Intern for project
JOB TITLE: Intern for project
EMPLOYER: GIZ Azerbaijan DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-10 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2020-02-09

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is looking for an intern for the Private Sector Development South Caucasus (PSD SC) Country Component Azerbaijan and Establishing dual-like VET pilots in tourism and agriculture in Gabala, Ismayilly and Gakh districts (ED VET) project

1. Brief information about the programme EDVET

Establishing dual-like VET pilots in agriculture and tourism in the Gabala, Ismayilly and Gakh districts (EDVET) program is attached to Private Sector Development and Technical Vocational Education and Training South Caucasus (BMZ). The overall objective of the action is to increase the attractiveness and labour-market relevance of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in the fields of agriculture and tourism. The specific objective of this action is to establish dual-like VET pilots in the field of agricul-ture and tourism at 3 VET centres in the Gabala, Ismayilly and Gakh districts. The two priority sectors of the action – agriculture and tourism – were selected for several reasons. Both sectors have a high relevance for the economy and the employment in the target districts.

2. Brief information about the programme PSD SC

The three countries of the South Caucasus, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia, face the challenge of generating broad based inclusive growth to reduce the urban-rural gap and poverty above all in rural regions. In view of the small domestic markets with low purchasing power, the primary aim is to expand foreign trade. High policy priority is therefore accorded to diversifying the economy and improving the competitiveness of export products. The greatest export potential exists in processed agricultural products and - though not in all countries - tourism development. In Azerbaijan there is scope for revitalizing the plastics industry

Your tasks

As an intern, you will support all programme experts in the identification, conception and implementation of activities in the fields of vocational education, tourism and agriculture. Furthermore, you will assist the administrative expert in day-to-day works, e.g. organizing events, conferences and preparing contracts with consultants and companies.

Your tasks will mainly consist of:

• Technical and administrative support in the development and implementation of the project activities in the vocational education, tourism and agriculture sectors
• Checking and revising reports, studies and other programme documents
• Support with preparation of contracts and other administration related tasks
• Support in preparation of cross-cutting activities of the project

Your profile

• Students who possess Vocational or University degree in Social Sciences or current 2nd year VET or 3rd- 4th year university students majoring in Social Sciences can apply
• Students who graduated from Azerbaijani sector and have fluent written and oral Azeri preferred
• Very good communicative and organisational skills, team skills, high flexibility and commitment to the work
• Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Very good knowledge of English language (written and oral)
• Enthusiasm to gain insights and practical experience in the international development sector


The internship period will last for 6 months.


The internship will take place in GIZ Gabala office.

Our offer

The intern will get a salary of 200 AZN gross (part-time) and needs to be registered as a taxpayer in the State of Azerbaijan.

Qualified candidates are kindly asked to send their applications by e-mail to:

Please indicate the name of the position (Intern ED VET) you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Application deadline: 27.01.2020

Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be invited to the interview.

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