Trainee GIZ (German Society for International Cooperation) Ongoing EZ trainee
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The Job :EZ trainee (m / w / d) Rural electrification and energy efficiency
Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp
The EZ Trainee Program is a junior funding program of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Training is provided for German and multilateral development cooperation (DC) organizations. The program is implemented by the German Association for International Cooperation (GIZ) on behalf of the BMZ.
During the 17-month training you will go through three practice stations. After one month of preparation, you start your 8-month assignment in this project abroad, a 3-month assignment with an international organization and end with a 5-month assignment in the BMZ.
Field of activity
In Nigeria, GIZ implements a large-scale energy policy advisory project on behalf of BMZ and the EU. It supports key Nigerian actors such as the Ministry of Electricity, Building and Housing in implementing sector strategies for the improved use of renewable energies and energy efficiency. Structured procurement processes for grid-connected electricity and for rural electrification as well as standardization in the area of energy efficiency are supported and demonstrated through projects.
Her work focuses on digital applications in the areas of rural electrification and energy efficiency, for example for networked village power plants or for energy saving measurements in industry. Here, it is currently being examined whether blockchain technologies can be tested in the Nigerian context.
Support in concept development / implementation of innovative financing solutions for energy applications in rural electrification / energy efficiency (eg crowdfunding)
Support in concept development / implementation of digital approaches for rural electrification / energy efficiency (eg Blockchain)
These professional qualifications will bring you:
Completed Master’s Degree in Electrical, Information or Environmental Engineering, Energy and Environmental Engineering, Energy and Building Engineering, Energy Engineering, Energy or similar
fields of study
The following knowledge and experiences complete your qualifications:
Knowledge of development cooperation
First practical experience in a developing country
Necessary professional knowledge in the area of rural electrification and energy efficiency
Fluent language skills in German and English
High affinity to IT / digitization topics
The knowledge and experience may have been acquired through an internship.
How To Apply