GIZ Development Service
GIZ’s Development Service brings Germany’s contribution to international development cooperation straight to the local people. We are always on the lookout for experienced and committed individuals to help us carry out our activities around the world.
Development workers bring their professional expertise to non-governmental and state organisations in partner countries. They provide training and advisory services, and work with our partners to help design projects. Through the Civil Peace Service programme, peace experts provide strategic and systematic advice and capacity development services for local stakeholders. This enables local actors to resolve conflicts without using violence, and to base societal changes and sustainable development on human rights. After completing their assignments, development workers bring their experience to European society, and in doing so contribute to sustainable development and to fostering a tolerant society.
GIZ is the only federal body involved in the Development Service of the Federal Republic of Germany. As such, it has a neutral worldview. Over the past fifty years, GIZ has gained a wealth of experience in planning, preparing and supporting development worker assignments. The pivotal aim has always been to get close to local people, to provide professional support based on experience and intercultural sensitivity, and to enable them to develop their own skills and abilities.