Voluntary Program

Baku, 17.05.2017 The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is looking for an Intern for the Private Sector Development and Technical Vocational Education and Training in the South Caucasus Programme in Azerbaijan Backgound of the programme The Private Sector Development and Technical Vocational Education and Training programme which has been developed jointly with the Public partners and private sector in the South Caucasus Countries, aims at promoting the private sector development with a high attention to employment impacts and a close integration of vocational education and training. The programme will adopt the integrated approach of German development cooperation in employment promotion. It will address both the supply and demand side of the labour market to lay a better foundation for employment. Development assistance will focus primarily on involving the private sector in vocational training. To do this, the programme will operate in three intervention fields: Intervention field 1 will aim to strengthen capacities for improving competitiveness in the sectors relevant for employment. In the case of Azerbaijan it was decided to be the tourism and agriculture sectors. In intervention field 2, private and public actors will cooperate to improve the labour-market relevance of selected training courses for these sectors. Intervention field 3 will seek to strengthen the regional and international exchange of experience in sustainable private sector development and dual-oriented vocational training. Improving the promotion of economic development will contribute to raising demand for labour. At the same time, supporting vocational training and qualification will increase the supply of qualified labour, i.e. trainees that have successfully completed initial and continuing education and training will be better prepared to cope with the requirements and their tasks in enterprises. In the medium and long term, this will make a contribution to reducing structural unemployment and underemployment and to social and sustainable economic development. Your tasks As an intern, you will support the three programme experts in the identification, conception and implementation of activities in the field of vocational education, tourism and agriculture (viticulture). Furthermore, you will assist the administrative expert in day-to-day works, e.g. organizing events, conferences and preparing contracts with consultants and companies. For this, you may also will have to travel for short periods of time. Your tasks will mainly consist of:  Technical and administrative support in the implementation of activities in the vocational education, tourism and agriculture sector  Support for the administrative expert with organizing events and preparing contracts  Checking and revising reports, studies and other programme documents  Translation of documents from English to Azeri and from Azeri to English  Preparing public relation materials, such as newsletter or project factsheets  Administrative tasks, such as preparation of meetings, taking minutes, etc. Your profile  Student of a programme related to economic development, business administration, international relations or similar  Very good communicative and organisational skills, team skills, high flexibility and commitment to the work  Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)  Fluent knowledge of English language, knowledge of German would be an asset but not precondition Period As soon as possible until the 30th of November 2017 (a prolongation would be possible) Our offer The intern needs to be registered as a taxpayer in the State of Azerbaijan. Compensation will be awarded to the intern. Deadline The deadline for submitting applications is May 26th . Please submit you applications including a motivational letter and a CV to either: Patrick Boschkov: Patrick.boschkov@giz.de. Ilgar Umudov: Ilgar.umudov@giz.de Shalala Kamilova: Shalala.kamilova@giz.de