Intern (m/f/d) Renewable Energy Project Development - Trainees

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Ein besseres Leben fรผr alle und sinnstiftende Aufgaben fรผr unsere Mitarbeiter*innen โ€“ das ist unser Erfolgsmodell. Seit mehr als 50 Jahren unterstรผtzt die Deutsche Gesellschaft fรผr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) als Unternehmen der Bundesregierung bei der weltweiten Umsetzung entwicklungspolitischer Ziele. Gemeinsam mit Partnerorganisationen in 120 Lรคndern engagieren wir uns in unterschiedlichsten Projekten. Wenn Sie etwas in der Welt bewegen und sich selbst dabei entwickeln mรถchten, sind Sie bei uns richtig.

Job-ID: V000053508 Einsatzort: Berlin, Bonn Einsatzzeitraum: 20.03.2023 - 19.09.2023 Fachgebiet: Nachwuchs Art der Anstellung: Vollzeit Bewerbungsfrist: 02.02.2023


As part of the German Energy Solutions Initiative of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action, the Project Development Programme (PDP) promotes climate friendly energy solutions in over 18 partner countries. It develops implementable renewable energy projects, especially solar photovoltaic (PV), by identifying local companies, assessing their energy demand, and proposing a business case. Once the local companies are convinced to invest in the project, an introduction to potential German suppliers is made.

After analysing the market dynamics and the challenges, PDP together with other GIZ projects and the German Chambers of Commerce Worldwide Network (AHK), develops appropriate solutions for developing the markets, promotingpartnerships between German and local companies, and advancing specific renewables projects.

'Made in Germany' technologies and know-how of climate-friendly energy supply are in demand worldwide. Along with governments, more and more companies arebecoming aware of the importance of renewable energy sources and energy efficiency toreduce dependence on fossil resources. It also plays a vital role in mitigating climatechange and helps to reduce costs, thus increasing their competitiveness.

The support is primarily aimed at German small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and helps prepare, explore, enter, and secure new business opportunities in the developing markets. The support strategy of the German Energy Solutions Initiative is the result of continuous discussion and coordination with the German industry. Direct up-to-date information from the developing markets forms the basis for the annual review process and a further selection of the countries and support measures planning. The focus in sub-Saharan Africa is on Botswana, Cรดte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Zambia, Senegal, in the Middle East on Jordan and Lebanon, and in Southeast Asia on Cambodia, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Vietnam.

Ihre Aufgaben

You will support the project team in the preparation of measures in the partner countries with both organisational and content-related issues.

The range of tasks includes:

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–!

Support in preparing terms of references for different studies, coordinating with external evaluators/experts, and other miscellaneous project activities Research on political and legal issues, especially in developing countries Creating and updating country profiles Support with general project management tasks

Ihr Profil

You have completed your Bachelor's degree and/or are currently studying for a Master's degree in the field of political science, natural science, engineering, or economics and have gained initial experience in the field of renewable energies and/or energy efficiency. Possess a good overview of different renewable energy technologies (especially solar photovoltaics) and the associated business models. Furthermore, you are familiar with different political approaches to promote renewable energies. Knowledge of energy efficiency, decentralised electrification, and industrial self-consumption are desirable. As the project works closely with German renewable energy and energy efficiency companies and the relevant industry associations, knowledge of these industry structures is an advantage. Strong communication skills with capabilities to engage external stakeholders. Service-oriented attitude and ability to handle the accompanying administrative workload for organising and coordinating different events (in person as well as virtual). Very good office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook). Prior experience in the field of financial modelling of renewable energy projects is an advantage. Proficient in English and German (C2 level) mandatory; further language skills in French (C1 level) is an advantage.


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).

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. Aslam ( and Mr. Schultze-Moderow (

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