GIZ Kosovo: Radno mesto za pripravnika u oblasti poljoprivrede



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. It provides viable, forward looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis. For more information about GIZ see:


The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH,

project Creating Employment through Export Promotion (CETEP), offers the vacancy for a:


Local Intern

in the agriculture component


 Overall purpose of the assignment:


The intern will primarily support the GIZ team of the project Creating Employment through Export Promotion (CETEP), especially in the area of agricultural production and processing, in implementation of the project, in everyday activities and will fulfill tasks that will be delegated by the CETEP manager and the project team in the office. The intern should additionally support the team during implementation of project related activities.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


The following tasks/responsibilities are indicative and may be modified according to the needs of the project:


  • Support the project manager for agriculture and its team but also the overall management of CETEP in everyday project related duties
  • Support the preparation of project related events (meetings, workshops, round tables, conferences etc.) mainly in ensuring information flow, sending of invitations, taking of minutes of meetings and sending them to participants
  • Support the implementation, follow-up and monitoring activities of events in the office or venues outside the offices
  • Support the local and international expert in preparing and organizing events and field visits in the agricultural sector, with a special focus in medicinal and aromatic plants, and berries
  • Support other sectors in project related activities upon request by the manager or project team
  • Support in translation, e.g. during working group meetings


Qualifications and experience sought:


  • University student (academic degree will be considered an asset), preferably in the field of agriculture
  • Excellent team-working and communication skills
  • Very good knowledge of English; knowledge in German is an added value
  • Experience in organization of events
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are imperative whilst multitasking to support various colleagues and meeting tight deadlines
  • Service-oriented attitude and interpersonal skills, including adapting communication to different recipients and networking in Kosovo and with the international community
  • Able to establish good and considerate working relationship with all staff in the organization demonstrating respect for their own roles and responsibilities
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office



  • The office is based in the GIZ Project office in Pristina
  • Participation in field visits throughout Kosovo is expected


The internship is offered with a negotiable duration of 3-6 months

Expected start date

As soon as possible

How to apply

 Interested candidates are invited to submit their electronic application in English, in PDF version, to

  • CV (Europass template is recommended)
  • Letter of motivation
  • Diploma(s), references/recommendations
  • Subject of the email: Name & Surname – Local Intern (agriculture) – CETEP


Applications that do not meet these rules will not be considered!


Deadline for the application: 24 February 2019


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited to the next stage of recruitment.


GIZ encourages female candidates, candidates from ethnic minorities as well as candidates with disability to apply.







"This project was funded through a U.S. Embassy, Pristina grant.  The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of the Author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of State."

"Ky projekt u financua përmes grantit të Ambasadës Amerikane në Prishtinë. Mendimet, përfundimet dhe konkludimet apo rekomandimet e shprehura këtu janë të Autorit(ëve) dhe jo medoemos pasqyrojnë qëndrimet e Departamentit të Shtetit."

“Ovaj projekat je finansiran preko granta Američke Ambasade u Pristini. Mišljenja, stavovi i zaključci ili preporuke sadrzane ovde pripadaju autoru(ima) i ne izrazavaju neophodno stavove State Departmenta."