Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Company Overview
Broad-based expertise for sustainable development: The services delivered by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH draw on a wealth of regional and technical expertise and tried and tested management know-how. As a federal enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development Most of our work is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. GIZ also operates on behalf of other German ministries – including the Federal Foreign Office, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the Federal Ministry of Defence, the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research – as well as German states and municipalities, and public and private sector clients in Germany and abroad. These include the governments of other countries, the European Commission, the United Nations and the World Bank. We work closely with the private sector and promote synergies between the development and foreign trade sectors. Our considerable experience with networks in partner countries and in Germany is a key factor for successful international cooperation, not only in the business, research and cultural spheres, but also in civil society GIZ is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities. Remuneration will be in accordance with the candidate's qualification and experience and in line with local standards.
Why Work for Us
WE MANAGE CHANGE. We work holistically, draw on extensive implementation experience and share responsibility for achieving objectives with our partners. WE PROVIDE KNOW-HOW. our services are built on a wealth of regional and technical competence and tried and tested management expertise. WE DEVELOP SOLUTIONS. We use our wide range of instruments and networks flexibly and innovatively to create value for our commissioning parties and to empower people to shape their own development processes. WE ACT AS AN INTERMEDIARY. Our core competencies include balancing diverse interests in sensitive contexts and providing entry points for the private sector and civil society. WE ARE VALUE-DRIVEN. As a federally owned enterprise, we are guided by the principles of our social order, act in the interests of Germany and, first and foremost, support the development policy of the German Government. WE ADVISE POLICYMAKERS. At home and abroad, we help decision-makers accomplish their political objectives. WE SECURE RESULTS. Our work is about producing results in a transparent, efficient and partner-oriented way and in line with good commercial practice. WE ARE A GLOBAL PLAYER. Decentralised structures, intercultural competence and a highly professional workforce are the factors that fuel our success. We believe that only by combining social responsibility, ecological balance, political participation and economic capability will current and future generations be able to lead secure and dignified lives. Conflicting goals and interests have to be resolved fairly among all stakeholders. Negotiation processes of this kind must be professionally designed if development is to be sustainable. This belief guides our work with clients and partners, our interactions with each other, and the way we structure our operations. We perform our tasks in keeping with these convictions and are committed to upholding the values enshrined in the Basic law of the Federal republic of Germany.

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