INGO Job: National Trainee Programme (2406 views)

January 12, 2019


Organization: GIZ

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has been active in Nepal since 1974. Currently 215 national and 23 international employees, one integrated specialist and 20 development workers are working in the country (as of 31.12.2017). In Nepal, GIZ is active in more than 60 districts. Since 1974 the GIZ office in Kathmandu coordinates the activities.

The priority areas of Nepali-German cooperation are:

• Sustainable economic development
• Renewable energy and energy efficiency; and health
On behalf of the German government, GIZ supports cross-border programmes for Conservation of Natural Resources through Policy Dialogues and Transboundary Agreements in the Hindukush Himalaya and REDD+ Himalayas. Local governments are supported through Capacity Development of New Municipalities (CD-Mun) Programme for implementing reforms. Civil Peace Service supports peace building initiatives. The Recovery Programme Nepal (RPN) supports all measures of reconstruction after the earthquake.

Position: National Trainee Programme

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH as a federal enterprise supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. GIZ Nepal is initiating trainee programme in order to open up opportunities for young individuals; especially to women and members of disadvantaged groups to develop their skills in a professional setting and thereby harness their potential as young professionals. In this regards, GIZ Nepal is creating a roster of candidates who will be hired as trainee for six months in 2019 following a selection process.
The traineeship will be possible in different thematic areas listed below.

Thematic Areas:

• Economic Development
• Forestry, Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science
• Energy and Climate Change (Energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies, energy access, energy governance, climate change adaptation and mitigation etc.)
• Social Health Insurance including quality management system and hospital management
• Governance in Health (Urban healthcare system and federal health system)
• Strengthening Health Information Systems
• Sexual and reproductive health including adolescent, maternal, neonatal child health and midwifery education)
• Good Governance (in federal context)
• Federalization, Policy, Act, Regulation
• Administration
• Finance
• Human Resources
• Procurement
• Media, Public Relation and Communication
• Information Technology
• Peace Building, Conflict Transformation & Transitional Justice

Eligibility Criteria

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant area; Conditionally, candidate waiting for final year result will be considered
• Aged between 18 – 28 years
• Good interpersonal skills and team player ability
• Willingness to travel to field (outside Kathmandu) as and when necessary
• Good knowledge of English and Nepali – both spoken and written
• MS Office package, internet and email use
• Professional experience less than one year

Last date to apply: 25 January 2019.


Application should be sent to with a covering letter (clearing stating the thematic area of interest), updated CV and a copy of citizenship, no later than 25 January 2019.

Applicants from disadvantaged groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be called for an interview. Inquiries on applicant’s status will not be entertained and any effort to do so will result in disqualification of the applicant.

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