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Job by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

Position: Junior Climate Change Advisor

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, Business Administration, Development Economics, International Development, Rural Development, Linguistics and Humanities degree or related discipline
  • Proven experience in content development, writing and/or editorial work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Research skills and the ability to gather information from various sources.
  • Proficiency in using digital tools for content organization, visualization, and database management – such as SharePoint List, Excel, PowerBI.
  • Ability to efficiently use standard IT applications (i.e. MS Office365), communications-related applications (Adobe InDesign, illustrator, Canva) including modern video conferencing tools.
  • A proactive and collaborative approach to working within a team.
  • Experience in working in GIZ projects and familiarity with GIZ’s rules and regulations is appreciated.
  • Initial experience, in an NGO, International cooperation, consultancy is appreciated.

Professional experience and competencies

  • One year of relevant job experience

Other knowledge, additional competencies

  • Elevated level of motivation, proactivity, self-discipline, integrity, and accountability
  • Dedicated team spirit, a high level of initiative, the ability to work under pressure, flexibility, analytical thinking, and a high level of commitment.
  • Mindfulness and accuracy.
  • Very good English and Amharic written and verbal language skills (C1)
  • German language skill is an advantage.
  • Interest in digital knowledge management tools
  • Conduct research on new trends in knowledge management practices, tools, and approaches.
  • Willingness to frequently travel to other regions in Ethiopia.

How to Apply

Application procedure:

Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with
their non-returnable recent CV only via email [email protected] 

Please make sure you mention the vacancy number and position Junior Climate Change Advisor #003/2024 in the subject line of your email application. Due to large number of applications, we categorize applications with the vacancy numbers. Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might not be categorized in the appropriate folder and could be disqualified. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We encourage persons with disabilities to apply for the position. In the case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given preference.

Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für

Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ Country Office Ethiopia and Djibouti

Kazanchis, Kirkos Sub City, Woreda 08

P.O. Box 100009, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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