Internship – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Agriculture, Business and Administration, Social Sciences and Community

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

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. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes.

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- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement ‘#057/2024’

The National Information Platform for Nutrition (NIPN) 

Contract Duration: Six Months  

The National Information Platform for Nutrition (NIPN) , commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), co-funded by the European Union (EU), and Implemented by GIZ, aims to improve the policy and programming in nutrition through evidence in the form of policy question formulation cycles, capacity building, improved nutrition data through Dashboards and Data -repositories and supporting a multi-sectoral coordination for improved nutrition sensitive and specific programming in all sectors. NIPN works closely with Ministries of Health, Agriculture, Education, Water and Energy, and Trade, etc. The objective of NIPN is to strengthen evidence-based nutrition governance in Ethiopia.

The Intern is expected to: 

  • Assist in preparing information for the component; create and maintain PowerPoint presentations whenever needed
  • Take notes during meetings; and prepare memos when needed
  •  Run general office duties
  •  Manage and input information, data, and records on DMS
  •  Set up, organize, and maintain conference rooms, training rooms, and meeting rooms; update superior calendars
  •  Attend company functions and networking events
  •  Shadow multiple office positions and train in a variety of tasks
  •  Support the project team in their work with external service providers
  •  Support in event organization (workshops and (online) meetings) esp. providing support during and follow-ups then after
  •  Support the team in terms of facilitation in finance and administrative issues
  •  Support gender mainstreaming activities
  •  Facilitate NIPN related activities at the GIZ office
  •  Providing continuous support to the technical team and the management both in GIZ and partner organizations EPH and IFPRI


  •   Higher education degree (BA or MA) in Nutrition/Agriculture, social or political science, psychology, Business and Management or related fields

Professional experience

  •  Fresh graduate

Other knowledge, additional competencies

  •  Knowledge in the area of Nutrition, data analysis, preparing nutrition article.
  • Experience in research
  • Proficient in reading, writing and speaking English
  • Computer literacy, especially Microsoft Office
  • Has an eye for detail;
  • High degree of initiative, efficiency, integrity and accountability;
  • High interest in self-development, intellectual curiosity and has the capacity of thinking outside the box;
  • Ability to work alone as well as in a team.
  • Highly motivated

As per GIZ scale


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