Intern for Communications and Administrative Support

Share and send to your friends !
Business and Administration, Sales and Marketing, Communications, PR and Journalism
Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Entry Level (Fresh Graduate)
Employment Type:
As per GIZ scale

Job Description

Intern for Communications and Administrative Support

GIZ- Internal/External Vacancy Announcement ‘#050/2022’

GIZ African Union Office  

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) supports the African Union Commission (AUC) in setting up the Pan African University (PAU). This work is conducted by GIZ which supports PAU and the establishment of the Institute for Water and Energy Sciences – including Climate Change (PAUWES) with a focus on the institutional and the organizational development, the quality assurance, the development of current and new study programmes and the cooperation with the public and private sectors. GIZ also supports the establishment of the PAU Entrepreneurship Hub and career services through the development of relevant partnerships and outreach activities across Africa. Through this support, GIZ is contributing to increase the Pan-African relevance, training quality and visibility of study programmes of the PAU, strengthen the transition from studies to employment / entrepreneurship of young graduates and promote a sustainable organizational learning and teaching approach. PAU comprises a rectorate located in Yaoundé, Cameroon, and five institutes hosted by universities across the five geographic regions of Africa, including the PAUWES Institute hosted in Algeria.

  Duration of contract :   6 month

 Application deadline:   01/04/2022

 Required Candidates :  1

  Place of Work :              Addis Ababa 

A.     Responsibilities

The Communications and Administrative Support Intern will assist the Advisor in Communications and M&E Reporting and the Programme Assistant in the implementation of activities of the Programme “Supporting the Pan African University (PAU) and establishing the Institute for Water and Energy Sciences – including Climate Change (PAUWES)”. Specific responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Provide continuous support to the programme team as required, and especially to the Advisor in Communications and M&E Reporting and the Programme Assistant.
  • Support the design, implementation and monitoring of communications-related activities.
  • Contribute to collecting, organizing, analyzing and archiving communications-related data.
  • Provide support in the monitoring and evaluation of programme activities, including data collection, information gathering, and creation and dissemination of assessment surveys.
  • Assist in the definition and generation of content to feed the programme’s communication channels including through the promotion of activities and results on social media.
  • Support the organization of national and international workshops, events and trainings.
  • Support the programme team with the preparation of national and international travels.
  • Assist with administrative and financial tasks in line with GIZ guidelines and procedures.
  • Support the recording and update of physical and digital inventories using GIZ standards.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Social Sciences, Communications, Humanities, Marketing, Public Relations or Administration.
  • Strong professional interest in development cooperation.
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken, written, reading and understanding of English language.
  • Computer literacy and IT skills with knowledge of digital tools such as MS Office, Outlook, OneDrive, etc.
  • Ability to work independently and within a multicultural team both virtually and face-to-face.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in challenging environments and within tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated individual with good time management and strong communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and diplomacy skills, understanding of diversity and cultural sensibility.

Non-essential but desirable skills

  • First hands-on experience in the fields of higher education, regional integration or international development cooperation.
  • Knowledge of HTML, website content management and graphic design. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the French language.
  • Willingness to undertake national and international travels.

How to Apply

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

Note: -

Please make sure you mention the vacancy number and position title Intern for Communications and Administrative Support #050/2022 in the subject line of your email application. Due to large number of applications we categories applications with the vacancy numbers.

Applications without vacancy numbers in subject lines might not be categorized in the appropriate folder and could be disqualified.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

We encourage persons with disabilities to apply for the position. In case of equal qualification, persons with disabilities will be given preference.

Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

“Please refer to our  brochure  to learn more about GIZ’s attractive benefit package.”

Category: Engineering, Sales and Marketing Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa  Career Level: Entry Level (Fresh Graduate) Employment Type: Full time Salary: Negotiable Job Description ·       Prepare and deliver technical presentations…
Contact Details Company : General Job Post Account-16 Company Name/ Contact Person : Cooperative Bank of Oromia E-Mail : NA Phone : NA Job Details Job Title : Marketing Expert…
Category: Business Development, Economics, Sales and Marketing Location: Addis Ababa  Career Level: Entry Level (Fresh Graduate) Salary: Negotiable Job Description About APMG   Addis Property Marketing Group was designed by…