Intern (m/f/d) Decentralisation for Development Programme (D4D) in Zambia - Trainees

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Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft fรผr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organisations in 120 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you've come to the right place.

Job-ID: V000055058 Location: Lusaka Assignment period: 07/10/2023 - 01/09/2024 Field: Trainees Type of employment: full-time Application deadline: 05/17/2023

Job description

The programme โ€œPromoting efficient and transparent local governance in Zambiaโ€ is funded by the Federal German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to support Zambiaโ€™s decentralisation process. The programme partners at the national level with the Decentralisation Secretariat, the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, the Local Government Association of Zambia, the Chalimbana Training Institute, and at the local level with the local governments in Southern Province and Luapula Province to: (1) support to the further conceptionalization of decentralisation, (2) strengthening the capacities of local governments in development processes, (3) improving citizen participation in local development processes, (4) improving local public service delivery and (5) enhancing offers for capacity building in local governance.

Your tasks

As part of your internship in the D4D programme, you will have the following tasks, among others:

๐Ÿ“š ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—›๐—–๐—ฅ, ๐—ช๐—™๐—ฃ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—–๐—˜๐—™, ๐—จ๐—ก๐——๐—ฆ๐—ฆ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—™๐—ฃ๐—”, ๐—œ๐—ข๐—  ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€! ๐ŸŒ

โš ๏ธ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐‹๐ข๐Ÿ๐ž ๐๐จ๐ฐ: ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐š ๐ฃ๐จ๐› ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐๐Ž๐–!

Conduct research and analyse data/documents in the field of decentralisation (e.g. on policy reforms, best practices from other countries) Support the programmeโ€™s external communication, e.g. development, sourcing and distribution of information products such as factsheets, presentations and other publication materials, drafting of social media posts, photo documentation of workshops and events Support the organisation of workshops and capacity building events, including preparation of presentations and documentation Improve the projects knowledge management and partake in the monitoring and evaluation activities in cooperation with the M&E officer and the responsible team members Assist in the general day to day business and take on organisational tasks as required

Your profile

You are studying in the third semester or higher Political or Social Sciences, Public Administration, Development Studies, or comparable studies Very good organisational and communication skills Strong writing skills and attention to detail Ability to work in a team, a high degree of independence and commitment as well as strong intercultural competence First professional experience in the field of governance, decentralisation, rule of law is desirable First experience in GIZ partner countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa is an asset Fluency in English with excellent written and oral skills are required, German language skills are an asset


Please be informed that you are only allowed to apply for this internship, if you are currently enrolled as a student or graduated not longer than six months ago from the start of your internship.

We pay a monthly stipend of โ‚ฌ2.064,- (gross). Depending on the country of assignment a monthly expatriation allowance (gross), predetermined by GIZ will be paid on top.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

For further information, please contact Mr Wolff-Christian Peters ( .

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