GIZ Vacancy Fresh Graduates – Internship

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a German organization that provides services globally in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. They work in over 120 countries to shape a future worth living.

Position 1: Knowledge Management – Internship


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism, Knowledge Management, Business Administration, or a related discipline.
  • Proven experience in content development, writing, and/or editorial work.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in using digital tools for content organization and database management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proactive and collaborative approach to team work.
  • Basic research skills and ability to gather information from various sources.
  • Proficiency in standard IT applications (MS Office365, Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote, etc.), communications-related applications (Adobe InDesign, communications product design, etc.), and digital media tools.
  • Familiarity with knowledge management concepts is a plus.
  • Experience with GIZ projects and familiarity with GIZ’s rules and regulations is appreciated.
  • Initial experience in an NGO or international cooperation is appreciated.

Professional experience:

  • No work experience required.

Other knowledge, additional competencies:

  • High level of motivation, proactivity, self-discipline, integrity, and accountability.
  • Strong team spirit, initiative, ability to work under pressure, flexibility, analytical thinking, and commitment.
  • Attention to detail 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.
  • Ability to conduct research on new trends in knowledge management practices, tools, and approaches.

Location: Addis Ababa

Position 2: Monitoring and Evaluation – Internship


  • Master’s degree in statistics, economics, development studies, or a similar discipline.

Professional experience:

  • No work experience required.

Other knowledge, additional competencies:

  • Proficiency in utilizing data collection tools and software such as Excel and survey software.
  • Strong commitment to data accuracy and integrity.
  • Strong analytical skills and familiarity with basic M&E concepts, methodologies, and tools.
  • Experience with statistical software and data analysis techniques, such as Excel and preferably SPSS.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Very good English and Somali written and verbal language skills (C1).
  • Amharic language skills are an advantage.
  • Interest in environmental and agricultural issues preferred.

Location: Jijiga, Somali

Deadline: September 1, 2023

How to Apply:

Application procedure:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their motivation letter and recent CV via email to [email protected].

Please include the vacancy number and position title in the subject line of your email application.

  • For Position 1: ‘Intern-Knowledge Management #147/2023_Full Name’
  • For Position 2: ‘Intern- Monitoring and Evaluation #148/2023_Full Name’

Please note that due to the urgency of the vacancy, selections will be done on a rolling basis. Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might be disqualified. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

GIZ encourages persons with disabilities to apply, and qualified women are also encouraged to apply. Please refer to their brochure for more information on GIZ’s benefit package.

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