CSP Temporary Receptionist

Temporary Receptionist: Front Desk Officer for the Climate Cluster

Reports: Senior Finance Manager: Climate Cluster

Duration: Six (6) Months


Germany provides a visible and impactful contribution to support the South African Government in reaching its goals to tackle the challenge of climate change. The Climate Support Programme (CSP IV), funded under the International Climate Initiative (IKI), a financing vehicle by the German Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) is supporting the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, (DFFE) in developing and implementing climate change policy. Areas of technical and financial support include the topics of adaptation to the adverse effects of climate change, mitigation of greenhouse gases, monitoring and evaluation, Climate Changes Response Support Programmes (Implementation of Climate Action) as well as Climate Policy and Governance.


The Receptionist is responsible for:

  • Liaising with customers in a service-oriented manner on behalf of the Climate Cluster by providing a professional phone service, personally welcoming visitors and maintaining a high standard in the reception area.
  • Dealing with phone calls related to GIZ.
  • Ensuring incoming and outgoing calls are efficient and uninterrupted.
  • Performing reception and secretariat services on a daily basis.


Suitable candidates should apply by submitting:

A motivation letter (concisely 1 page) stating why they should be the preferred candidate, the value added they will bring to the project and their desired salary range.

This should be accompanied by a detailed CV and indicating their nationality.

Applications should be submitted to: recruit-pretoria@giz.de, with the email subject line “Application for Temporary Receptionist, Climate Cluster” for the attention of Head of Human Resource.

Closing date for applications: 10 May 2023.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be informed!

Applications without a motivation letter will not be considered!