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Vacancy Announcement #084/2024

National Intern

Green Innovation Centers for the Agriculture and Food Sector (GIC) Ethiopia

Contract Duration: February 14, 2025

Application deadline: 18/07/2024

Duty station: Addis Ababa

 

  1. Background

The Green Innovation Centre (GIC) supports the Ethiopian government with the development of the agricultural sector to improve the food supply chain, foster income generation opportunities, and target employment creation. The focal area of the project is to support and improve the wheat, faba bean (legumes), and honey value chains through the promotion of modern agricultural innovations and technologies, tailored training in Good Agriculture Practices (GAP), high-quality seeds and agricultural inputs as well as agro-processing and marketing. The GIC implements its activities in the so-called Ethiopian Wheat Belt in the Arsi-Zone of Oromia region since 2015, East and West Gojam and South Wollo since 2020, and North Shoa since 2021 in Amhara region.

As the project is heading towards its phasing-out, an anchoring strategy is developed together with key stakeholders and implementation partners. The importance of communication on the project’s achievements increases at this stage and it becomes crucial to share best practices and lessons learned via several platforms and media within GIZ and the development community.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Document key events of the project (e.g., workshops, field trips, training) in writing and visually (minute taking, photos)
  • Share important project information about achievements, implementation, best practices and lessons learned on relevant platforms (IDA/sharepoint, atingi, GIC newsletter, SNRD network, etc.)
  • Support the organization of anchoring workshops, hand-over ceremonies, and other key events promoting the impact of the project.
  • Support the preparation of presentations, fact sheets, and other communication-related material.

About You

Required qualifications, competencies, and experience.

  • Degree in Communication and Knowledge Management, Graphical Layout, Communication Technologies, Rural Development & Agricultural Extension, or related fields.

Professional Experience

  • Completed degree.
  • Internship experience with international development projects would be an additional asset.
  • Experience in one of the fields is desirable: photography, video production or impact story outline.

 

Other knowledge, additional competencies

  • Very good editorial skills
  • Fluent English language skills (in writing and verbal communication)
  • Excellent computer skills especially MS Office applications (MS Teams, outlook, word, excel, PowerPoint)
  • Innovative ideas for visual presentations and editing articles as well as graphic skills are additional assets.
  • Knowledge of information systems

Team player, flexible, and able to work in multi-cultural working settings.

Required Skills

  • Communication

Application procedure:

Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their recent CV via Email: [email protected]

Please make sure you mention the vacancy number and position title Intern # 084/2024 in the subject line of your email application. Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might be disqualified.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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USD Full Time, 40 hours per week 2024-07-15

About the Job

Vacancy Announcement #084/2024National InternGreen Innovation Centers for the Agriculture and Food Sector (GIC) EthiopiaContract Duration: February 14, 2025Application deadline: 18/07/2024Duty station: Addis Ababa 
  1. Background
The Green Innovation Centre (GIC) supports the Ethiopian government with the development of the agricultural sector to improve the food supply chain, foster income generation opportunities, and target employment creation. The focal area of the project is to support and improve the wheat, faba bean (legumes), and honey value chains through the promotion of modern agricultural innovations and technologies, tailored training in Good Agriculture Practices (GAP), high-quality seeds and agricultural inputs as well as agro-processing and marketing. The GIC implements its activities in the so-called Ethiopian Wheat Belt in the Arsi-Zone of Oromia region since 2015, East and West Gojam and South Wollo since 2020, and North Shoa since 2021 in Amhara region.As the project is heading towards its phasing-out, an anchoring strategy is developed together with key stakeholders and implementation partners. The importance of communication on the project’s achievements increases at this stage and it becomes crucial to share best practices and lessons learned via several platforms and media within GIZ and the development community.Responsibilities and Duties
  • Document key events of the project (e.g., workshops, field trips, training) in writing and visually (minute taking, photos)
  • Share important project information about achievements, implementation, best practices and lessons learned on relevant platforms (IDA/sharepoint, atingi, GIC newsletter, SNRD network, etc.)
  • Support the organization of anchoring workshops, hand-over ceremonies, and other key events promoting the impact of the project.
  • Support the preparation of presentations, fact sheets, and other communication-related material.

About You

Required qualifications, competencies, and experience.
  • Degree in Communication and Knowledge Management, Graphical Layout, Communication Technologies, Rural Development & Agricultural Extension, or related fields.
Professional Experience
  • Completed degree.
  • Internship experience with international development projects would be an additional asset.
  • Experience in one of the fields is desirable: photography, video production or impact story outline.
 Other knowledge, additional competencies
  • Very good editorial skills
  • Fluent English language skills (in writing and verbal communication)
  • Excellent computer skills especially MS Office applications (MS Teams, outlook, word, excel, PowerPoint)
  • Innovative ideas for visual presentations and editing articles as well as graphic skills are additional assets.
  • Knowledge of information systems
Team player, flexible, and able to work in multi-cultural working settings.

Required Skills

  • Communication

Application procedure:

Interested and qualified candidates shall submit their motivation letter along with their recent CV via Email: [email protected]

Please make sure you mention the vacancy number and position title Intern # 084/2024 in the subject line of your email application. Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might be disqualified.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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