GIZ NGO Vacancy Intern

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a German implementing organization which provides services worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. We work to shape a future worth living in over 120 countries around the world.

The GIZ Office in Addis Ababa oversees projects in Ethiopia and Djibouti where GIZ works on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the German Federal Ministry of Nutrition and Agriculture (BMEL) and other commissioning parties.

The objective of the Better Migration Management III (BMM III) Programme is to improve the human-rights based management of safe, orderly and regular migration and to support competent/national authorities addressing the trafficking in human beings and the smuggling of migrants within and from the Horn of Africa.

Position: Internship


  • The candidate must have at least a B.Sc. in remote sensing and GIS, or other close related fields.

Professional experience

  • applicants must be currently enrolled at a college or university and be on their final year or have graduated no longer than 1 year ago from a bachelor’s or master’s degree at the time of application.
  • Very good knowledge on QGiS application for natural resource management
  • Experienced in the utilization of GPS devices and delimitation of Areas of Interests (AOI/polygons) and the verification as well as the upload in QGIS and the further processing of geodata.

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Advanced experience in geo and xls data base set up and management (management of attribute table is a mandatory skill)
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Certificates on advanced GIS trainings is an asset.
  • Very good Amharic and English language skill verbal and written.
  • Interest in Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR)
  • Dedication to work in development cooperation.
  • An independent way of working is very important.
  • Organized, high level of accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel regularly to the project area for data collection (etc.)
  • Stress tolerant and open minded.
  • Strong knowledge of MS packages (Excel, Word, and other MS applications, organizational skills.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and being held accountable for meeting ambitious targets.

Deadline: April 22, 2024

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their recent CV via Email:

Please make sure you mention the vacancy number and position title ‘Internship #035/2024_Full Name’ in the subject line of your email application.

Please note that, due to urgency of the vacancy selection will be done on a rolling base.

Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might be disqualified. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We encourage persons with disabilities to apply for the position. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given preference.

Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

“Please refer to our brochure to learn more about GIZ’s attractive benefit package.”

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