreneurship, Technology transfer and university industry linkage



Position:                                 Internship

Place of Work:                      Addis Ababa

Application deadline:           February 07, 2018

Duration:                              3 month with possibility extension to 6 month

Required Candidate:                        One





  • Strengthen entrepreneurship education
  • Improve institutional workflows in TT and UIL
  • Strengthen regional UIL networks/clusters
  • Support business start-ups and incubation
  • Human capacity development for key staff of MoE and higher education institutions



  • Ability to approach and build confidence with people of different backgrounds (company managers, owners of small and medium companies, university faculties and students)
  • Motivation to take assignment and to complete given assignment in due time
  • Team spirit
  • Computer software skills such as graphic design and editing, power point presentation and excel are required.







Job Requirements

Required qualification and competencies


  • BSc. in social sciences, communications, business administration, economics, Engineering etc. 
  • Excellent skill in reading, writing and speaking English
  • Flexibility and preparedness to perform a changing array of duties according to the needs of the programme


How to Apply

Application procedure:

Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their application letter along with their non-returnable recent CV via Ethiojobs or to the following address:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

P.O. Box 100009

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Fax: 011 554 0764



The name of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope or on the fax applications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Applications from qualified women are encouraged

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